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Josiah Royce Society Centennial Session Society for Advancement of American Philosophy 44th Annual Meeting March 16-18 ...

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Royce. California, and the World Conference Schedule

Royce, California, and the World

Friday, August 16

12:00 – 1:30 REGISTRATION

Foyer Outside Arletta Douglas Room

12:30 – 1:20
Room A

Chair: Randall Auxier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

— “Royce’s Problem with Sin: Morbid Obsession or Moral Insight?”
Bette Manter, Curry College

1:30 – 2:45 
Room A

— “On the Secularization of Sin, from Royce to Rawls”
Martin Woessner, City College of New York, CUNY

— “A Beloved Community of Traitors”
Benjamin Craig, Land of Lincoln College

Commentator: Scott L. Pratt, University of Oregon

Room B

— “Josiah Royce on Imagination”
J.L. Roche, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

— “How Provincial Is Wise Provincialism, and How Wise?”
Myron Jackson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Commentator: Dwayne Tunstall, Grand Valley State University

3:00 – 4:45 
Room A

— “The Transitional Importance of Loyalty in the Philosophy of Josiah Royce”
Dave Rodick, Xavier University (Cincinnati)

— “Josiah Royce’s Influence on Charles Sanders Peirce”
David E. Pfeifer, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

Commentator: Randall Auxier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Room B

— “Loyalty and Immigration”
David K. Glidden, University of California, Riverside

— “‘All this tale is one disgrace to our people’: Royce’s California as an Exercise of Guilty Identity,”
Kevin Harrelson, Ball State University

Commentator: Jacquelyn Kegley, California State University, Bakersfield

5:00 - 6:15 Book Signing and Readings

Booktown Books, 107 Bank Street

Officiating: Iven Lourie

(First time in print, Pussy Blackie’s Travels, by Josiah Royce)

6:30-7:30 Holbrooke Hotel, Arletta Douglas Room

Officiating: Randall Auxier
Welcome and Recognition, Robin Wallace
Introduction of Speaker, Scott L. Pratt

“Grass Valley to the Great Community”

Jacquelyn A. K. Kegley

CSU Outstanding Professor; Wang Award for Outstanding Teaching, Research and Service; Chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies, California State University, Bakersfield

7:30 Dinner

Saturday, August 17

9:00 – 11:00 REGISTRATION 
Foyer Outside Arletta Douglas Room

8:30 – 9:20

— “Social Division and the Healing Power of the Ethics of Community”
Olav Bryant Smith, California State University, Chico

9:30 – 10:20

— “Royce’s Philosophy of Evil, Loyalty, Sorrow, and Atonement, in Response to Probable Ecological Devastation”
Robert McDermott, California Institute of Integral Studies
10:30 – 11:20 

— “Between or Beyond the ‘Abyss of Abstract Conception’ and the ‘Heaven of Glittering Immediacy’: Did Royce Pull It Off?”
Lucio Privitello, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
11:30 – 12:20 

— “A Deweyan Inspired Roycean Idealism”
Dwayne Tunstall, Grand Valley State University (Michigan)

Afternoon Free: Tour of Grass Valley sponsored by Nevada County Historical Society

4:30-6:00 RECEPTION
Grass Valley Library, Royce Branch

151 Union Square

Officiating: Dwayne A. Tunstall
Welcome and Recognition, Iven Lourie
Introduction of Speaker, Jacquelyn A. K. Kegley

“Josiah Royce and the Renewal of the United States: A Challenge to the Royce Community”

Kevin Starr, University Professor of History, Univ. of Southern California; California State Librarian, Emeritus

7:15 Dinner*

Sunday, August 18

8:30 – 9:20

— “Building the Great Community: Assessing Royce’s International Conflict Insurance Proposal in Light of the Collective Security Ideal of the League of Nations and the UN”

Marc Anderson, Montreal, Quebec Canada

9:30 – 10:20 

— “From Provincialism to Bioregionalism: Place and the Saving Community”

Kelvin J. Booth, Thompson Rivers University

10:30 – 11:20

— “There’s Something (Someone) in Between

William Elkins, Drew University

11:30 – 12:20 

— “Royce as Psychologist: A Forgotten Aspect of His Thought”
Jacquelyn A.K. Kegley, California State University, Bakersfield

12:20 – 2:00 Lunch (On one’s own)

2:00 “Beyond Our Mountains,” a reading of a play in two acts*

by Robin A. Wallace

directed by Dinah Smith


*For persons not attending the banquet, there will be a special presentation of “Beyond Our Mountains” on Saturday evening, August 15 at 7:30, open to the public Arletta Douglas Room, Holbrooke Hotel, $10 at the door. (Both performances open to the public.)