Psychology for the Other Schedule

Preliminary Schedule of the 2018 Psychology for the Other Conference

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  • Friday - November 9th – Student Presentations - Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room

    (** Event on Friday is free for everyone**)

5:00 PM Reception and Dinner
5:30 – 6:00 PM Second Year Student Levinas Panel 
6:00 – 6:20 pm Lisa Kieran 

Disoriented and Bewildered: Reading Levinas as Phenomenological Experience and its Invaluable Contribution to the Work of Therapy

Lisa Kieran-Abstract

6:20– 6:40 pm   Anne Gaskins 

On Being “Enough”: A Levinasian Understanding of Therapeutic Presence, Care,  and Love

Anne Gaskins-Abstract

6:40 – 7:00 pm Frauke Dorothea John

Raised to be strong-Learning to be weak

Frauke Dorothea John-Abstract

7:00 – 7:20 pm Maggie Holland

Laughing with Levinas: Humor Opens the Door for Ethical Relations

Maggie Holland-Abstract

Break: 7:20 - 7:40 PM
7:40 – 8:00 pm Ayom Ament

Ambiguity, Leviansian Ethics and the “Being at Home” with Justice

Ayom Ament-Abstract

8:00 – 8:20 pm Mary Yoest

The Ambiguity of Good Soup

Mary Yoest-Abstract

8:20 – 8:40 pm Sydney Conroy

Play Therapy and Levinas

Sydney Conroy-Abstract

8:40 – 9:00 pm Augustin Kendall

Cultural Appropriation as Levinasian Violence

Augustin Kendall-Abstract

 

  •  Saturday – November 10th – Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room

1st Session:  9:00 – 9:50 AM  Peter Hadreas

A Juxtaposition of Levinas and Plotinus on Justice

Peter Hadreas-Abstract

Break: 9:50 - 10:00 AM
2nd session:  10:00 - 11:10 AM  Richard Cohen KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Break: 11:10 - 11:20 AM
3rd session:  11:20 AM - 12:10 PM Claire LeBeau

The Movement of Justice through Dénucleation:  Levinas, King and the Personal Dynamics of Peace

Claire LeBeau-Abstract

Lunch Break: 12:10 - 1:20 PM
4th session:  1:20 - 2:10 PM Michael Barber

The Ethical Ambivalence of Humor

Michael Barber-Abstract

Break: 2:10 - 2:20 PM
5th session: 2:20 - 3:10 PM Edward Durgan

Modes of Resistance to Injustice Radically Reframe Human Existence: Levinas and Diversity of Tactics in Social Justice Mobilization

Edward Durgan-Abstract

Break: 3:10 - 3:20 PM
6th session: 3:20 - 4:10 PM Neshia Alaovae, Cleopatra Bertelsen, and Nancy Juscamaita

Celebrating the Intersectionality of Alterity: Therapists of Color Discuss Sisterhood as an act of Social Justice

Alaovae, Bertelsen, Jascamaita-Abstract

Break: 4:10 - 4:20 PM
7th session:  4:20 - 5:10 PM David Harrington

Prolegomenon to the Humane Pursuit of Utopia

David Harrington-Abstract

5:30 PM-Dinner Potluck at Optimism on Broadway

 

  • Sunday – November 11th – Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room

8th session: 9:00 - 9:50 AM  Christine Heller

What the Lived Experience of Alzheimer’s can Teach Us About Justice: Memory, Dwelling, and Alterity

Christine Heller-Abstract

Break: 9:50 -10:00 AM
9th session: 10:00 - 10:50 AM Ryan Mest

Everything You Wanted To Learn From Levinas, But Were Afraid To Ask Clarice Lispector

Ryan Mest-Abstract

Break: 10:50 - 11:00  AM
10th session:  11:00 - 11:50 AM  Peter Jan August

The Session is a Dream About the Hour

Peter Jan August-Abstract

Lunch Break: 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
11th session:  1:00 - 1:50 PM Steve Larocco

Justice, Shame, and Being Weary: Facing All the Others

Steven Larocco-Abstract

Break: 1:50 - 2:00 PM
12th session:  2:00 - 2:50 PM Brian Bergen-Aurand

Without Intending: Race, Disability, Justice, and Law Between Levinas and Paul-Emile

Brian Bergen-Aurand-Abstract

Break: 2:50 - 3:00 PM
13th session: 3:00 - 3:50 PM Taylor McCarrey

Levinas and the Couple: Using Language to Find and Bridge Meaning towards Progression and Justice in Discord Between Partners

Taylor McCarrey-Abstract

Break: 3:50 - 4:00 PM
14th session:  4:00 - 4:50 PM Roy Barsness and Brad Strawn

Reaching for the Other: Levinas, Buber and the Moral Third

Roy Barsness and Brad Strawn-Abstract

Closing Remarks: 4:50 - 5:00 PM

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