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Event Information:

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    Hobbes and Gender Workshop

    Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

    Day 1: Thursday, November 22

    Location: KH 0.024, Kollegienhaus, Universitätsstraße 15, 91054 Erlangen

    9.30-10.00 Welcome Tea and Coffee

    10.00-10.15 Opening Talk by the Organizers

    10.15-11.15 Meghan Robison (Montclair): Mother Lords and the Power of Preserving Life in Hobbes‘s Leviathan

    11.15-12.15 Joel van Fossen (Boston): Birth follows the belly: A reinterpretation of natural maternal dominion in Hobbes

    12.15-14.00 Lunch

    14.15-15.15 Joanne Boucher (Winnipeg): Feminist Implications of Hobbes‘s Economic Theory

    15.15-16.15 Alissa MacMillan (Antwerp): Eve‘s Ambition: Hobbes, Milton, and the ‘Desire of office, or precedence’

    16.15-17.00 Coffee

    17.00-18.30 S. A. Lloyd (Los Angeles): From Moral Equality to Political Subordination in Hobbes and Rawls

    19.00/19.30 Conference Dinner

    Day 2: Friday, November 23

    Location: KH 0.024, Kollegienhaus, Universitätsstraße 15, 91054 Erlangen

    09.30-11.00 Susanne Sreedhar (Boston): Hobbes and the dethroning of sex

    11.00-11.15 Coffee

    11.15-12.15 Eun Kyung Min (Seoul): Reading Rape and Romance in Thomas Hobbes and Margaret Cavendish

    12.15-13.15 Erika Tucker (Milwaukee): Hobbesian Naturalism and its Promise for a Feminist Theory of Power

    13.30-14.30 Concluding lunch

    Organizers: Eva Odzuck (Erlangen): Alexandra Chadwick (Groningen):