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2021 Kleiner Lecture Series Announced

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The Department of Philosophy announces the Fall 2021 through Spring 2022 lineup for the annual Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series. We are proud to present renowned Philosophy scholars from around the globe presenting important talks on a wide array of relevant philosophical topics. This year's schedule of Kleiner lectures includes:

September 23, 2021 
Jonathan Wolff  (Oxford University)

"Inequality in the City" (online)


Thursday, October 14, 2021 
Sarah Mattice (University of North Florida)

“On the Uncanny Goodness of Being Eclectic: Or, Guanyin as Philosophical Exemplar” (in-person) 


Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Andrea Scarantino (Georgia State University)

"Emotions as Motivational Systems: 'Our Best Bet for Ascribing Emotions to Artificial Creatures'" 

online lecture, co-sponsored with the UGA Institute for Artificial Intelligence 


Wednesday, November 3, 2021 
Sergio Gallegos (City university of new york) 

"Monstrosity as a Pedagogical Tool: Socrates, Montaigne, & Sor Juana"

in-person lecture, co-sponsored with the UGA Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 
CDC Reeve (university of north carolina) 

"Plato on Love" (online)


Thursday, November 18, 2021 
Magdalena Holy-Luczaj (University of Information Technology and Management, Rzeszow Poland)

Heidegger and the Environmental Aesthetics of Everyday Artifacts”

in-person lecture, visiting Fulbright scholar


Wednesday, December 1, 2020
Myisha Cherry (University of California Riverside)

"Rage Renegades: A Message to 'Allies'"

online lecture, co-sponsored with the UGA Institute for African American Studies


Thursday, January 27, 2022
Tom Dougherty (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)  

in-person lecture, title TBA


Thursday, February 3, 2022
Ted Poston (University of Alabama)

in-person lecture title TBA


Thursday, March 3, 2022 
Ryan Nefdt (University of Capetown)

online lecture title TBA, co-sponsored with the UGA Department of Linguistics


Thursday, March 24, 2022
Shannon Spaulding (Oklahoma State)

in-person lecture title TBA


Thursday, April 14, 2022
Melissa Burchard (University of North Carolina at Asheville)

in-person lecture title TBA

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