Interdisciplinary Simmel: A Conference

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Thursday, September 13th, 2018 – Friday, September 14th, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 20182:00PM - 6:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
M5S 3K7
Friday, September 14, 20189:00AM - 2:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
M5S 3K7
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Thursday September 13

2:00 Opening Remarks: Willi Goetschel and Dan Silver

2:15 Omar Lizardo, Simmel’s dialectic of content and form in recent work in cultural sociology

3:00 Thomas Kemple, Simmel’s Sense of Modernity: Adventures in Time and Space

3:45 Coffee Break

4:15 Natàlia Cantó Milà, Simmel’s Sociology of Relations

5:00 Elizabeth Goodstein, Simmel’s Phenomenology of Disciplinarity

Friday September 14

9:15 John McCole, Georg Simmel: Deconstructing the Self and Recovering Authentic Individuality

10:00 Oliver Simons, Georg Simmel’s Theory of Form

10:45 Coffee Break

11:00 Daniel Silver and Milos Brocic, Three Conceptions of Form in Simmel’s Sociology

11:45 Willi Goetschel, Form and Relation: Difference and Alterity in Simmel

12:30 Open Discussion


Joint Initiative in German and European Studies

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Jackman Humanities Institute

Department of Philisophy, University of Toronto

Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Toronto

Department of Sociology, University of Toronto

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