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27-29 janvier 2021 – Anthrodecentrism: Humans as Footnotes in Time and Space

Le département d’anglais de la Faculté des Lettres de l’Institut Catholique de Paris, en collaboration avec l’Université de Lorraine et l’HiCSA (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), organise une conférence internationale qui se tiendra désormais en ligne les 27, 28 et 29 janvier 2021.

Site internet de l’événement :

Anthrodecentrism: Humans as Footnotes in Time and Space

A conference in three webinars


Webinar #1. January 27th, 2021.

2.00-4.00. TIME

Time present and time past

Are both perhaps present in time future

And time future contained in time past.

2.00-2.10. Welcome address and introduction.

2.10-2.40. Keynote address: Dr. Michelle Bastian (Edinburgh College of Art): “Fixing our attention on the clock: A note on a note from Bergson’s Duration and Simultaneity.”

2.40-3.00. Questions


John MacDonald (Brock University, Ontario Canada“Healing Through Nietzsche’s Twofold Eternal Return: The Philosophy Of Time From Aristotle To Heidegger and Beyond”

Julie Momméja (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3) “Rethinking the future, 10,000 years at a time: the Clock of the Long Now”

Meeting URL: (Meeting ID: 998 1061 9320 / Passcode: 999042)

Webinar #2. January 28th, 2021.


Keynote address: David Farrier (University of Edinburgh): “Readings from Footprints: In Search of Future Fossils

Vincent Jaunas (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3) “Yearning for Humanity’s Fourth Narcissistic Wound: Anthrodecentrism in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)”

Dr. Diane Leblond (Université de Lorraine) “The Purpose of Aliens. Challenging Anthropocentrism and Encountering Otherness in ‘Story of your Life’ and Arrival”

Meeting URL: (Meeting ID: 987 5848 5427 / Passcode: 683304)

Webinar #3. January 29th, 2021.


Dr. William McKenzie (Université de Lorraine) “Shakespeare’s Spirits… and our Anthro-de-centred ZeitGeist

Dr. Emilie Walezak (Université Lumière Lyon 2) “Anthropomorphism Vs. Anthropocentrism: Contemporary Short Stories as Onto-Stories”

Héloïse Thomas (Université Bordeaux Montaigne) “Schrödinger’s Hello Kitty Lunchbox: Dream Crows, Quantum Theory, and the Anthropocene in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale For the Time Being

Meeting URL: (Meeting ID: 920 8790 1553 / Passcode: 900435)