Registration is free but essential
An International One Day Conference that will explore the influence of Spinoza on literature, music, poetry, and theatre along with the role that these arts play in the art of living well.
Friday August 11, 2017, 9 am – 5 pm
CCANESA Boardroom, Madsen Building F09
Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
9:10-10:10am Jonathan Israel (IAS, Princeton): The theatre and the Cercle Spinoziste: the significance of the society ‘Nil volentibus arduum’ for Spinoza and the Arts
10:10-11:10am Anthony Uhlmann (Western Sydney University): Percy Shelley, Queen Mab, Spinoza
11:10-11:30am Morning Tea
11:30am-12:30pm Susan James (Birkbeck, University of London): On Self Transformation: Ovid’s Warning to Spinoza
1:30-2:30pm Marie Thompson (University of Lincoln): Power over/Power to: Spinoza, musical politics and contestations of social space
2:30-3:30pm Moira Gatens (The University of Sydney): Mary Shelley, Spinoza, and the Exemplar
3:30-4:00pm Afternoon Tea
4:00-5:00pm Panel discussion
Only those who have registered will be admitted.
To register please go to: http://sydney.edu.au/arts/philosophy/research/conferences.shtml
This project is funded by an Australian Research Council Grant [DP 170102206]