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Critical Philosophy of Race

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Disability and Democracy

When: Nov 04, 2003 at 10:00 AM

Witnessing Ethics

When: Oct 30, 2003 at 4:00 PM
Where: Nittany Lion Inn, Boardroom 1

Responsible Science

When: from Jul 21, 2003 4:00 PM to Jul 21, 2004 5:00 PM
Where: 108 Wartik

Lynn Hankinson Nelson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington where she teaches courses in the history and philosophy of science, and in feminist philosophy. She is the author of Who Knows: From Quine to Feminist Empiricism (Temple 1990) and co-author with Jack Nelson of On Quine (Wadsworth 2001). She has edited a special issue of Synthese (1995) devoted to Feminism and Science and is co-editor with Alison Wylie of a special issue of Hypatia devoted to Feminist Science Studies (Jan. 2004). She is co-editor with Jack Nelson of Feminism, Science, and the Philosophy of Science (Kluwer 1996) and Feminist Interpretations of W.V. Quine (Penn State 2003). She and Jack enjoy sailing on Puget Sound. Responsible Science - Read More…

From Racism to Race and Back: The Strange Career of a Historical Crime

When: Mar 20, 2003 at 10:00 AM

This Breaking the Silence Lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of History presented by Barbara J. Fields, Professor of History, Columbia University. From Racism to Race and Back: The Strange Career of a Historical Crime - Read More…

Disability and the Holocaust: a History Revealed--a Film and Panel Discussion

When: Oct 07, 2002 at 9:00 PM

Simi Linton founded Disability/Arts in order to work with artists and cultural institutions to help shape the presentation of disability in the arts, and to increase the representation of works by disabled artists. She is the author of numerous articles on disability studies and disability and the arts, and the book, Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity (New York University Press, 1998). She is also a founder and the co-director of the Disability Studies Project, a curriculum development project at Hunter College. Disability and the Holocaust: a History Revealed--a Film and Panel Discussion - Read More…

Racial and Ethnic Complexities in US American Life: Implications for African-Americans

When: Oct 03, 2002 at 9:00 PM

I explore changing demographics in the US of A and what the consequences might be for African Americans in terms of how we wrestle with issues of social justice, alliances with persons of other racial and/or ethnic groups, etc. New complexities are generating need for reconsiderations and altered practices. Racial and Ethnic Complexities in US American Life: Implications for African-Americans - Read More…