Loyola will host Dr. Marco Impagliazzo, the president of the Community of Sant’Egidio, for a conversation on religions for peace
Thursday of this coming week (Thursday, Oct. 19th at 7 pm at Ignatius House) Loyola will host Dr. Marco Impagliazzo, the president of the Community of Sant’Egidio, for a conversation on religions for peace. Sant’Egidio is a not only wonderful community of friends but also an increasingly important player in international peace making. After his short address, Dr. Impagliazzo and Fr. Paddy Gilger will have a conversation together. This will take place in Ignatius House and will start at 7pm. See the attached poster for more info.
Loyola Phenomenology Research Group Event: "Why Ancient Monism Matters Today: Heidegger and Plato's Sophist"
Loyola's Phenomenology Research Group is hosting a talk led by Dimitris Vardoulakis of Western Sydney University. The topic will be "Why Ancient Monism Matters Today: Heidegger and Plato's Sophist." The event will take place October 20th in Dumbach Hall, Room 124 from 3-5PM. We hope to see you there!
Philosophy Colloquium: Social Movements as Units of Explanation
Please join us for a colloquium presented by Dr. Megan Hyska (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Northwestern University) on social movements. The event is scheduled for Monday, Oct.16 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. It will be held in Life Sciences Building #212.
Philosophy Department Workshop: Applying to PhD Programs
This workshop will take place Thursday, September 28, from 4:00pm to 5:30pm at the Crown Center room 105. Our graduate placement committee is hosting a workshop on how to apply to PhD programs in philosophy. It’s mostly geared towards students in our MA program, but anyone who is seriously thinking about going to graduate school in philosophy should go! Prof. Apostolopoulos will discuss key materials you will need to submit, the timelines for applying, and good practices for preparing strong applications
Faculty Debate: Confucius vs. Jean-Paul Sartre on the Meaning of Life
Each year two philosophy faculty members who engage in a spirited debate on a variety of topics. This year we will have a debate on Confucius vs. John-Paul Sartre on the meaning of life, presented by Dr. Richard Kim and Dr. Dimitris Apostolopoulos.
The debate is on September 27th, Wednesday, and the location has been changed to Simpson (MPR), 6:30pm-8pm. There will be free pizza and all are welcome. So please schedule that in since it will be a lot of fun! Please invite your friends as well.
On January 27, 2023, Professor Kris Sealey, from the Fairfield University Philosophy Department, presented a talk on “Humanizing the Landscape from the Edge(s) of Empire.” Her talked investigated South geographies in their capacity for articulating new calibrations of the entanglement between black freedom and black capture.