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Announcing the publication of Antonio T. De Nicolas: Poet of Eternal Return (Nalanda International, 2014), edited by Christopher Key Chapple, a festschrift celebrating Professor Emeritus Antonio T. De Nicolas.

Ph.D. Alumnus Charles Johnson was interviewed for Columns, the University of Washington Alumni Magazine, and is featured in Nedra Floyd Pautler's article "Bending Time."

Ph.D. alumnus Andrew Mitchell's translation of On Hegel's "Philosophy of Right" by Martin Heidegger was published by Bloomsbury (2014).

Distinguished Professor Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkin's book Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border has been published by University of Texas Press.

Join us as we welcome Gabrielle Jackson to the Department of Philosophy as our newest Assistant Professor.  Welcome, Dr. Jackson!

MA student Abdullah Basaran's essay "The Influence of Time on Artworks: A Hermeneutical Reading of Holocaust Films" was published in the journal On Human and Society, vol. 4, no. 7.

Ph.D. alumnus Andrew F. Smith's essay "Religion in the Public Sphere: Incentivizing Reciprocal Deliberative Engagement" was published in Philosophy and Social Criticism (2014, Vol. 40(6): 535-554).

Doctoral candidate Daniel Susser has won a 2014-15 Arts, Humanitites, and Social Sciences Graduate Fellowship, and Professor Jeff Edwards has won a Faculty Research Program grant.

Ph.D. alumnus Lawrence Cahoone's play Wise Guys: A Philosophical Comedy is available from Heartland Plays.

Ph.D. alumnus Leonard Lawlor has edited The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon (co-edited with John Nale), which features contributions from Ph.D. alumnus James Bernauer, Professor Eduardo Mendieta, and the late Professor Hugh Silverman (Cambridge University Press, 2014). 

Professor Robert Crease's column, "A Requiem for Technocracy," has been blogged in Facts & Arts.

Ph.D. alumnus Jeffrey Epstein's review essay "The State of Sovereignty and a Future Democratic Justice" has appeared in Radical Philosophy Review (Vol. 17, No. 1, 2014, p. 275-279.)  This essay is a review of alumnus Peter Gratton's The State of Sovereignty: Lessons from the Political Fictions of Modernity (Albany: SUNY Press, 2012).

Doctoral student Soren Whited's essay "Black Nationalism and the Politics of Race in the United States" was published in Radical Philosophy Review (Vol. 17, No. 1, 2014).

Professor Eduardo Mendieta's essay "Freedom as Practice and Civic Genius: On James Tully's Public Philosophy" was published in Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully" (Routledge, 2014).

Doctoral candidate Daniel Susser's article "Philosophy's Climate Problem: A Primer," was published in the APA Newsletter on Feminisim and Philosophy.

Professor Anne O'Byrne and doctoral student Carlie Anglemire have translated Jean-Luc Nancy's Being Nude, now available from Fordham University Press.

Professor Mary C. Rawlinson composed a "A Toast to Ed" and Associate Professor Megan Craig composed "An Ode to Ed" on the occasion of Distinguished Professor Edward S. Casey's 75th birthday. Happy Birthday, Dr. Casey!

Philosophy major Leo Herr has received the Provost's Award for Academic Excellence.

Philosophy major Jean-Claude Velasquez has received the Provost's Award for Academic Excellence.

Distinguished Professor Eva Kittay has won a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Philosophy major Jean-Claude Velasquez has been awarded the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest.

Professor Eduardo Mendieta's essay "The Sound of Race: The Prosody of Affect" has appeared online in Radical Philosophy Review.

Alumna and Professor Serene Khader has accepted the Jay Newman Chair in Philosophy of Culture at Brooklyn College. She will begin there in Fall 2014 after leaving Stony Brook University.

Professor Allegra de Laurentiis has won the Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching by a Faculty Member.

Doctoral candidate Lori Gallegos de Castillo has won the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student.

Doctoral candidate Lori Gallegos de Castillo will be giving a talk, "Affective Dimensions of Active Ignorance," at the Cognitive Science in the Arts and Humanities Symposium.

Professor Emeritus Don Ihde's essay "Phaenomenologie der Technik" has appeared in Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie 2013/2: Technik.  [PDF]

Doctoral student Adam Israel will be featured in the panel discussion "Radical Ideologies Today: Marxism and Anarchism," presented by the Platypus Affiliated Society on Wednesday, March 5th, at 2 pm in 214 Harriman Hall.

Philosophy major Jean-Claude Velasquez has been named the URECA Researcher of the month for March.

Philosophy major Jean-Claude Velasquez has won the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence.

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Upcoming Events

Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein’s Contribution to American Philosophy

September 26th-27th

Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies

October 14th

Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions

October 15th

Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award

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

“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

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