VOEGELIN -- RESEARCH NEWS

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Volume III, No. 4                                            June 1997
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                              Programs
                                      
   Revised June 9, 1997

                   PRELIMINARY PROGRAM--FINAL VERSION
         1997 American Political Science Ass'n Annual Meeting
                                  for
              ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY, 13TH ANNUAL MEETING
             August 29-30, 1997, Sheraton Washington Hotel


   Program Organizer:

   Ellis Sandoz, Louisiana State University
   Eric Voegelin Institute
   LSU/ 240 Stubbs Hall
   Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5466;
   504/ 388-2552:FAX 504/ 388-2540;
   (h)504/766-9902;

   E-mail= evelli@unix1.sncc.lsu.edu

   Note:  APSA has confirmed as given all of the times for Eric Voegelin
   Society panels and also informed us that all will be located in the
   Sheraton Washington Hotel (2660 Woodley Rod., N. W.) -- exact rooms to
   be announced in the FINAL PROGRAM only.  For convention pre-registra-
   tion E-mail APSA to   Tel.: AC 202 483-2512

   APSA membership

   for pre-registration and other information. Hotel reservations can be
   arranged by calling 1-800 535-3336 thru Aug. 4, 1997: $89 single, $119
   double, for members. Carlson Wagonlit has information on convention
   discount air fares of US Air & United A irlines: 1- 800-232-6537.


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   Panel 1:  VOEGELIN AND PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY AND CONSCIOUSNESS
   Time: 8:45 a.m., Friday

   Chair: Jene M. Porter, University of Saskatchewan 

        Papers: "Eric Voegelin and the Schelling Renaissance"
                 Gerald L. Day, McMaster University

                "Charles Taylor, John R. Searle, and Eric Voegelin: What
                 is Mind?"
                 Jene M. Porter, University of Saskatchewan 

                "The Nexus of Politics: Camus' First Man and Voegelin's
                 Anamnetic Recovery"
                 John Randolph LeBlanc, Louisiana State University

                "Voegelin and Rosenstock-Huessy on History & Revolution"
                 Wayne Cristaudo, University of Adelaide

        Discussants: Henrik Syse, University of Oslo
                     Geoffrey L. Price, University of Manchester


   Panel 2:  ERIC VOEGELIN'S HISTORY OF POLITICAL IDEAS: A ROUNDTABLE
   Time: 10:45 a.m., Friday

   Chair: Ellis Sandoz, Louisiana State University

        Participants:

            Athanasios Moulakis, University of Colorado, Boulder
            David Walsh, Catholic University of America
            Barry Cooper, University of Calgary
            Thomas Hollweck, University of Colorado, Boulder
            James L. Wiser, Jr., Loyola University of Chicago
            John Agresto, St. John's College in Santa Fe


   Panel 3: ERIC VOEGELIN'S "THE GOSPEL AND CULTURE": A ROUNDTABLE
   Time: 1:30 p.m., Friday

   Chair: William M. Thompson, Duquesne University

        Participants:

            Henrik Syse, University of Oslo
            William M. Thompson, Duquesne University
            David L. Morse, Duquesne University
            V. Bradley Lewis, Catholic University of America


   PANEL 4:  PHILOSOPHY AND FICTION: ERIC VOEGELIN & MODERN LITERATURE
   Time: 3:30 p.m., Friday

   Chair: Charles R. Embry, Texas A & M University -- Commerce

        Papers: "The Mirth of Angels and Devils: Activist Dreaming and
                 the Poles of Utopianism and Absurdity in Milan Kundera's
                 The Book of Laughter and Forgetting"
                 Polly Detels, Texas A & M -- Commerce

                "'Farewell cool reason and fair discretion!' Or,
                 Apperzeptions-verweigerung and Second Reality in Heimoto
                 von Doderer and Eric Voegelin"
                 Charles R. Embry, Texas A & M at Commerce

                "Experience and Symbolization of 'Politics' in Dazai
                 Osamu's Shayo [Setting Sun]"
                 Timothy Hoye, Texas Woman's University

                "A Novelist's Exploration of the Depth: Hermann Broch's
                 The Sleepwalkers"
                 Jodi Cockerill, University of Notre Dame

                "Political Theory and Representation in Robert Penn
                 Warren"  
                 Steven D. Ealy, Liberty Fund, Inc.

