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Events

Fall 2014

Friday and Saturday
October 24 and 25
Herbicides and Health Conference

Friday, October 24
3:00 PM
Panel Discussion with Elizabeth Reis
Professor and Department Head, UO Women’s and Gender Studies
“Natures in Doubt: Intersex in a Chemical Era”
250 Clinical Services Building
7:00 PM
Convocation address by Dr. Tyrone Hayes
Professor of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
“From Silent Spring to Silent Night: Of Toads and Men”
182 Lillis Hall
Saturday, October 25
9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Community and University Assembly
“Witness to Action: Putting Chemical Trespass on Oregon’s Agenda.”
Triangle Lake Grange – Advanced Registration Required
This conference is held with the support of Beyond Toxics, a Eugene-based NGO focused on community health threatened by various environmental toxins. The event is co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Environmental Science Institute, the Environmental Humanities Research Interest Group, and the Philosophy Department.
Contact: Shane Hall, Taylor McHolm, or Aylie Baker.

Thursday, October 30
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Marzena Adamiak, Assistant Professor
Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
“The Empirical Countertruth: Lévinas, Feminism and Phenomenology”
221 Allen Hall
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Thursday, November 6
Community Philosophy Institute
Homelessness Project

Thursday, November 6
4:00-5:30 PM
Public Philosophy Colloquium on the UO campus
Speaker: Professor Chad Kautzer, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director for Social Justice Minor, University of Colorado Denver
“Homelessness, Security, and the Politics of Dys-Appearance”
Knight Library Browsing Room 106
Contact: Naomi Zack

Winter 2015

Thursday January 22
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Janine Jones, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Title of talk TBA
Ford Alumni Center Room 202
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Thursday February 19
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Dr. Rosa M. Mayorga, Chairperson, Department of Arts and Philosophy, Miami Dade College
Location & title of talk TBA
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Friday February 20
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Living Data: Inhabiting New Media
Co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department
Jordan Schnitzer Art Museum, Ford Lecture Hall
Contact: Colin Koopman

Tuesday March 3
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Nancy Tuana
DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State University
Title of talk TBA
Ford Alumni Center Room 202
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Wednesday March 4
2:00-3:30pm
Nancy Tuana, DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State University, will give large undergraduate lecture
Location & title of talk TBA
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Spring 2015

Thursday April 9
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Peggy DesAutels
Professor of Philosophy, University of Dayton
Title of talk TBA
Ford Alumni Center Room 202
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Friday and Saturday, April 24-25
Embodying Philosophy Conference
“Embodied Meaning, Mind, and Value”
Time and Location TBA
Contact: Mark Johnson

Thursday May 7
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Justin Weinberg
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of South Carolina
Title of talk TBA
Ford Alumni Center Room 202
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 21-23
Pragmatism and Social Science Conference
Co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department
Time and location TBA
Contact: Colin Koopman


For additional information about Philosophy Events, contact Rocío Zambrana, Chair, Colloquium and Special Events Committee, zambrana@uoregon.edu.