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An Agora Schedule for the Fall 2018 semester can be viewed HERE (pdf).

Building Bridges Philosophy Conference

Broadly conceived, the purpose of "Building Bridges," the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, is to bring into dialogue diverse elements not commonly associated. 

Click here (pdf) to view the flyer. 

Learn more here.

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Philosophical Collaborations 2018

26th Annual Philosophical Collaborations 2018

March 22-23 2018, Student Center - A faculty member and graduate student jointly research and present their collaborative effort in our annual conference.

View our full schedule.

The Mystery of the Beginning of All Things: Mini-Symposium

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 — Part of the 12th annual Darwin Week celebration
6:00 PM, John C. Guyon Auditorium (Morris Library)

Symposium will feature 20-minute talks about any subject relating to evolution or Darwin. Examples of fields (but not limited to these) include:

  • biogeography
  • ecology
  • education
  • evolutionary biology
  • geology
  • philosophy
  • psychology

If you are interested in making a presentation, please contact Janice Valencia (



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