Entries tagged with ‘philosophy’

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) published The Sober Philosopher Workbook for Exploring Addiction and Creating Recovery (Wildhouse Publications, 2023). Her essay, “Nothing Says Resentment Like Unfulfilled Expectations,” appears in the May issue of Psychology Today magazine.

Faculty Spotlight: Jon Ivan Gill

Jon Ivan Gill (Philosophy) will release his debut hip-hop album on April 21 as part of VirgoTwins, a duo comprised of Gill (AKA, MC Gilead7) and producer Boricua Sandy. The album, ArtSpace, is described as “a realm where creativity is never concluded but always malleable. The sonic imagination encapsulated in these ten potent and unique […]

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) Completed Her 40th Podcast Since Summer 2022. Each podcast was in conjunction with her book, “Higher and Friendly Powers: Transforming Addiction and Suffering,” published this past fall. Additionally, she has given five talks and several interviews during that time. (She is now officially talked out.)

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) gave an invited talk for the Philosophy Department at Marquette University entitled, “Stuck on You: Thinking Parasitically.”

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke’s (Philosophy) story “The Potluck League” was published in the latest issue of the journal Food, Culture & Society.

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) is prominently featured in “Is Dry January a Little too Dry for you?” in Salon magazine.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) published an essay entitled “Parasitic Personhood” in the anthology “Co-Operative Aesthetics: A Quasi-Manifesto for the 21st Century,” edited by Gioia Laura Iannilli.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) gave a lecture at Colby College — “The Aesthetic Value of Disgusting Experiences: Ruminations on my Compost Bucket” — as part of the Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities yearlong lecture series, “Food for Thought.”

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy), along with her co-creator Cynthia Belliveau from the University of Vermont, is the recipient of the 2022 John Dewey Society Award for Outstanding Achievement, for their creation of the John Dewey Kitchen Institute. The award is given to “that individual or those individuals who, in the judgment of the committee, has or […]

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) had an op-ed in USA Today on the necessity of legislation to legalize pot including limits on its potency. Additionally, her series, “Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken,” on psychologytoday.com has now reached more than 2 million total views.