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Philosophy Department Events Calendar

Spring 2017

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Date Event Event Information
Jan. 27, 2017
Guest Lecture Speaker: Annabelle Lever (University of Geneva)
Title: "Democracy, Epistemology and the Problem of All-White Juries"
Time: 3:30pm
Location: Miner 225
Feb. 10, 2017
Guest Lecture Speaker: Alva Noe (University of California, Berkeley)
Title: "The Writerly Attitude"
Time: 3:30pm
Location: Miner 225
Feb. 16, 2017
Philosophy Club Meeting Title: "Newcomb's Problem"
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Miner 224
March 3, 2017
Hugo Adam Bedau Memorial Lecture Speaker: Evan Mandery
Title: "Blind Justice: The Lost Opportunity of McCleskey v. Kemp"
Time: 3:30pm
Location: Crane Room, Paige Hall
March 10, 2017
Guest Lecture Speaker: Lanier Anderson (Stanford University)
Title: "Nietzschean Autonomy and the Meaning of the 'Sovereign Individual'"
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Miner 224
March 10, 2017
  Title: "Retirement Concert & Reception for Prof. Ray Jackendoff"
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Granoff Music Center
March 17, 2017
Philosophy Club Meeting Title: "Are the humanities doomed? What are they for?"
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Miner 225
March 22, 2017
Conference Speakers: Nancy Bauer (Tufts), Avner Baz (Tufts), Alice Crary (New School), Noako Saito (Kyoto University), Paul Standish (UCL Institute of Education), Vincent Colapietro (Penn State), Sandra Laugier (Paris 1st University), Richard Moran (Harvard), Juliet Floyd (Boston University)
Title: "Changing Politics: Conversations with Stanley Cavell"
Time: 9:30am-6:00pm
Location: Center for the Humanities at Tufts, 48 Professors Row
April 5, 2017
Guest Lecture Speaker: Martin Gustafsson, Abo Akademi University
Title: "Performatives and aspect; or, why Austin was right after all"
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Miner 112
April 21, 2017
Guest Lecture Speaker: Amartya Sen
Title: "Justice in History"
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Breed Memorial Hall, 51 Winthrop St.
April 28, 2017
Symposium Speakers: Juliet Floyd (Boston University), Jean-Philippe Narboux (Bordeaux), Keren Gorodeisky (Auburn University), and Arata Hamawaki (Auburn)
Title: "The Significance of Aspect Perception"
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT), 48 Professors Row