Smith Presents Papers

Clancy Smith, instructor of philosophy, recently presented a paper entitled “Terrifying Vistas of Reality: Lovecraft’s Influence on Deleuze and Postmodernism” at the American Cultural Association’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. in March. The purpose of the conference was to draw from a wide range of philosophers and socio-political thinkers and demonstrate their ongoing influence in contemporary media and popular culture.

In addition, Smith presented “A Way Forward: A Re-examination of the Work of C.S. Peirce in a Culture of Paralysis” at the 2013 U.S. Literatures and Cultures Consortium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.¬† The purpose of the conference was to draw upon an interdisciplinary range of writers, novelists and philosophers to offer creative solutions to Congressional stagnation and propose a way forward.