SPEP at APA 2014

Philly! by Jakob Montrasio via Flickr
Philly! by Jakob Montrasio via Flickr

The fourteenth annual SPEP lecture at the Eastern Division APA meeting will be delivered this year by Robert Gooding-Williams of Columbia University. The title of his paper will be, “Martin Delany, The Sovereign Principle, and Sovereign White Supremacy.” There will be a response by Kathryn T. Gines of Pennsylvania State University; Ronald R. Sundstrom of University of San Francisco will moderate the session.

The session will be held on December 28th from 5:15-7:15 p.m. A reception, co-sponsored with the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers, will immediately follow the lecture. The reception is open to all SPEP members and friends of continental philosophy.

The Eastern APA Meeting will be held December 27–30, 2014 at the Downtown Marriott in Philadelphia, PA.

Sunday Evening, December 28: 5:15–7:15 p.m.
GV-13. Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Topic: SPEP at APA
Chair: Ronald R. Sundstrom (University of San Francisco)
Speaker: Bob Gooding-Williams (Columbia University)
“Martin Delany, the Sovereign Principle, and
Sovereign White Supremacy”
Commentator: Kathryn T. Gines (The Pennsylvania State University)

Reception to follow. Attendees are welcome to stay for the book
launch that will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 28, 7:30-10:30 pm
V-A. Status of Black Philosophers: Book Launch
Paul Taylor’s edited collection, The Philosophy of Race, and one of
George Yancy’s recent books

This session will end around 9:30 p.m. Reception to begin before
the session starts, immediately following the SPEP session.