HCC Philosophy and Humanities Conference Nov 2-3, 2018

HCC Philosophy and Humanities Conference 2018 Call For Papers: https://easychair.org/cfp/HCC2018

 

 HCC PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANITIES CONFERENCE, 2018

 

 

Conference date:

Friday, November 2, 2018 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

and Saturday, November 3, 2018, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm.

 

There is no registration for this conference.

Free to the public.

 

Location:

HCC Central Campus

1300 Holman St.

Houston, TX 77004

 

Building: Learning Hub, Room 100

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Houston Community College Philosophy and Humanities Conference welcomes papers in all topics of philosophy and humanities or interdisciplinary studies. Special preference will be given to papers that focus on issues related to undergraduate instruction, including but not limited to Mexican-American and Chicano studies, Africana and African-American studies, Women and Gender Studies, and pedagogy.

 

ABSTRACTS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Papers must be submitted for blind review and should be no longer than 3000 words (please indicate word count at the top of the paper submission – abstract and references are not included in word count). Abstracts can be 350-800 words long.

Presentations should be 30-35 minutes with 10-15 minute audience discussion.

Submissions: must be sent electronically to  https://easychair.org/cfp/HCC2018

Submissions due date: SEPTEMBER 1, 2018.

 

WE WELCOME SUBMISSIONS FROM FACULTY AND STUDENTS!

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

KEVIN DELAPLANTE

     "Critical Thinking and Tribalism"

Friday November 2, 2018

5:00 pm 

Learning Hub Auditorium

 

Dr. Kevin deLaplante

Independent Scholar, Canada

 

Former chair of the Philosophy & Religious studies,

Iowa State University

 

 

About Dr. Kevin deLaplante:

https://kevindelaplante.com/about/

Kevin deLaplante

 

Dr. deLaplante is the former chair of the Philosophy & Religious studies, Iowa State University. He devotes his time to creating podcasts, online courses, and public speaking to teach critical thinking to the public.

 

About Dr. Kevin deLaplante:

https://kevindelaplante.com/about/

 

Sketchbook Video Series on Tribalism:

Dr. deLaplante's latest project on the dangers of tribalism:

 

Founder of the Critical Thinker Academy:

The Critical Thinker Academy offers courses and free videos on critical thinking and logic skills accessible to students, professionals, and the public.

https://criticalthinkeracademy.com/

https://www.udemy.com/user/kevindelaplante/

 

 Courses include:

"Critical Thinker Academy: Learn to think like a philosopher."

"A+ Essays: A structured approach to successful essay writing."

"Master cognitive biases and improve your critical thinking."

 

Argument Ninja Podcast:

Just as a dojo provides an environment to practice physical skills, the classroom is an immersive environment to practice logic moves and use the tools from our philosophical toolkit.

https://kevindelaplante.com/podcast/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCC PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE FLIER

 

 

CONTACT

We strive to be the friendliest conference.

Questions? Please contact

Parish Conkling (Organizer) [email protected]

Cinnamon Jenson (Website) [email protected]

Lamont Rodgers (Marketing) [email protected]

Jason Chris Jenson (Keynote Liaison) [email protected]

Jacob Mills (Manager) [email protected]

Helen Graham (Philosophy Chair) [email protected]

Morgan Yette (Philosophy Administrative Assistant) [email protected]

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

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Previous conferences

 

2017 CONFERENCE

 

 

 

JOHN SYMONS

"Good to Know! Norms and formal methods for critical thinking."

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

5:00 pm. Room 100

 

John Symons

Professor of Philosophy

University of Kansas

 

Click for more information about the 2017 Conference schedule