Events - 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST
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Join us for the final Philosophy social hour of the fall term. Snacks and refreshments will be provided! 

Friday, November 22, 2019 — 3:30 PM EST
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Please join us for a talk by Dr. Ramona Ilea on November 22, in HH 373.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Please join us for a public talk by Dr. Kyle Whyte, "Not Done Critiquing Wilderness Areas, National Parks & Public Lands" discussing the conservation of lands and waters for recreation and biodiversity conservation, as this relates to colonialism and capitalism, both nationally and globally. All are welcome to the reception following the talk - please RSVP to a2prior@uwaterloo.ca. 

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
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Please join us for a talk by Rudrick Visiting Scholar, Dr. Kyle Whyte

Is Indigenous Research Possible Within the Confines of Anglophone Philosophy Departments?

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
Colloquium speaker Lisa Guenther

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Lisa Guenther on prison abolition and decolonization as interconnected struggle.

Friday, September 27, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
Colloquium Speaker Liam Shields

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Liam Shields on the distribution of parental rights and third party interests. 

Friday, September 13, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Quayshawn Spencer on One More Radical Solution to the Race Problem.

Friday, May 3, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
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Please join us for a talk by Dr. Paul Simard Smith on Legal Pluralism and Epistemic Injustice in the Canadian Legal Order.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Denise James

Please join us for this public lecture by Denise James.  A reception will follow the talk.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT
Poster for the 2019 philosophy awards

Each year the Department of Philosophy hands out awards to both undergraduate and graduate students to recognize and celebrate their achievements. All are welcome to attend the 10th annual Department of Philosophy Awards.

Friday, April 5, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
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Please join us for a talk by Dr. Eric Hochstein (UVic).  Snacks and refreshments will be available before the talk in HH 335 from 2:30-3:30.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
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Please join us for a talk by Dr. Kristin Andrews (York University).  Snacks and refreshments will be available before the talk in HH 335 from 2:30-3:30.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 (all day) to Friday, March 8, 2019 (all day)
Conference dates

Philosophy Graduate Student Conference 

The PGSA (Philosophy Graduate Student Association) will hold their 25th annual conference on March 7 & 8, 2019. Dr. Molly Gardner (Bowling Green State University) will deliver the keynote address.

 

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 3:30 PM EST
Person getting vaccinated

Please join us for a tak by Dr. Maya Goldenberg (University of Guelph).  Snacks and refreshments will be available before the talk in HH 335 from 2:30-3:30.

Public Trust and the Scientific Consensus on Childhood Vaccines

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
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                            Come for drinks and snacks.  All are welcome!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Dr. John Corvino

Please join us for a public lecture by Dr. John Corvino, the Brian Rudrick Visiting Scholar in Philosophy. Corvino is Dean of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and a Professor of Philosophy at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He is known for combining logical precision with sensitivity and humor to build bridges in the culture wars.

All are welcome to the reception after the talk.

Register here.

Monday, February 4, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Dr. John Corvino

Please join the philosophy department for a talk by Brian Rudrick Visiting Scholar Dr. John Corvino.

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