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
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
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.
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.
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