Tano S. Posteraro
228 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 865-1150
- B.A. Philosophy (Honours), McMaster University, 2012 (summa cum laude).
- M.A. Philosophy, McMaster University, 2014.
- Thesis: Toward an Organismic Subjectivity: Affect, Relation, Entanglement.
- Advisor: Dr. B. Allen.
Refereed Journal Articles
“On the Utility of Virtuality for Relating Abilities and Affordances.” Ecological Psychology. Forthcoming, Oct. 2014. DOI: 10.1080/10407413.2014.958039.
“Organismic Spatiality: Toward a Metaphysic of Composition.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Vol. 32, Issue 4 (2014): 739-752. DOI: 10.1068/d13111p.
“Organismic Temporality: Deleuze’s Larval Subject and the Question of Bodily Time.” Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy / Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale. Forthcoming.
“Painting as Stylized Vision: The Movement of Invisibility in Merleau-Ponty’s ‘Eye and Mind’.” Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies Concerning the Thought of Merleau-Ponty. “Merleau-Ponty: Existence, Diacritics, Animality.” Issue 15 (2013): 343-358.
Research Awards and Honours
2014 Society for Philosophy & Culture, Robert P. Wolff Thesis Prize
2014-2018 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Fellowship (SSHRC)
2013-2014 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS)
2012-2014 McMaster University Graduate Scholarship
2011 The F.W. Waters Scholarship in Philosophy
“Painting as Stylized Vision.” Proceedings of ASA Graduate Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2013. American Society for Aesthetics Graduate E-Journal. Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2013). ISSN: 1946-1879.
“Monstrous Temporalities.” A Matter of Lifedeath: An International Interdisciplinary Conference. Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature. The University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba. October 2014. (Paper accepted, unable to travel.)
“Larval Subjectivity, Organismic Temporality.” Models, Machines, and Memories: The Seventh International Deleuze Studies Conference. School of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University. Istanbul, Turkey. July 2014.
“Deleuze’s First Synthesis of Time.” Philosophy of Time. Department of Philosophy, Duquesne University. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. February 2014. (Paper accepted, unable to travel.)
“Artistic Territoriality: Toward a Material Aesthetic.” The Territory In-Between: The Sixth International Deleuze Studies Conference. Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal. July 2013.
“Painting as Stylized Vision.” Graduate Conference in Aesthetics. Independence Park Hotel, Philadelphia. American Society for Aesthetics and the Department of Philosophy, Temple University. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2013.
“The Phenomenology of Expression.” Essays of Significance. Department of Philosophy, University of Windsor. Windsor, Ontario. March 2013.
“Co-Disclosure: Freedom and its Other.” Critical Reflections. Department of Philosophy, University of Windsor. Windsor, Ontario. March 2012
- 2012-2014 Teaching Assistant, Philosophy Department, McMaster University
- PHIL 1A03, Philosophical Texts
- HUM 2C03, Critical Thinking
- PHIL 2X03, Early Modern (Guest Lecture, Spinoza’s Ethics)
- PHIL 2ZZ3, Love and Sex
“Applied Phenomenology.” Panel Chair and Conference Organizer. A Phenomenological Method to the Madness. Department of Philosophy, McMaster University. Hamilton, Ontario. April 2013.