Wednesday, 27 December
77. The Pragmatist Revival and George Herbert Mead
8:45–10:00 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon B, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Jeffrey Insko, Oakland Univ.
1. “Biology without Essentialism: Mead, Physiology, and Cultural Studies,” Randall Kent Knoper, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
2. “Mind, Self, and Subject: From Mead’s Conversation of Gestures to Lacan’s Variable-Length Session,” Christopher Hanlon, Eastern Illinois Univ.
3. “George Herbert Mead and a Transpersonal Aesthetic,” Nicholas Gaskill, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill