||Matt Bower - "The Birth of the World: An Exploration in Husserl's Genetic Phenomenology"
||Michael Burroughs - "Ideal Adults, Deficient Children: The Discourse on the Child in Western Philosophy"
Heidi Samuelson - "Out of Joint: The Nexus of Madness and Time-Consciousness"
Cheri Carr - "Deleuze's Critical Philosophy: The Differential Theory of the Faculties"
Arsalan Memon - "The Problem of Perception, Radical Reflection, and the Body: Towards Understanding
Merleau-Ponty's Post-Kantian Transcendental Philosophy"
||Desiree Ramacus-Bushnell. Review of Nicholas Buccola, The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty (New York: New York University Press, 2012). Forthcoming in Journal of American Studies.
||Nicolás Garrera. “La experiencia ética como evento y fuente de normatividad,” in Cuadernos Filosóficos (Segunda Época), No.IX, December 2012: 11-23.
||John Torrey presented "The Moral Costs of Code Switching for African-American Men" at the Research
Association of Minority Professors in New Orleans.
Dan Larkin presented five papers: "No Victory in Virtue: Incoherence in Aristotle's Defense
of Slavery" at the North Carolina Philosophical Society at the University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill; "Surely You Can't Be Serious: Understanding the Role of Rhetoric
in the Menexenus" at the University of Pennsylvania Ancient Philosophy Workshop; "Method
or Madness: Tracking Down the Ever Elusive Socrates" at the Ancient Philosophy Society
meeting in Tampa, FL; "Looks Can Be Deceiving: Plato and the Seduction of the Polis"
at the International Plato Society Conference in Tokyo, Japan; and "Aristotle's 'Good'
Spartans" (with Tim Roche) at the Philosophical Collaborations Conference, Southern Illinois University.
||John Torrey presented “Philosophical Horizons and Why Pre-College Philosophy Matters” at the
Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) Conference, Loyola University
and at the Winning Words Initiative Conference on Pre-Collegiate Philosophy, University
of Chicago. He also presented “Dispelling the Myth of Philosophy’s Uselessness” at
Morehouse College and “Outreach as Impact: Teaching Philosophy in an Informal Setting”
at American Association of Philosophy Teachers, Morehouse College.
Mike Butler recently presented two papers: "Activity, Passivity and Original Choice: Responding
to a Merleau-Pontean Critique of Sartrean Freedom" at the North American Sartre Society
annual conference and "Do not ask me who I am and do not ask me to remain the same:'
Foucault's Discontinuous Subject in the Archeaology of Knowledge" at the Canadian
Society for Continental Philosophy.
Josh Dohmen will be presenting "The Bios that Binds Us: Care Ethics and Psychoanalytic Perspectives
on Disability" at the 7th Annual philoSOPHIA Conference in Banff, Canada on "Bios:
Feminist Philosophies of Life."
Alice Everly will be presenting "Foucault, Discontinuity, and the Moral Value of Biological Life"
at philoSOPHIA in May.
Marygrace Hemme will be presenting "Feminine Genius and the Importance of Narrating Lives" at philoSOPHIA
Sarah Marshall will be presenting "The Rebirth of Zoē: Ingenious Biography and the Future of the
Polis" at philoSOPHIA in May.
||Matt Bower will be presenting "Method and Motivation for Phenomenological Reconstruction in
Husserliana 39" in a plenary session of the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary
Coalition of North American Phenomenologists at Ramapo College.
Sarah Vincent presented "Zoo Hermeneutics and Non-Human Animals" at the Midsouth Philosophy Conference
at Rhodes College.
Chris Lucibella presented "Deviations from the Norm: The Danger of Classifying Intersex Conditions
as Disorders" at the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy 2012 Annual Conference
in Auckland, New Zealand AND "The Rightfulness of Unauthorized Publication: Kant and
Hegel on Intellectual Property" at the University of Pennsylvania Philosophy Graduate
Josh Dohmen presented "Freedom Enabled: Reflections on the Concept of Freedom from the Disability
Perspective" at Disability Issues and Advocacy Conference at the University of Tennessee,
Matt Bower presented "Spatiality and its Genesis in Husserl's Transcendental Aesthetic" at the
annual meeting of the Seminar in Phenomenology and the History of Philosophy in South
Nicolás Garrera presented "Ethical Experience as Event and Source of Normativity" at the 51st Conference
of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy in Rochester, NY.
Justin Sledge presented "Sense Beyond Sense: John Dee, Angelic Language and the Early-Modern Crisis
of Representation" at UC Berkeley Modern Group's conference on the theme of "Inarticulacy."
Foreign Study, Summer Schools, Workshops
||Dan Larkin will attend the University of Pennsylvania Intensive Ancient Greek Language Program
John Torrey will attend the Spencer Foundation Graduate Institute for Philosophy of Education workshop at University of Loyola, Chicago in July.
||Nicolás Garrera defended an MA dissertation at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal as the closure
of a two-year stay in Europe with the “Erasmus Mundus Europhilosophie” program. Dissertation's
title: “Méthode phénoménologique, affectivité et éthique chez Henry et Levinas” (“Phenomenological
Method, Affectivity, and Ethics in Henry and Levinas”). Director: László Tengelyi.
Alice Everly attended the Third Annual International Summer School in German Philosophy: Bonn,
Germany and presented a paper entitled “The Ontological Turn in Contemporary Philosophy.”
Matt Bower was a visiting researcher at the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University
of Copenhagen. He participated in the annual summer school on Phenomenology and the
Philosophy of Mind while there.
Paul Hammond attended the International Summer School in Political Philosophy in Istanbul, Turkey
and presented a paper titled "Hegel's Theory of Social Groups."
Honors and Awards
||Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award CAS Nominee: Dan Larkin
Hilary Johnson Memorial Graduate Student Teacher Award: tba
|Departmental Service Award: Josh Dohmen and Sarah Marshall
Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award CAS Nominee: Maia Nahele
Hilary Johnson Memorial Graduate Student Teacher Award: Marygrace Hemme
Foreign Study, Summer Schools, Workshops
Honors and Awards