2018-2019 Colloquia

Organized by: Carrie Jenkins

Colloquia will be on Fridays from 3-5 pm. There will be a 45-60 minute presentation, followed by a brief break, then a question and answer period. UBC Philosophy Colloquia are always free and open to the public.


Fall 2018 – BUCH A202

September 28
Nancy Tuana (Pennsylvania State University): Climate Apartheid: Race and Climate Change
*visit sponsored by the Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics

October 26
Jennifer Wang (Simon Fraser University): Fundamental Counterparts

November 9
David Friedell (University of British Columbia): Why Can’t I Change Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony?


Winter 2019

February 8 – BUCH A201
Sally Haslanger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Conceptual Amelioration: Going on, Not in the Same Way

March 22 – CHEM D300
Tim Williamson (University of Oxford): Compliance and Permissibility

March 29 – CHEM D300
Kelly Oliver (Vanderbilt University): Rape as Spectator Sport and Creepshot Entertainment: Social Media and the Valorization of Lack of Consent