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Gandhi and King: Exemplars of Nonviolent Protest

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Malichi Mersky & Kyle Musselman (Dialogue Students)



Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 


* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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Gandhian Nonviolence and Assumptions of Human Goodness

Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by

Sanjay Lal, (Philosophy, Clayton State University)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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The Dark Side of Empathy

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Kevin McLean & Beau Sepaugh (Dialogue Students)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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Educating the Moral Imagination

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Professional Ethics Students


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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Gandhian Nonviolence and Globalization

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Alkek Teaching Theater
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Sanjay Lal (Philosophy, Clayton State University)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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Last week on the Legislature

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Carrie Crisp (Philosophy)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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The Acorn Symposium Dialogue: Nonviolence and Classical Approaches to the Fear of Death

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by

Sanjay Lal (Philosophy, Clayton State University) & Ashley Allcorn (Philosophy)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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On Tolerance

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Jonathan Dancy (Philosophy, UT Austin and Reading University, U.K.)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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The Temptations of Political Power

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Professional Ethics Students


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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Promoting Peace: An Interdisciplinary Panel from Texas State

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room, Comal 116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy

Presented by Catherine Hawkins (Social Work)

Patricia Shields (Political Science) Rich Warms (Anthropology)


Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society. 

* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.


If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285. Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666


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