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Events

Fall 2014

Thursday, October 2
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Alejandro Vallega
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Oregon
“Radical Exteriority: a View from Contemporary Latin American and Decolonial Philosophy”
221 Allen Hall
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Friday, October 10
4:00-5:30 PM
Talk by Ted Slingerland
Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia
“Trying Not to Try: Cooperation, Trust and the Paradox of Spontaneity”
101 Jaqua Academic Center
This event is cosponsored by the Oregon Humanities Center, the Institute for Cognitive and Decision Sciences (especially the Scientific Study of Values Group), the Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Psychology.
Contact: Mark Alfano

Thursday, October 16
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Walter Brogan
Professor of Philosophy, Villanova University
“Aristotle and the Politics of Life”
221 Allen Hall
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Friday, October 24
3:00 PM
Herbicides and Health Conference
Panel Discussion with Elizabeth Reis
Professor and Department Head, UO Women’s and Gender Studies
“Natures in Doubt: Intersex in a Chemical Era”
Keynote address by Dr. Tyrone Hayes
Professor of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
“From Silent Spring to Silent Night: Of Toads and Men”
250 Clinical Services Building
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

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 and Friday, November 6 and 7
Community Philosophy Institute
Homelessness Project

Thursday, November 6
4:00-6:00 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
Friday, November 7
3:00-6:00 PM
Roundtable discussion on the UO campus with members of the University of Oregon Philosophy Department and local stake holders concerning homelessness in Eugene
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 and Saturday, February 20 and 21
New Media, Habits and Histories
Co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department
Time and location TBA
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
Location and title of talk TBA
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.