Department of Humanities Tentative Colloquium Schedule
Date Presenter Presentation Title Document
Sept. 11

Michael Davis
Humanities and CSEP, IIT

Profession as a Lens for Studying Technology

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Oct. 2

Robert J. Richards
Morris Fishbein Prof. of History of Science
University of Chicago

The Beauty of the Georgian Female’s Skull: Measures of Racial Classification in the 19th Century

Fall 2015 Sawyier Philosophy Lecture in Science, Technology and Society

111 Life Sciences Building, 2:30 p.m.

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Oct. 9

Robert Ladenson
Emeritus Prof. of Philosophy

The Zero-Reject Policy

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Oct. 23

Asia Ferrin
Sawyier Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Humanities


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Oct. 30

Lou Agosta
Argosy University

Resistance to Empathy
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Nov. 13

Warren Schmaus
Prof. of Philosophy, Humanities

Political Philosophy of Science in Nineteenth-Century France: From Comte’s Positivism to Renouvier’s Conventionalism Download paper.
Nov. 20

Anja Matwijkiw
Indiana University Northwest

Bronik Matwijkiw
Southeast Missouri State U.

TBA, on Marx

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All colloquiua except the Sawyier Lecture will take place in the conference room in 218 Siegel Hall beginning at 2 p.m.unless otherwise announced.