In the News

Professor Noëlle McAfee gave a talk on “Kristeva’s Feminism” at the Kristeva Circle meeting at Vanderbilt University on March 29 and lectured on April 4 at Colby College on “Acting Politically in a Digital Age.”

Professor John Lysaker and Professor John Stuhr both presented papers to the annual meeting of the American Philosophies Forum in New York City April 3-5. Professor Lysaker's presentation was titled "Writing as Praxis" and Professor Stuhr's paper was titled "Genres, Crossings, Hybrids."

Graduate student Joel Michael Reynolds has been selected as the student speaker for the 2014 TedxEmory.

Prof. Goldenbaum will present an "Individual Lecture" at the International Leibniz Congress in Grenada, Spain, April 3-6, 2014, "Moses Mendelssohn's defense of Leibniz's Theodicy against Protestant Philosophy of History".

Emory Professor Cynthia Willett is a candidate for President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association.

Graduate Student Sarah Meier recently presented a peer-reviewed paper at the International Hobbes Association group meeting at the Eastern APA, entitled "Hobbes on Natural Equality." She also provided commentary for a session in the main program at the Central APA, for a paper written by Arthur Yates, entitled "Hobbes's Theory of Punishment".

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Congratulations

Please welcome our new Graduate class of 2014! Owen Aldritt, Jimmy Callahan, Tony Leyh, Maggie Matthews, Christopher Merwin, Wei Kuang Pan, and Whitney Ronshagen.

Lauren Guilmette has accepted a possition as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University, starting August 2014, specializing in Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Continetal Philosophy.

Rebecca Longtin-Hansen has accepted a tenure-track position (in 19th and 20th-century Continental Philosophy and Aesthetics) as Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the Sate University of New York in New Paltz.

Apaar Kumar has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities (MCPH), Manipal University, Karnataka, India.

Jong Hwan Lee (Emory Ph. D., 2013), has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Seoul, one of Korea's leading universities.

Edward Glowienka has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure track, at Carroll College, effective August 2013.

Katharine Schweitzer has accepted an Instructor position at The University of Nevada, Reno.

Matthew Homan has accepted a position at Christopher Newport University.

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Mark Your Calendars

April 24, 2014

Institute for the History of Philosophy Lecture
Jill Frank, 
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of South Carolina
4:15 p.m., Room TBA

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