Philosopher's Stone Endowed Fund and Speakers Series
The Philosopher's Stone Endowed Fund supports the work of current Philosophy majors and minors. The fund underwrites the Philosopher's Stone Speakers Series, which enables to bring dynamic, nationally- recognized philosophers to Regis for public talks and seminars with Philosophy majors, offering students the chance to connect with scholars working in diverse areas of the discipline.
Regis's Long Conversation: "What Gives You Hope?"
Friday, March 15, 2018; Science Amphitheater
Sponsored by the Philosopher's Stone Endowed Fund, the Regis College Philosophy Department, the Regis College Office of the First Year Experience, and Student Activities
Aaron Conley, Ph.D., Regis College Philosophy Department
"Of Mountains and Mental Health"
Boram Jeong, Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver
"The Temporality of Racialization: Rethinking the Notion of 'People of Color'"
Screening of Examined Life: Philosophy is in the Streets
Sponsored by the Philosopher's Stone Endowed Fund, the Regis College Office of the First Year Experience, and the Regis College Center for Service Learning
George Yancy, Ph.D., Emory University
"Black Bodies, White Gazes: the Risk of Seeing Differently"
Philosophy, Tyranny, and Truth: A Roundtable with Regis College Philosophy Faculty
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Ph.D., New York University
"Socrates Must Die: the Ethos of the Extraordinary and the Birth of Philosophy"
Maria Talero, Ph.D., Independent Climate Community Educator
"Social Mirroring and Climate Change"
Alumni Roundtable, "Philosophy and Vocation"
Sarah Pessin, Ph.D., University of Denver departments of Philosophy and Judaic Studies
"Levinas: Agonism and the Other/s"
Lisa Guenther, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
"Lethal Injection and its Discontents"
Jonathan Lear, Ph.D., University of Chicago
"Examining the Irony of Radical Hope"
Cynthia Freeland, Ph.D., University of Houston
"Art and Medical Imaging Technology"
Theresa Tobin, Ph.D., Marquette University
"The Nature and Moral Significance of Spiritual Violence"