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Saturday, 29 December

554. The Inhuman: Philosophy and Biopolitics

3:30–4:45 p.m., Dusable, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Division on Philosophical Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Eleanor Kaufman, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. “Stains, Disease, and the Inhuman in Blanchot’s Reading of Merleau-Ponty,” Stefanos Geroulanos, Johns Hopkins Univ.

2. “Creature: The Transitional Being of Biopolitical Power,” Aliyah Khan, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

3. “The Articulation of (In)Human Ability: Aristotle, Heidegger, Agamben,” Scott DeShong, Quinebaug Valley Community Coll., CT

4. “The Humane Animal: Judith Butler’s Precarious Life,” Michael S. Lundblad, Syracuse Univ.

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