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Dialogue Schedule

Philosophy Dialogue Series – Spring 2015
Dialogue Room Comal 116

“... our material progress is only the foundation on which we will build a richer life of mind and spirit” – LBJ ( Texas State Alumnus, ’30)



Tuesday April 14, 2015

11:00 a.m.

Feminism & Foucault: Why Rape is Beyond Physical Violence

Lijun Yuan, Philosophy, and Women’s Studies Students

Tuesday April 14, 2015

12:30 p.m.

Why Ask Why?

Quique Montemayor, Dialogue Student

Tuesday April 14, 2015

2:00 p.m.

Reproductive Rights and Latin America

Parish Conkling, Philosophy, San Antonio College

Tuesday April 14, 2015

3:30 p.m.

Questions as Quests  

Amelie Benedikt, Philosophy

Thursday April 16, 2015

12:30 p.m.

Why Be Moral?

Ashley Allcorn, Dialogue Student

Thursday April 16, 2015

3:30 p.m.

Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago's Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Jeffrey Helgeson, History
Texas State Author

Friday April 17, 2015

12:30 p.m.

Talk of the Times

David Tamez , Phi Sigma Tau

All dialogues are free and open to the public.
If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact (512) 245-2285 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.


*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.

 Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, 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.


For additional information contact: Camrie Pipper, Department of Philosophy, (512) 245-2285

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