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!
An article and interview with Dr. Robin James about her upcoming presentation at the University of Virginia and some news about her forthcoming book slated to publish next year!
The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-line position, rank Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2015. AOS: Philosophy of Mind or Epistemology, both broadly construed. AOC: Underrepresented areas of philosophy (e.g., race, feminism, queer theory, postcolonial studies) and/or innovative applied work. Full details and application information can be found at PhilJobs.
We are pleased to welcome two new faculty to the philosophy department this fall. Dr. Phillip McReynolds is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and specializes in American philosophy, philosophy of film, and philosophy of technology broadly construed. Dr. Shannon Sullivan is Chair and Professor of Philosophy and specializes in feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race, Continental philosophy, and American philosophy. More information about Dr. McReynolds and Dr. Sullivan will be posted on their faculty webpages soon!
Philosophy Major and scholarship benefactor Jason Bonsall establishes fund for students with promising potential.
Read how Philosophy student, Ashley Williams, and her faculty mentor, Dr. Robin James are not afraid to ask the big questions.
Student Brandon Nixon gives insight on being a Philosophy Major. Check out his essay in the Levine Connection.
Read Bookslut's interview with Dr. Sullivan regarding her book, Good White People.
Join the The Community of Philosophical Thinkers at their weekly meeting, Wednesday at 5pm in Winningham Lounge.