UCD Philosophy Department Events/Colloquium Series
Spring 2013February 12 (2:00-3:30 p.m.): Raphael Sassower, Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado Colorado Springs,
"Digital Technology in a Postmodern World"
February 28 (2:00-3:30): Candice Shelby, Assoc. Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado Denver,
"Addiction: An Irreducible Reality"
March 15 (10:00 -2:00)
Front Range Ancient Philosophy Group. Details TBA.
April 3rd (4pm): ANNUAL HONI HABER MEMORIAL LECTURE
Linda Alcoff (Haber), Professor of Philosophy, City University of New York, Vice President of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division,
May 6th (3:30pm - 5:00pm): Bill Lewis, Assoc. Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Skidmore College,
Unless otherwise noted, talks held in Plaza Building, Room M108
September 5 (2pm): Carlos Alberto Sánchez, Associate Professor of Philosophy, San José State University, "Immigrant Narratives and Phenomenology"
September 24th (2pm): Helen Daly, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Colorado College, "Drawing a Line in the Sand: How to Reason With Vague Terms"
October 3 (2pm): Dr. Roberto Frega, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales - Paris, "Title: “The Charms of Reconstruction: Pragmatism as a neglected tradition in social philosophy” [This talk aims to inscribe pragmatism within the tradition of social philosophy to promote a new understanding of pragmatism as deserving equal footing with critical theory and political liberalism.]
October 8, (2pm), St. Cajetan’s; Campus Talk by Dr. Roberto Frega: ""The normative creature: rethinking ethics and politics in a time of change & crisis" presented by University of Colorado Denver Department of Philosophy and the Office of Student Life.
November 8 (3:30pm): [Cancelled] Remy Debes, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Memphis, "Human Dignity: The Murky Well of Human Rights"
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Ivan Mayerhofer, Visiting Lecturer, Colorado College Department of Philosophy
"Contradictions and Paradoxes in Knowledge and Wisdom Traditions"
Monday, January 30, 2012 3:30 p.m. -5 p.m. (Location: Plaza Building, Room 146) “The Reversible Flesh of Women and Nonhuman Animals: Thinking Connection and Difference in Feminist and Decolonial Ethics”
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. (Location: Plaza Building, Room 146) “Uchronic History: Michèle Le Doeuff on Reclamation”
Friday, February 10, 2012 10 a.m. -11:30 a.m. (Location: Plaza Building, Room 146) Title: TBA
Monday, February 13, 2012 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. (Location: Plaza Building, Room M146) “Ethics of Emotion in Health Care”
Monday, March 12, 11 am “The Cosmopolitan Address”, Noëlle McAfee, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Emory University
Location: Multicultural Lounge, Tivoli Student Center
(easy entrance is on side of Tivoli between Plaza building and Tivoli, near the “e” in “Bookstore” on this map: http://g.co/maps/5zxm6) Noëlle McAfee is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, the co-chair of the Public Philosophy Network, and associate editor of the Kettering Review. Her writings include Democracy and the Political Unconscious (Columbia 2008),Julia Kristeva (Routledge 2003); Habermas, Kristeva, and Citizenship (Cornell 2000); and numerous articles and book chapters. She has also edited Standing with the Public: the Humanities and Democratic Practice and a special issue of the philosophy journal Hypatia on feminist engagements in democratic theory. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Democracy Otherwise.
NOTE: An archive list of talks from 2005 - 2010 is here.
Tuesday, September 20th, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Chad Kautzer, Assistant Professor UCD Department of Philosophy
"Hegel and Egypt: From Orientalism to Recognition"
Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thinking of Going to Graduate School in Philosophy?
Tempted? Tantalized? Thinking about it?
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Mark Bauer, Visiting Assistant Professor UCD Department of Philosophy
“Decoupling Teleosemantics and Selection”
Monday, November 14th, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Beth Tropman, Assistant Professor CSU Department of Philosophy
“Moral Realism and the Epistemological Objection”
February 16, 3:30 p.m.
David Hildebrand, UCD Philosophy Department
Title: "Pragmatic Objectivity"
March 14, 9:30 – 11: 00 a.m.
Kelly Oliver, W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
Title: "Women as Weapons of Modern Warfare?”
ROOM: CU-Denver Building, Executive MBA Auditorium, Suite 150
March 30, 5 p.m.
ANNUAL HONI HABER MEMORIAL LECTURE
Albert Borgmann, University of Montana
Title:“Who Am I Really? Personal Identity in the Age of the Internet”
ROOM: Atrium Room, Laurence Street Center
April 20, 3:30 p.m.
Ashby Butnor, Metro State Department of Philosophy
Title: TBA (likely topic: Asian Philosophy or Feminism)
Fall Semester 2010
The UCD Philosophy Department is proud to sponsor a film night dedicated to philosophical inquiry.
TIME: Tuesdays at 7 pm in NC 1312
WHAT: Film, pizza and discussion
CONTACT: Dr. Simon Sparks
September 21 Rashomon [epistemology, relativism]
September 28 Gattaca [ethics, broadly speaking]
October 5 Being John Malkovich [personal identity]
October 12 Run Lola Run [freedom, determinism]
October 19 Fight Club [freedom, existentialism]
October 26 Dogville [ethics, virtue]
November 2 Clockwork Orange [ethics, utilitarianism]
November 9 The Seventh Seal [ethics, meaning, religion]
November 16 Ordet [faith, religion]
November 30 La Voie lacte [faith, reason]
December 7 Teorema [the meaning of life]