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  • February 5th 2015 in 259 Murray Hall, Philosohy Student Lounge Grand Opening.  Meet other philosophy students, get to know your professors, or find a new place to hang out. Join us Thursday, February 5 to celebrate the opening.  The student lounge was funded by alumni and friends of the Lawry Philosophy Student Foundation  8:30-10:30 am there will be free donuts and coffee and from 11:30am-1:00 pm there will be free pizza. FLYER
  • February 5, 2015 4:00 pm CLB 118, Friends of the Forms presents, "How Influence and Leadership Really Work" by Professor Andrew Urich, Spears School of Business
  • February 9, 2015 7:00 pm, Lawrence Ware presents, "The 'N' Word: Term of Endearment or Racial Slur" at the University of Central Oklahoma 
  • February 10, 2015 7:00 pm MUR 035, "We Shall Overcome: The role of the Black Church and Black Theological Reflection on the Civil Rights Movement." Co-sponsored with the OSU Religious Studies Department.  Speakers: Lawrence Ware, Lecturer, OSU Philosophy Department; Eric Gill, Mike Thompson, OSU Religious Studies Program as Moderator, more to be announced.
  • February 11, 2015 3:30 pm CLB 112, Friends of the Forms presents, "Relishing Rough Heroes: Moral and Aesthetic Defects in Works of Fiction" by Dr. Eva Dadlez, University of Central Oklahoma
  • February 19-22, 2015 Dr. Weidel will be presenting his paper,“Philanthropy, Cosmopolitanism, and the Benefits of Giving Directly” at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics meeting in Costa Mesa, CA.
  • February 21, 2015 Lawrence Ware will give a public talk at Harvard University's Memorial Chapel 
  • February 27, 2015 11:45 pm Wes Watkins, Lawrence Ware, OSU Philosophy Dept. Lecturer and Diversity Coordinator, will be the keynote speaker for the 38th Annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government
  • March 10, 2015 7:00 pm MUR 035, "Selma: 50 Years Later" Speakers: Lawrence Ware, Lecturer, OSU Philosophy Department, and Charles Hughes.
  • March 27-28, 2015 Dr. Justin Horn will be presenting his paper, "Evolution and the Epistemological Challenge to Moral Realism," at the Florida State University Conference on Evolutionary Ethics. His paper will also be published in the forthcoming Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Ethics.
  • April 23, 2015 7:00 pm MUR 035, "Race, Masculinity, and Identity" Speaker: Elon Dancy
  • Dr. Spaulding has upcoming talks at Glasgow University Philosophy Society, University of Stirling, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, University of Kansas, and University of Houston.  
  • In Spring 2015 Dr. Spaulding will be a visiting research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. Link to IASH
  • May 28, 2015, Lawrence Ware will be presenting a paper on implicit bias and police racial profiling at ENCORE, Washington DC.