Society for Continental Philosophy in a Jewish Context (CPJC)

Eighth Annual Meeting 

(held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of SPEP)

Saturday, October 18, 2008, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Duquesne University

Union 608 (see campus map)

Blanchot and Levinas

Moderator: Dana Hollander (McMaster University)

7-8 p.m.
"Literary Unrest: Levinas, Blanchot and the Proximity of Judaism," Sarah Hammerschlag (Williams College)

8-9 p.m.
Text Discussion: Maurice Blanchot, "Etre juif"*

Discussion Leader: Oona Eisenstadt (Pomona College) 

Everyone around the table is welcome to participate.  


*the first part of "L'Indestructible" in L'Entretien infini (Paris: Gallimard, 1969).  The Infinite Conversation, trans. Susan Hanson (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992).  A copy by mail (in French and/or English) is available upon request from Dana Hollander,

Light food and strong drink will be provided.

Business Breakfast Meeting Sunday, October 19, 9 a.m. - Meet in Hotel Lobby

updated May 22, 2008

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