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!
The Brookings Institution included Dr. Tommy Curry’s book, The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood, on their Black History Month reading list. The article states, “Brookings is proud to observe Black History Month with a series of special events and a wide range of content. Throughout the month, and year-round, Brookings […]
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. 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 […]