2018 Humphrey Colloquium

Pictures from the Colloquium


Friday, November 2,2018

Student Activities Center, Room W118

9:00 am  —9:10 am  Welcoming Remarks


9:10 am — 9:45 am

“White Backlash to Colin Kaepernick’s Kneeling Protest: An Explanation Using Alison Bailey’s Theory of Privilege”

John H. Jenkins (University of Louisville)


9:55 am — 10:30 am         

“E.E. Cummings—The Doctor of Language

A Philosophical Synthesis of Zen Buddhism—Søren Kierkegaard and Friedrich Nietzsche”

Nicholas Duguay (Concordia University)


10:40 am — 11:15 am      

“On Maitra’s Subordinating Speech and Insubordination”

Elizabeth Beckman (UNC Chapel Hill)


11:25 am — 12:00 pm      

“Singer and Kant Walk into a Pond... Possible Implications of Moral Neutrality between Killing and Letting Die for Some Forms of Kantianism”

Ryan Born (Princeton University)


12:00 pm—12:45 pm    Lunch

12:45 pm — 1:20 pm

“The Incompatibility Between Diachronic Responsibility and Remorse”

Nathanael Pierce (Arizona State University)


1:30 pm — 2:05 pm

“The Intersection of Language and Cognition: Lakoff On How Metaphors Can Organize Our Conceptual Systems”

Adam Khayat (University of Louisville)


2:15 pm — 2:50 pm

“Live or Let Die: The Ethical Dilemma Posed by DNRs, Advance Directives, and Suicide”

Hope Carrane (University of Kentucky)


3:00 pm — 3:35 pm

“The Place of Romantic Love as Robust Concern Theory in Spinoza’s Ethics” 

Emmanuel Cuisinier (Concordia University)


3:45 pm — 5:15 pm 

Keynote Address:

“Gaslighting is not (primarily) an epistemic problem”

Professor Kate Abramson

Indiana University, Bloomington