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Midwest Philosophy Colloquium

Every year the UMM Philosophy Discipline hosts the Midwest Philosophy Colloquium, where distinguished speakers come to campus and give talks on topics of general interest.

Previous colloquium speakers have included Donald Davidson, Saul Kripke, Fred Dretske, J.L. Mackie, Gilbert Harman, David Gauthier, Keith Donnellan, Kurt Baier, Alvin Goldman, David Kaplan, Paul Benacerraf, Keith Lehrer, Jonathan Bennett, John Searle, Robert Solomon, Phillipa Foot, Eleanor Stump, Fred Feldman, Nancy Cartwright, Gary Watson, Michael Bratman, Stephen Stich, and many others.

44th ANNUAL MIDWEST PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Philosophy of Implicit Bias

Monday, September 9, 4:00 pm
Imholte 113
Discussion Forum: "Structural Explanations of Injustice"
Erin Beeghly (University of Utah)

Monday, September 9, 7:00 p.m.
Imholte 109
Public Lecture: "Combating Implicit Bias: How to Act Fairly in an Unfair World"
Alex Madva (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Tuesday, September 10, 4:00 p.m.
Imholte 114
Discussion Forum: "Intersectionality as a Guide to Research and Activism"
Alex Madva (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Tuesday, September 10, 7:00 p.m.
Imholte 109
Public Lecture: "Does Stereotyping Someone Constitute Discrimination?"
Erin Beeghly (University of Utah)

Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 pm
Imholte 109
Public Lecture: "Soft Structures and Soft Selves: Interactionist Approaches to Bias and the Fluid Connective Tissue of Social Norms"
Daniel Kelly (Purdue University)

Thursday, April 23, 7:00 pm
Imholte 109
Public Lecture: "Understanding Implicit Bias: Putting the Criticism into Perspective"
Michael Brownstein (John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY)