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Kate Lawson to present at digital Weil Conference

Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Lawson is featured as a speaker at the digital conference "Death/ Text/ Resonance: Simone Weil and Writing to(wards) Death"  from July 23- 25 presented by the  “trans | discipline Simone Weil denʞkollektiv.”  The conference was to take place in Erfurt and Berlin, but has gone digital due to COVID-19 and registration is now open to all on the website.


Lesley Jamieson featured on Iris Murdoch podcast

PhD candidate Lesley Jamieson is a featured expert on "Iris Murdoch and Politics" for the Iris Murdoch society's recent podcast. Lesley works academically on Murdoch and is an engaged social activist at Queen's and in the larger Kingston community.  

In this podcast, Lesley engages in a conversation with Miles Leeson alongside Gary Browning (Oxford Brookes), and Vic Seidler (Goldsmiths, London).


Christine Sypnowich renewed as Head

photo of Christine SypnowichChristine Sypnowich has been appointed to a second term as Head of the Philosophy Department, beginning 1 July 2020.  Christine was due to have a brief hiatus from the job of Head, taking up a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College in Oxford for a few weeks this spring, but found herself instead remaining in Kingston, caught up in departmental administration in the midst of


Congratulations to recent graduates!

Congratulations to all of this year's Philosophy graduates! We're really sorry that we couldn't all see each other at a face-to-face convocation, but hats off to:

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Arnone, Andrew Jacob, Major in Philosophy

Bell, Victoria Elizabeth, Major in Philosophy, Arts Minor in English Language and Literature

Borsellino, Victoria Rose, Major in Philosophy

Brennen, Roslyn Stephanie, Major in Philosophy