Generative Anthropology Summer Conference 2019


New York Seminar & Conference Center, 71 W 23rd St

Friday, June 14

Registration:  09:00-9:30

Session 1: 9:30-11:00

Marina Ludwigs (Stockholm University), “Hierarchical thinking, grammatical structures,          and the originary scene”

Andrew Bartlett (Kwantlen Polytechnic Univrsity), “Toward a Minimal Model of Human            Fear”

Matthew Schneider (High Point University), “Metaphysical Desire Revisited: The Case of            Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria”

Session 2: 11:15-12:45

Joel Davis (Independent Scholar), “Hyperspherical Aperspectivity – The Emergent                       Frontier of Moral Innovation”

Adam Katz (Quinnipiac University), “The Linguistic Turn and Generative Literacy”

Moritz Bierling (Independent Scholar), “State of (the) Communion: After the Victimary                 Paradigm”

Lunch: 12:45-1:45

Session 3: 2-3:30

Magdalena Zlocka-Dabrowska (Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University), “Generative                           Anthropology and the Scene of Origin as a ‘Turn to Humanity’”

Lucius Redmond (Independent Scholar), “Completing the Linguistic Turn”

Matthew Taylor (Kinjo Gakuin University), “Beholding the Beholder’s Eye: Beauty and                      Mimetic Effects in Jane Austen”

Session 4: 3:45-5:15

Eric Gans (UCLA), “The Deferral of Violence Through Representation: Why We Need the                  Origin of Language”

Evening:  Optional Restaurant Dinner – Location TBA


Saturday, June 15

Session 5: 9:30-11:00

Dominic Mitchell (University of Bath), “Difference and  Deferral in the World of STEM”

Sandor Goodhart (Purdue University), “Turning and Turning: René Girard, Eric Gans,                        Language and Representation”

Ken Mayers (Independent Scholar), “Linguistic Turners at the Mad Tea Party”

Session 6: 11:15-12:45

Martin Fashbaugh (Black Hills State University), Language, Culture, Banality, and                                 Resentment: The “Re-Turn” from the Linguistic in Robert Louis Stevenson’s The                   Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Lahoucine Ouzgane (University of Alberta), “The limitations of identity politics in Leila                         Slimani’s Chanson douce

Benjamin Barber (United International College), “The Legacy of Bataille’s Ostensive                             towards Totality and the Posthumanist Anti-Linguistic Turn”

Lunch: 12:45-1:45

Session 7: 2-3:30

Andrew McKenna (Loyola University Chicago), “Shakespeare’s Linguistic Turn in King                          Lear

Richard van Oort (University of Victoria), “Shakespeare’s Heroines: The Constancy of                            Love”

Ian Dennis (University of Ottawa), “’Bonnie and Clyde’ and ‘The Highwaymen’: Cinematic                    Resentment and Cinematic History”

Session 8: 3:45-5:15

Final Roundtable Discussion

Generative Anthropology Society Business Meeting