University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus, Sydney
2-4 December 2015

The ASCP aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for academics and postgraduates working in the European tradition, and its annual conference is the largest such event devoted to philosophy in Australia.

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  • Amy Allen is Professor and Head of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. She is also editor of the Columbia University Press series New Directions in Critical Theory and Co-Editor in Chief of the journal Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory. Her publications include The Politics of Our Selves: Power, Autonomy, and Gender in Contemporary Critical Theory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008; paperback edition, 2013) and The End of Progress: De-colonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory, which will be published later this year by Columbia University Press. 
  • Paola Marrati is Professor of Humanities at Johns Hopkins University with a joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy, and Director of the Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Her publications include Genesis and Trace. Derrida Reader of Husserl and Heidegger (Stanford University Press, 2005), Gilles Deleuze. Cinema and Philosophy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). She is currently completing a book manuscript entitled The Event and the Ordinary: On the Philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Stanley Cavell.
  • Alison Ross is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, and is currently an ARC Future Fellow. Her publications include Walter Benjamin's Concept of the Image (Routledge, 2014), and the edited volumes Jacques Ranciere and the Contemporary Scene: The Philosophy of Radical Equality (London: Continuum, 2012, with Jean-Philipe Deranty), and Aesthetic Experience (Equinox Publishing, UK. 2010).