Ricciardone

 

EMPLOYMENT

2018-Now        Faculty and Provost, Activist Graduate School

2018-19         Distinguished Visiting Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities/ Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College, NY

EDUCATION

2017

Ph.D. in Rhetoric with the designated emphasis in Critical Theory, UC Berkeley

2011

M.A. in Rhetoric, UC Berkeley

2009

M.A. in Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture, SUNY Binghamton

2005

B.A. in History with the minor in Interpretation Theory, Swarthmore College

PUBLICATIONS

2019

2019

“Review of Chad Jorgensen, The Embodied Soul in Plato’s Later Thought (Cambridge, 2018),” Journal for the History of Philosophy, forthcoming.

"What is the Meaning of Socrates’ Last Words? A Multifaceted Approach," Ancient Philosophy, forthcoming.

2014

"'We are the Disease': Truth, Health, and Politics from Plato's Gorgias to Foucault,"  Epoché, 18.2: 287-310.

2013

"Do Trees Have Standing?" (with Micah White), Adbusters Magazine #105.

2012

"Fourth Wave Feminism," Adbusters Magazine #103.

2012

"Occupy as Form: The Virus," UC Berkeley Arts Research Center, online.

FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2016-17

2015-16

Frank E. Ratliffe Fellowship in Classical Antiquity, UC Berkeley

Critical Theory Dissertation Fellowship, UC Berkeley

2014

Grant for Digital Innovation, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department

2013-14

Dean’s Normative Time Fellow, UC Berkeley

2012

Summer Grant, UC Berkeley Graduate Division

2012

Grant for Exam Preparation, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department

2010

Ancient Greek Summer Workshop Grant, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department

2009-12

Mellon Discovery Fellow, Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011

Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award, UC Berkeley

2009

Wollenberg Award, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department

2005

Phi Beta Kappa National Society, Swarthmore College

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2017

“What is the Meaning of Socrates’ Last Words?”, invited lecture in Classics, Yale University

2017

2017

“Ring Composition in Plato’s Phaedo”, invited presentation at the Workshop in Philosophy, Literature, and the Arts, Stanford University

“Socrates’ Last Words”, guest lecture at Professor Nick Smith’s seminar, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.

2016

“Three Questions, Seminar, Colloquium and Residency at Caldera, Institute for Creative Research, Sisters, OR

2015

“Famous Last Words: The Life, Death, and Disease of Socrates,” Rumpakis/Dussin Lecture, Reed College

2015

“Sick with Contradiction: A Literary-Philosophical Reading of Plato’s Phaedo," Rhetoric of Rhetoric Workshop, UC Berkeley

2014

“Post-Theory: Safe Seeing in Plato, After the Internet,” Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference, UC Berkeley.

2012

“'We are the Disease': A Politico-Etiological Reading of Plato’s Gorgias,” 35th Annual Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants’ Conference, Città di Castello, Italy

2011

“Truth, Health and Politics in Plato’s Gorgias,” Mellon Discovery Fellows Annual Members’ Session, UC Berkeley Townsend Center.

2011

“Statelessness as Disease in Arendt’s Origins of Totalitarianism,” invited presentation with Dr. Judith Butler, Critical Theory Thirty Pages Seminar, UC Berkeley

2009

“Is There Hope for History?  Nietzsche and Heidegger on the Meanings of History,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA

2009

"Resistance to Techno-Capitalism: Heidegger and Marx on the Machine,” 19th Annual Philosophy, Interpretation, & Culture (PIC) Conference, Binghamton, NY

COURSES TAUGHT

2018

How to Change the World (Workshop). Co-faculty, Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College

2017

Technology and Social Change. Co-Faculty, Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2016

2012

Exploring the Liberal Arts (*online course), Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley

Ancient Philosophy. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley

2010, 2011

Ancient Rhetoric. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley

2011

Rhetoric of Photography. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley

2010

Rhetoric of Nature (Writing). Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley

2009

The Craft of Writing. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley

2009

Philosophies of History and Time. Instructor, SUNY Binghamton

2008

Medical Ethics. Teaching Assistant, SUNY Binghamton

2008

Perpetual War. Teaching Assistant, SUNY Binghamton


NETWORKS, PROJECTS AND SERVICE

2018

Participant, New York Classics and Philosophy (NYCAP) Ancient Greek reading group, New York University

2017-18

Participant, “The Place of Greece,” Postclassicisms Reading Group, Princeton University

2017-18

Co-facilitator, Ancient Greek Reading Group, Columbia University

2016

2016

2014-15

2013-14

Participant, Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, Reed College

Participant, “Swarms,” Postclassicisms Workshop, UC Berkeley

Organizer, Interdisciplinary Women’s Virtual Dissertation Working Group

Twitter Facilitator, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department

2013

Facilitator, Philosophy Camp, Rubicon Foundation, Arlington, WA 

2012

Participant, Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Città di Castello, Italy

2010

Graduate Assistant, “Old Things” Strategic Working Group, UC Berkeley Townsend Center for the Humanities

2008-09

Co-Organizer, Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture (PIC) Department Proseminar, SUNY Binghamton

2008-09

President, PIC Student Alliance, SUNY Binghamton

2007-08

Co-Organizer, 19th Annual PIC Conference, SUNY Binghamton

LANGUAGES

Ancient Greek (full professional competency)

Arabic, Egyptian and Modern Standard (basic)

French (reading knowledge)

German (reading knowledge)

Spanish (fluent)