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  • Pleshette DeArmitt SPEP Mourns the Loss of Pleshette DeArmitt

    SPEP mourns the sudden passing of Pleshette DeArmitt, Chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis and Chair of the SPEP Committee on the Status of Women. Pleshette was a beloved teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend. Pleshette will be remembered as a warm, kind, gentle, and lively presence at our conferences, and we . . . Read More

  • SPEP at SAAP 2015

    Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) Saturday, March 7th, 2:00 PM Host: Grand Valley State University Grand Rapids, Michigan SPEP Session “New Work at the Intersection of Continental and American Philosophy” Moderator: Stéphane Madelrieux (Université Jean Moulin – Lyon, France) Tuomo Tiisala (University of Chicago): “Keeping It Implicit: A Defense of Foucault’s Archaeology of . . . Read More

  • 2014 Philosophy in Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) students via Flickr Penn State CC PIKSI: Cultivating Diversity In Philosophy

    A SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR UNDERGRADUATES PIKSI / 2015 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation / APA Sponsored Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute Application Deadline: March 13, 2015 PIKSI summer institutes are designed to encourage undergraduates from underrepresented groups to consider future study of philosophy. Undergraduates and recent graduates from underrepresented groups such as women, African Americans, . . . Read More

  • Philly! by Jakob Montrasio via Flickr SPEP at APA 2014

    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 . . . Read More

  • 2015 SPEP Call for Papers

    The 2015 SPEP Call for Papers for the 54rd Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, is now available. This year’s conference will be hosted by Emory University. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm EST, Sunday, February 1, 2015. Please download the call for papers for detailed guidelines for submitting papers, panels, and books for Current Research . . . Read More

  • Conference Lodging Update

    Due to limited room availability at the InterContinental Hotel in New Orleans, arrangements have been made for a restricted number of rooms at the nearby Hampton Inn, Garden District, which is a short streetcar ride to the InterContinental. If you need information on how to make reservations, please email: We also encourage members to look . . . Read More

  • EC Proposal for Expansion of Executive Committee

    The Executive Committee (EC) is proposing to expand its size by one additional member-at-large. The reasons for this expansion are a continual increase in the number of submissions received each year, resulting in a heavy workload for EC members, and the ever-expanding diversity of philosophical perspectives embraced by the Society’s membership. The EC has considered the . . . Read More

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