Philosophy Upcoming Events

AU Philosophical Society Lecture

Fri, Aug 23, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Ross Hall 136

The AU Philosophical Society will host their first lecture of fall semester this Friday, August 23 at 3 pm in Ross Hall 136. The speaker is Mitch Green from the University of Connecticut. His talk is titled "On Silencing and Distorting."  Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Tom Lockhart at tpl0002@auburn.edu.

New Faculty Welcome Reception

Wed, Aug 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pebble Hill

Dean Aistrup invites you to welcome our new faculty to the CLA family. A short ceremony will begin at 5 pm with a reception to follow. Free and open to all faculty and staff and their guest.

For more information, contact Wendy Bonner at bonnewr@auburn.edu or 334-844-5195.

Southern Aesthetics Workshop - Day 1

Fri, Aug 30, 2019
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

The American Society for Aesthetics Board of Trustees has approved a grant of $3,640 in support of a Southern Aesthetics Workshop, to be held August 30-31, 2019, at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Aaron Meskin, Chair and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Georgia and James Shelley, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Auburn University. Substantial cost-sharing for the Workshop is being provided by the Auburn Philosophy Department.

Schedule: Free and open to the public

August 30, 2019

  • 11:00-12:00     Registration
  • 12:00-12:25     Welcome and Introduction
  • 12:30-1:25       Lunch
  • 1:30-2:25         Paper by Kristin Boyce, Mississippi State University
  • 2:30-3:25         Paper by Julianne Chung, University of Louisville
  • 3:30-3:55         Break—light snack available
  • 4:00-5:55         Keynote Address: Paul C. Taylor, Vanderbilt University

August 31, 2019

  • 9:00-9:25         Coffee and Pastries
  • 9:30-10:25       Paper by Anthony Cross, Texas State University
  • 10:30-11:25     Southern Society Planning Meeting I
  • 11:30-12:25     Paper by James Dow, Hendrix College
  • 12:30-1:25       Lunch
  • 1:30-2:25         Paper by Jay Miller, Warren Wilson College
  • 2:30-3:25         Paper by Elizabeth Scarbrough, Florida International University 
  • 3:30-3:55         Break—light snack available
  • 4:00-4:55         Southern Society Planning Meeting II

Local Information

Conference Venue: All sessions of the Southern Aesthetics Workshop will be held at The Program Room at Pebble Hill, a small conference facility owned by Auburn University. It’s located at the intersection of Debardeleben St. and Magnolia Ave., a ten to fifteen minute walk from campus. 

Southern Aesthetics Workshop - Day 2

Sat, Aug 31, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The American Society for Aesthetics Board of Trustees has approved a grant of $3,640 in support of a Southern Aesthetics Workshop, to be held August 30-31, 2019, at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Aaron Meskin, Chair and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Georgia and James Shelley, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Auburn University. Substantial cost-sharing for the Workshop is being provided by the Auburn Philosophy Department.

Schedule: Free and open to the public

August 30, 2019

  • 11:00-12:00     Registration
  • 12:00-12:25     Welcome and Introduction
  • 12:30-1:25       Lunch
  • 1:30-2:25         Paper by Kristin Boyce, Mississippi State University
  • 2:30-3:25         Paper by Julianne Chung, University of Louisville
  • 3:30-3:55         Break—light snack available
  • 4:00-5:55         Keynote Address: Paul C. Taylor, Vanderbilt University

August 31, 2019

  • 9:00-9:25         Coffee and Pastries
  • 9:30-10:25       Paper by Anthony Cross, Texas State University
  • 10:30-11:25     Southern Society Planning Meeting I
  • 11:30-12:25     Paper by James Dow, Hendrix College
  • 12:30-1:25       Lunch
  • 1:30-2:25         Paper by Jay Miller, Warren Wilson College
  • 2:30-3:25         Paper by Elizabeth Scarbrough, Florida International University 
  • 3:30-3:55         Break—light snack available
  • 4:00-4:55         Southern Society Planning Meeting II

Local Information

Conference Venue: All sessions of the Southern Aesthetics Workshop will be held at The Program Room at Pebble Hill, a small conference facility owned by Auburn University. It’s located at the intersection of Debardeleben St. and Magnolia Ave., a ten to fifteen minute walk from campus. 

This workshop will present a range of models for supporting digital humanities work in different institutional contexts. Led by Dr. Lauren Klein of Emory University, it will discuss the various practices enabled by these models as well as specific projects that have resulted. 

12 pm - Lunch

2 pm - Workshop 

RSVP for lunch and/or workshop by Aug. 29 to patricia.james@auburn.edu. 

CLA Tailgate Extravaganza

Sat, Sep 28, 2019
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Telfair Peet Theatre Parking Lot

Dean Aistrup invites all CLA alumni, faculty and staff to CLA's annual tailgate extravaganza held in the parking lot adjacent to Telfair Peet Theatre. The event begins three hours prior to kickoff.  Refreshments will be served.  Free admission. For more information, contact Melissa Hage at (334) 844-1483 or libart1@auburn.edu.