(April 12, 2021)Chris Bousquet publishes paper on hate speech regulation
Congratulations to Christopher Bousquet, whose paper “Words That Harm: Defending the Dignity Approach to Hate Speech Regulation” was just accepted for publication in the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.
(March 25, 2021)Yiwen Gu awarded the Peterfreund Prize
Congratulations to Yiwen Gu, who was awarded the department's Peterfreund Prize this year. This prize is awarded annually to an undergraduate student on basis of outstanding performance in one or more philosophy courses and letters of support from our faculty.
(March 24, 2021)Rowan Bell wins Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Work
Congratulations to Rowan Bell, who was selected to receive the Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Work. Rowan will provide a very brief presentation at the Dean’s award event, which will take place on April 9th between 2:30-4:30pm. Details to follow about how to attend. You can read an abstract of Rowan’s presentation below the fold.
(Feb. 15, 2021)Professor Luvell Anderson on Racial Fraud, and Professor Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson on January 6th and “Who We Are”
Professors Luvell Anderson and Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson both recently published essays engaging with current real-world issues: Anderson on Racial Fraud, and Erlenbush-Anderson on the events of January 6th, 2021 and our conception of “Who We Are.” Click to find out more.
(Dec. 7, 2020)Adam Patterson to Run New Public Philosophy Venue
The Pebble, a new segment of the professional philosophy blog PEA Soup, will feature short, accessible pieces on topics of broad, public concern, and will be moderated and edited by philosophy PhD student Adam Patterson.
(Dec. 4, 2020)Professor Janice Dowell to speak on the topic of “Countering Bullying, Harassment, and Microaggressions” at the Eastern APA
Professor Janice Dowell is the speaker at a “Minorities and Philosophy” session at the Eastern meeting of the American Philosophical Association, on Jan 14th 2021, 11am-12:50pm. She will speak on the topic of “Countering Bullying, Harassment, and Microaggressions.”
(Dec. 4, 2020)Isaiah Lin defends dissertation, lands tenure-track job
Isaiah Lin successfully defended his dissertation, “On the Plurality of Existences”, on Oct 30, 2020. He also started a tenure-track job in fall 2020 as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Providence Christian College. Congratulations to Isaiah!!
(Dec. 4, 2020)Fortier & Dular publish
Nikki Fortier & Nicole Dular publish paper on epistemic reasons and evolutionary debunking.