April 14th, Thursday

Venue: Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute

Ahamdieh Family Lecture Hall. Smith Warehouse, Bay 4

8:30AM Coffee & Continental Breakfast

9:00AM Deborah Boyle (College of Charleston) “Margaret Cavendish on the Eternity of the Universe” Commentator: Lewis Powell (SUNY Buffalo)

10:30AM Stewart Duncan (University of Florida) “The Ethics of Panpsychism” Commentator: Adela Deanova (Duke)

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

1:30PM Alison Peterman (Rochester) “The Inferior Spiderman: Cavendish on Pure and Applied Mathematics”

Commentator: Alan Nelson (UNC Chapel Hill)

3:00PM Sandrine Berges (Bilkent) “Margaret Cavendish on Women and Republican Values in the Sociable Letters and Other Texts.”

Commentator: Eric Schliesser

4:30PM Break

4:45PM David Cunning (University of Iowa) “Cavendish, Stoical Fancies, and the Unyielding Plenum” Commentator: Marcy Lascano (CSU Long Beach)

Conference Dinner for Invited Participants Only at Lantern in Chapel Hill