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Philosophy department announces Adams and Thomas as dissertation fellows for 2020-21

Thanks to the generous support of the Mellon Foundation, The Philosophy Department has been able to appoint two Mellon dissertation completion fellows for 2020-21: Jeremy Adams and Bailey Thomas. Jeremy is a 5th year PhD student currently writing a dissertation entitled "'We Are Revolutionaries!' Black Radical Women on Love, Liberation, and Revolution." Bailey is a 4th year PhD student writing a dissertation entitled "Knowing While Black:  Insidious Ignorance and Oppositional Knowledge."

Congratulations, Jeremy and Bailey!



Christopher Moore has been named a fellow of the National Humanities Center

Christopher Moore, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Classics and Director of Undergraduate Studies for Philosophy, has been named a fellow of the National Humanities Center for the 2020-21 academic year. 

To read the full article, please visit: Penn State News.

Congratulations, Christopher!

Leonard Lawlor appointed to Stanford University Encyclopedia

Professor Leonard Lawlor has been appointed to the Stanford University Encyclopedia of Philosophy editorial board as a subject editor for 20th century philosophy.


Congratulations, Len!

Eduardo Mendieta interviewed for podcast

Professor Eduardo Mendieta was recently interviewed for the podcast, "Theory to no End" "On the Axial Age, Habermas, and Postsecularism." The podcast focuses on theory and criticism that explores the work of scholars from different fields.


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Eduardo Mendieta delivers lecture on The Language of Pandemic

Professor Eduardo Mendieta delivered a lecture entitled "The Language of Pandemic" as part of the College of Liberal Arts lecture series on COVID 19. The lecture is available here: