Conferences on Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

The Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Fund is most grateful to all the scholars who have agreed to have their conference papers posted on this page. We ask users of the site to honor their generosity by respecting their work. The papers are posted here for reading and reference only; the authors retain copyright in their work, and it should not be cited or reproduced without their written permission. If you hold the copyright to a paper listed below and want your paper removed, please contact the Fund at once.

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy: Then & Now

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
June 2014

M. Darrol Bryant

Remembering Meeting ERH

Michael Gormann-Thelen


Nick Ruiter

What Can I Say?

Lise van der Molen

The New Thinking

Lise van der Molen

The Samaritan Women

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and the Social Representation of Truth. From Williams James to Camp William James and Beyond

Dartmouth College
November 2010

The conference was held at Dartmouth College in on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13, 2010.

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy/Franz Rosenzweig: The Dimensions of a Relationship

Dartmouth College
July 2008

Rosenstock-Huessy Roundtable

Norwich, Vermont
July 2006

Meredith A. Cargill

The Communication Theory of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

Christopher C. Emerick

Waiting to Inhale: Toward an Understanding of the Spirit as the (Pre)condition for the Possibility of Speech

David B. Goldman

What Rosenstock-Huessy can teach us about globalisation and law

James Eric Lane

Why Rosenstock-Huessy’s Speech and Reality is Important

Emanuel Oglice

Self in Community: Man’s Spirit in the Coming Age

Christoph Richter

Approaching temporality and human time consciousness through the Sociology of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

Terry Simmons

Varieties of Military Experience: Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, William James, and the Moral Equivalent of War

Planetary Articulation: the Life, Thought, and Influence of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

Allerton Park Conference Center, Monticello, IL
June 2002

Frances B. Huessy

Rosenstock-Huessy and His Students’ Bequest

Mark M. Huessy

Piracy, Technology, September 11, and the Cellar Walls

Peter Huessy

Notes on Creating the Future: Martin Luther King and Ronald Reagan

Vitaly Makhlin

AFTER THE REVOLUTION: In Search of a New Orientation with Constant Reference to Rosenstock-Huessy’s Analysis of Russia

Paul Myers

From Studying Eugen, to Standing in Eugen’s Study: The Grammatical Method for Group Leadership

Lauren Pfister

Metaphysical Musings on Play, Sport, and the Temptations of the Extraordinary

Robert S. Smith


Robert S. Smith

Planetary Pedagogy

Olavo de Carvalho

Translating The Origin of Speech

Lise van der Molen

Trinity Sunday

Towards an Economy of the Times

Twente, The Netherlands
August 1992

Respondeo Etsi Mutabor: I Respond Although I Will Be Changed

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
August 15-19, 1988

The evening sessions at the 1988 conference featured talks by Hal Berman in the opening session, by Marshall Meyer and Dick Shaull the following evening, by Hans Achterhuis and Frank Davidson on the third evening, and by Page Smith on the final evening of the conference. (The recordings made available here are very rough tape-to-MP3 transfers, with significant fluctuations in volume and quality. We hope in time to be able to replace them with much improved files.)

Robert Castle

From Desperation to Salvation: Revealing and Concealing Nothing in History

See also a revised version at

William Martin

A Re-envisagement of the Human Curriculum

Wort, Dienst, und Wirklichkeit: Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy und der Friede der Piraten

Berlin, Germany
July 1985

Conference Program

Leo O. Harris

Rosenstock-Huessy's Castle

Liselotte Liebrich-Dedi

"Lieber Eugen"

Eckart Wilkens

Wie Uebersetzen--Nach den Weltkriegen

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy: His Life, Work, and Contributions

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
June 1982

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