'Justice in the Global Village' topic of latest Philosophy Dialogue Series

By Judy Lynn Drazan
University News Service
November 7, 2012

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy presents a series of themed dialogue events taking place from Nov.12-16. Unless otherwise noted, all dialogue events are held in the Dialogue Room 111 at Derrick Hall. All dialogues are free and open to the public.

The discussion topic for Week 8 of the Philosophy Dialogue Series is "Justice in the Global Village."

November 12
Still Distant Neighbors? Carlos Fuentes on Mexico and the United States
12:30 p.m., Maarten van Delden, chair of the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UCLA

November 12
Carlos Fuentes as Modernist Author
6 p.m., Maarten van Delden, chair of the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UCLA
Wiffliff Gallery

November 13
Ethiopia: An Educational Odyssey
12:30 p.m., guest speakers: Catherine Hawkins, social work; Gwendolyn Hustvedt, family and consumer sciences; and Jon Lasser, school psychology

November 14
Justice in a Global Democracy
12:30 p.m., Julian Korab-Karpowicz, philosophy

November 15
Human Rights and the Global Environment
12:30 p.m., Elizabeth Omorodian and Dwayne Williams, dialogue students

November 15
HOPE for Senegal
3:30 p.m., Yasmin Turk, geography Ph.D. student

November 16
Talk of the Times
12:30 p.m., Tim Brown, Phi Sigma Tau

Sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series include: the American Democracy Project, the College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, the New York Times, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Student Affairs.

For more information about this topic, please contact Beverly Pairett in the Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285 or email at philosophy@txstate.edu. A complete schedule of discussion topics and presentations can be found at www.txstate.edu/philosophy/dialogue-series/Dialogue-Schedule.html.