On August 28th, the department held its annual reception to welcome new faculty and students to the program!
Congratulations to Lillian Cicerchia, one of our Ph.D. students, who was recently published in the prestigious European Journal of Political Theory! Her article is called "Structural Domination in the Labor Market."
More information can be found here.
Professor Jude Jones’ magical and very in-demand Harry Potter and Philosophy undergraduate ICC course is running for the third time this summer...in London of course! Some of the authors students read include William James, Paul Ricoeur and Machiavelli. Next week the class will be viewing original alchemy manuscripts and going to several museums and colleges at Oxford, as well as Gloucester Cathedral, using Harry Potter as a portal to significant elements of cultural history in England and from around the world!
Hosted by Fordham Philosophy Department at the Fordham Law School, from May 31st-June 1st. Here are some photos, please click on each photo for a wider preview.
Thanks to everyone for making it out! Beautiful day, and another wonderful academic year!
Matt Cappetta, a senior with a double major in Philosophy and American Studies, has won a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship for the coming year. His award will take him to Nepal for 10 months, where he will be teaching English language in a rural school and living with a host family in the local village.
The Fulbright Fellowship aims at cultural exchange and Matt is excited to be fully immersed in the local community during his stay in Nepal. Congratulations, Matt!
The department is delighted to welcome Dr. Nicholas Smyth to Fordham next year as a tenure track assistant professor. Dr. Smyth received his doctorate from Brown, and works in ethics, meta-ethics, social philosophy, and moral psychology. Welcome, Nick!
The department is delighted to welcome Dr. Selin Islekel to Fordham next year as a tenure track assistant professor. Dr. Islekel received her doctorate from DePaul, and works in 20th Century Continental Philosophy (esp. Foucault and Critical Theory), Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, and Aesthetics. Welcome, Selin!
Ph.D. students Ciaran Coyle and Preston Carter presented their work at the Spring Graduate Symposium. The event was co-hosted with the Classics department, which offered two presenters of its own. Catering was provided by Estrellita Poblana III.
Here are some photos, please click on each photo to get a wider preview:
Here are some photos of the conference, click on each photo to get a wider preview:
Congrats to Ph.D. student Jesús Luzardo on his Mellon/ACLS Fellowship for next year! He will be completing work on his dissertation, Nostalgic Pasts, Ironic Futures.
Huge congratulations to Ph.D. student Machessa Samz on her new tenure-track position at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York!
The Department was delighted to host from Prof. Jason D’Cruz (SUNY Albany) for his talk on distrust and bias on March 5th.
Doctoral student Sanjana Rajagopal has been featured again on the blog of the American Philosophical Association, on what it means to be a Hindu Philosopher. Congrats, Sanjana!
Happy holidays to all!
Visiting graduate students from Nanjing University in China attended Prof. Reed Winegar's class on Schopenhauer and Hegel!
We had a huge turnout for the first Fordham MAP Talk & Teach event! We had 6 panelists talking about how they work to diversify syllabi!
Meghan Sullivan (Notre Dame) is launching a project called “Philosophy as a Way of Life ” along with Fordham's Stephen Grimm, Stephen C. Angle (Wesleyan) and Caleb Cohoe (Metropolitan State University of Denver)! The project is funded by a Mellon Grant. More info here.