The Philosophy Department along with the Glasscock Center, Interdisciplinary Studies, the Center of Digital Humanities Research, and the Department of Hispanic Studies are sponsoring a Symposium this semester which will be co-hosted by Dr. Kristi Sweet and Dr. Ted George. The Symposium is titled “Hermeneutics, the Humanities, and the Future of Interpretation” and will take […]
Dr. Tommy Curry’s work highlighting the rape and sexual assault of Black boys was mentioned in an article in Media Diversified. In his article, “The Minimising of the Sexual Assault of Black Boys,” LeRon L. Barton references both Dr. Curry’s book, The Man-Not: Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood and an article Dr. […]
Dr. Tommy Curry’s work on Black male studies and criticisms of intersectionality was highlighted by Dr. Fred Bonner in Diverse Magazine. To read the full article click here.
By Tommy Curry Published by SUNY Press, November 27, 2018 Demonstrates the extent to which Josiah Royce’s ideas about race were motivated explicitly in terms of imperial conquest. Another white Man’s Burden performs a case study of Josiah Royce’s philosophy of racial difference. In an effort to lay bare the ethnological racial heritage of American […]
Dr. Clare Palmer published an article for The British Ecological Society titled, “A Smarter Approach to Intelligent Animals.” In the article Dr. Palmer, “discusses the most recent advances in animal psychology and their implications for conservation policy worldwide.” Click here for the complete article.
Dr. Tommy Curry was recently interviewed by Nathan Eckstrand, an associate editor of the Blog of the APA. Dr. Curry discussed his recently published book, The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood. He discussed, among other topics, what his work is about, what effect he hopes it has, and what advice […]
Dr. Tommy Curry gave a talk about his paper, “Expendable for Whom?: Terry Crews, Phallicism, and the Erasure of Black Male Victims of Sexual Assault and Rape” at UC Berkeley on October 29th, 2018. For more information click here.
“This year, the Department of Philosophy’s Tommy Curry is one of the recipients of the thirty-ninth annual American Book Awards for his work, The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood.” Dr. Curry received the award in San Francisco, CA on October 28th, 2018. For more information click here.
Callaway-Jones recently published an obituary for Dr. John J. McDermott: https://www.callawayjones.com/dr-john-mcdermott/ . The obituary includes details of a public reception for his friends, family and colleagues from 1.00-3.30pm Saturday October 13th at the “McDermott Library” (701 S. Dexter Drive), and of a memorial fund that has been established in his name. Texas A&M Today published an […]
Because of Dr. Curry’s work he has been awarded the Diverse Emerging Scholar recognition for being among the top 15 minority scholars in the country. The Emerging Scholar Profile states that, “His work uses social and political philosophy to study Black masculinities.” To read the article click here. Further advancing Black Male Studies, Dr. Curry […]