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Professor Paul Katsafanas, Grad Students, & Alumnus Presenting in North American Nietzsche Society Conference

The Department is pleased to share that Professor Paul Katsafanas, graduate students Joel Van Fossen and Caroline Wall, and alumnus Ian Dunkle will be presenting at the 2022 North American Nietzsche Society Conference in two weeks. The Conference will be held on October 7th and October 8th, 2022, at Brown University. You can find the […]

Professor Victor Kumar Featured in BU’s The Brink: “Why It’s So Hard to Give Up Meat”

Professor Victor Kumar was recently featured in an article and Q&A on The Brink, a news outlet dedicated to sharing the pioneering research conducted at Boston University. The article, “Firing Up the Grill? Why It’s So Hard to Give Up Meat” features Professor Kumar’s work on “the psychology — and ethics — of switching from […]

Grad Student Lewis Wang and Dept. Chair Sally Sedgwick to Present Papers at UK Kant Society Conference

The Department is pleased to share that current graduate student Lewis Wang and Professor & Department Chair Sally Sedgwick have been selected to present papers at the UK Kant Society’s conference this September in London, titled “The Revolutionary Kant”. The UKKS, founded in 1994 by Graham Bird, “exists to encourage the study of all aspects […]

Graduate Student Cansu Hepcaglayan to Present at Eastern APA 2023

The Department is pleased to share that Cansu Hepcaglayan has had a paper selected for presentation at the American Philosophical Association’s 2023 Eastern Division Meeting. Cansu will present in the Concerned Philosophers for Peace group session, and her paper is titled, “How to Cultivate Civic Friendship in Polarized Societies”. The Meeting takes place this upcoming […]

Philosophy of the Geosciences Group Co-Authors Paper, Speak at Conferences, and More

Members of Professor Alisa Bokulich’s Phi-Geo Research Group published a co-authored paper on “Are We in a Sixth Mass Extinction? The Challenges of Answering and Value of Asking”. The paper started as a project of philosophy undergraduate (now alumna) Gloria Grand-Pierre, funded by the BU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program in the 2020-2021 academic year, and […]

Grads Jordan Kokot and Rebeccah Leiby to Lead Teaching Hub Session at 2023 Eastern APA

The Department is pleased to share that two of our graduate students, Jordan Kokot and Rebeccah Leiby, have been selected to organize a Teaching Hub Session at the 2023 Eastern American Philosophical Association conference. Jordan and Rebeccah will lead “Teaching Narratives and Narrative Teaching” at the January meeting, and write this about their session: “The […]

Symposium Honoring Amélie Oksenberg Rorty to Take Place at Tufts this September

A symposium honoring Amélie Oksenberg Rorty (1932-2020) will be held on September 16, 2022, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Tufts University and in partnership with the Department of Philosophy at Boston University and the Department of Philosophy at Harvard University. Speakers include a welcome address from Tufts Philosophy Chair Avner Baz, Michael Della […]