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 Spring 2014

Friday, January 17, 2014
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Faculty Meeting

Simco Lecture
Daniele Moyal-Sharrock (University of Hertfordshire) - "Wittgenstein and Leavis: Literature and the Enrichment of the Ethical"

Friday, January 24, 2014
CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Graduate Student Colloquium
Paul Hammond (University of Memphis) - "Deleuze's Conception of Action"

Friday, January 31, 2014
CL 329, 1:00-3:00pm

Philosophy Circle

Friday, February 7, 2014
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Faculty Meeting

Moss Lecture Series
William Scheuerman (Indiana University) - "Edward Snowden: Civil Disobedience in an Age of Total Surveillance"

Friday, February 14, 2014
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Faculty Meeting

Department Speaker Series
Isak Holm (University of Copenhagen) - "Is Kafka Kafkaesque? Fate and Freedom in Franz Kafka's Political Thinking"

February 21-22, 2014
10th annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference
Mental Illness and Power
Keynote Speakers: David M. Goodman (Lesley University) and Mary Beth Mader (University of Memphis)

Midsouth Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Rhodes College

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Department Speaker Series
Pierre Destrée (Université catholique de Louvain) - "Aristotle on the Pleasure of Virtue"

March 10-16, 2014

Spring Break

March 20, 2014
CL 213, 3:00-4:30pm

Laurence Thomas (Syracuse University) - "Self-Deception, Fitting-In, and Moral Character"

March 21-22, 2014
University Center 363 (3/21) and Scates Hall 212 (3/22)

Conference
"Dignity: The History of a Concept" (Remy Debes, organizer)

Friday, March 28, 2014
CL 317, 1:00-3:00pm

CL 213, 3:00-5:00pm

Dissertation Defense: Jennie Latta

Professionalization Workshop

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Dissertation Defense: Paul Hammond

Friday, April 4, 2014
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Faculty Meeting

Dissertation Defense: Justin Sledge

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
CL 135, 1:00-3:00pm

Dissertation Defense: Nicolás Garrera

Friday, April 11, 2014
Fogelman Executive Conference Center, room 217 [map]

Moss Conference
"Torture and Solitary Confinement: Phenomenology and Ethics" (Shaun Gallagher, organizer)

Friday, April 18, 2014
CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Department Speaker Series
Cynthia Willett (Emory University) - "Interspecies Ethics"

Friday, April 25, 2014

CL 317, 1:30-3:00pm


CL 317, 3:00-4:30pm

Moss Lecture Series
Michelle Montague (University of Texas, Austin) - "What is Given in Conscious Thought"

Galen Strawson (University of Texas, Austin) - "'The secrets of all hearts': Locke on Personal Identity"

Friday, May 23, 2014
CL 329, 1:00-3:00pm

Faculty Meeting

 

 Fall 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013
5:30pm

Back to School BBQ. Hosts: Nancy Simco and John Tienson

Friday, September 6, 2013
CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Department Speaker Series
Alan Schrift (Grinnell College) - "French Nietzscheanism and the Emergence of Poststructuralism"

Friday, September 13, 2013
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 317, 3:30-5:30pm

Faculty Meeting

Erasmus Mundus Public Lecture
Tobias Klass (Universität Wuppertal) - "What is a Terrorist? The Michael Kohlhass Case"

Friday, September 20, 2013
CL 329, 2:00-3:30pm

CL 317, 4:00-5:30pm

Faculty Meeting

Stephan Blatti (University of Memphis) - Spindel Conference Preview

September 26-28, 2013
University Center, Fountain View Room

32nd annual Spindel Conference
The Lives of Human Animals

Friday, October 4, 2013
CL 213, 3:00-5:00pm

Graduate Student Colloquium flyer

Friday, October 11, 2013
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Faculty Meeting

Department Speaker Series
Tina Chanter (Kingston University) - “‘Without you I’m Nothing:’” Rancière, Feminist Art and European Masters of the ‘Orient’”

March 10

Spring Break

Friday, October 18, 2013
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

Faculty Meeting

October 18-19, 2013
7th annual Ida B. Wells Conference
Keynote Speakers: Howard McGary (Rutgers University) and Zandria Robinson (University of Memphis)

Friday, November 1, 2013
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 213, 3:00-5:00pm

Philosophy Circle

Graduate Student Colloquium

Friday, November 15, 2013
CL 329, 11:30am-1:00pm

Brown Bag Talk
Mattia Gallotti (Columbia University) - "Individualism and the We-Mode"

CL 317, 3:00-5:00pm

Moss Lecture Series
Jean-Luc Petit (Université de Strasbourg and Collège de France, Paris) - "Husserl and the Neurosciences: Implementing Transcendental Constitution Theory in Brain Circuits"

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
CL 329, 2:00-3:30pm

Faculty Meeting

Friday, November 22, 2013
CL 329 & 317, 9:30am-5:00pm

Philosophical Horizons Workshop
Keynote Address: Claire Katz (Texas A&M University) - "The Necessity and Limits of Thinking [for Oneself"

Friday, December 6, 2013
CL 329, 1:00-2:30pm

CL 213, 3:00-5:00pm

Philosophy Circle

Graduate Student Colloquium

Speakers

moyal-sharrock
Daniele Moyal-Sharrock (University of Hertfordshire)
scheuerman
William Scheuerman (Indiana University)
holm
Isak Holm (University of Copenhagen)
goodman
David M. Goodman (Lesley University)
destree
Pierre Destrée (Université catholique de Louvain)
willett
Cynthia Willett (Emory University)
strawson
Galen Strawson (University of Texas, Austin)
montague
Michelle Montague (University of Texas, Austin)
schrift
Alan Schrift (Grinnell College)
klass
Tobias Klass (Universität Wuppertal)
blatti
Stephan Blatti (University of Memphis)
chanter
Tina Chanter (Kingston University)
mcgary
Howard McGary (Rutgers University)
robinson
Zandria Robinson (University of Memphis)
galloti
Mattia Galloti (Columbia University)
petit
Jean-Luc Petit (Université de Strasbourg and Collège de France, Paris)
katz
Claire Katz (Texas A&M University)
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