Symposium Will Challenge the Relevance of Derrida in Religious ThoughtContact: Joanna Klimaski
| Michael Naas's Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media will be discussed at an upcoming symposium.
Leading philosophy and theology scholars will convene at Fordham for an upcoming symposium on philosopher Jacques Derrida and his relevance for religious thinking.
“Of Miracles and Machines: A Symposium on Derrida and Religion”
Thursday, March 22
4:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.
12th Floor Lounge, Lowenstein, Lincoln Center campus, 113 W. 60th St., NY, NY
Marking the publication of Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media
(Fordham University Press, 2012), by Michael Naas, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at DePaul University, the symposium will feature a panel of philosophers and theologians responding to issues raised in Naas’s book. The panel includes:
• Penelope Deutscher, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Northwestern University;
• Sarah Hammerschlag, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion at Williams College;
• Martin Hägglund, Ph.D., a junior fellow in the Harvard University Society of Fellows; and
• Michael Naas, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at DePaul University.
The symposium is sponsored by Fordham’s Department of Philosophy, Department of Theology, the Deans of the Arts and Sciences Council, and Fordham University Press.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact assistant professor of philosophy Samir Haddad
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.