   Discussants: Martin Palous, Charles University--Prague
                Cecil L. Eubanks, Louisiana State University


   Panel 5:  GNOSTICISM IN ITS MODERN MANIFESTATIONS
   8:45 a.m., Saturday

   Chair: Paul Caringella, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

        Papers: "Harold Bloom's Gnostic America"
                 Paul Caringella, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

                "The Romance of the Soul: Literature and the Gnostic
                 Psychodrama"
                 Thomas A. Hollweck, University of Colorado at Boulder

                "Participation and Its Discontents: Gnostic Anxiety"
                 Glenn Hughes, St. Mary's University at San Antonio

                "History and Gnosis: Voegelin's Reply to Bultmann"
                 Christopher Colmo, Rosary College

                "Hyperdemocracy and the Gnostic Impulse"
                 William D. Gairdner, _independent scholar_

   Discussants: John von Heyking, University of Notre Dame
                Todd Breyfogle, University of Chicago & Liberty
                Neal Fuller, Louisiana State University


   Panel 6:  ETHICS AND REALITY: VOEGELIN, LEVINAS AND LONERGAN
   Time: 10:45 a.m., Saturday

   Chair: Glenn A. Hughes, St. Mary's University

        Papers: "PERIAGOGE: Conversion and Differentiation in Voegelin
                 and Lonergan"
                 Fred Lawrence, Boston College

                "Equivalence of Meaning: Cognitional Theory and the
                 History of Symbols"
                 Thomas J. McPartland, Whitney Young College, Kentucky   
                                       State University

                "Human Subjectivity as a Partnership in Being: A Dialogue
                 Between Voegelin and Levinas"
                 Marie L. Baird, Duquesne University

   Discussants: David Walsh, Catholic University of America
                Steven McCarl, University of Denver
                Kenneth Keulman, Loyola University of New Orleans


   Panel 7:  NOESIS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY: VOEGELIN, HAYEK, MISES, &
             ROEPKE
   Time: 3:30 p.m., Saturday

   Chair: Clarence F. Sills, U. S. Naval Academy

        Papers: "Reflections on Prospects for 'Ordered Liberty' in
                 Voegelin, von Mises and Roepke"
                 Clarence F. Sills, U. S. Naval Academy

                "Anti-Scientism and Liberty in the Thought of Ludwig 
                 von Mises, F.A. Hayek and Wilhelm Roepke"
                 William F. Campbell, Louisiana State University

                "Against A Scientism of Management, Again!"
                 Nathan W. Harter, Purdue University

   Discussants: William T. Tete, Loyola University of New Orleans
                Michael G. Franz, Loyola College of Maryland


   BUSINESS MEETING OF THE ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY
   Business Meeting: Maryland C (Sheraton)
   Time: 5:30 p.m., Saturday

   DUTCH TREAT RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF
   THE ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY
   Reception: Maryland B (Sheraton)
   Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m., Saturday

   Note:  APSA has confirmed as given all of the times for Eric Voegelin 
          Society panels and also informed us that all will be located in
          the Sheraton Washington Hotel (2660 Woodley Rod., N. W.)--exact
          rooms to be announced in the FINAL PROGRAM only.  For conven-
          tion pre-registration E-mail APSA to  
          Tel.: AC 202 483-2512

   Ellis Sandoz, Louisiana State University
   Eric Voegelin Institute
   LSU/ 240 Stubbs Hall
   Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5466;
   504/ 388-2552:FAX 504/ 388-2540;
   (h)504/766-9902;

   E-mail= evelli@unix1.sncc.lsu.edu


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