HaLlOWEEKeND 2021

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A special TWo-DAY CogTweeto Event

In this spooky, special edition of Cogtweeto, we're diving into the inky philosophical depths of horror, sci fi, fantasy, magic and witchcraft, and all things weird. Don your costume (or your spookiest Zoom background) and join us!  

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Jan. 26, 2021
 

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IDK
WHO NEEDS
TO HEAR THIS
BUT...

january 30, 2021

Six folks from Philosophy Twitter
told us about a philosopher or philosophical tradition that most of us (probably) don't know –– but should.

OK BOOMER:
CAN THE ANCIENTS TELL US ANYTHING ABOUT TODAY?

march 20, 2021

Six folks from Philosophy Twitter  explored whether, and how, Ancient Philosophy can help us confront contemporary problems.

THIS BUT UNIRONICALLY: Philosophical
Hot Takes

july 17, 2021

Seven folks from Philosophy Twitter made their best case for an unpopular and (too-)easily dismissed philosophical view. 

THIS BUT UNIRONICALLY: 
(PART II)

 

august 21, 2021

Six more folks from Philosophy Twitter made their best case for an unpopular and (too-)easily dismissed philosophical view. 
 

past workshops

IDK
WHO NEEDS
TO HEAR THIS
BUT...

january 30, 2021

Six folks from Philosophy Twitter
told us about a philosopher or philosophical tradition that most of us (probably) don't know –– but should.

OK BOOMER:
CAN THE ANCIENTS TELL US ANYTHING ABOUT TODAY?

march 20, 2021

Six folks from Philosophy Twitter  explored whether, and how, Ancient Philosophy can help us confront contemporary problems.

THIS BUT UNIRONICALLY: Philosophical
Hot Takes

july 17, 2021

Seven folks from Philosophy Twitter made their best case for an unpopular and (too-)easily dismissed philosophical view. 

THIS BUT UNIRONICALLY: 
(PART II)

 

august 21, 2021

Six more folks from Philosophy Twitter made their best case for an unpopular and (too-)easily dismissed philosophical view. 
 

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"APA-style" talks

25-minute talks followed by ten minutes of invited commentary, a

5-minute reply from the speaker, and then Q&A. Talk format intended for those looking for more experience with the American Philosophical Association (APA) session format, especially: 

– advanced undergrads

– grad students at any stage

– post-grad early career researchers

– independent scholars

"coffee hour"  talks

Hour-long, informal conversations about a paper in progress (or even just an idea in progress!) between the speaker and participants. Talk format intended for those looking for a chance to bounce some new or not-so-fully-baked ideas off some cool people, especially:

– grad students at any stage

– post-grad early career researchers

– adjunct faculty

– independent scholars

"colloquium" talk

Hour-long lecture presentation, followed by an hour of Q&A. Talk format intended for those looking for more experience with a longer-form/job talk presentation, especially: 

– late-stage grad students

– post-grad early career researchers

– adjunct and untenured faculty

– independent scholars

TALK TYPES

 

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