Congratulations to Gus Skorburg, who has just been appointed Co-Academic Director of CARE-AI: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ceps/news/2020/09/philosophy-prof-joins-care-ai-leadership
April Marratto and Josh Grant-Young have submitted videos for Guelph's Three-minute thesis competition! You can see their videos here.
The winner of this competition will move on to represent Guelph at the provincial competition hosted by the University of Windsor.
Plus, there's a People's Choice Award (you can vote through this Qualtrics survey)! So, please try to visit the site and support Josh and April!
Kyle Barbour had the honour of being the subject of a recent APA member interview (on January 31st). You can find the interview on the APA blog: https://blog.apaonline.org/2020/01/31/apa-member-interview-kyle-j-barbour/
Peter Loptson's new book, Reflections in Practical Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion is now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing (https://www.cambridgescholars.com/reflections-in-practical-philosophy-and-the-philosophy-of-religion).
Philosophy department newsletter for Fall, 2019.
Samantha Brennan is cited on lying in a recent Toronto Star article: https://www.thestar.com/amp/news/world/2019/09/12/how-do-you-hide-a-war-from-your-loved-one-lie-about-everything-including-the-bombs.html?__twitter_impression=true
Congratulations are in order for Karen Houle, whose latest book of poetry has received significant recognition:
It has been selected as a 2019 Finalist in the Poetry Category for the Governor General's Literary Award (https://ggbooks.ca/#poetry)
Congratulations to Karen Houle on the publication of her new book of poetry, The Grand River Watershed, and to one of the alumni of our PhD program, Lindsay Lerman, on the publicaion of her novel, I'm from Nowhere.
A book launch for both will be held at Fixed Gear Brewery (20 Alma St., Guelph) on October 9th.
Please see the details here
Karyn Freedman is one of the contributing authors to a new volume entitled "Whatever Gets you Through: Twelve Survivors on Life After Sexual Assault". There will be a book launch in Toronto on April 10th. See the link below for more information.