Spring Colloquia 2019

Pearsons Hall

The Philosophy Department Alumni Reception will be at 4:00pm in Pearsons Hall Foyer on Friday May 3rd. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Please join us!

January 31, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
Andrew Valls, Oregon State University
“Rethinking Racial Justice”
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

February 7, 2019 (held at Scripps College)
Merlan Lecture
Louise Antony, University of Massachusett
"The Importance of Being Partial: The Constructive Role of Bias in Human Life"
4:15pm, Humanities Auditorium

February 15, 2019 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Briana Toole, Claremont McKenna College
"Rethinking Traditional Epistemology"
4:15 pm, Kravis 102

February 21, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
​Anita Allen, University of Pennsylvania
"Philosophies of Privacy for the Digital Age"
4:15pm, Pearsons 101

February 28, 2019 (held at Claremont McKenna College) 
Beri Marusic, Brandeis University​
"Reason Embodied: On the Significance of Emotional Accommodation”
4:15pm, Kravis 102

March 28, 2019 (held at Claremont McKenna College)​
Fatema Amijee, Simon Fraser University
"Relativism about Fundamentality"
4:15pm, Kravis 102

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)

CANCELED:April 4, 2019
Marcela Garcia, Institute for Philosophical Research of the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo

Fall Colloquia 2019

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

September 26-28, 2019 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Conference: Imagination and Social Change
Keynote speakers: Michelle Moody-Adams, Columbia University and Juliet Hooker, Brown University

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

Spring Colloquia 2020

February 6, 2020 (held at Pomona College)
Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

Past Events

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)

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