REBECCA LONGTIN HANSEN

CURRICULUM VITAE
September 2015

Department of Philosophy
1 Hawk Drive
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY 12561
hansenr@newpaltz.edu

Employment

Assistant Professor, tenure track, Department of Philosophy, SUNY New Paltz, Fall 2014 – present

Education

Ph.D., Philosophy, Emory University, 2014
Dissertation: “Transforming the Sensible: Dilthey and Heidegger on Art”
Committee: Rudolf A. Makkreel (director), David Carr, Andrew J. Mitchell
Readers: John Lysaker, Elizabeth Goodstein

M.A., Philosophy, Emory University, 2011

B.A., Philosophy, University of Dallas, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2006

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles

“Between Theory and Praxis: Art as Negative Dialectics.” Studies in Social and Political Thought 21 (2013): 26 – 51.
[online PDF of issue]

Contributions to Books

Entry on Wilhelm Dilthey’s Von deutscher Dichtung und Musik in Name, ed. Melanie Wald-Fuhrmann and Hartmut Grimm. Kassel: Bärenreiter and Metzler, Forthcoming.

FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS, AND AWARDS

2012 – 2014                Emory Writing Center Fellowship
2013                            Heidegger Circle Graduate Student Travel Stipend
2013                            American Society for Aesthetics Graduate Student Travel Stipend
2011, 2012, 2013        Emory Laney Graduate School Professional Development Support
2007 – 2012                George W. Woodruff Fellowship for Graduate Study, Emory University
2006                            Valedictorian, University of Dallas
2005                            Phi Beta Kappa, inducted junior year
2005                            William Randolph Hearst Foundation Scholarship
2002 – 2006                Trustees’ Scholarship, University of Dallas
2002 – 2006                Presidential Leadership Scholarship, University of Dallas

Conference Presentations

Refereed Paper Presentations

2015    “The Patency of Art: Transubstantiation, Synesthesia, and Self-Touching Touch in Merleau-Ponty’s and Nancy’s Aesthetics,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Atlanta (Oct. 8 – 10)

2015    “Art and the Facticity of the Sensible,” New York Phenomenology Research Group, Applied Phenomenology: Collaborative Investigations, The New School for Social Research, New York (Feb. 21)

2014    “Art as World-Making: The Truth of Art and Heidegger’s Transformation of the Sensible,” Heidegger Circle Satellite Meeting at Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, Philadelphia (Dec. 27 – 30)

2014    “The Transformation of Experience in Art: Heidegger and Jaspers on Van Gogh’s Painting,” Karl Jaspers Society of North America satellite meeting at Central Division of the American Philosophical Association, Chicago (Feb. 26 – March 1)

2013   “Factical Life and the Rehabilitation of the Sensuous in Dilthey and Heidegger,” Seminar in Phenomenology and the History of Philosophy, UC San Diego (Oct 19 – 20)

2013  “The Transcendence of Immanence: Art as Phenomenology in Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Nancy,” Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle, University of   Southern Connecticut, New Haven (May 2-5)

2013  “Dilthey and the Rise of Modernism: Toward an Everyday Aesthetics,” American Society for Aesthetics Eastern Division Meeting, Philadelphia (April 19-20)

2012 “Visualizing The Order of Things: Foucault’s Archaeology and the Classical Quadrilateral,” Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association (Dec. 27-30)

2012  “Poetically We Dwell: The Relation between Facticity and Poetry in Dilthey and Heidegger,” Heidegger Circle Satellite Meeting at Eastern APA, Atlanta (Dec. 27-30)

2012  “Film as Phantasm: Nietzsche’s Stoicism and the Belief in Cinema in Dogville,” Film-Philosophy Conference, London, Great Britain (Sep. 12-14)

2011  “The Dynamism of Form in the Critique of the Power of Judgment,” First Biennial Meeting of North American Kant Society, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (June 2-4)

2010  “The Aesthetic Dimension of Archaeology: Visualizing History in Foucault and Agamben,” Conference of the Society for European Philosophy, Rome, Italy (July 6-10)

2010    “Beyond Reflection: Pessimism and Infinite Resignation in Nietzsche and Kierkegaard,” Duquesne Graduate Conference, “Thinking Desire,” (April 10)

Teaching Experience

SUNY New Paltz

Existentialism, Fall 2014
Aesthetics, Spring 2015
Phenomenology, Fall 2015
Philosophy of Art, Spring 2016
Introduction to Philosophy, Fall 2014 –

Emory University

Introduction to Logic, Summer 2012.
Introduction to Philosophy of Film, Spring 2012.
Introduction to Philosophy of Art, Fall 2011.
Introduction to Philosophy, Spring 2010.
Introduction to Philosophy, Fall 2009.

Additional Work Experience

Tutor, Emory Writing Center, Fall 2012 – Summer 2014

Teacher Training

Digital Publication, Undergraduate Research and Writing; Emory Writing Program, one-day symposium, January 2013.
“Eat. Talk. Teach. Run!” lunch workshop, Emory Graduate School, April 2012.
Inquiry-Guided Learning Workshop; Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, one-day workshop, March 2012.
Technology, Pedagogy, and Curriculum; Emory’s Center for Interactive Teaching, semester-long seminar, Fall 2011.
Philosophy and Pedagogy; Emory Philosophy Department, semester-long seminar, Fall 2008.
Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity; Emory University, 3-day workshop, August 2007.

Service to the Profession

Manuscript Reviewer, North American Kant Society, Fall 2015 –
Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, August 2014 –
Volunteer, Public Philosophy Network Workshop, Emory University, 2013.
Assistant to Andrew Mitchell, convener of the 46th Meeting of the Heidegger Circle, 2012.

Departmental and University Service

Volunteer, Open House for Prospective Students, SUNY New Paltz, October 2014.
Volunteer, LGBTQ Allies, SUNY New Paltz, Fall 2014 –
Graduate Student Coordinator, Emory Writing Center, Fall 2013 – Summer 2014.
Graduate Student Member, Graduate School Giving Committee, Emory University, 2013 – 14.
Co-founder and Organizer, Dissertation Boot Camps, Emory University, Spring 2013.
Symposium Judge for Emory University Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010 and 2014.
Reviewer for Conferences of the Graduate Philosophy Society at Emory, 2009 – 2013.
Conference volunteer for the Graduate Philosophy Society at Emory, 2009 – 2013.
Volunteer, prospective student visits, 2007 – 2013.
Communications Officer for Graduate Philosophy Society at Emory, Fall 2007 – Spring 2009.

 Professional Development

Grant Writing Workshop; Emory Laney Graduate School, one-day workshop, August 2012.
Teaching Portfolio Workshop; Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, one-day workshop, March 2012.
Intensive Grant Writing Workshop; Emory Laney Graduate School, three-day intensive workshop, February 2012.

Languages

German – very good reading knowledge, conversational speaking and writing skills
French – very good reading knowledge, conversational speaking and writing skills

Professional Memberships

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, member
Heidegger Circle, memberAmerican Philosophical Association, member
American Society for Aesthetics, member
North American Kant Society, member