April 16th, Saturday

Venue: Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute

Ahamdieh Family Lecture Hall. Smith Warehouse, Bay 4

8:30AM Coffee and Continental Breakfast

9:00AM Andrew Janiak (Duke) “Châtelet and the metaphysical foundations of physics”

Commentator: Antonia Lolordo (University of Virginia)

10:30AM Anne-Lise Rey (CNRS) “L’Épistémologie d’Emilie du Châtelet: Quelques Éléments”

Commentator: Sanem Soyarslan (North Carolina State)

12:00PM Lunch for participants who registered on the blog

1:30PM Katherine Brading “Emilie Du Chatelet and the problem of bodies”

Commentator: Bryce Gessell (Duke)

3:00PM Jacqueline Taylor (U San Francisco) “Two 18th Century Feminists: Bernard Mandeville and Emilie du Chatelet” Commentator: Marguerite Deslauriers (McGill University)

4:30PM Break

4:45PM Karen Detlefsen (Penn) TBA

Commentator: Julie Walsh (Wellesley)

Conference Dinner for Invited Participants Only