Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2018


Presented by the GPPC and The College of New Jersey, Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classical Studies:

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2018

April, 2018
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, New Jersey

CALL FOR PAPERS: Undergraduates are invited to submit philosophical essays suitable for a fifteen to twenty minute presentation on any topic, to be followed by commentary and discussion. Papers must not exceed 2,500 words or 10 pages, double-spaced, and must be prepared for blind review. One submission per person.

The top submissions will be read by their authors at the conference and published in Fresh Philosophy, the undergraduate philosophy blog/journal of the GPPC http://www.freshphilosophy.com. Reviewers will include Philosophy faculty and undergraduate Philosophy majors including the journal editors.

Please send your submission by email attachment as an electronic file in .doc or .rtf format to Richard Kamber at rkamber@tcnj.edu.

For further information write to rkamber@tcnj.edu

Philosophy on Film 2018


From Outrage to Forgiveness

Sponsored by the GPPC and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

Three consecutive Thursdays
7pm - 10pm
Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 West Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Fee: $30.00 per person (for the whole series)
Register on the BMFI website: http://brynmawrfilm.org/education/

Thursday, March 22:
Revanche, Goetz Spielmann (2008)

Thursday, March 29:
Winter Sleep Part I, Nuri Bilge Ceylan (2014)

Thursday, April 5:
Winter Sleep Part II, Nuri Bilge Ceylan (2014)

Presenter:
Marc Moreau, Ph. D. (La Salle University)

Contact:
Marc Moreau: moreau@lasalle.edu

Author Meets Critics: Richard Eldridge


Richard Eldridge, Images of History:
Kant, Benjamin, Freedom and the Human Subject

March 17, 2018

Villanova University
Bartley Hall, Room 101
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Speakers Warren Breckman, University of Pennsylvania Robert Clewis, Gwynedd Mercy University Espen Hammer, Temple University Response: Richard Eldridge

Chair: John Carvalho

For more information contact John Carvalho: john.carvalho@villanova.edu

PeRFECt3


Epistemology and Testimony in the Age of Fake News
November 4, 2017

University of Pennsylvania
402 Cohen Hall
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Speakers Catherine Elgin, Harvard University Sanford Goldberg, Northwestern University Michael Lynch, University of Connecticut Ernest Sosa, Rutgers University For more information contact Daniel Singer: perfect-conf@phil.upenn.edu

Author Meets Critics:
Miriam Solomon, Making Medical Knowledge



Author Meets Critics:
Miriam Solomon, Making Medical Knowledge

 
October 28, 2017, 2pm – 5pm
Temple University
Anderson Hall 821, Women's Studies Lounge
Speakers: Miriam Solomon, Temple University
Jennifer Bulcock, Cabrini University
Kelly Joyce, Drexel University
Steven Peitzman, Drexel University
Contact: Andrew Payne, apayne@sju.edu

GPPC Public Issues Forum


The Ethics of Protest and Activism

Friday, October 6: 7:00 p.m.
West Chester University
Philips Memorial Building, Lower Level
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments


Speakers:
Jennifer Harvey, Drake University Miguel A. De La Torre, Illif School of Theology For more information contact Steven James: SJames@wcu.edu

Making and Materiality


Studio Arts in a Liberal Arts Education
September 15-16

University of Pennsylvania

Friday, September 15
402 Cohen Hall
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Speakers:

Nick Sousanis, San Francisco State University Ellen Winner, Boston College Workshop
Saturday, September 16
University Museum (Use Kress entrance)
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Speakers:
Previous Graduates in Visual Studies Faculty from University of Pennsylvania Thomas Leddy, San Jose State University Mark Campbell, University of the Arts John Carvalho, Villanova University Matt Freedman, Artist For more information contact Gary Hatfield: hatfield@sas.upenn.edu

2017-18 Program

The GPPC is pleased to announce its 2017-18 program of events. All GPPC events are open to the public and, except where otherwise noted, free of charge.

