Launch for “Merleau Ponty with an Australian Accent,” 2 June 2022

The new video Merleau-Ponty with an Australian Accent, co-produced by Deakin’s Dr Marilyn Stendera and featuring a number of prominent Australian philosophers including Deakin’s Dr Helen Ngo, and Prof. Jack Reynolds, will be officially launched on 2 June 2022.

Merleau-Ponty with an Australian Accent features interviews with Maurita Harney, Jack Reynolds, Andrew Inkpin, Marguerite La Caze, Fiona Utley, Jane Lymer, Helen Ngo, and Ryan Gustafsson, on the Phenomenology of Perception and its impact and influence of their work and thinking—together with the remix video art of David Greenhalgh.

The launch features the video’s world premiere, followed by a discussion with developers of the video and interviewees, Fiona Utley, Marilyn Stendera, and Ryan Gustafsson (Australia), and other interviewees as well: Maurita Harney, Jack Reynolds, Marguerite La Caze, and Andrew Inkpin (Australia). The discussion will be hosted by David Morris (Canada). This will be followed by a question and answer session with attendees. The launch is via a Zoom meeting, on 2 June, 9:00h-11:00h EST (Montreal). It is free but requires registration

The film will be premiered during the launch via the series site After the launch it will be permanently available for streaming. 

The Philosophy and the History of Ideas Affiliated Research Team is proud to have contributed to the production of ‘Merleau-Ponty with an Australian Accent’.