Fall Colloquia 2018

Pearsons Hall

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

September 21, 2018 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Cory Davia, University of California, San Diego
"Why Be a Voluntarist about Reasons?"
4:15pm, Location: TBA

September 27, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Jacqueline Scott, Loyola University Chicago
"Fearlessness in the Face of the Fearsome and Questionable: Nietzsche’s Tragic Wisdom and the Art of Healthy Racialized Identity Formation"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

October 16, 2018 (held at Pitzer College)
 Kristin Andrews, York University
“Normative Cognition in Great Apes”
4:15pm, Benson Auditorium in Avery

October 19, 2018 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Luvell Anderson, Syracuse University
"Understanding Black Humor"
4:15pm, Kravis Room 102

October 25, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Daniel Rodríguez-Navas, The New School for Social Research
"From Obligation to Autonomy: Foucault’s Aesthetics of Existence as a Reconceptualization of Ethical Normativity"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

November 7, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Alex Madva and Katie Gasdaglis, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
"Intersectionality as a Regulative Ideal: Understanding the Complexity of Identity in Politics & Social Science"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

November 13, 2018 (held at Scripps College)
C. Thi Nguyen, Utah Valley University
"Am I in an Echo Chamber?" 12:15pm, Hampton Room at Malott Commons
"Games, Gamification, and Autonomy" 4:15pm, Humanities 203

November 16, 2018 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Myisha Cherry, University of California, Riverside
​"Painting in Broad Strokes"
4:15pm, Kravis Lower Court 62 (Freeberg Forum)

November 29, 2018 (held at Scripps College)
Charles Mills, City University of New York
"Learning to not-know: Race and the Epistemology of Ignorance"
4:15 pm, Balch Auditorium

December 4, 2018 (held at Pitzer College)
Shannon Spaulding, Oklahoma State University
“How We Understand Others”
4:15pm, Benson Auditorium in Avery

Spring Colloquia 2019

January 31, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
Andrew Valls, Oregon State University
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

February 7, 2019 (held at Scripps College)
Merlan Lecture
Louise Antony, University of Massachusett
Title: TBA
4:15pm, location: TBA 

February 21, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
​Anita Allen, University of Pennsylvania
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

February 28, 2019 (held at Claremont McKenna College) 
Beri Marusic, Brandeis University​
​Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

March 28, 2019 (held at Claremont McKenna College)​
Fatema Amijee, Simon Fraser University
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

March 30, 2019
Conference: Ignorance in the Age of Information (held at Scripps College)
Speakers: Sven Bernecker (UC Irvine), Quassim Cassam (Warwick University), Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University), Regina Rini (York University), and Jason Stanley (Yale University)

April 4, 2019 (held at Pomona College; co-sponsored with Pitzer College)​
Marcela Garcia, Institute for Philosophical Research of the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

Fall Colloquia 2019

September 19, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
Sally Haslanger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

October 3, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
William Paris, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

Past Events

February 8, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Kathryn Belle (formerly Kathryn Gines), Pennsylvania State University
"Buddhism and the Race Question Revisited"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

March 1, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
Alexander Nehamas, Princeton University
"Metaphors in our Lives: 'I Love You for Yourself'"
4:15pm, Pearsons 101

April 5, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
James Garrison, Scripps College
"The Aesthetic Life of Power"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

April 9, 2018 (held at Scripps College)
Merlan Lecture
​David Chalmers, New York University
"The Virtual and the Real"
4:15pm, Humanities Auditorium