Loyola University Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Phenomenology Research Group (PRG)


The Phenomenology Research Group (PRG) is dedicated to advancing research in phenomenology. It is run by Loyola University Chicago faculty and is open to all interested members of the academic community and the general public. Please feel free to contact the directors by email if you are interested in participating. 

PRG Directors

Dimitris Apostolopoulos

Johanna Oksala


Upcoming Events


Past Events

"Kinesthesia 'in action': a Critically Loaded Phenomenologial Approach for Analyzing the Dynamic Qualities of Movement", presented by Susanne Ravn (University of Southern Denmark)

April 5, 3-5PM, Information Commons 4th Floor


"A Phenomenological Account of Aesthetic Disagreement", presented by Fotini Vassiliou (University of Athens/Loyola Fulbright Research Scholar)

March 22, 3-5PM, Cuneo Hall 312


"The Altered Animal", presented by David Peña-Guzmán (San Francisco State University)

January 25, 2024, 3-5PM, Information Commons 4th Floor


"Why Ancient Monism Matters Today: Heidegger and Plato's Sophist", presented by Dimitris Vardoulakis (Western Sydney University)

October 20, 2023, 3-5PM, Dumbach Hall 124


PRG Graduate Workshop: Julia Zaenker (University of Copenhagen), with commentary from Andrew Krema (LUC)

April 17, 2023, 3-5PM, Dumbach Hall 238 


"The Coordination Problem: A Challenge for Transcendental Phenomenology of Science", presented by Harald Wiltsche (Linköping University)

April 3, 2023, 10AM-12PM, Dumbach Hall 124


"Communication, Social Acts and Second-Personal Engagement: A Husserlian Account", presented by Dan Zahavi (University of Copenhagen) 

October 26, 2022, 4-6PM, Crown Center, Room 530 


Loyola-Marquette Graduate Workshop in Phenomenology

November 6, 2022


International Conference: Phenomenology and Critique

November 4-5, 2022, Lakeshore Campus and Online