Her multimodal essay was "An Inquiry into the Process of Transitioning." For more information, see the full story click here. Congratulations Ashley!
Dr. James was awarded Integration of Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award. She received the award as a recognition for her research and innovative teaching.
The UNC Charlotte Ethics team placed third in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition, held in Costa Mesa, California. They competed with 32 other regional finalist teams. The team consisted of six philosophy majors, double majors, and was coached by Professor Beth Mason. This is the highest the UNC Charlotte team has ever placed.
UNC Charlotte Graduate school has recently announced two new assistantships for Fall 2015. These two assistantships are designated exclusively for veteran students. They are open to military veterans from any branch of service with honorable discharge admitted to any of UNC Charlotte graduate programs.
Read what philosophy major, Brandon Nixon, has to say about his time at Google.
The UNC Charlotte Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Andrea J. Pitts will join its faculty in fall 2015 as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Pitts received her M.A. in philosophy from the University of South Florida in 2009 and will complete her PhD in philosophy at Vanderbilt University in May 2015. She works in the areas of social epistemology, philosophy of race and gender, Latin American philosophy, biomedical ethics, and postcolonial/queer/transgender studies. She most recently has published articles on “Cruel and Unusual Care and Punishment: Epistemic Injustices in Correctional Health Care“ and "Toward an Aesthetics of Race: Bridging the Writings of Gloria Anzaldúa and José Vasconcelos,” and she is currently co-editing two volumes: Latina Feminist Theory (Oxford UP) and Beyond Bergson: Race, Gender, Colonialism (SUNY Press).
This Summer 2015 program will allow undergraduate students to work closely with a faculty mentor on a research project. Students interested in applying contact Dr. Lisa Rasmussen for more details.
Bradley Gray, a 2013 MA graduate, has won the UNC Charlotte's 2014 Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in Arts and Humanities. His thesis was on “School Bullying and Ideal Theory: The Role Discourses of Violence and Nonviolence Play in the Preservation of Hegemony,” and was directed by Dr. Robin James. Congratulations Bradley!
Join the The Community of Philosophical Thinkers at their weekly meeting, Thursdays at 4:30pm in Winningham Lounge.