Reading Derrida’s Geschlecht III: Responses to an Archival Discovery

Oct 12, 2018, 9:30 amOct 13, 2018, 6:00 pm


Event Description
Fri, October 12, 2018, 9:30AM-6:00PM | Julis Romo Rabinowitz: 399

Poster for: Derrida III

Sat, October 13, 2018, 9:00AM-6:00PM | Julis Romo Rabinowitz: 399

The Department of French and Italian presents Reading Derrida’s Geschlecht III: Responses to an Archival Discovery.  This two-day international conference at Princeton University invites scholars of Jacques Derrida and Martin Heidegger to respond to Geschlecht III, the “missing” installment of Derrida’s Geschlecht series that was recently rediscovered in Derrida’s archives (French edition forthcoming from Éditions du Seuil, October 4, 2018).

Sponsored by Humanities Council's, David A. Gardner '69 Magic Projectwith the Department of French and Italian, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, and Department of German.

Organized by Katie Chenoweth, Department of French and Italian. 

Free and open to the public.


Friday, October 12, 2018
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building 399

9:30 am
      Opening remarks by Katie Chenoweth, Princeton University

9:45-10:45 am
      Rodrigo Therezo, Freiburg University
      “Writing Extravagance”

10:45-11:00 am
      Coffee break

11:00 am-12:00 pm
      Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz, Princeton University
      “Nationalism in Translation: For and Against the Idiom”

12:00-12:50 pm

1:00-2:30 pm
      Visit to Derrida Library
      Rare Books and Special Collections, Firestone Library
      Space is limited. Please contact [email protected] to register for library visit.

2:45-3:45 pm
      Francesco Vitale, University of Salerno
      "Archive (after, and, in, of, or) Dissemination"

3:45-4:00 pm
      Coffee break

4:00-5:00 pm
      Peggy Kamuf, University of Southern California

5:00-6:00 pm
      Geoffrey Bennington, Emory University
      “Geschlecht pollachos legetai: Derrida’s Heidegger and Aristotle”

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building 399

9:00-10:00 am
     Ian Moore, St. John's College, Santa Fe
     “The Placement of Detachment”

10:00-11:00 am
     François Raffoul, Louisiana State University
     “Sexual Difference and Gathering in Geschlecht III”

11:00-11:15 am
     Coffee Break

11:15 am-12:15 pm
     Philipp Schwab, Freiburg University
     “Nietzsche’s Presence in Derrida’s Reading of Heidegger in Geschlecht III”

12:15-1:30 pm

1:30-2:30 pm
     Samir Haddad, Fordham University
     “More than One Language to Come”

     Peter Trawny, University of Wuppertal
     “‘Our Language’: German Philosophy from Fichte to Heidegger”

     Coffee Break

4:00-5:00 pm
     Elissa Marder, Emory University
     “Still (Un) Born”

5:00-6:00 pm
     David Farrell Krell, DePaul University
     “Derrida, Heidegger, and the Magnetism of the Trakl House”

6:00-6:15 pm
     Closing remarks by Katie Chenoweth