Below is CU Denver Philosophy News:



Boram Jeong


May 9, 2022

inVISIBLE | hyperVISIBLE will kick off with a panel discussion facilitated by Curator Boram Jeong in the Grace Gamm Theater prior to the opening reception. The panel will include local participating artists including Erin Hyunhee Kang, Sammy Lee, Renluka Maharaj, Liz Quan, Chinn Wang, and Thomas Yi. This is a...

Candice Shelby

Professor Candice Shelby talks to the Denverite

May 4, 2022

Professor Candice Shelby recently talked to the Denverite regarding the arrests that are happening at Union Station. Read here for the full article .

David Kim

Guest Lecturer Dr. David Kim

March 24, 2022

Join us as we welcome Dr. David Kim from the University of San Francisco's Philosophy department on April 28, 2022, at 3:30p. He will be discussing xenophobia as a form of civic ostracism and its distinctive effects in anti-Asian racism. In doing so, he offers a sympathetic critique of the...


Alumni Spotlight and Roundtable Event

Feb. 9, 2022

Each year, the Philosophy department has individuals who go beyond the walls of academia. Many go on to work for nonprofits on policy change work and others go into marketing. Whatever their path is, they started here at CU Denver as a student in the Philosophy department. Please join us...

Lisa Miracchi

Guest Lecturer Dr. Lisa Miracchi

Jan. 18, 2022

Mark your calendars for 3/17 at 3:30p-5:00p in the CU DEN Building 1100 as guest lecturer Dr. Lisa Miracchi, Ph.D., a G.R.A.S.P. Lab and Mindcore Affiliate from the University of Pennsylvania, will be on campus to speak to us on "Towards Understanding Intelligence: Avoiding Substitution Bias, Echo Chambers, and Philosophical...

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Sarah Tyson co-hosts New Books in Philosophy

Nov. 9, 2021

Interviews with philosophers about their books, including:

Philosophy in Everyday Life Scholarship is accepting applications until November 30!

Nov. 9, 2021

The Philosophy Department's Philosophy in Everyday Life Scholarship is accepting applications until November 30! Requirements: Any student currently declared as a CU Denver philosophy major Philosophy minor Ethics minor CU Denver student that is currently enrolled in at least their third course in philosophy at CU Denver. Students must have...

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The Phenomenological Structure of Experience: Regarding the Ambiguity of Intersectionality, Emily Lee, Ph.D.

Nov. 9, 2021

This paper analyzes the epistemic value of experience by centering on the experiences of women of color in philosophy of race. The identity group remains one of the most elusive and difficult to understand both because it is too specific and too broad. There is an ethical and political urgency...

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Black Women Marxists on Race, Gender, and Class: Vanessa Wills, Ph.D.

Nov. 9, 2021

What, if anything, do class-based analyses offer in the way of contributions to theorizing racism, sexism, and other forms of identity-based oppression? The aim of this talk is to draw attention to the ways that Black women writing and organizing in the Marxist tradition have tackled and centered this question...

Robert Talisse, PhD

Why We Need Political Enemies: Robert Talisse, Ph.D.

Oct. 22, 2021

When engaged in democratic politics, it often strikes us that our opponents are not only wrong, but in the wrong . We tend to see them as not merely mistaken, but ignorant, corrupt, and on the side of injustice. Most account of responsible citizenship contend that we must nonetheless uphold...