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									                                           29th ANNUAL IAPL CONFERENCE
                                           HELSINKI - FINLAND                                                                                                 2-7 JUNE 2005
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                                                                                                                                                              STEVEN HOLL KIASMA INVITED SPEAKER
                                                                                                                          IAPL 2005 PROGRAM COORDINATOR
                                                                                                                          Hugh J. Silverman, IAPL Executive

                                                                                                                          Director                            Architect of the KIASMA, Museum for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Steven Holl is author
                                                                                                                                                              of phenomenologically-inspired architectural writings , including Anchoring (1989),

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                                                                                                                          IAPL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE            Questions of Perception: Phenomenology of Architecture (1994), Intertwining (1996), Idea
                                                                                                                          Stephen Barker (Irvine)             and Phenomena (2002).
                                                                                                                          Henk Oosterling (Rotterdam)

                                                                              m                                                                               GIANNI VATTIMO IAPL INVITED SPEAKER
                                                                                                                          Martin McQuillan (Leeds)

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                                                                                                                          Hugh J. Silverman (Stony Brook)
                                                                                                                          Gail Weiss (Washington, D.C.)

                                                                                                                                                              Gianni Vattimo serves as member of the European Parliament and Professor of Theoretical Phi-

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                                                                                                                          IAPL 2005 CONFERENCE COORDINATOR    losophy, University of Turin, Italy. Publications include Adventures of Difference: Philosophy after
                                                                                                                                                              Nietzsche and Heidegger (1980), The End of Modernity (1985), The Transparent Society (1989),
                                                                                                                          Kuisma Korhonen (Helsinki)

                                                                                                                                                              Beyond Interpretation (1994), and Religion (co-edited with Jacques Derrida, 1996).

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                                                                                                                          LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS COMMITTEE
                                                                                                                          Arto Haapala (Chair)
                                                                                                                          Sara Heinämaa
                                                                                                                          Kristian Klockars
                                                                                                                                                              ROUND TABLES
                                                                                                                          Kuisma Korhonen                     CHIASMATIC ENCOUNTERS IN PHILOSOPHY AND ART
                                                                                                                                                              Kuisma Korhonen (Comparative Literature, Helsinki Collegium For Advanced
                                                                                                                                                              Studies, Helsinki, Finland)

                                                                                                                                                              DOES POLITICS NEED ETHICS?                                                              FINNISH LITERARY SOCIETY has
                                                                                                                                                              Kristian Klockars (Social and Moral Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Finland)        kindly offered its Festive Hall for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Opening Round Table.

                                           SUBMISSION PROCEDURES                                                                                              GENERAL + PROPOSED SESSIONS
                                           New FOR GENERAL + PROPOSED SESSIONS                                                                                ON THE TOPIC “CHIASMATIC ENCOUNTERS”
                                           Submit directly online 1,000 word abstract and Submission Form at WWW.IAPL.INFO.
                                           ONLINE SUBMISSION PREFERRED, but if submitting by mail:
                                           1. Submit 1000 word abstracts (for max 20 min. papers) no later than Oct 15th, 2004
                                           2. Send 7 copies (by mail only)                                                                                    ORGANIZED SESSIONS
                                           3. Also include the IAPL 2005 Submission Form on IAPL web site                                                     LEVINAS ENCOUNTERING THE ANCIENTS - Silvia Benso (Philosophy, Siena College, NY, USA) <>
                                           4. Mail to IAPL 2005 General and Proposed Sessions, The International Association for Philosophy and Literature,
                                              Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750 USA.                                                         THE CHIASMAL SYNDROME(S) OF REASON: THE BODY IN SIGHT - Artur Boelderl (Philosophy, Katholisch-The-
                                                                                                                                                              ologische Privatuniversitaet Linz, AUSTRIA) <>
                                           FOR ORGANIZED SESSIONS
                                           Send proposal for a paper with abstract via e-mail directly to the session organizer.                              DOGVILLE AS POLITICO-PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAY - Marc De Kesel ( Heyendaal Instituut - K.U.N., Nijmegen, THE
                                                                                                                                                              NETHERLANDS and Philosophy, University of Gent, BELGIUM) <>
                                           FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS                                                                                                CHIASMS OF EXCHANGE: DERRIDA’S GIFTS - Sophia Gabriel-Panteliadou (Philosophy, University of Vienna,
                                           Complete Membership and Dues Form online. One submission only please.                                              AUSTRIA) <>
                                           Please visit www.WWW.IAPL.INFO for details concerning all types of sessions.
                                                                                                                                                              TOWARD AN ETHICAL COMMUNITY: HANNAH ARENDT AND JEAN-LUC NANCY - Dorota Glowacka (University
                                                                                                                                                              of King’s College, Halifax, CANADA) <>

