To see the list of French-language participants, click here.

Participants presenting in English:

Julien Alliot (Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, Paris, France): Top Girls Celebrating the Bottomed Out Phallus: a Dialogue between Judith Butler and Jacques Lacan on Caryl Churchill’s Play

Gowon Ama Doki (Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria): Philosophy and Aesthetics in Nigerian Drama: the Hagherian Experience

Minou Arjomand (Boston University, USA): The Chelsea Manning Project

Thomas Armbrecht (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

Mary Kate Azcuy (Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA): Performance, Dada and Gaga, in the Posthuman World

John S. Bak (Université de Lorraine, France): The Broken ‘Devil’ of Comox Street: Daniel MacIvor, Tennessee Williams and Canadian Biodrama

Mirjana Batinic (University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia): Philosophy through Performance: the example of

Elli Binnie (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Alice Breemen (Utrecht University, The Netherlands): Participatory Dutch Theatre as Philosophical Practice

Erin Briddick (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

James Burling (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

Opie Boero Imwinkelried (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

James Corby (University of Malta): The Contemporary Quarrel between Performance and Literature: Reflections on the Development of Performance Philosophy

Alexander DeBavelaere (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Balazs Daradics (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Fabrizio Deriu (University of Teramo, Italy): Mimesis Restored: Can Performance Studies Offer a New Epistemological Perspective for the Humanities?

Serap Erincin (University of South Florida, USA; University of London, UK): Mediatized Senses: Phenomenologies of the Post-Human Performer

Patrick Finn (University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada): The Cube Project: Research in Object-Oriented Performance

Tony Fisher (University of London, UK): The Discourse on Theatre – Plato, Foucault and a Critical History of the Stage

Bartek Frackowiak (Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Warsaw, Poland): Kx4l3ndj34r Katastronauci: How to Do Things with Worlds (with Ralo Mayer and Jon McKenzie)

Iman Ganji (Free University, Berlin, Germany): From Exodus to Creativity: The Performative War Machines of Alterglobalization Movements

Yelena Gluzman (University of California, San Diego, USA): What-There-Is: Theater as Method, Theory as Theater

Darren Gobert (York University, Toronto, Canada): Mapping Interiors in Theatre and Philosophy

Kélina Gotman (King’s College, London, UK): Ek-static historical experience: performance, antiquity, artefactuality

Chris Goto-Jones (Leiden University, Netherlands): From Burden to Blaine: The Way of Endurance as Performance Philosophy

Stuart Grant (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia): From the Theatrical to the Performative in Heidegger’s Contributions to Philosophy

Rebecca Groves (Stanford University, USA): By Virtue of Performance: Rethinking the Values of Aesthetic Judgment through the Ethics of Care

Luis Guerra (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain): Anarchistory of Performance, a heresy in action. Performance-lecture on the Art of not being governed

Camille Haimet (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Martin Harries (University of California, Irvine, USA): Philosophies of Spectatorship after 1945

Andrés Fabiàn Henao Castro (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA): Who Are the Puppeteers? The Current Philosophical Conflict over Plato’s Work in Stage

Ben Hjorth (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia): ‘HEGEL SAYS’: Ventriloquizing the word (of) ‘HIM’ with Anne Carson’s Antigonick

Bryan Hogan (Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland): ‘Gender Discombobulation’: Articulating the Phobia in Homophobia

Julia Jarcho (New York University, USA): “Boring Myself to Death”: The thanatotic theater of Hedda Gabler

Nicole Jerr (Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA): Unaccomodated Kings on Stage: Cavell and the Curse of Theatricality

Nina Kane (University of Huddersfield, UK): Giving birth to ‘a third world as work in common and space-time to be shared’. The importance of Irigaray and Butler to staging Kane’s Cleansed (1998).

Kate Katafiasz (Newman University, Birmingham, UK): Exploring Identity and Difference in Edward Bond’s Tune

Anna Kawalec (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland): Metamimesis as co-knowing and co-making

Esa Kirkkopelto (University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland): The Scene of Performance

Bara Kolenc (University of Lubljana, Slovenia): On Repetition and Theatricality: A Dialogue with Samuel Weber’s Thought (Through Kierkegaard, Freud, Lacan and Deleuze)

Sam Kolodezh (University of California, Irvine; University of California, San Diego, USA): Moving Ethically and Performing Positive Affirmation

Alice Koubovà (Philosophical Institute of the Academy of Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic) Ludic and absurd theatre as political strategy in context of performative theory

Dana LaCourse Munteanu (Ohio State University, USA): Toward an Aesthetic Discursive Approach to Ethical Matters

Yair Lipshitz (Tel Aviv University, Israel) Playing with the King’s Two Bodies: Schmitt, Kantorowicz, and the Role of Theatricality

Tomislav Longinovic (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

Stephen Loo (University of Tasmania, Australia): The Grasshopper Cabaret: Performing philosophy at the limits of the human (with Undine Sellbach)

Daniel Lowe (British Library, London, UK): Mimesis, Collaborative Encounter and the Ethnographic Sensibility: scenes from an impure discipline (with Caroline Osella).

