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 […]
Attention Undergraduate Philosophy Students! Proud of a philosophy paper you wrote for class? Want to showcase your writing skills and creative thoughts? Aspire to life in academia, law, or journalism? If so, consider submitting to Aletheia, Texas A&M’s journal for undergraduate work in philosophy! The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University and the Student Editorial […]
Attention Undergraduate Philosophy Students! Proud of a philosophy paper you wrote for class? Want to showcase your writing skills and creative thoughts? Aspire to life in academia, law, or journalism? If so, consider submitting to Aletheia, Texas A&M’s journal for undergraduate work in philosophy! The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University and the Student […]
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.
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 […]