15 July 2013

conference report

The 30th International Social Philosophy Conference was held at Quinnipiac University in Hamden CT July 11-13. The general theme was "Food".
SPEL students Aaron Bell and Rochelle DuFord presented "The Amoral Status of Humane and Humanitarian Laws"
SPEL alum Saba Fatima presented "Divine Consumption: Sustainability within Halal Food Laws." Saba is currently teaching at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
SPEL alum Sean Donaghue Johnston presented "Another Kind of Prison: Locating Liberty in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle" Sean is currently at Niagara University and Canisius College.
SPEL faculty member A. Preus presented "Aristotle and Theophrastus on Food".
The 31st annual meeting will occur next July in Oregon, with the theme of Racism.

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