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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:


PhD student Corinne Lajoie awarded SSHRC doctoral fellowship

We are proud to announce that Penn State Philosophy PhD student Corinne Lajoie received a four-year doctoral fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a project titled "The Time of Sense: Love as Institutive-Generative Passivity in the Later Merleau-Ponty". Currently, her research investigates the contributions of a phenomenology of space and belonging for our understanding of the broader issues of access, disability justice, and inclusion in the American post-ADA context. 

Congratulations, Corinne!

The Perils of Partnership, a book by Johnathan Marks was selected as a finalist for the North American Society for Social Philosophy book prize

The Department of Philosophy would like to congratulate our affiliate faculty member, Jonathan Marks, whose book, The Perils of Partnership (OUP 2019), was selected as a finalist for the North American Society for Social Philosophy book prize. 
You can read the article here: 
Congratulations, Jonathan!

The 2020 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Awards for the Department of Philosophy

The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce its 2020 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Awards. For details, please see: the Graduate Awards Page and the Undergraduate Awards Page. Since our 2020 Awards ceremony was unfortunately cancelled due to COVID 19 restrictions, all recipients will be honored at our Spring 2021 Awards event.

Philosophy Graduate Student Mercer Gary awarded residency from the Brocher foundation

Philosophy Grad Student, Mercer Gary has been accepted to the Brocher residency for spring or fall 2021! Here’s a link to details regarding the residencies the Fondation Brocher offers: