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Colloquia and Conference Calendar, 2012-2013

UO Department of Philosophy
2012-13 Colloquia and Conference Calendar

 

 

    Fall 2012

October 17 (Wednesday): Roberto Frega (Senior Researcher, EHESS, Paris)
4:00 pm-5.30 pm, PLC 314
Grad Student and Faculty Seminar

October 18: Roberto Frega (Senior Researcher, EHESS, Paris)
4:00pm in the Ford Alumni Center, Room 202
“The Normative Creature: Toward a Practice-Based Account of Normativity”

November 1: Mark Alfano (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Oregon)
4:00pm, EMU Walnut Room
“Stereotype Threat and Intellectual Virtue”

November 12 (Monday): Henry Shue (Professor of Politics and International Relations, Merton College, University of Oxford)
2:00-4:00pm, 314 PLC
“The State of Human Rights”

November 15: Dan Smith (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University)
4:00pm in the Ford Alumni Center, Room 202
“Truth and Time: On the Becoming of Concepts”

November 26 (Monday): David Farrell Krell (Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, DePaul University; Braun Distinguished Visiting Professor of German Studies, Brown University)
4:00pm, Fir Room, EMU
“The Touchstone of All Philosophy: Derrida’s Return to Heidegger’s 1929-1930 Lecture Course”

    Winter 2013

January 10: Ladelle McWhorter (James Thomas Professor of Philosophy, University of Richmond)
4:00pm, location: Fir Room, EMU
Title: “The Problem of Sovereignty in Ethical Thought”

January 17: Wendy Chun (Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University)
12:00pm, location: Fir Room, EMU
Title: “Imagined Networks, Affective Connections”

February 21: Michael Hames-Garcia (Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon)
4:00pm in the Ford Alumni Center, Room 202
Title: “Identity and Multiplicity”

February 26: John Kaag (Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell)
4:00pm in the Knight Library Browsing Room
Title: “The Moral Hazard of Drones: Ethics and Armchair Soldiers”

    Spring 2013

April 11: María del Rosario Acosta (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia)
4:00pm in the Ford Alumni Center, Room 202
Title: “Memory and Fragility: Art as Resistance to Forgetting (Three Colombian Cases)”

April 19-20: Critical Theory Conference (directed by Rocío Zambrana, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Oregon)
Knight Library Browsing Room
Title: “Immanent Critque: New Directions”
An international conference on the notions of critique and social justice in critical theory today.

April 25: Alia Al-Saji (Associate Professor of Philosophy, McGill University)
4:00pm in the Ford Alumni Center, Room 202
Title: “Bergson, Merleau-Ponty, and the Power of Hesitation: Interrupting Racializing Habits of Perception”

May 9: Kelly Oliver (W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy and Professor of Women’s Studies, Vanderbilt University)
4:00pm in the Bean East Conference Room
Title: “Animals, Capital Punishment and the Scope of Sovereignty: Derrida with Thomas Edison”

May 10: Kelly Oliver (W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy and Professor of Women’s Studies, Vanderbilt University)
12:00 – 1:30pm in the Jacqua Center Auditorium, Room 114
Title: “The New Cult of Motherhood: From Rosemary’s Baby to Twilight Breaking Dawn”

May 30: Caroline Lundquist (Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy, University of Oregon)
4:00pm in LIL 112
Title: “In Search of Kindness Lost”

For more information on these events please contact Beata Stawarska (stawarsk@uoregon.edu) in the Philosophy Department.



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