Recent Talks

(all invited)

“The Value of Opacity.” Boston University Late Modern Workshop. Self-Knowledge and Self-Ignorance. September 2021

“The Opacity of Human Action.” Kant’s Fundamental Assumptions. Workshop for edited volume. August 2021

“Picturing the Mind: On Freud’s Metapsychology.” Columbia Philosophy Department Colloquium. May 2021.

“Excessive Images.” The Practical, The Political, and the Ethical Workshop. Institute of Philosophy, University of London. June 2021.

“The Double.” Archive-Based Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Lockdown. New School for Social Research. March 2021.

“Picturing the Mind: On Freud’s Metapsychology.” Warwick Philosophy Conference. April 2021.

“Self-Consciousness and Self-Opacity in Aesthetic Judgment.” New York German Idealism Workshop, Columbia University. 2020

“Conventional Pleasures: On the Erotic Thriller and its Vision of the Human.” American Society of Aesthetics. 2020

“The Philosophical Significance of Freud’s Theory of Sexuality.” Continental Philosophy Group, University of Toronto. 2020

“Aesthetic Self-Knowledge in Kant.” Invited Symposium: Kant on Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity. Central APA. 2020

“Nothing New: Psychic Patterns and Genre Films.” Night of Philosophy. 2019

“Towards a Critical Theory of Self-Knowledge: Lessons from Du Bois.” Self-Opacity, Ethics, and Agency Conference. Yale University, 2019