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Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series for 2020-21

Fall Term 2020-21

Sept 17       Olufemi Taiwo (Georgetown U)– Kennedy Lecture 

Oct 1           Manuel Vargas (UCSD)  

Oct 15         Sophie-Grace Chappell (Open U)

Oct 29         No colloquium due to Fall Break

Nov 5          Rima Basu (Claremont)

Nov 19        Antonio Calcagno (UWO)

Dec 3         Jishnu Guha-Majumdar (John’s Hopkins/Queen’s)

Winter Term 2021

Jan 14        Kristin Andrews (York U)

Jan 28        Sukaina Hirji (U of Pennsylvania)

Feb 11       Mary Krizan (U of Wisconsin) 

Feb 18        Reading week 

Feb 25       Anna Stilz (Princeton)

March 11   Sophie Bourgault (U of Ottawa)

March 25   Jonathan Quong (USC)

April 8        The Lorne MacLachlan Lecture on Kant – Speaker TBA


Spring Term, 2020 (Online, details TBA)

Anishinaabe Language, Knowledge and Culture series (for more, see this poster)

May 21          Brian McInnes (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Words We Cherish, Stories We Love, and the Action We Need: Scholarship in the tTme of the Seventh Fire

May 25          Niigaanwesidam James Sinclair (University of Manitoba)

Bagijiganan: Anishinaabeg Literary History

May 27          Dolleen Tisasii''ashii Manning (York University and Michigan State University)

Mnidoo-Knowing: Intuiting Other-than-Human Spheres

June 1           Sharla Peltier (University of Alberta)

Indigenous Methodology in Academic Research: Stories of the Earth Teaching Lodge


Winter Term, 2020

Jan 9                No Talk

Jan 16              Helen Humphreys & Christine Sypnowich

Jan 23              Michael Tremblay (Queen's)

Jan 30             Owen King - PIAI Colloquium Series (3pm)

Feb 6              Catherine Stinson - PIAI Colloquium Series (3pm)

Feb 11            Bartek Chomanski - PIAI Colloquium Series (3pm)

Feb 20             No Talk (Reading week)

Feb 27             Henry Laycock (Queen's)

March 5           Glen Coulthard (UBC) – Chancellor Dunning Trust Lecture

March 12         David Hunter (Ryerson)

March 19         cancelled

March 26         cancelled

April 2             cancelled


Fall Term, 2019

Sept 5              No Talk (first day of classes)

Sept 12            No Talk (department party instead)

Sept 19            Claire Mac Cumhaill (Durham, Britain) - Kennedy Lecture

Sept 26            Regina Rini (York)

Oct 3               Luvell Andersen (Syracuse)

Oct 10             Fred Schauer -- joint event with legal theory colloquium

Oct 17             David Bakhurst (Queen’s)

Oct 24             No Talk (Fall break)

Oct 31             Julia Gibson (Queen's)

Nov 7              Peter Dietsch (U de Montreal)

Nov 14            Erin Beeghly (Utah)

Nov 21            Brendan de Kenessey (Toronto)

Nov 28            Lorne Maclachlan (Queen's)