                                           INVITED SESSIONS                                                                                                   COMMUNITIES SOUS RATURE : DERRIDA, NANCY, AND THE DOUBLE CROSSING OF THE POLITICAL -
                                                                                                                                                              Peter Gratton (Philosophy, De Paul University, Chicago, Il, USA) <> and Marie-Eve Morin
                                           SPECIAL PANELS                                                                                                     (Philosophy, University of Freiburg, GERMANY) < >
                                           SUBLIMINAL THRESHOLDS - Stephen Barker (School of Arts, University of California at Irvine, CA, USA).              ROGUES, RASCALS AND OUTLAWS: EVIL IN THE TEXTS OF LAW AND LITERATURE - Panu Minkkinen (Law,
                                           X-RATED: DECONSTRUCTION IN FILM AND LITERATURE - Martin McQuillan (Fine Art, History of Art and                    University of Leicester, UK) <>
                                           Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK) .
                                                                                                                                                              AGAMBEN AND THE POLITICS OF POTENTIALITY - Mika Ojakangas (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies,
                                           CO-INCIDENTAL CROSS-REFERENCES - Henk Oosterling (Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The                    University of Helsinki, FINLAND) < >
                                           NETHERLANDS ).
                                                                                                                                                              FOUCAULT AND METAPHYSICS - Johanna Oksala (University of Helsinki, FINLAND) < >
                                           BODILY ÉCARTS: ENCOUNTERING MERLEAU-PONTY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY - Gail Weiss (Philosophy
                                           and Human Sciences, George Washington University, Washington D.C. USA).                                            MERLEAU-PONTY AND BUDDHISM - Jin Y. Park (Philosophy and Religion, American University, Washington D.C.,
                                                                                                                                                              USA) <>
                                           CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
                                           Sessions on and with responses by Gianni Vattimo (organized by Hugh J. Silverman), Steven Holl (organizer to be    DELEUZE AND CINEMA - Ludwig Nagl (Philosophy, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA) <>
                                           announced) , and Contemporary British Artists on exhibit at Kiasma (organizes by Penny Florence).
                                                                                                                                                              CHOREOGRAPHY ONTOLOGY: VOLUME II - Anne O’Byrne (Philosophy, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, USA)
                                           INVITED SYMPOSIA                                                                                                   <anne.o’>
                                           GEO-POLITICS / GEO-AESTHETICS: CROSSING IDENTITIES - Robyn Ferrell (Philosophy) and Jonathan Holmes
                                                                                                                                                              BLANCHOT AND THE UNWORKING OF DISASTER - Patrick Roney (Philosophy and Literature, Koc University,
                                           (Centre for the Arts, University of Tasmania, Hobart, AUSTRALIA) .
                                                                                                                                                              Istambul, TURKEY) <>
                                           THE AESTHETICS OF CHIASM - Arto Haapala (Aesthetics, Institute of Art Research, University of Helsinki,
                                           FINLAND).                                                                                                          IRIS MURDOCH AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF ETHICS AND LITERATURE - Anu Kuusela (Social and Moral
                                           CONSTRUCTION OF SPACE: THEORY AND PRACTICE - Sara Heinämaa (Theoretical Philosophy, University of                  Philosophy, University of Helsinki, FINLAND) <> and Floora Ruokonen <floora.ruokone
                                           Helsinki, FINLAND).                                                                                      >

                                           READING ACROSS THE THOUGHT OF DOMINICK LACAPRA - Matti Hyvärinen (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced                  MAPPING THE CHIASMS: GEOMETRIC THINKING IN INDIA, CHINA, AND GREECE - Neela B. Saxena (English,
                                           Studies, University of Helsinki, FINLAND).                                                                         Nassau Community College, NY, USA) <>
                                           CHIASMATIC ENCOUNTERS WITH JULIA KRISTEVA - Kelly Oliver (Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville,            TRANSCENDENCE / IMMANENCE: EUROPEAN AND JAPANESE PHILOSOPHY - Brian Schroeder (Philosophy,
                                           TN, USA).                                                                                                          Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA) <>
                                           ENCOUNTERING JUSTICE IN ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY - Juha Sihvola (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies,                CHIASMS IN THE FILMS OF DAVID LYNCH - Robert Sinnerbrinck (Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney,
                                           University of Helsinki, FINLAND).                                                                                  AUSTRALIA) <>
                                           MERLEAU-PONTY, LITERATURE, AND THE VISUAL ARTS: EXPLORING THE CHIASM - Merle Williams (English,
                                                                                                                                                              THE BORDERS WITHIN: TIME IN LATINO AUTOBIOGRAPHIES - Benigno Trigo (Spanish, Vanderbilt University,
                                           Literature and Language Studies, University of Witwatersrand, SOUTH AFRICA) and George Smith (Maine College
                                                                                                                                                              Nashville, TN, USA) < >
                                           of Art, ME, USA).
                                                                                                                                                              ON THE THRESHOLD OF PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY (DERRIDA, BADIOU, LEVINAS, NANCY...) -
                                           LIFE + WORKS                                                                                                       Peter Zeillinger (Fundamental Theology, Catholic Theological Faculty, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA)
                                           SARTRE CROSSING 100! - Christina Howells (French, Wadham College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK).                  <>

