|The 'Foucault Across the Disciplines' conference will be free and open to the public. Visitors are most welcome to attend and participate in the conversations. Registration is not required.
The conference will take place from approximately 9:00am to 5:30pm on Saturday and Sunday, March 1 and 2, 2008. This event will be held at the new and spacious Humanities Lecture Hall in the Humanities and Social Science Facility near Cowell College on the UCSC campus.
Additional information on local lodging including two conference rate hotels is available on the Foucault Across the Disciplines Conference Blog. Please check the blog for additional information on local dining and to organize carpools to the conference.
Please contact the conference organizer, Colin Koopman (UCSC Humanities Research Fellow), at email@example.com for more information or with questions.
This event has been made possible by the generous sponsorship of the following campus units: The Center for Cultural Studies, The Philosophy Department, The Institute for Humanities Research, and the Literature, Feminist Studies, History of Art & Visual Culture, Film & Digital Media, Digital Arts & New Media, Anthropology, Psychology, History of Consciousness, American Studies, Community Studies, Sociology, and Politics Departments and Programs. This event was organized by the UCSC Foucault Across the Disciplines Research Cluster.
Saturday March 1
9:30-9:45: Introduction and Welcome
Colin Koopman, Conference Welcome
David Hoy, “Introduction: Foucault, Twenty-Five Years Later”
9:45-11:30: Panel: Foucault, Science, Media
Karen Barad, “Discontinuities, Phase Transitions, & Power Dynamics: When micro-physics goes nano”
Mark Poster, “Foucault, Deleuze, and New Media”
Donna Haraway, moderator
Paul Rabinow, “Untimely & Inconsiderate Observations: Toward an Anthropology of Concepts, Practices and Venues”
James Clifford, moderator
1:00-2:00: Lunch Break
2:00-4:15: Panel: Foucault, Power, Politics
Hans Sluga, “Politics as Power Acting on Power”
Mark Bevir, “Anti-Foundational Approaches to Political Science”
James Ferguson, “Toward a Left Art of Government: From ‘Foucauldian Critique’ to Foucauldian Politics”
Vanita Seth, moderator
Arnold Davidson, “In Praise of Counter-Conduct”
Teresa De Lauretis, moderator
Sunday March 2
9:30-11:15: Panel: Foucault, Discourse, Body
Mark Franko, “Archeological Choreographic Practices”
Hayden White, “Foucault Historian?”
Tyrus Miller, moderator
11:30-1:15: Panel: Foucault, Visuality, Truth
Catherine Soussloff, “Foucault and the Point of Painting”
Martin Jay, “Visual Parrhesia? Foucault and the Truth of the Gaze”
David Hoy, moderator
1:15-2:15: Lunch Break
2:15-3:45: Panel: Foucault, Subjectivity, Ethics
Jana Sawicki, “Foucault and Sexual Freedom: Why Embrace an Ethics of Pleasure?”
Amy Allen, “The Politics of Our Selves”
Carla Freccero, moderator
Ian Hacking, “Déraison”
Paul Roth, moderator