Spring Colloquia 2020

Pearsons Hall

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

Beginning January 28  (held at Pitzer College)
Human Suffering and the Divine Hiddenness
A semester long series

January 30, 2020  (held at Pomona College)
Ellie Anderson, Pitzer College
"The Multiplicitous Self: A Phenomenology of Self-Consciousness"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

February 3, 2020 (held at Pomona College)
William Paris, Northwestern University
"Amor Mundi and Black Modernity: James Baldwin, Hannah Arendt, and the Tragedy of the Common World"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

February 7, 2020 (held at Pomona College)
Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Northwestern University
"How to Have Reasons for Your Values"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

February 11, 2020 (held at Claremont McKenna and cosponsored with Pomona College)
Frances Kamm,  Rutgers University
"Duties that Become Supererogatory?"
4:15pm, Karvis 102

February 13, 2020 (held at Pomona College)
Laura McMahon, Eastern Michigan University
Title: The “Great Phantom”: Freedom, Habitus, and Political Transformation in Merleau-Ponty and Fanon
4:15pm, Location: Pearsons 202

February 22, 2020 (held at Pomona College)
Conference in honor of Charles Young
Speakers: Robert Dawidoff, Debra Nails, and Frank Whigham
10:00am-4:00pm, Seaver House

February 26, 2020 (held at Scripps College)
Merlan Lecture
Debra Satz, Stanford University
"The Egalitarian Case for In-Kind Distribution"
4:15pm, Humanities Auditorium

March 5, 2020 (held at Scripps College) CANCELED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC
Michael McKenna, University of Arizona
"Punishment and the Value of Deserved Suffering "
4:15pm, Humanities 203

March 6, 2020 (held at Claremont McKenna College)  CANCELED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC
Lauren Leydon-Hardy, Amherst College
"Epistemic Agency and the Deep Self"
4:15pm, Kravis 102

Fall Colloquia 2020

October 1, 2020 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
Jennifer Lackey, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Pearsons 101

Past Events

September 19, 2019 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
Sally Haslanger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Agency, Power, and Social Justice"
4:15pm, Pearsons 101

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
"Sitting with Shakespeare: Du Bois, Culture, and the Practice of Utopia"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202