It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives
that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living. ~ Simone de Beauvoir
2007 Southwest Graduate English Symposium
A Violent Return to Ethics?
Implications, Complications, and Situations
February 16th - 18th, 2007
Keynote Address: R. Clifton Spargo
"Violence and the Ethical Event"
The Ethics of Mourning: Grief and Responsibility in Elegiac Literature
(The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)
Vigilant Memory: Emmanuel Levinas, the Holocaust, and the Unjust Death
(The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)