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Archive for October, 2013


PRG Workshop: with Harald Wiltsche; LUC, Nov. 5

October 28th, 2013

The PRG welcomes Harald Wiltsche (University of Graz, University of Toronto) for a talk and workshop. Participants interested in the workshop are asked to read two articles in advance, which can be downloaded at the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/98c9dy2jx8ylk44/A0tAq__aqq Talk: 4pm Workshop: 2pm Location: TBA (Lake Shore Campus) Check out the Facebook event page for more […]


Lecture: Harry Gensler, SJ; “The Golden Rule,” LUC, Nov. 6

October 28th, 2013

Visiting Professor Harry Gensler, SJ wil be delivering a talk, “The Golden Rule,” to the Philosophy department onWednesday, November 6th, at 2:45 pm, in Crown Center room 210. All department faculty and students are cordially invited to attend.


Philosophy Grad Student Happy Hour!

Philosophy Grad Student Happy Hour!

October 22nd, 2013

Hello,   You’re enthusiastically invited to…   The Philosophy Department’s Grad Student Happy Hour!   Who?                    Grad students, faculty, and staff members. This means you! When?                 Friday, November 8th. 4-6pm. Where?               Crown Center 200 East (The glass room on the second floor) Why?                    To drown our sorrows, toast our successes, and enjoy each other’s company.   The department will […]


Cuba Today: Latin America Matters Speaker Series

Cuba Today: Latin America Matters Speaker Series

October 22nd, 2013

  Latin America Matters Speaker Series   Cuba Today –What’s Going On? Thursday, October 24, 5-6:30 p.m., Crown Center 530 Panel Discussion Humberto Miranda, Instituto de Filosofia de Cuba, and Visiting Professor at the University of Charleston, will discuss the reforms that have taken place and are taking place in Cuba since Raul Castro took over […]


CFP: Mental Illness and Power

October 22nd, 2013

“Mental Illness and Power” A Philosophy Conference at the University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee February 21-22, 2014 Deadline for proposals: November 15th, 2013 This and more information available online at: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/pgsa_2014.php As much historical and theoretical work has shown, the way people have understood mental illness throughout history is co-occurrent with shifting power relations within which human […]


“Animal: What Makes Us Human,” Lectures at Newberry Library/Chicago Humanities Festival, Nov 2

October 22nd, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival, The Newberry Library, and the Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture at the University of Chicago are pleased to announce a special opportunity for graduate students. On Saturday, November 2 three dynamic scholars of American history and culture-Professors Peter Mancall (University of Southern California, History and Anthropology), Wai Chee Dimock […]


CFP: Subjectivity in Question

CFP: Subjectivity in Question

October 22nd, 2013


LUC Philosophy Placement Statistics for PhD Alumni

October 16th, 2013

•             From 2010-2013, twenty-seven Ph.D. students have completed their degrees and graduated. •             Of those, a small number have chosen non-academic careers (theater, community organizing, chaplaincy, business). •             The rest have academic careers. Seventeen have full-time positions and five have one or more part-time positions. •             Eleven alumni teach at non-religiously affiliated schools, and eleven […]


PRG Workshop: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, and Psychology, LUC, Oct. 19

PRG Workshop: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, and Psychology, LUC, Oct. 19

October 14th, 2013

Saturday, October 19th /// 1-4pm /// Crown Center, Room 200 (Lake Shore Campus)   Marilyn Nissim-Sabat (Lewis University) “Contra Ricoeur: The Compatibility of Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis”   Russell Newstadt (LUC) “Nothing To Us: Negation and the Limits of Experience”   Allan Breedlove (LUC) “Indoctrination or Transformation? Nussbaum’s Reply to Friedman on the Democratic Ideal of […]


Congratulations!

October 14th, 2013

Congratulations to Justin Nordin and his wife on the birth of their baby girl over the weekend!


CFP: Princeton Graduate Conference in Political Theory

October 14th, 2013

Graduate Conference in Political Theory Princeton University April 11-12, 2014   Call for Papers (deadline January 17, 2014)   The Committee for the Graduate Conference in Political Theory at Princeton University welcomes papers concerning any topic in political theory, political philosophy, or the history of political thought. Papers should be submitted via the conference website by January 17, 2014. Approximately eight […]


CFP: Kent State University Graduate Conference

CFP: Kent State University Graduate Conference

October 14th, 2013

The Department of Philosophy at Kent State University is pleased to announce the 21st Annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference in Remembrance of May 4th. Submission Deadline: January 19, 2014 Conference Date: March 15, 2014 Conference Website: http://philosophy.kent.edu/conference/ Submission Guidelines: We invite submissions on any philosophical topic, and from any research tradition in philosophy.  Submissions should be 3500 words or […]


PRG: Events and Updates (Event This Friday!)

PRG: Events and Updates (Event This Friday!)

October 2nd, 2013

On Friday, October 4th the PRG welcomes Carly Lane from the University of Chicago for a research seminar titled “It is Not Finished: Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Love”. The session will begin at 2pm in the Crown Center, Room 200 (the glass-walled room).   On Saturday, October 19th the PRG presents a workshop on phenomenology […]


CFA: Thirty-First International Social Philosophy Conference

October 2nd, 2013

Call for Abstracts Thirty-First International Social Philosophy Conference sponsored by The North American Society for Social Philosophy July 17 – July 19, 2014 Southern Oregon University Ashland, Oregon, USA   Proposals in all areas of social philosophy are welcome, but special attention will be devoted to the theme:   Power, Protest, and the Future of […]


Congratulations!

October 2nd, 2013

Congratulations to Clinton Neptune and his wife who just welcomed a new baby daughter!