Women Philosophers in the Long Nineteenth Century

Conference and Text Colloquium
September 14-15, 2018

Temple University

Center City Campus, Room 306

Friday, September 14
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

10:00 - 11:00 Dalia Nasser, University of Sydney: "The human vocation and the question of the earth: Karoline von G├╝nderrode's reading of Fichte" 11:15 - 12:15 Anne Pollok, University of South Carolina: "Dreaming up persons and worlds. Bettina von Arnim and the lure of the imagination" 1:00 - 2:00 Lydia Moland, Colby College: "Lydia Maria Child on Conscience and Consistency" 2:15 - 3:15 Samantha Matherne, Harvard University: "The Aesthetic Theory of Edith Landmann-Kalisher" 3:30 - 4:30 Lydia Patton, Virginia Tech: "'OH! how - German is this German revolution!' Rosa Luxembourg on Revolution, Self-Determination, and Nationhood" Saturday, September 15
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A text colloquium featuring translations of women philosophers in the long nineteenth century.
Please register for colloquium by emailing Meryl Lumba: meryl.lumba@temple.edu
Texts will be distributed in advance to registered participants.
For more information contact Kristin Gjesdal: kgjesdal@temple.edu

GPPC Public Issues Forum 2018

Communicating Science
October 5, 2018
5:30-7:00 p.m.

University of Delaware
Gore Hall 104
Speakers: Maiken Scott, Health and Science Desk, WHYY Tristan Smith, Swarthmore College Miriam Solomon, Temple University Rachel Valetta, Franklin Institute Deena Weisberg, Villanova University For more information contact Noel Swanson: nswanson@udel.edu

A reception will follow the scheduled talks.

2018-19 Program

The GPPC is pleased to announce its 2018-19 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.

Women Philosophers in the Long Nineteenth Century - September 14-15, 2018
GPPC Public Issues Forum: Communicating Science - October 5, 2018
PeRFECt4: Knowing What's Right - November 2-3, 2018
Legacies of the Pittsburgh School - December 1-2, 2018
MARCH 2019
Killing Cats to Save Finches: Perspectives on Invasive Species and Conservation Ethics - March 15-6, 2019
Philosophy on Film Series 2019 - March 21 and 28, April 4, 2019
Undergraduate Philosophy Conference - Spring 2019
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 groups can be found at Discussion Groups and in periodic updates on the home page.


Knowing What's Right
November 2-3, 2018

University of Pennsylvania
Cohen Hall
Speakers: Sarah McGrath, Princeton University (Keynote Address) Rima Basu, Claremont McKenna John Bengson, University of Wisconsin Michael Milona, Auburn University For more information contact Errol Lord: erlord@phil.upenn.edu
See website for details on times: PeRFECt4

Legacies of the Pittsburgh School

December 1-2, 2018

Saint Joseph's University

McShain Hall, 5th Floor Small Maguire Seminar Room

Saturday, December 1
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Chauncey Mather (Dickinson College) and Zed Adams (The New School) Vanessa Wills (George Washington University) Sunday, December 2
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Danielle Macbeth (Haverford College) Carl Sachs (Marymount University)
For more information contact Audre Brokes: brokes@sju.edu

Environmental Ethics

Killing Cats to Save Finches:
Perspectives on Invasive Species and Conservation Ethics
March 15-16, 2019

University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Arturo Izurieto, Charles Darwin Institute (Keynote Address) Other speakers to be announced For more information contact Michael Weisberg: weisberg@phil.upenn.edu

Philosophy on Film 2019

Werner Herzog Documentaries: Exploring Selfhood

Sponsored by the GPPC and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Three consecutive Thursdays, March 21 - April 4
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 21:
Land of Silence and Darkness, (1971)

Thursday, March 28:
The White Diamond,(2004)

Thursday, April 4:
Encounters at the End of the World,(2007)

Richard Eldridge, Ph. D. (Swarthmore College)

Marc Moreau: moreau@lasalle.edu

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2019

GPPC Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2019

Spring 2019

Time and Location To Be Announced. 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. Reviewers will include Philosophy faculty and undergraduate Philosophy majors.

For further information write to Andrew Payne: apayne@sju.edu