Entries tagged with ‘philosophy’

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) was invited to deliver the Carus Lecture at Concordia College, Moorhead. Her talk was entitled “Stuck on You: Thinking Parasitically.”

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke co-teaches the UVM John Dewey Kitchen Institute with Cynthia Belliveau every June. In the program, they emphasize the pedagogical power of the kitchen and how to use cooking to teach any topic within a frame of collaboration and cooperation. Read more on the University of Vermont website.

Alberto Urquidez (Philosophy)

Alberto Urquidez wrote a paper, On Glasgow’s Descriptive Theory of Racism: The Case for Pluralism, has been accepted for presentation at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke delivered the keynote address for the Southern Foodways Alliance Graduate Student Conference.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke published “Hospitality as Ethics” in a special issue of New Philosopher devoted to the topic of food.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke spent two days with the Elon University Philosophy Department, where she delivered the Reynolds Lecture. Her lecture was entitled “Guts, Dirt and Fundamental(ish) Metaphysical Categories.”

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke has been chosen to receive the 2017 Excellence in Scholarship award, given by the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke served as the Attaway Scholar at Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana. In that role, she gave a presentation entitled “Who’s In Your Refrigerator? The Role of Local Foods in the Quest for a Sustainable Food System” and participated in philosophy classes.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke served as the Distinguished Speaker for the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition meeting, held in conjunction with the annual American Anthropological Association conference held in Minneapolis. Her talk, on November 21, was entitled “It’s Chomping All the Way Down: Guts, Dirt and Fundamental(ish) Metaphysical Categories.” No one threw up.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke was the featured speaker at Macalester College’s observation of World Philosophy Day, an annual event created by UNESCO to recognize the value of philosophy in the contemporary world. Her talk was entitled “We’re All Parasites: Eating, Guts, and Fundamental Metaphysical Categories. Astonishingly, despite the title, refreshments were still enjoyed by the audience.