Academics

Philosophy Speaker Series

Upcoming Talks & Events: 

Fall 2016 events TBA

Recent Events: 

April 21, 2016 - All day visit by: 
Elizabeth Anderson (University of Michigan) 
9:30-12:00 (Chancellors Conference room, Quinn)
2:00-4:00 Public Lecture "Racial Integration & Moral Bias" (Room 3540, Campus Center)

April 7th, 2016, 1-3pm
"Ethics, Elections & the Future of Democracy"
A conversation featuring Michael E. Capuano (US Representative 7th District, Former Mayer of Somerville)
and Jason Stanley (Professor of Philosophy, Yale University)
Location: UMass Boston Campus Center Ballroom C

March 29th, 2016, 4-6 pm
"The speech Act of Protest" (see poster below)
A talk by Mathew Chrisman (Edinburgh) & Graham Hubbs (Idaho)
Campus Center 2545

Some other past Events: 

All day visit by: 
Miranda Fricker (University of Sheffield) 
April 27, 2015

All day visit by
Sheryl Misak (University of Toronto/NYU)
April 25, 2015

Rossen Ventzislavov (Woodbury)
"The Illusion of Freedom: Three Paradoxes of Leisure"    
March 5, 2015 

UMass Boston Applied Philosophy Speaker Series 2012-13
organized by Danielle Bromwich

Ronald Sandler (Northeastern)
“Global Climate Change and the Ethics of Species Preservation”
February 11, 2013

Julie Suk (Cardozo Law)
“Rethinking the Morality of Quotas”
December 18, 2012

For information on more past talks under the UMass Boston Applied Philosophy Speaker Series see website.