Schedule

April 13
Simons Auditorium, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

5:25-6:30 Guest Talk | Persi Diaconis | “The Magic of Charles S. Peirce”


April 14
Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities (220 Stephens Hall)

8:30  Coffee

9:00-10:30  Panel 1 | Philosophical Logic and Aesthetics

  • John Gibson, “On Making Sense”
  • Johanna Winant, “Walt Whitman’s Formalism”
  • Anna Christina Ribeiro, “Picking Poe’s Bones”

10:45-12:15  Panel 2 | Reason and Form in the Victorian Era

  • Heather Brink-Roby, “Logic’s Second Dimension and the Spaces of Literature”
  • Daniel Wright, “Trollope’s Certainties”
  • Anna Kornbluh, “Realism Redux: Symbolic Logic on the Social Plane of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

12:15-1:30  Lunch

1:30-3:00  Panel 3 | Medieval Literature, Logic, and Language

  • Jessica Rosenfeld, “‘Everything sweet must be tasted’: Love and the Practical Syllogism in Troilus and Criseyde
  • D. Vance Smith, “Dream Logic”
  • Taylor Cowdery, “Signification and Supposition in Skelton’s Speke, Parott

3:00-3:30  Coffee and snacks

3:30-5:00  Keynote | Andrea Henderson | “Form Versus Content”

5:00 Reception

7:30 Dinner at Great China


April 15
Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities (220 Stephens Hall)

8:30  Coffee

9:00-10:30  Panel 4: Modernisms Literary and Logical

  • Kristin Boyce, “Predicate Logic, Literary Modernism and the ‘Possibilities’ of Philosophy”
  • Megan Quigley, “Reading Woolf Logically: The Voyage Out and Wittgenstein’s Tractatus
  • Michael LeMahieu, “Ordinary Logic”

10:45-12:15  Panel 5: Data Logic

  • Aden Evens, “The Structure of Digital Code”
  • David Bates, “The Logic of Creativity and the History of AI”
  • Matthew L. Jones, “Formalism and its Discontents”

12:15-1:30  Lunch

1:30-3:00  Keynote | Bernard Linsky | “T. S. Eliot’s notes on Advanced Logic, Harvard 1914”

3:00-3:30  Coffee and snacks

3:30  Poetry Reading | Kevin Holden (in conversation with Lyn Hejinian)

5:00 Reception

7:30 Dinner at Comal

 

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