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October 18, 2019

Colloquium with Dee Mortensen

Thursday October 17
2:00-3:50pm
Colloquium with Dee Mortensen, editorial director of Indiana University Press
“Scholarly Publishing Today: From Dissertation to Book and More”
Knight Library Browsing Room 106
Dee Mortensen announcement
Contact: Daniela Vallega-Neu

October 11, 2019

Colloquium with Kristen Bell, UO Law School

Thursday October 10
2:00-3:50pm
Colloquium with Kristen Bell, UO Law School
“Two Concepts of Mercy”
EMU 119 – Diamond Lake Room
Contact: Colin Koopman

October 7, 2019

14th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics

Thursday-Saturday October 3-5
14th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics
Keynotes by Kristin Gjesdal (Temple University) Charles Scott (Penn State) James Risser (Seattle University)

  • Thursday October 3, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    EMU Miller Room
  • Friday October 4, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Knight Library Browsing Room 106
  • Saturday October 5, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Graduate Student Lounge (SCH 111)
  • Saturday October 5, 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Knight Library Browsing Room 106

NASPH 2019 Conference Schedule
NASPH 2019 Conference Poster
Contact: Alejandro Vallega

September 24, 2019

OHC’s second Wine Chat


The Oregon Humanities Center’s second Wine Chat will feature biologist Brendan Bohannan and philosopher Nicolae Morar. Their talk, “Thinking about the Human Microbiome: From Concepts to Therapy and Human Nature,” will take place on Thursday, October 10th at 6 p.m. at Civic Wines and Winery, 50 E. 11th Ave. in Eugene.

OHC Wine Chats

July 10, 2019

Colloquium with Pedro DiPietro

Thursday May 16
2:00-3:50pm
Colloquium with Pedro DiPietro, Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse University
“Sideways Selves: On Hallucinations and Embodiments across the Trans* Américas”
253 Straub Hall
Flyer
Contact: Camisha Russell

July 8, 2019

Paria Akbar Akhgari Holds Dissertation Defense on Wednesday July 31

Doctoral Candidate Paria Akbar Akhgari will defend her dissertation “Feminism, Secularism, and the (Im)possibilities of an Islamic Feminism” on Wednesday July 31 at 9:00am 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.

Akbar Akhgari Dissertation Defense Poster

May 28, 2019

Community Philosophy Circle: Understanding Ourselves Through the Stories We Tell

The eighth Community Philosophy Circle takes place on Thursday June 6th at 6:00pm in the Downtown Eugene Public Library.

In this Community Philosophy Circle, reflect on questions including: Besides being rational animals, are we also storytelling animals? Without stories we tell ourselves and others, would there be anything meaningful left of us? How are our relationships shaped by our stories about “how we met,” “what we’ve been through,” and “that time when”? Is history just a collection of stories, more like fiction than fact? How do the stories we tell about history shape our cultural identities? Are fictional stories really “untrue”? What makes some fictional stories feel especially “true”? What roles do stories play in our moral lives? Can some lessons be learned best through a story? What stories do today’s children need to hear?

Access and share the library website link to our event:
http://bit.ly/2X3wxYc

May 15, 2019

Rocío Zambrana is recipient of 2019 Director of Graduate Studies Excellence Award

Rocío Zambrana, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies, is the recipient of 2019 Director of Graduate Studies Excellence Award.

The UO Graduate School writes the following about this award:
This award recognizes that graduate program directors are charged with managing the essentials of a graduate program, a complex and multi-dimensional enterprise that also requires sensitive diplomacy. The UO Graduate School seeks to recognize faculty members who exceed expectations by making innovative or unique contributions that improve the quality of the graduate program and graduate student experience. The Graduate School also seeks to highlight best practices that can be shared to enhance the overall quality of graduate education at the University of Oregon.

Rocío will be recognized at the UO Faculty Excellence Award ceremony on Tuesday, May 28th at 5:00 pm in Global Scholars Hall.

May 13, 2019

Critical Genealogies Workshop

Friday May 10 through Saturday May 11
Critical Genealogies Workshop
Plenary Session on Fri. May 10 at 4:00pm in Lease Crutcher Lewis Room (EMU); “Foucault And…” featuring Mary Beth Mader (Univ. of Memphis) and Nicolae Morar (Univ. of Oregon), moderated by Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson (Univ. of Memphis) and Colin Koopman (Univ. of Oregon).
Additional ‘pre-read’ workshops will take place throughout both days; contact the organizers to sign up.
Contact: Colin Koopman or Bonnie Sheehey

May 8, 2019

Shannon Hayes Holds Dissertation Defense on Wednesday May 29

Doctoral Candidate Shannon Hayes will defend her dissertation “To Write the Body: Lost Time and the Work of Melancholy” on Wednesday May 29 at 9:30am in the Philosophy Department Seminar Room (250C Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

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

Hayes Dissertation Defense Poster

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