Students on Campus

Ongoing Events

The Work in Progress Brown Bag Luncheon Series gives members of the faculty and graduate students a forum for the presentation of works in progress and ideas for upcoming research and publication. Contact Jennifer Fenton for more information. 

January through April 2016 - The Aquinas and 'the Arabs' International Working Group and the MU Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy are hosting in Winter/Spring 2016 Aquinas and 'the Arabs' International Philosophy Seminar on Divine Will, Creation and Providence in the Greek, Arabic and Latin Medieval Traditions with 11 presentations by professors, post doctoral researchers and graduate students from Turkey, Mexico, UK, Germany and the U.S. For information see Special_Seminar_Winter_Spring_2016

Upcoming Philosophy Department Lectures and Events

February 2017

2/17/2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. MH 102 Brown Bag Work in Progress Jennifer Marra, "Why We Need to Stop Telling Jokes about Trump's Tiny Hands"

2/24/2017, 3:00 P.M. Raynor Library Beaumier Suites B/C, Professor Eva Jablonka (Tel Aviv University), "Cultural Epigenetics." Lecture co-sponsored by the departments of Philosophy and Biological Sciences.

2/26/2017 3:00 PM, Marquette Hall room 100, Aquinas Lecture, Professor Daniel O. Dahlstrom, (John R. Silber Professor of Philosophy, Boston University)

March 2017

3/1/2017 12:00-1:00, MH 102, Brown Bag Work in Progress

3/9/2017, 3:30 PM, Raynor Library Beaumier Conference Suites BC, Special time and day of week: we begin at 3.30 PM on a Thursday, Colloquium Series, Jackie Sullivan (University of Western Ontario), "Cognitive Ontologies and Coordinated Pluralism"

3/23/2017 12:00-1:00 P.M., MH 102 Brown Bag Work in Progress

3/24/2017, 3:00 PM, Marquette Hall 105, Colloquium Series, Kristen Irwin (Loyola University Chicago), "Epistemic Authority and Divine Testimony in Locke, Leibniz, and Bayle"

3/27/2017-3/29/2017 Christian-Muslim Relations in America Today. Contact Richard Taylor for more information.

3/29/2017, Wednesday, 3:30-5:30 PM, Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Prof. Jozef Matula (Palacky University, Olommuch, Czech Republic), “Thomas Aquinas’ phantasia/imaginatio. A Reconsideration of the Power of Mental Images."

3/31/2017 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM, David Straz Hall room 106, Spring Phenomenology Conference, Current Debates in Phenomenology and Overcoming the Continental-Analytic Divide. Contact Sebastian Luft for more information.

April 2017

4/1/2017 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Marquette Hall 105, Spring Phenomenology Conference, Current Debates in Phenomenology and Overcoming the Continental-Analytic Divide. Contact Sebastian Luft for more information.

April 5-7/2017 Art, Aesthetics and the Future of City Life East/West. Scholars, professionals and others interested exploring the future of the arts in city life are invited to attend the interdisciplinary conference and participate in discussions with the 10 invited scholars.  The conference will take place in Raynor Memorial Library. A conference program can be found here. Contact Curtis Carter for more information.

4/5/2017 Brown Bag Work in Progress Kim Engels Khan, "The Ethical Subject in Sartre and Foucault" 12:00-1:00 P.M., MH 102

4/06/2017 Thursday 3:30-5:30, Raynor Library 330b, Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Barbara Bartocci Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, “Dialectic and the Medieval Tradition of the Topics.” See http://academic.mu.edu/taylorr/Midwest-Seminar/Barbara_Bartocci_6_April_2017.html

4/07/2017, 4/21/2017 12:00-2:00 pm, Raynor Library, room 320a,  Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ International Working Group Spring 2017 Seminar Series, Dr. Nicola Polloni, Durham University, “The Penetration of Arabic Philosophy into the Latin Philosophical Tradition (1162-1215).”

http://academic.mu.edu/taylorr/AAIWG_Seminar_Series/Nicola_Polloni_Spring_2017.html

4/20/2017 Brown Bag Work in Progress, Robert Riordan, "Disagreement and Epistemology" 12:00-1:00 P.M., MH 102

4/21/2017, 3:00 PM, Marquette Hall 105, Colloquium Series, Peter Higgins (Eastern Michigan University), "A Feminist Approach to Immigrant Admission"

May 2017

5/08/2017 Monday 3:30-5:30, Raynor Library, room TBA, Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Anna-Katharina Strohschneider, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, on Averroes on physics and metaphysics. Precise title TBA.http://academic.mu.edu/taylorr/Midwest-Seminar/Anna-Katharina_Strohschneider_8_May_2017.html

June 2017

6/21-23/2017, Raynor Library Conference Center, Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions, International Seminar on “Ibn Rushd / Averroes.” Presenters TBA.http://academic.mu.edu/taylorr/The_Abrahamic_Traditions/2017_Summer_Conference_Milwaukee.html

6/26-28/2017, Raynor Library Conference Center, Twelfth Annual Marquette Summer Seminar on Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition, “Soul and Nature in Aristotle and Aristotelianism.”  http://academic.mu.edu/taylorr/Midwest-Seminar/2017_Summer_Conference.html


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