                                           EVENTS + LOCATIONS                                                                                                 TRAVEL INFORMATION
                                           KIASMA MUSEUM FOR CONTEMPORARY ART                                                                                 TO HELSINKI
                                           Be sure to visit the Kiasma museum (designed by the                                                                Most conference attendees will wish to fly into Helsinki
                                           American architect Steven Holl). One day of sessions                                                               International Airport and travel by taxi to the hotel.
                                           including close encounters and a plenary address by Steven
                                           Holl will be held here.                                                                                            IN HELSINKI
                                                                                                                                                              The Scandic Grand Marina (a Hilton hotel overlooking the
                                                                                                                                                              Helsinki harbor) will host this year’s conference guests.
                                           UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI                                                TIETEIDEN TALO                               In order to obtain special conference rates,
                                           Plenary sessions will be in the                                       IAPL 2005 Registration,                      please visit for direct on-line reservations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            G R A P H I C D E S I G N BY K A S C H A S E M O N

                                           University of Helsinki Main                                           Book Exhibit, Cafe, and most                 Be sure to enter Group Code: “IAPL05”.
                                           Festive Hall.                                                         sessions will be held in the
                                                                                                                 Tieteiden Talo, which houses                 SCANDIC GRAND MARINA HOTEL,
                                                                                                                 many scholarly societies in                  Katajanokanlaituri 7, 00160 Helsinki Finland +358 (0)9 16661

                                           ISLAND AND BOAT TRIP                                                                                               IAPL 2005 Participants must become currently paid members of IAPL.
                                           The IAPL 2005 finale dinner, music, and festivities will take place
                                           at the NJK restaurant, which can be accessed via a short walk                                                      (Dues year begins January 1st).
                                           from the Scandic Grand Marina conference hotel and a brief                                                         Register and pay dues online at
                                           boat ride to the NJK island.

                                                              THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE
                                                              TIETEIDEN TALO       SCANDIC GRAND MARINA HOTEL

                          PLENARY SPEAKERS                                             chiasma noun, pl -mata
  OCTOBER 15th, 2004
                          STEVEN HOLL
                          Architect of Kiasma, Museum for Contemporary Art, Helsinki   [X-shaped configuration, fr.
                          GIANNI VATTIMO                                               Gk crosspiece, fr. chiazein
                          Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Turin,
                          Italy, and Member of the European Parliament                 to mark with a chi, fr. chi
                          ROUND TABLES                                                 (letter X)] 1: an anatomical
                          DOES POLITICS NEED ETHICS?                                   intersection or decussation-
                          Submissions welcome for
                          GENERAL, PROPOSED, and ORGANIZED SESSIONS
                                                                                       compare optic chiasma 2: a
                          THE UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI                                   cross shaped configuration
                                                                                       of paired chromatids visible
 Online submissions and further details,
 please visit WWW.IAPL.INFO                                                            in the diplotene of meiotic
                                                                                       prophase and considered the
                                                                                       cytological equivalent of
                                                                                       genetic crossing-over.

                                                                                       chiasmus noun (fr. Gk
                                                                                       chiasmos, fr. chiazein to mark
                                                                                       with a chi (X)): an inverted
                                                                                       relationship between the

                                                                                       syntactic elements of parallel

                                                                     t i               phrases (as in Goldsmith’s

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                                                                                       to stop too fearful, and too
                                                                                       faint to go).

             s UN                             m
         hN aO
                                                                                       optic chiasma the X-
                                                                                       shaped partial decussation

        cE                                                                             on the undersurface of
                                                                                       the hypothalamus through
                                                                                       which the optic nerves are
                                                                                       continuous with the brain.
                                                                                       Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 10th edition


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