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10/1/21            4:00 p.m.         John Bickle, Mississippi State University

10/7/21            4:00 p.m.         Alison Peterman, University of Rochester, Zoom

11/12/21          4:00 p.m.         Jessica Wilson, University of Toronto

1/20/22            4:00 p.m.        Tom Polger, University of Cincinnati

3/7-9/22           TBA              2022 meeting of SSoCIA, Society for Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology

3/7/22             12:00 p.m.       Dr. Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer, the SETI Institute


9/24                  Charity Anderson, Baylor University

10/8                  Ted Sider, Rutgers University

11/5                   E. Hande Tuna, University of California-Santa Cruz

2/17                   Ralf Bader, Universite de Fribourg (Switzerland)

3/17                  Maria Rosa Antognazza, King’s College London

4/1                    Thi Nguyen, University of Utah


9/5                   Dan Demetriou, University of Minnesota-Morris

9/19                 Philip Goff, Durham University (U.K.)

10/3                 Brynn Welch, University of Alabama-Birmingham

10/17                Michael Anderson, University of Western Ontario

2/20                 Elanor Taylor, Johns Hopkins University


9/20            Ram Neta (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

10/25           Alicia Hall (Mississippi State University)

11/7              Neil Manson (University of Mississippi)

11/15            Edouard Machery (University of Pittsburg HPS)

1/24            Felipe De Brigard  (Duke University)

2/21            Thornton Lockwood (Quinnipiac University)

2/28            Rebecca Tuvel (Rhodes College)

3/28            Barbara Montero (City University of New York)

4/11            Kristin Primus (University of California at Berkeley)


9/14     Timothy Yenter (University of Mississippi)

10/26   Christopher Gregory Weaver (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

11/2     Samuel Baker (University of South Alabama)

11/16   Christian Miller (Wake Forrest University)

11/30   David Miguel Gray (University of Memphis)

TBA       Marina Oshana (University of California, Davis)  [Co-Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center] — will be rescheduled for Fall 2018

3/28    Robert English  (University of Illinois, Chicago/University of Mississippi)

4/12     Ralph Didlake (University of Mississippi Medical Center)

4/19     Kevin Morris (Tulane University)


10/13  Bob Barnard (University of Mississippi)

11/11  Scott Ragland (Saint Louis University)

11/17  John Symons (University of Kansas)

12/1   Neil Sinhibabu (National University of Singapore)

2/9    William Ramsey (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

2/23  Alyssa Ney (University of California, Davis)

3/9    Steven Skultety (University of Mississippi)

3/23  Ryan Merkley (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine)

4/6    Rekha Nath (University of Alabama)



8/27     Valarie Hardcastle (University of Cincinnati)

9/24     Robert Westmoreland (University of Mississippi)

10/15   Thomas Holden (University of California, Santa Barbara)

12/3     Tom Lockhart (Auburn University)

1/28     Mark Newman (Rhodes College)

2/15      David Oderberg (University of Reading)

2/22     Michael Cholbi (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

2/29     Graham Hubbs (University of Idaho)

3/7        Deborah Mower (Youngstown State University)

4/22     Shakespeare and Philosophy

Kristin Boyce (Mississippi State University)

Noel Carroll (City University of New York)

John Gibson (University of Louisville)

Kristin Gjesdal (Temple University)

James Hamilton (Kansas State University)

Eric Vivier (Mississippi State University, English)

Timothy Yenter (University of Mississippi)

Paul Woodruff (University of Texas at Austin)

Karen Raber (University of Mississippi, English)

4/28     Eric Brown (Washington University, St. Louis)


10/9     Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut)

11/6     Tim Yenter (University of Mississippi)

11/13   Tim O’Keefe (Georgia State University)

11/20   Matt King (University of Alabama, Birmingham)

2/12     Anthony Neal (Paine College)

3/26     Michael Della Rocca (Yale University)

4/9       Marcella Herdova (Florida State University)

4/23     Danielle Wylie (Mississippi State University)

4/30     Donovan Wishon (University of Mississippi)


9/12     Krista Lawlor (Stanford University)

9/25     Eric Olson (University of Sheffield)

10/3      Symposium on The Semantics and Ethics of Racial Language

Luvell Anderson (University of Memphis, Philosophy)

Allison Burkette (University of Mississippi, Linguistics)

Gabriela Carrasco (University of North Alabama, Psychology)

Donald Cole (University of Mississippi, Assistant Provost and Mathematics)

Simone Delerme (University of Mississippi, Anthropology and Southern Studies)

Leigh Johnson (Rhodes College, Philosophy)

