Department News & Congratulations

  • Dilek Huseyinzadegan co-wrote (with Jordan Pascoe) a blog post on the uneasy relationship between Kantian philosophy and feminism for the APA Women in Philosophy Blog, entitled, "Dismantling Kantian Frames: Notes toward a Feminist Politics of Location and Accountability." Read it here.
  • Three Emory philosophers presented papers at the 2021 annual meeting of The Metaphysical Society of America: 

    Jason E. Cabitac (“Hamann and the Subversion of Reason: Nature as the Matrix of Revelation and Response”);

    John Stuhr (“Being, Experience, and Language: Plastic Naturalism and Some Meanings of the Word ‘Nature’”); and

    Jessica Wahman ( “Are Metaphysics and Naturalism Contradictory?”).

  • The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on "Continental Feminism" was updated by a collective of authors, including "Introduction" by Professor Dilek Huseyinzadegan. The authors envision this as an evolving entry on feminist thought. Link here


April 15, 2021

4-5:30 pm

Book Panel celebrating Noëlle McAfee's 

Fear of Breakdown: Politics and Psychoanalysis (Columbia, 2019)

Participants: Cynthia Willett (Emory), Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky), Noëlle McAfee (Emory)
Contact department for link.



Fall 2021

Please Welcome Our New Faculty Member

Dr. David Marriott

The Philosophy Department is very excited to announce that Dr. David Marriott will be joining our faculty as the Charles T. Winship Professor of Philosophy. Dr. Marriott writes and teaches across several areas including the Critical Philosophy of Race, Black Political Philosophy, Aesthetics and Poetics, Comparative Francophone Caribbean Literature and Literary theory, and the literary and visual cultures of modernism. An accomplished poet as well, his publications are wide ranging in character: Haunted Life (Rutgers, 2007), Whither Fanon? (Stanford, 2018), and the forthcoming Lacan Noir (Palgrave) and Before Whiteness (City Lights), to name only a few. Dr. Marriott will also be editing a series for Stanford University Press, Inventions: Black Philosophy, Politics, Aesthetics. We are thrilled that such a distinguished and singular voice is joining our ranks.