Alumni Reception

Pearsons Hall

The Philosophy Department is located on the top floor of Pearsons Hall.

Friday, April 28
Alumni are invited to a reception to meet current faculty and students. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
4:00 p.m., Persons Hall Foyer

Spring Colloquia

January 19, 2017 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Lara Buchak, University of California, Berkeley
"Taking Risks Behind the Veil of Ignorance"
4:15 p.m., Kravis LC62

January 20, 2017 (held at Pomona College)
David Livingstone Smith, University of New England|
"Making Monsters: From Race to Dehumanization and Beyond"
12:15 p.m., Pearsons 101

February 7, 2017 (held at Scripps College)
Elanor Taylor, Iowa State University
Title: "Explanatory Distance"
4:15 p.m., Humanities 201

February 28, 2017 (held at Pomona College)
Slavoj Žižek, University of Ljubljana, New York University, and University of London
Title: "From Surplus-Value to Surplus-Enjoyment"
7 p.m., Rose Hills Theatre

March 1, 2017 (held at Pomona College)
Michael Cholbi, Cal Poly Pomona
Title: "Anti-conservative bias in education is real but not unjust"
12:15 p.m., Pearsons 202

April 4, 2017 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Kathleen Stock, University of Sussex
Title: "Objectification and Mind Insensitive Seeing"
4:15 p.m., Karvis 102

April 6, 2017 (held at Scripps College)
Haper Lecture
J.L. Schellenberg, Mt. Saint Vincent
Title: "Limitations and Immaturities”
4:15 p.m., Humanities 203

April 27, 2017 (held at Scripps College)
Merlan Lecture
Chris Lebron, Yale University
Title: "Without the Loving Strains of Commitment: John Rawls and James Baldwin on Race and Justice"
4:15 p.m., Balch Auditorium

Past Events

September 14, 2016 (held at Pomona College and co-hosted by the President Oxtoby and the Pacific Basin Institute)
​Akeel Bilgrami, Columbia University
“Pluralism, Difference and Freedom”
8 p.m., Rose Hills Theatre

November 17, 2016 (held at Pomona College)
Sarah Stroud, McGill University
Title: Self-Control in Action and Belief
4:15 p.m., Pearsons 202

November 21, 2016 (held at Pomona College)
Jennifer Nado, Lingnan University
Title: How to Think about Philosophical Method
4:15 p.m., Pearsons 202

December 1, 2016 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Susanna Siegel, Harvard University
Title: Salience Norms
4:15 p.m., location: Kravis LC62

Monday, April 3, 2017
Discussion led by: Tamara Zakim, Pomona Alumnus
12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
​Pearsons 101, lunch provided