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 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 […]
Texas A&M Today published an article in tribute to the life and career of Dr. John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 30th. The article is titled, “Philosophy Professor John J. McDermott Remembered as Conscience of Texas A&M, Top In His Field” and includes some of his most significant contributions […]
The Philosophy Department is sad to share the news of the death of Dr John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Texas A&M University. He will be much missed by our whole community. Here is a link to President Michael Young’s statement https://president.tamu.edu/messages/mourning-john-j-mcdermott.html More will be posted here soon.
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.”
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 […]
By Tommy Curry Published by: Temple University Press, July 1, 2017 Tommy J. Curry’s provocative book The Man-Not is a justification for Black Male Studies. He posits that we should conceptualize the Black male as a victim, oppressed by his sex. The Man-Not, therefore, is a corrective of sorts, offering a concept of Black males that could challenge the […]