Dr Fiona Utley

Senior Lecturer - Research Services

Fiona Utley

Phone: +61 2 6773 2475

Email: futley2@une.edu.au

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (FPA NSW), BA (UNE), BAHons (UNE), RN (NSW), Graduate Certificate in Women's Health Nursing (NSW College of Nursing 2000), PhD Philosophy (UNE)

Memberships

Member of Societies and Professional Bodies

Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy (ASCP), Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Merleau-Ponty Circle.

Teaching Areas

Supervision Areas

European Philosophy, in particular Merleau-Ponty and Derrida, feminist philosophy, ethics

Research Interests

The relationship between philosophy and the human sciences, in particular regarding phenomenological perspectives on identity, embodiment and social oppression.

Publications

Utley, F. 2016. ‘Violence and relational existence: its significance for our understanding of trust as fundamentally intercorporeal,’ Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, vol.26, pp. 194-213.

Utley, F. 2015. ‘Trust and the Experience of Love,’ in Thinking about Love: Essays in Contemporary Continental Philosophy, eds. Dianne Enns and Antonio Calcagno, Pennsylvania University Press, pp. 169-185.

Utley, F. 2014. ‘Considerations towards a Phenomenology of Trust,’ Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 194-214.

Lynch, A.J. & F. Utley, 2014. ‘Being Honest about the Cosmopolitan Dream of Solidarity with Strangers,’ Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Philosophy: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (PYTT), p. 10-16 [50%].

Lymer, J & F. Utley, 2013. ‘Hospitality and Maternal Consent,’ Law, Text, Culture, vol. 17, pp. 240-272. [50%]

Utley, F. 2010. ‘Stories of Innocence and Experience: Bodily Narrative and Rape,’ in Feminist Bioethics: At the Center, On the Margins, eds Jackie Leach Scully, Laurel E. Baldwin-Ragaven and Petya Fitzpatrick, The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 157-173.

Utley, F. 2010. ‘Bodily Narratives and the Social Oppression of Women,’ Minerva: An Internet Journal of Philosophy, vol. 14, pp.126-141.

Robertson S, Guppy M, Hussain R, Watt J, Kennedy P, Alcorn T, Vidal E, Woodward G, Horton N, Wielebinski W, Utley F, Fisher KA. 2009. ‘Prevalence of iron deficiency and associated risk factors in a rural female student population,’ Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, vol. 45(9), p. A16-A17 (Conference Poster)

Conference Papers

Of Hospitality: The Invitation to Hospitality and the Need for Vigilance,’ Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, Deakin University, Melbourne, 2016.

‘Violence and relational existence: its significance for our experience of confidence, self-trust and distrust’: Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2015.

‘The phenomenology of trust and interanimality’ (revised edition) Relationality Symposium, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2015.

The phenomenology of trust and interanimality’: Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy Annual Conference (full paper peer review), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 2015.

‘Another walk on the wildside: a phenomenology of rewilding and edgelands’ (with Dr Stephen Harris), Thriving Through Transformation: Local to Global Sustainability, ANZSEE 2015 Conference, 19-23 October, University of New England, 2015.

‘Trust's duration: immemorial time and the temporality of trust’, 5th world congress for the Organization of Phenomenological Organizations (OPO V), Murdoch University, Perth, 2014.

Lynch, A.J. & F. Utley. ‘Being Honest about the Cosmopolitan Dream of Solidarity with Strangers,’ Philosophy: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Conference (full paper peer review), Singapore, 2014.

“The Maternal as Hospitality” (with Dr Jane Lymer): Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2012.

‘The silent operation of phenomenological trust’: International Merleau-Ponty Circle (full paper peer review), Fordham University, New York, September, 2012.

‘Considerations towards a phenomenology of trust’: Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy Annual Conference (full paper peer review), St Johns University, Newfoundland, October, 2011.

‘Fools fall in love in a heartbeat: the intercorporeal experience of trust as sensitive space’: Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 2011.

‘Inhabiting the World: art, the body and the transformation of negative space in Man on Wire’: Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, 2009.

‘Understanding the Importance of Merleau-Ponty’s notion of interanimality to the development of a Posthuman ethics’: Minding Animals – an International and Community Conference, Newcastle, 2009.

‘Trust, the Body-Subject and the Lived World’: Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2008.

‘Merleau-Ponty and the Narrating Body-Subject’: International Merleau-Ponty Circle (full paper peer review), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, September, 2008.

‘On Bodily Narrative and Social Oppression’: Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2007.

‘Magical Thinking and the Bodily Narrative of Grief’: Australasian Association of Philosophy Annual Conference, University of New England, Armidale, 2007.

‘Stories of Innocence and Experience: Bodily Narrative and Rape’: Feminists and Bioethics 5th World Congress, UNSW, Sydney, 2004.

‘Constructing the Commodified Subject’: Australasian Association of Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003.

‘Can we Commodify to our Hearts Content?’: VIII Australasian Post-graduate Philosophy Conference, University of New England, Armidale, 2002.