The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal is pleased to host the 2015 Hannah Arendt-Reiner Schürmann Symposium in Political Philosophy. The Symposium, which will center on the topic of race in the history of philosophy, will continue and extend the discussion initiated by our Fall, 2014 special issue. The event will consist of a keynote address and a series of roundtable discussions at The New School on February 5–6, 2015.
Thursday, Feb. 5 Keynote Address: “Racial Ideology, Racist Practices, and Social Critique,” Sally Haslanger (MIT)
Friday, Feb. 6
Roundtable on Kant and Race: Robert Bernasconi (Penn State) and Charles Mills (Northwestern), moderated by Rima Hussein (NSSR)
Roundtable on The Philosophy of W.E.B. DuBois: Robert Gooding-Williams (Columbia), Lucius T. Outlaw (Vanderbilt), and Tommy J. Curry (Texas A&M), moderated by Joseph Smith (Southern Illinois, Carbondale)
Roundtable on Race in Contemporary Philosophy: Linda Martín Alcoff (CUNY), Paul Taylor (Penn State), and Jacqueline Scott (Loyola, Chicago), moderated by Alexandra Salazar (Eugene Lang College) [NOTE: Due to a technical problem, there is only audio until approximately 13 minutes into the presentation, after which full video begins]
The Journal, published semi-annually in association with the Department of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research, provides a forum in which contemporary authors engage with the history of philosophy and its traditions.