Calendar of Events

Click on any of the following events for more information.

SEPTEMBER 2017
Making and Materiality: Studio Arts in a Liberal Arts Education - September 15-16, 2017
OCTOBER 2017
GPPC Public Issues Forum: The Ethics of Protest and Activism - October 6, 2017 Author Meets Critics: Miriam Solomon, Making Medical Knowledge - October 28, 2017
NOVEMBER 2017
PeRFECt3: Epistemology and Testimony in the Age of Fake News - November 4, 2017
MARCH 2018
Author Meets Critics: Richard Eldridge, Images of History: Kant, Benjamin, Freedom and the Human Subject - March 17, 2018
MARCH - APRIL 2018
Philosophy on Film Series 2018 - March 22 and 29, April 5, 2018
APRIL 2017
Undergraduate Philosophy Conference - April, 2018
Please also note our ongoing Philosophy Discussion Groups:

Philosophy Discussion Groups
Asian and Comparative Philosophy Discussion Group - West Chester University
History & Philosophy of Science Reading Group - Consortium for the History of Science
Philosophy of Religi­on Reading Group - Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia Philosophy of Psychiatry Working Group - Location TBD
Work in Progress in Epistemology - Swarthmore College

More information on these is available under Discussion Groups and in periodic updates on the home page.

The New Materialisms


The New Materialisms: Emergence or Panpsychism?

March 25, 2017
1:00 - 5:00
Bartley Hall, Room 1011
Villanova University
Open to the Public - Reception to follow


Speakers:
Jane Bennett (Political Science, Johns Hopkins University) "Life, Intensities, and Outside Influence" Evan Thompson (Philosophy, University of British Columbia) "The Nature of Nature" Commentator:
Georg Theiner (Philosophy, Villanova University For more information contact John Carvalho (Philosophy, Villanova University): john.carvalho@villanova.edu

Philosophy on Film 2017


Philosophy on Film Series 2017
Alan Resnais: The Weight of Time

Sponsored by the GPPC and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

Three consecutive Thursdays
7pm - 10pm
Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 West Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Fee: $30.00 per person (for the whole series)
Registration opens on January 1, 2017.
Register on the BMFI website: http://brynmawrfilm.org/education/

Thursday, March 23:
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)

Thursday, March 30:
My American Uncle (1980)

Thursday, April 6:
Wild Grass (2009)

Presenter:
Marc Moreau, Ph. D. (La Salle University)

Contact:
Marc Moreau: moreau@lasalle.edu

Annual Anscombe Lecture in Ethics


Art and Morality: on the Relationship Between Aesthetics and Ethics

Sir Roger Scruton
April 5, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
392 Cohen Hall
University of Pennsylvania

For more information contact Elizabeth Feeney: elife@sas.upenn.edu

GPPC Undergraduate Philosophy Conference


Presented by the GPPC, the Drexel University Department of English & Philosophy, and the Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences:

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

CALL FOR PAPERS: Undergraduates are invited to submit philosophical essays suitable for a fifteen to twenty minute presentation on any topic, to be followed by commentary and discussion. Papers must not exceed 2,500 words or 10 pages, double-spaced, and must be prepared for blind review. One submission per person.

The top eight submissions will be read by their authors at the conference and published in Fresh Philosophy, the undergraduate philosophy blog/journal of the GPPC http://www.freshphilosophy.com. Reviewers will include Philosophy faculty and undergraduate Philosophy majors including the journal editors.

The deadline for submissions is Sunday, December 18, 2016.

Please send your submission by email attachment as an electronic file in .doc or .rtf format to Peter Amato at peterama@drexel.edu.

Notification of accepted papers will be sent by Saturday, February 4, 2017. Commentators will be needed to present brief remarks following each paper. If you are interested in being a commentator, whether or not you intend to submit a paper, let us know.

For further information write to peterama@drexel.edu or check the conference website at: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~pa34/gppcupc2017.pdf.