Natasha Lushetich (University of Exeter, UK): Performative Disciplinarity in Alternate Reality From Foucault to McKenzie and Beyond

Oscar MacFall (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Claudia Marín Inclán (Universidat de Valéncia, Spain): Anglo-American thought’s domination in the new media plays: Analysis of the Skype Duet, Harket [Protocolo], and 9 dias de Guerra en Facebook

Ralo Mayer (Vienna, Austria): Kx4l3ndj34r Katastronauci: How to Do Things with Worlds (with Bartek Frackowiak and Jon McKenzie)

Tony McCaffrey (University of Canterbury, New Zealand): How are we supposed to respond?: The presence of performers perceived to have intellectual disabilities interrogating ethics and spectatorship in contemporary performance

William McEvoy (University of Sussex, UK):  Theatre theory and the new textualities of criticism

Jon McKenzie (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA): Kx4l3ndj34r Katastronauci: How to Do Things with Worlds (with Bartek Frackowiak and Ralo Mayer)

Anna McMullan (University of Reading, UK): Performing Dispossession: Samuel Beckett’s Theatre

Dijana Mitrovic (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA): Centered in a Void: Marina Abramovic’s The Artist Is Present and (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

Paul Monaghan (University of Melbourne, Australia): Aristotle’s Philosophical Reframing of Greek Tragedy: A New Interpretation of an Old Misunderstanding

Paulo Filipe Monteiro (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal): Wittgenstein and performance theory

Eric Morrill (Berlin, Germany): Performance, Participation, Collaboration: Reenactments and changes in regulative ideas.

Ramona Mosse (Free University, Berlin, Germany): Slain by the theatre:  Philosophical encounters with metatheatrical corpses

Timothy Murray (Cornell University, USA): Staging the Archival Baroque: Ben Rubin and Elevator Repair Service Bridge Philosophy and Performance

Caroline Osella (SOAS Anthropology, London, UK): Mimesis, Collaborative Encounter and the Ethnographic Sensibility: scenes from an impure discipline (with Daniel Lowe).

Andrew C. Parker (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA): Karl Marx Staging ‘English’

Magnolia Pauker (European Graduate School, Switzerland; University of British Columbia, Canada): The Art of Interview: Toward a Queer Performance of Philosophy

Samuel Pizelo (University of Washington, Seattle, USA): Flirting with Nash: Performing Capital and the Politics of Forgetting in Techno-economic Games

Laurent Prost (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Mark Robson (University of Dundee, Scotland): Singularity, Theatricality, Iterability (On Samuel Weber)

David Rudrum (University of Huddersfield, UK): “To Act, To Do, and To Perform”: Cavell, Derrida, and the Performance of Performativity in Hamlet.

Andrew Salyer (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

Pascale Sardin (Bordeaux Montaigne University, France): Performing violence in Sarah Kane’s Blasted (1995) and Polly Stenham’s The Face (2007)—On the precarity of sociality

Katrina Schaag (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA): Biological Plasticity and Performative Possibility and (Madison Performance Philosophy Collective): From the U.S. With Love

Undine Sellbach (University of Tasmania, Australia): The Grasshopper Cabaret: Performing philosophy at the limits of the human (with Stephen Loo)

Karen Shimakawa (New York University, USA): Being Aside: Performative Discomfort

Alisa Sniderman (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA): The Invisible Stage Hand, or the Drama of Capitalist Realism

Saviana Stanescu (Condeescu) (Ithaca College, New York, USA): New York with an Accent (Writing/Performing the Immigrant Experience)

Aneta Stojnic (Ghent University, Belgium): Setting the Stage for Post-human Performer

Klaas Tindemans (Vrije Universiteit Brussels; RITS School of Arts, Belgium): The Performance of an Economic Crisis: Economy Theatricalized, the Cases of Tomas Sedlacek and ‘De Warme Winkel’

Marc Tjarks (Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, USA): Houseless in Paradise: Performing Social Change within and outside of Theatre

Rosa Torr (Dimanche Rouge, Paris, France): Praxis, Praxis!

Ryan Tracy (New York, USA): Radical Democracy, Activism and the Specter of Theater, or, A Theatrical Haunting of Judith Butler

Mischa Twitchin (Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK): (Un)Timely: Thoughts on Death and War

Kristof van Baarle (Ghent University, Belgium): The coming singularity of posthumanism

Anna Watkins Fisher (Cornell University, USA): Persona Non Grata: Playing the Parasite in Inhospitable Times

Clare Woodford (Queen Mary, University of London, UK): Appropriation, equality, performativity: Jacques Rancière, Judith Butler and political disruption


Marc Amfreville (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Elisabeth Angel-Perez (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Liliane Campos (Université Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, France)

Geneviève Cohen-Cheminet (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Laura Cull (University of Surrey, UK): Respondent (Martin Puchner)

Anne Dufourmantelle (Institut des Hautes Etudes en Psychanalyse, Paris)

John Ireland (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Liza Kharoubi (University of Avignon, France): Respondent (Alphonso Lingis)

Alice Lagaay (Universität Bremen, Germany): Respondent (Avital Ronell)

Marie-Madeleine Martinet (Université Paris-Sorbonne, France)

Monica Michlin (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

John Mullarkey (Kingston University, UK): Respondent (Catherine Malabou)

Eleonore Obis (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Alexandra Poulain (Université de Lille III, France)

Frédéric Regard (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Freddie Rokem (Tel Aviv University, Israel): Respondent (Judith Butler)

Aloysia Rousseau (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Anna Street (University Paris IV-Sorbonne, France; University of Kent at Canterbury, UK): Respondent (Jon McKenzie)

Alexis Tadié (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Julie Vatain-Corfdir (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Kerry-Jane Wallart (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

David Zerbib (Université de Paris 1-Sorbonne/HEAD-Genève)