Dr José Luis Bermúdez, Professor of Philosophy and Samuel Rhea Gammon Professor of Liberal Arts, received a Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, together with Dr. Catherine Conybeare, Professor of Classics and Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College. The award of $48,000 is to support an interdisciplinary […]
In her role as Associate Dean of Faculties, Dr. Katz will be instrumental in the proactive planning for the Office of the Dean of Faculties, representing faculty needs and issues. She will manage and/or collaboratively manage administrative aspects key to faculty success, such as recruiting, hiring, evaluation, tenure and promotion, and grievances. Her oversight of […]
Dr. Clare Palmer has been appointed to the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professorship in Liberal Arts III. She will be recognized during the October 24th Dean’s Reception at the Annenburg Presidential Conference Center
Saturday will feature a symposium on McDermott’s philosophical work, pedagogical impact, and legacy through presentations, discussions and stories of Professor McDermott. Attendance is open to all. If you wish to attend please follow the link to register. If you would like to share your stories and memories please contact Charles Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Graveside Memorial […]
Texas A&M University is proud to release the Spring 2019 edition of its undergraduate journal of philosophy, Aletheia. The journal has been inactive since 2014, but student leadership recently organized to re-launch this publication within the Philosophy Department. The journal serves as a platform for the excellent work of Texas A&M’s own students, and this […]
Adebayo Ogungbure, one of our Philosophy graduate students, has been awarded a 2019 Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Humanities Research Award to support his research this summer on his project “Unbounding the Black Imago: How the Representation of Blackness in Superhero Fiction Propagates Negative Models of Anti-Racist Practice.” Congratulations Adebayo!
Congratulations to our graduate student Adebayo Ogungbure on being awarded a Texas A&M University Office of Graduate and Professional Studies and The Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Award for Teaching! To read the full article click here.
A book that Gary Varner co-authored with an ecologist and a philosopher of biology will be the subject of a two-hour authors-meet-critics session during the American Philosophical Association meeting in Vancouver in April. The journal Biology & Philosophy will later publish the critics’ comments and the authors’ replies.
Philosophy PhD student, Adebayo Ogungbure has published an article titled, “The Political Economy of Niggerdom: W.E.B. DuBois and Martin Luther King Jr. on the Racial and Economic Discrimination of Black Males in America,” in the Journal of Black Studies. In order to read the full article, click here.
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 […]