The Collegium Phaenomenologicum will convene for its 44th annual session in Città di Castello, Italy, from July 8–26, 2019. The Collegium is intended for faculty members and advanced graduate and postdoctoral students in philosophy and related disciplines. The core of the program consists in a series of lecture courses, individual lectures, and intensive text-based seminars. A participants conference will be held July 6-7.

Courses, Lectures, and Instructors

Week 1: Hannah Arendt and Critical Political Phenomenology: The Crisis of Thinking and Acting

Lecture Course by Peg Birmingham, DePaul University, USA

Invited Talks by Ted George, Lisa Guenther, and Sara Heinemaa

Week 2: Affectivity and Embodiment with Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, and Fanon: How Far Can the Phenomenological Reduction Go?

Lecture Course by Alia Al-Saji, McGill University, Canada

Invited Talks by María Acosta, Robert Bernasconi, and Axelle Karera

Week 3: Deconstruction and Critique: From Double Affirmation to Minimal Friendship 

Lecture Course by Matthias Fritsch, Concordia University, Canada

Invited Talks by Bettina Bergo, Yannik Theim, and Ted Toadvine

Housing and Costs

Participants will be comfortably housed at Hotel Le Mura (***) in the historic center of Città di Castello. The cost for room and board (half-pension = breakfast & dinner) will be approximately €41 (double occupancy) and €55 (single room) per day. The program fee for the three-week session will be €275. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.