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Archive for April, 2013


Grad Student & Faculty Pot-luck next Wednesday at 4:30!

Grad Student & Faculty Pot-luck next Wednesday at 4:30!

April 23rd, 2013


Congratulations, Lay!

April 23rd, 2013

Thought you’d like to know: Lay Phonexayphova received an award for best research paper presentation among those on his panel for his paper, “Personal Autonomy and the Military: Developing Relational Skills to Form the Professional Military Ethic,” at Loyola’s 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate School Students. Congratulations to Lay! VW


Sheila Nirenberg, “Talking to the Brain in its Own Language,” Frontier in Science Symposium, Tuesday, April 23th @ 4:30, Gavin

Sheila Nirenberg, “Talking to the Brain in its Own Language,” Frontier in Science Symposium, Tuesday, April 23th @ 4:30, Gavin

April 23rd, 2013

Hello everyone, The Biology Department at Loyola University would cordially like to invite you to our keynote speaker at the Frontier in Science Symposium on Tuesday April 23rd at 4:30 PM in Gavin Auditorium. Sheila Niremberg has developed an “artificial eye” that enables those with macular degeneration to see again.  Her work was the subject […]


CFP: “Exploring Awe and Wonder”

April 23rd, 2013

Call for papers Interdisciplinary conference Exploring awe and wonder 6-8 September 2013 Institute for Simulation and Training University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida Sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation’s Research Grant: Space, Science and Spirituality http://www.chdr.cah.ucf.edu/spaceandspirituality/   The concepts of awe and wonder occupy an important place in the history of ideas, often associated with […]


CFP: Faith, Film and Philosophy conference, “Of Fairy-stories, Fantasy and Myth”

April 22nd, 2013

Call for Papers: “Of Fairy-stories, Fantasy and Myth” October 11th & 12th, 2013 Gonzaga University’s Faith and Reason Institute and Whitworth University’s Weyerhaeuser Center for Faith and Learning are pleased to announce their Seventh Annual Seminar on Faith, Film and Philosophy, entitled “Of Fairy-stories, Fantasy and Myth.” The past decade has seen film adaptations of […]


Dante Lecture rescheduled for May 30th

Dante Lecture rescheduled for May 30th

April 22nd, 2013

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CFP: SEP/FEP 2013, “Modern European Philosophy and its Politics”

April 22nd, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS Modern European Philosophy and its Politics The Society for European Philosophy/Forum for European Philosophy Joint Annual Conference for 2013 will be hosted by the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University London 5–6 September 2013 Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE Plenary speakers Professor Sara Ahmed, Goldsmiths/Cambridge University […]


Publishing Advice from Thom Brooks

April 22nd, 2013

Hi all, The attached article, “Publishing Advice for Graduate Students,” was forwarded to me by a former grad student. best, Vicki Wike Link to pdf: Publication tips


SAVE THE DATE! Grad student and faculty end-of-year potluck coming up on May 1st!

April 14th, 2013

On Wednesday May 1 from 4:30 – 7:00 in the Crown Lobby, you are invited to a Philosophy Grad Student and Faculty End-of-Year potluck.  We will be cheering on those graduate students who have defended and are graduating. And we will be honoring those faculty members retiring or recently retired. More details soon.


Request for Proposals – Advancing Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities Initiative, Deadline: May 15

April 14th, 2013

Request for Proposals – Advancing Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities Initiative (Deadline Extended! – May 15th, 2013) See attachment for more details The home and community is a place that serves many purposes besides a place of residency. Both are places where we begin and finish our day, where families and their children live, play, and grow […]


Lecture: Dr. Aili Mari Tripp on “New Trends in Women and Politics in Africa,” Loyola, April 24

Lecture: Dr. Aili Mari Tripp on “New Trends in Women and Politics in Africa,” Loyola, April 24

April 14th, 2013


Death Penalties Conference, De Paul, Apr. 19-20

Death Penalties Conference, De Paul, Apr. 19-20

April 14th, 2013


6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate School Students, Apr. 20

6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate School Students, Apr. 20

April 14th, 2013

6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate School Students “Sustaining Jesuit Ideals: Exploring the Extraordinary” Saturday, April 20, 2013 Crown Center, Lake Shore Campus Register here. The theme of the symposium is Sustaining Jesuit Ideals: Exploring the Extraordinary. Graduate Students were selected to present their research based upon one of the Jesuit ideals: Community & […]


New Perspectives on Understanding in Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology accepting proposals

New Perspectives on Understanding in Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology accepting proposals

April 9th, 2013


Namaste! It’s Hindu Awareness Week, April 8-12

April 9th, 2013

Namaste, Philosophy Department! On behalf of Loyola University’s Hindu Students’ Organization, I would personally like to invite you all to learn more about the Hindu culture and traditions through Hindu Awareness Week during the week of April 8-12. As a growing organization on campus, HSO strives to raise awareness of the Hindu faith and culture […]