31 October 2013

Interdisciplinary penalty

interesting but unsurprising:


30 October 2013

baby news

Brandon Davis-Shannon and his wife recently welcomed a daughter, Sadie Marie.  She joins her older sister Kaida (3 years old).

22 October 2013

mascots for fallacies


Blake likes this one.

Is anyone getting a degree this semester?

If you think that you will be taking a degree this semester, you MUST complete the Graduate Application for Degree (GAFD) by November 4, 2013The link is here

Here’s the link for your graduation checklist:  http://www.binghamton.edu/commencement/students/checklist.html
For more information, visit the commencement website:  http://www.binghamton.edu/commencement/index.html

21 October 2013

fyi: the registrar speaks

Monday, October 21
  • Spring 2014 schedule of classes available online.
  • Time tickets for spring 2014 pre-registration viewable online.
Wednesday, October 30
  • Continuing graduate student spring 2014 pre-registration begins at 9 a.m.
    • Registration remains open until the last day of fall 2013 classes.

IASH: Nicole Hassoun on Access to Essential Medicines

meant to post this before the event. posting now for the sake of recording-keeping. it was a good talk!

The next presentation in the IASH Fellows’ Speaker Series will be held on Wednesday October 16, 2013
We hope you are free to attend Access to Essential Medicines: Why We Should Support the Global Health Impact Campaign which will be presented by Nicole Hassoun, Associate Professor (Philosophy).  The talk will be held in the IASH Conference Room (LN 1106), from noon to 1:30
For more information, please visit our website at http://www2.binghamton.edu/iash/

03 October 2013

SPEL Colloquium


Serene Khader, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Stony Brook University (SUNY):

"The Self-Respect/Subordination Paradox: Women and Microcredit"

Thursday October 10, 5:00, UUW 324

02 October 2013

stuff people are up to


Boston University Workshop on Late Modern Philosophy

ASA Annual Meeting

APA Author meets Critics

I find this interesting for no good reason


brown bag lunch reminder

Everyone is invited to this year's first brown-bag lunch discussion group on Thursday, October 3, 11:45-1:00pm in LT 1506 (the Comp Lit conference room).

Food will not be provided by the department, so feel free to pack your aluminum Superman lunchbox, fill your thermos, and bring goodies to trade for dessert because this is going to be a real brown-bag

The article is by Nicholas Vrousalis entitled "Exploitation, Vulnerability, and Social Domination." (Philosophy and Public Affairs 41, no. 2 (Spring 2013): 131-157.)