The Hegel Society of America

Minutes of the Business Meeting
Hegel Society of America
November 4-6, 2016
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  1. President Angelica Nuzzo called the meeting to order at approximately 6:18 pm.

  2. The Treasurer, Ardis Collins, presented the Treasure’s Report for 2014 to 2016. Between October 2014 and October 2014 income received totaled $35,579, of which $31,308 came from subscription income. Expenses paid out totaled $32,168.

    The Society’s checking account had a balance brought forward in October 2014 of $19,366. The current balance is $37,850.

    The Society also has funds invested in a certificate of deposit. The balance brought forward in October 2014 was $15,123 and is now $15,176.

    The Society’s total assets (checking account plus the certificate of deposit) are $58,327.

  3. The following members were nominated for office:

    President Allegra De Laurentiis and Jere Surber
    Vice-President      Mark Alznauer
    Councilor Emilia Angelova, Anton Barba-Kay, Andrew Davis, and Paul Wilford

    Allegra De Laurentiis was elected President; Mark Alznauer was elected to the office of Vice-President; Emilia Angelova, Anton Barba-Kay, and Andrew Davis were elected as Councilors. Ardis Collins and Michael Baur will continue in their positions as Treasurer and Secretary, respectively. Lou Turner will remain in his position as Councilor.

  4. The following three topics were proposed for the 2016 Hegel Society meeting:
    Hegel and Democracy
    Hegel and Nature
    Hegel, Tragedy, and Comedy
    It was agreed that the policy of including a membership-wide vote to decide the theme would continue.

  5. David Morris of Concordia University was thanked for his work as the local organizer of the 2016 meeting.

  6. A motion was made to thank Concordia University for its institutional support of the 2016 meeting. The motion was approved by acclamation.

  7. The meeting adjourned at approximately 7:27pm.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Michael Baur (Secretary of the Hegel Society of America)

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