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Events Calendar

Fall 2022

September 23


“How to make a people? Hobbes vs Rousseau”
James Harris (St. Andrews)
Clement 317

October 7

Research in Progress

'Absolute Supremacy': Ida B. Wells-Barnett on the Reign of the 'Unwritten Law'
Jasper St. Bernard
Clement 317

October 21

Film Screening
Losing Ground (1982)
Directed by Kathleen Collins
Clement 317

Popcorn provided

October 28 - 29

Spindel Conference
Title: Relational Autonomy and Collective Intentionality

November 04

Film Screening 
Ida B. Wells documentary
Facing Down Storms: Memphis and the Making of Ida B. Wells
UC Theater

*This special screening is not open to the public. 
Please click here for details.

November 11

Ida B. Wells
Speaker: Dr. Yolonda Wilson
Clement Hall 317
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Spring 2023

February 24

Title: "Decolonizing Dialectics Reconsidered"
Dr. Gregory Doukas
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Political Science
University of Memphis

March 17-18

“The Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable”
Hosted by Deborah Tollefsen.
View the Conference Website

March 24

Dissertation Defense
Matthew Fee
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

March 31 - April 1

SJP Workshop 

Fall 2023

September 08

Research in Progress

David Gray (University of Memphis)
Clement 317

September 15

Title: TBA
Dr. Jennifer Saul
Professor and Chair in Social and Political Philosophy of Language
University of Waterloo 

September 29

Title: TBA
Dr. Gordon Hull
Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy
University of North Carolina Charlotte

Spring 2024

March 15

Title: TBA
Dr. Amy Allen 
Department of Philosophy
Penn State

Fall 2024

September 13

Kevin Thompson
Professor of Philosophy
Co-Director of the Minor in Bioethics & Society
Neuroscience Program, Affiliated Faculty
DePaul University