Becoming Oneself: The Problem of Gendered Complicity

Becoming Oneself: The Problem of Gendered Complicity

Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities and the Department of Philosophy

Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX

Main Building Room 612

9.30am – 5.30pm



9.30am – 10am: Registration

10am – 10.30am: Susan James (Birkbeck College): Welcome and Introduction

10.30 – 12.15pm: Charlotte Knowles (Birkbeck College): Falling and Fleeing: A Heideggerean Analysis of Complicity

Response: Sacha Golob (Kings College London)

12.15 – 1.15pm: Lunch


1.15pm – 3pm: Lisa Baraitser (Birkbeck College): Mothering Freedom: Some Thoughts on Natality and the New Visual Culture of Childbirth

Response: Ruth Cain (University of Kent)


3 – 3.15pm: Break

3.15 – 5pm: Nancy Bauer (Tufts University): Simone de Beauvoir on Motherhood and Destiny
Response: Clare Chambers (University of Cambridge)


5 – 5.30pm: Alison Stone (University of Lancaster)

Closing Remarks and Discussion

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