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April 24, 2017

Colloquium with Verena Erlenbusch

Thursday April 20
4:00-5:30pm

Colloquium with Verena Erlenbusch, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Memphis
“Genealogies of Terrorism”
Knight Library Browsing Room
Contact: Mark Johnson

April 7, 2017

Colloquium with Lewis Gordon

Thursday April 6
4:00-5:30pm
Colloquium with Lewis Gordon, Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies, University of Connecticut at Storrs
“When Justice is Not Enough: Toward the Decolonization of Normative Life”
Knight Library Browsing Room
Contact: Mark Johnson

Undergraduate talk by Lewis Gordon

Wednesday April 5
4:00-5:20pm
Undergraduate talk by Lewis Gordon, Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies, University of Connecticut at Storrs
“The Intimate Relationship Between Fascism and Racism”
Lillis 182
Contact: Erin McKenna

March 8, 2017

Erin McKenna to discuss “Living with Livestock”

On Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 6:00PM, the UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History presented its monthly pub talk at Marketplace@Sprout!, 418 A Street in Springfield, during which UO Professor of Philosophy Erin McKenna discussed “Living with Livestock.” In her talk, Dr. McKenna explored the interconnections and considered how to develop respectful relationships with these vital creatures.

For additional information, please visit https://calendar.uoregon.edu/event/ideas_on_tap_-_living_with_livestock#.WMCO70kzWUk

February 17, 2017

Steven Brence to give NEA talk


In connection with the National Endowment for the Arts “Big Read” program, Steven Brence, Senior Instructor of Philosophy, will be giving a talk at the Downtown Eugene Public Library, 100 West 10th Avenue, at 2:00pm on Saturday March 11 titled “Gangsters, Goons, Femmes Fatale, and Losers: The Leading Role of a Noir Supporting Cast” and will be giving introductions prior to and talks after four films noir — “The Big Sleep,” “Double Indemnity,” “The Third Man,” and “The Maltese Falcon” — to be shown on consecutive Thursday evenings beginning at 7:00pm on March 9 at the Bijou Art Cinema, 492 East 13th Avenue. Dr. Brence will also introduce and give a talk after a screening of the film version of “1984” at the Bijou on Tuesday April 4.

February 7, 2017

Community Philosophy Café: “What Is Freedom?”


Paul Bodin and Caroline Lundquist will be co-facilitating the second in a series of Community Philosophy Cafés, scheduled to start promptly at 6:00pm on Tuesday February 21 in the Downtown Eugene Public Library.

This upcoming Café will begin with the questions: “What is freedom? What does it mean to be free?” At the first Café last month, the room quickly filled up with sixty people, so we recommend that you get to the library by 5:50pm to get a seat.

All ages are welcome, and all public philosophy events are free.

For more information, contact Paul Bodin or Caroline Lundquist

January 11, 2017

Community Philosophy Café: “What Is Happiness?”

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Paul Bodin and Caroline Lundquist led the first Community Philosophy Café discussion at 6:00pm on Tuesday January 24 in the Downtown Eugene Public Library.

This event was free of charge and open to the public.

For more information, contact Paul Bodin or Caroline Lundquist

January 10, 2017

Naomi Zack at the “Night of Philosophy & Ideas” Brooklyn Public Library, Jan 28-29, 2017

Naomi Zack spoke at A Night of Philosophy & Ideas, a philosophical all-nighter held 7pm-7am beginning on Saturday January 28, 2017 at the Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, New York.

For more information, check the Brooklyn Public Library’s website and/or their FaceBook page.

September 27, 2016

David Craig Baumeister Holds Dissertation Defense on Tuesday October 18

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Doctoral Candidate David Craig Baumeister will defend his dissertation “Kant on the Human Animal: Anthropology, Ethics, Nature” on Tuesday October 18 at 1:00pm in the Leona Tyler Conference Room (111A Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

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

Baumeister Dissertation Defense Poster

July 26, 2016

Chris Torres Holds Thesis Defense on Tuesday August 16

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Master’s Candidate Christopher George Torres will defend his thesis “What is Ethics Without Justice? Reframing Environmental Ethics for Social Justice: Intrinsic Value as a Logic of Oppression & Transcorporeality as Democratic Naturalism” on Tuesday August 16 at 2:30pm in room 250C Susan Campbell Hall (1431 Johnson Lane) on the University of Oregon campus.

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

Torres Thesis Defense Poster

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