BU Philosophy Student Vanessa Hanger Receives Prestigious Buck Scholarship
The Department of Philosophy would like to congratulate Vanessa Hanger, a Philosophy undergrad, on receiving the prestigious Augustus Howe Buck Scholarship for 2022! The Buck Scholarship dates as far back as 1917, and is one of the highest honors awarded to undergraduate students here at BU. Vanessa is an exceptionally active member of our community, […]
3/26: Harvard University Department of Philosophy Colloquium Lecture: Sally Sedgwick
Our very own Prof. Sedgwick is giving a lecture for the Harvard University Philosophy Colloquium Series on Friday, March 26th at 3pm. See details below: This talk follows the read-ahead model; the format consists of a brief 20-minute lecture followed by a 60-minute Q&A session. All attendees must register in advance to gain entry. Registered […]
Shanshan (Susan) Cao Uses Karbank Fellowship to Explore a Future in Philosophy
The question of what to do after college is something many undergraduates struggle with, Shanshan (Susan) Cao was no exception. In her search for answers she secured funding through the Karbank Fellowship, she talked with professors and graduate students in BU’s Philosophy Department, and made a film to document her journey. The project “To Think […]
Happy Valentine’s Day!
We know this Academic Year has been unconventional and hard for everyone, so we wanted to take some time to remind everyone what’s really important this Valentine’s Day: dorky memes. Hopefully getting a Valentine’s Day card* from Hegel or Wollstonecraft can brighten your weekend!