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 […]
Dr. Martin Peterson worked as the CO-PI on a successful NSF grant application with members of Psychology and the Law School at Texas A&M. The grant, in the amount of $371K, is titled “The Ethics of Diversity: Fortifying Ethical Infrastructure to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment in STEM Research and Practice Settings.”
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 […]
By Tommy Curry Published by: Rowman & Littlefield International, July 18, 2018 There exists a very rich, but largely untapped well of African American philosophical thought, in which many Black thinkers were debating the role philosophy played in racial advancement among themselves. One such work that demonstrates this vibrant tradition is William H. Ferris’s The African […]
Philosophy P.hD. student, Adebayo Ogungbure has recently published an article with co-author Ben McMyler in American Philosophical Quarterly titled “Recent Work on Trust and Testimony.” In order to find the article, click on the following link: “Recent Work on Trust and Testimony.”
Texas A&M University is proud to release the Spring 2018 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 […]
Dr. José Bermúdez has been awarded an ACLS Fellowship this year. He is now one of 78 2018 ACLS Fellows that were chosen out of 1,150 applicants. “The 2018 ACLS Fellows hail from more than 50 colleges and universities,” said Matthew Goldfeder, director of fellowship programs at ACLS. “Fellows were selected for their potential to […]
By José Bermúdez Published by: MIT Press, February 23, 2018 These essays explore how the rich and sophisticated forms of self-consciousness with which we are most familiar — as philosophers, psychologists, and as ordinary, reflective individuals — depend on a complex underpinning that has been largely invisible to students of the self and self-consciousness. José […]