Beyond Spinoza

Three-part conference series exploring the presence of Early Modern concepts in contemporary philosophy and psychoanalytic theory.

To be held at Goldsmiths College, London, in July 2011. Room location will appear on website shortly. Open to all.

Tuesday 12th July 2011, 6 - 8pm

Introduction: Matthew Dennis (Co-organiser) 'The Contemporary Renaissance of Early Modern Philosophy'

Cesare Casarino (Minnesota) ‘The Expression of Time: Deleuze, Spinoza, Cinema’

Charlotte Knox-Williams (Winchester) ‘The Studio Transformed: The Expanded Monad as a Model for the Studio in Practice-based Research’

Tuesday 19th July 2011, 6 - 8pm

Guillaume Collett (Kent) ‘Deleuze and Spinoza: from Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza to The Logic of Sense’

Robin Dunford (Exeter) ‘Assemblage Theory and ‘Emergentic Spinozism’’

Tuesday 26th July 2011, 6 - 8pm

Simon O’Sullivan (Goldsmiths) 'The Care of the Self versus the Ethics of Desire (or, Spinoza between Lacan and Foucault)'

Assunta Ruocco (Goldsmiths) ‘Monad and Multitude’

Concluding remarks: Nicole Osborne (Co-organiser) 'Spinoza and Contemporary Practice'

Please check website for conference abstracts and further updates: