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June 4, 2018

Colloquium with Marzena Adamiak

Thursday May 24
Colloquium with Marzena Adamiak, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy & Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
“Overcoming Dualism: Thinking with Karen Barad about Metaphysics”
101 Knight Library
Contact: Bonnie Mann

Colloquium with Eli Clare

Thursday May 17
Colloquium with Eli Clare, writer, speaker, activist, teacher, poet
“Defective and Deficient: Thinking About ‘Bad’ Bodies”
Knight Library Browsing Room 106
Contact: Camisha Russell

May 23, 2018

Dana Rognlie Holds Dissertation Defense on Friday June 1

Doctoral Candidate Dana Rognlie will defend her dissertation “The Love of Nike: On the Denials of Racialized Patriarchy and the Philosophy of Courageous Overcoming” on Friday June 1 at 3:15pm in the Philosophy Department Conference Room (250C Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

This Defense is free of charge and open to the public.

Rognlie Dissertation Defense Poster

May 16, 2018

“What is Community?” Conference

Saturday May 12
begins at 9:00am in the
Knight Library Browsing Room 106
What is Community CFP
Contact: Jon LaRochelle

May 7, 2018

Joint Book Talk – Erin McKenna and Debra Merskin

A special event has been scheduled to celebrate the recent publication of two animal-oriented monographs by UO faculty and long-time Human/Animal RIG members Erin McKenna, Professor of Philosophy & Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Debra Merskin, Professor of Journalism and Communication.

McKenna and Merskin will present overviews of, and field questions regarding, their respective releases: Seeing Species: Re-presentations of Animals in Media and Popular Culture (Peter Lang, 2018) and Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends (University of Georgia Press, 2018).

The event will take place 11:00am–1:00pm on Friday May 18 in Room 111 Susan Campbell Hall.

Erin McKenna to give BIP

Erin McKenna, Professor of Philosophy and Director of Undergraduate Studies, will give a Books-in-Print talk on her new book Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends on Friday, on May 11 at 12:00 noon in the OHC Conference Room (159 PLC).

April 30, 2018

Bonnie Sheehey to give WIP

Bonnie Sheehey, PhD candidate in Philosophy, and 2017-18 OHC Dissertation Fellow, will give a Work-in-Progress talk “Reparative Critique: Temporality, Action, and Transformation in James, Foucault, and Latour” on Friday, May 4 at noon in the OHC Conference Room (159 PLC).

Philosophy Graduate Student Retreat

Friday April 27-Monday April 30
Philosophy Graduate Student Retreat
Times/locations TBA
Contact: Jon LaRochelle

April 27, 2018

Colloquium with Jeffrey Librett

Thursday April 26
Colloquium with Jeffrey Librett, Professor of German & Scandinavian at the University of Oregon
“Deconstruction, Biopower, and the Philosophy of History: Revisiting the Derrida-Foucault Debate”
101 Knight Library
Contact: Alejandro Vallega

Annual Undergraduate Lecture with Melvin Rogers

Wednesday April 11
Annual Undergraduate Lecture with Melvin Rogers, Scott Waugh Chair in the Division of Social Sciences and Associate Professor of Political Science at Brown University
“Democracy in Dark Times: Keeping the Faith in the Face of White Supremacy”
123 Pacific Hall
Contact: Erin McKenna

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