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Professor Eduardo Mendieta featured on NPR program

Dr. Eduardo Mendieta was recently featured on the ‘On the Media’ podcast. Take a listen starting at the 8 minute mark to hear Dr. Mendieta comment on the philosopher Richard Rorty's views on free speech.

https://tunein.com/podcasts/Media--Entertainment-Podcasts/On-the-Media-p69/

Keynote: Dr. Robert Brandom will be the keynote speaker for the Richard Rorty Society meeting next month

The Richard Rorty Society was founded in 2014 to promote study of the work and life of Richard Rorty (1931-2007), and to encourage and support scholarship and other writing inspired by and in the spirit of his work, across the disciplines.

The Keynote Speaker for this Meeting is Dr. Robert Brandom, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The University of Pittsburgh. The title of his lecture , "Fetishism, Anti-Authoritatianism, and The Second Enlightment: Rorty and Hegel on Representation and Reality. Please visit https://richardrortysociety.org/ for more information. 

Corinne Lajoie received 2019 M.C. Dillon Memorial Lecture Award

The Department of Philosophy is exceptionally proud to announce that our very own Corinne Lajoie has been selected by the International Merleau-Ponty Circle to receive the 2019 M. C. Dillon Memorial Lecture Award. This is awarded to the author of the best graduate student submission to the Circle's annual conference.
In addition to presenting the Memorial Lecture at the Circle conference, the winner also receives a $500 monetary prize and the essay is published in Chiasmi International.

Tiffany Tsantsoulas Receives 2019 Iris Marion Young Prize

Graduate student Tiffany Tsantsoulas has been awarded the 2019 Iris Marion Young prize by the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Committee on the Status of Women for her paper "Anger, Fragility, and the Formation of Resistant Feminist Space." The award will be presented at the annual SPEP conference at Duquesne University on November 1, 2019. Congratulations Tiffany!

Graduate student Tiffany Tsantsoulas has been awarded the 2019 Iris Marion Young prize by the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Committee on the Status of Women for her paper "Anger, Fragility, and the Formation of Resistant Feminist Space." The award will be presented at the annual SPEP conference at Duquesne University on November 1, 2019. Congratulations Tiffany!

Philosophy Guest, Dr. Wendy Brown, Featured on Democracy Works Podcast

We're excited to share the latest episode of the "Democracy Works" podcast featuring our friend, and recent department guest, Wendy Brown. In this episode Dr. Brown discusses "What Neoliberalism Left Behind."

We're excited to share the latest episode of the "Democracy Works" podcast featuring our friend, and recent department guest, Wendy Brown. In this episode Dr. Brown discusses "What Neoliberalism Left Behind."

Dr. Brown was visiting the University Park campus for a special conference titled "Power, Neoliberalism, and the Reinvention of Politics: The Feminist Critical Theory of Wendy Brown." During her stay, she was kind enough to meet with members of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy to discus her research.

Check it out here: https://www.democracyworkspodcast.com/2019/05/27/neoliberalism/