Previous Visitors

Established through funds provided by the Office of the President, the department has established the Rotating Stars Program, under which a 'star' in the discipline visits the department each year to offer an intensive, full-credit seminar.

Previous visitors include:

Jurgen Habermas

Jürgen Habermas

 

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Linguistic Theory, Syntax, Semantics, Philosophy of Language, Political Dissidence, Democracy and Sovereignty, Global Political Development.

Angela Davis

Angela Y. Davis

Feminism, African American studies, critical theory, popular music culture and social consciousness, philosophy of punishment (women's jails and prisons)

Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

Post-structuralism, post-modernism, deconstruction, literary theory

 

Other visitors who have taught full-credit, intensive seminars in the department of philosophy include Julia KristevaManfred BaumRudolf BernetKlaus HeldClaude LefortDominique JanicaudJacques TaminiauxBernard WaldenfelsBurkhard TuschlingEugene GendlinBruce Wilshire and Jean-Francois Lyotard.  

 

Upcoming Events

Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein’s Contribution to American Philosophy
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September 26th-27th

“Other Histories, Other Temporalities: Latin American Thought in Intersection with Continental Philosophy”
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Alejandro Vallega
October 8th

Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies
[PDF]

October 14th

Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions
[PDF]

October 15th

*POSTPONED* Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
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October 21st

Book Presentation

Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border
October 30th

Spaces of Control: Confronting Austerity and Repression

Eleventh Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference
November 6th-9th

"Envelopes of Flesh"

November 7th

"The Avowal of the Truth: Torture and Confession in the Witch-Hunt"

November 13th

“Affective Labor and Feminist Politics”

Johanna Oksala
November 18th

“Heidegger's Mask: Silence, Politics and 'World Jewry' in the Black Notebooks"

Adam Knowles
November 20th

Transatlantic Collegium Workshop

Wesley Mattingly
December 1st

“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”

Kelly Oliver
December 2nd

"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"

Michael Nass
December 11th

Department of Philosophy      Harriman Hall 213, Stony Brook, NY 11794     Phone: (631) 632-7570
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