Engaging Philosophy Conference Program
March 25-26, 2011
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075
All sessions in Gamble Auditorium
|Friday, March 25|
|3:45 - 5:15||Live broadcast of "Philosophy Talk" radio show with John Perry and Ken Taylor|
|5:15 - 6:00||Discussion and Q&A following|
|6:00 - 6:30||Reception for all in Gamble Gallery|
|Saturday, March 26 Saturday, March 26|
|8:45 - 10:15||Session 1:
Linda Alcoff, CUNY. "The Challenge of Public Philosophy"
Commentator: Meredith Michaels, Smith College
Philosophy in the Trenches, panel discussion
- Lawrence Blum, UMass/Boston
- John Wallace, University of Minnesota
- Mecke Nagel, SUNY/Cortland
|12:00 - 1:15||Lunch
Lunch for all attendees at Kendade Hall Atrium
|1:30 - 3:15||Session 3:
Student panel. Panelists will be current or recent undergraduates who will present their work on philosophy in community settings. Panelists will present 15 minute talks, followed by an open discussion.
- Ben Arscott, University of Sheffield, UK
- Ariel Sykes, Mount Holyoke College
- Ben Wasserman, CUNY
- Jesse Walsh, UMass/Boston
Commentator: Lynn Pasquerella, Mount Holyoke College
|3:30 - 5:00||Session 4:
Sally Haslanger, MIT, "The Personal, the Political, and the Philosophical: Did Somebody Suggest Boundaries?"
Commentator: Louise Antony, UMass/Amherst
|5:00 - 6:00||Session 5:
Plenary round table. All conference participants will join in a reflective conversation on conference themes.
|6:00 - 6:30||Reception for all in Gamble Corridor|