Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

31st Annual GPPC Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
March 27-28, 2020
Cheyney University
Sponsored by Cheyney University and West Chester University
Keynote Address: Molefi Kete Asante, Temple University

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2020 We welcome submissions from undergraduates on any philosophic topic. Submissions should be approximately 2,500 words and prepared for anonymous review (contact information only in the submission email). Send submissions to gppcphilosophy2020@gmail.com Contact: SJames@wcupa.edu

Women in Early Modern European Philosophy

Women in Early Modern European Philosophy
March 27-29, 2020
402 Claudia Cohen Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Andrew Janiak, Duke University Rebecca Wilkin, Pacific Lutheran University Christia Mercer, Columbia University Other Speakers To Be Determined For more information contact Karen Detlefsen: detlefse@sas.upenn.edu

Philosophy on Film 2020

Cyborgs and Androids: Transhumanist Visions


Three consecutive Thursdays, March 19, 26, and April 2
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 19:
Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982

Thursday, March 26:
Her (Spike Jonze, 2013)

Thursday, April 2:
Ex Machina (Alex Garland, 2014)

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

Marc Moreau: moreau@lasalle.edu
For more information, see Transhumanist Visions

Workshop on Normativity

Northeast Normativity Workshop
April 17, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and April 18, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The College of New Jersey

Speakers to be determined through a Call for Papers
with a deadline in December 2019.

For more information, see the workshop website: http://nen.tenureslack.com
Contact: nenworkshop@gmail.com


The 5th Penn Reasons and Foundations of Epistemology Conference
November 15, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. and November 16, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
402 Claudia Cohen Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Jennifer Lackey, Northwestern University Lauren Leydon-Hardy, Amherst College Matt McGrath, Rutgers University Jonna Vance, Northern Arizona University For more information, see conference website: PeRFECt5

Kant and German Idealism

A Conference in Honor of Rolf-Peter Horstmann
October 4, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. and October 5, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
402 Claudia Cohen Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Rolf-Peter Horstmann, University of Pennsylvania Wiebke Deimling, Clark University Dina Emundts, Free University of Berlin Paul Guyer, Brown University Nabeel Hamid, Concordia College Des Hogan, Princeton University Reed Winegar, Fordham University For more information contact Gary Hatfield: hatfield@sas.upenn.edu

Spirituality and Sustainability

Down to Earth:
The Religion, Gender, and Politics of Our Climate Crisis
October 3, 2019
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Reception at 6:30 p.m.
Sykes Theatre, West Chester University
110 West Rosedale Avenue, West Chester, PA 19382

Speakers: Katherine Keller, Drew University (Keynote Address) Tabassum Ruby, West Chester University Jea Sophia Oh, West Chester University For more information contact Jea Sophia Oh: joh@wcupa.edu

Environmental Ethics

Killing Cats to Save Finches:
Perspectives on Invasive Species and Conservation Ethics
March 15, 12 - 3:00 p.m. and March 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Robert Jones, California State University - Chico Emily Parke, Auckland University Arturo Izurieto (Keynote Address)
Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands
Ernesto Vaca, Galapagos Naturalist Guides Association Liv Baker, City University of New York Eileen Christ, Virginia Tech Carlos Santana, University of Utah Lisa Ellis, University of Otago For more information contact Michael Weisberg: weisberg@phil.upenn.edu

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2019

Understanding in Community

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium and the Villanova University Philosophy Department

Garey Hall 10A
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Philosophical essays are welcome on any topic, but preference will be given to papers that reflect this year's theme “Understanding in Community.” Only undergraduates may submit papers. All papers accepted for the conference will be published on the web in the Annual Proceedings of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. Papers should be approximately 2,500 words. Papers may be sent in hard copy or via email and must be prepared for anonymous review. The program committee consists of Undergraduate Philosophy Majors and is chaired by James Benecke. Make sure the author's contact information and identity do not appear anywhere in the paper. If sending an electronic version, please send MSWord or pdf files if possible. Respondents are also requested. Please let us know if you are willing to be a respondent or commentator (respondents need not submit a paper but may wish to do so). Send your paper by email to GPPCUPC2019@gmail.com. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2019. Notification to authors will be sent no later than early March.

For further information write to GPPCUPC2019@gmail.com.

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

Legacies of the Pittsburgh School

December 1, 2018

Saint Joseph's University

McShain Hall, 5th Floor Small Maguire Seminar Room

Saturday, December 1
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

10:10 - 12:10 Chauncey Maher (Dickinson College) and Zed Adams (The New School) 12:10 - 12:40 Lunch 12:45 - 2:45 Danielle Macbeth (Haverford College) 3:00 - 5:00 Carl Sachs (Marymount University)
For more information contact Audre Brokes: brokes@sju.edu

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