Jonathan Wurtz

jonathan-wurtz

Education

BA, Philosophy - Florida Gulf Coast University (magna cum laude)

MA, Philosophy - University of Memphis

Research

AOS

20th Century French Philosophy, Socio-Political Philosophy, Spatiality, Public Philosophy

AOC

Feminism, Philosophy of Education

Other Areas of Interest

History of Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Liberation, Latin American Philosophy

Translations

"La Conjuration des Corps: La Leçon de Sarah Kofman sur la Mort" by Pleshette DeArmitt, from English to French; presented at the "Comment lire Sarah Kofman?" Conference in Paris, France, May 15-17, 2014.

Presentations

"Opening Philosophy's Borders: Philosophical Horizons outside of the classroom," presented at the 2nd annual Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Network conference (un)commons: theory and public spaces,Pittsburg, PA, September 24-25, 2015

"Of Bodily Spaces" presented at The Foucault Madness: Resisting Force and Discourse at California State University, San Marcos, TX, September 26, 2014

"Wonder in Play: Rethinking an Ethics of Sexual Difference outside the Male/Female Binary," presented at the 8th annual PhiloSOPHIA conference, Penn State University, State College, PA, May 2, 2014

"The Underside of Cyber-Theory: A Report on Publicly Engaged Philosophy in Latin America," with Elena Ruiz, presented at Advancing Public Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 2013.

"Critically Engaging Methodologies Linguistically: The role of alphabetic literacy in the Social/Theoretical Dialectic," presented at the International Social Theory Consortium, Flagler College, Saint Augustine, FL, May 2012

Contact Information

Office: Clement 315
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Email: jwurtz@memphis.edu