Ravi K. Perry (Mississippi State University, Political Science and Public Administration)

James M. Thomas (University of Mississippi, Sociology and Southern Studies)

Robert Thompson (Mississippi State University, Philosophy)

10/24   Steven Skultety (University of Mississippi)

2/13     Patrick Connolly (Iowa State University)

3/6       Verena Erlenbusch (University of Memphis)

3/20     Neil Manson (University of Mississippi)

4/3       Josh May (University of Alabama, Birmingham)

4/9       John Haldane (University of St. Andrews)

4/27-4/30  Conscious Thought and Thought about Consciousness

Torin Alter (University of Alabama)

Murat Aydede (University of British Columbia)

Katalin Balog (Rutgers University)

David Beisecker (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

John Bickle (Mississippi State University)

Berit Brogaard (University of Missouri, St. Louis)

Michael Bruno (Mississippi State University)

David Chalmers (New York University/Australian National University)

Ellen Fridland (King’s College London)

Shaun Gallagher (University of Memphis)

Rocco Gennaro (University of Southern Indiana)

Brie Gertler (University of Virginia)

Terry Horgan (University of Arizona)

Janet Levin (University of Southern California)

Farid Masrour (Harvard University)

Michelle Montague (University of Texas at Austin)

David Papineau (King’s College London)

John Perry (Stanford University/University of California, Riverside)

Thomas Polger (University of Cincinnati)

Paul Skokowski (CSLI, Stanford University/University of California, Berkeley)

Galen Strawson (University of Texas at Austin)

Kenneth Sufka (University of Mississippi, Psychology)

John Tienson (University of Memphis)

Michael Tye (University of Texas at Austin)

Neil Van Leeuwen (Georgia State University)

Donovan Wishon (University of Mississippi)


9/20     Scott Yenor (Boise State University, Political Science)

10/18   Amie Thomasson (University of Miami)

10/25   Robert Barnard (University of Mississippi)

11/15   Gwen Bradford (Rice University)

11/29-12/1  Bertrand Russell’s The Problems of Philosophy: The Centenary Conference

Fameta Amijee (University of Texas at Austin)

Robert Barnard (University of Mississippi)

Rosalind Carey (City University of New York, Lehman College)

Peter Hylton (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Kevin Klement (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Michael Kremer (University of Chicago)

Gregory Landini (University of Iowa)

Bernard Linsky (University of Alberta)

Katrina Perovic (University of Iowa)

Christopher Pincock (Ohio State University)

Consuelo Preti (College of New Jersey)

Ian Proops (University of Texas at Austin)

John Shosky (American University)

Russell Wahl (Idaho State University)

Donovan Wishon (University of Mississippi)

3/7       Chris Bobonich (Stanford University)

3/21     Robert Westmoreland (University of Mississippi)

4/11     Barton Moffat (Mississippi State University)

4/18     Shaun Gallagher (University of Memphis)


10/19  Joseph Ulatowski  (University of Mississippi)

11/3    Ron Mallon  (Washington University, St. Louis)

3/5     David Konstan  (Brown University, Classics)

4/13   William Jaworski  (Fordham University)

4/19   Donald Bruckner  (Penn State University, New Kensington)

4/26   William Lawhead  (University of Mississippi)


9/30    Remy Debes  (University of Memphis)

10/15  Richard Kraut  (Northwestern University)

10/28  Ed Larson  (Pepperdine, History and Law)

11/12  Michael Bruno  (Mississippi State University)

2/11    Sara Monoson  (Northwestern, Political Science and Classics)

4/15    Douglas Keaton  (University of Arkansas – Little Rock)

4/28    Zach Ernst  (University of Missouri)


11/11  Jack Nowlin  (University of Mississippi, School of Law)

10/8    Ronald L. Numbers  (University of Wisconsin, Medical History and Bioethics)

12/1    Steven Skultety  (University of Mississippi)

3/1     Roopen Majithia  (Mount Allison University)

3/29   Stephen Blatti  (University Memphis)


10/10  Timothy Roche  (University of Memphis)

11/6   J. Aaron Simmons  (Hendrix College)

3/3     John Bickle  (Mississippi State University)

3/9     Brendan O’Sullivan   (Rhodes College)

3/26   Robert Thompson  (Mississippi State University)

4/16   Andrew Morriss  (University of Illinois, Law and Business)


9/13    Don Howard (University of Notre Dame)

11/8    Neil Manson (University of Mississippi)

11/28  Timothy Roche  (University of Memphis)

2/19   Chris Green (University of Mississippi, School of Law)

4/10   Benjamin Levi  (Penn State College of Medicine)