Colloquia 2019

Philosophy Colloquium Program 2019

First Semester

20 Feb: Prof Pumla Gqola (University of Fort Hare) – Against the tyranny of waves: feminism, travel and imagination

6 March: Dr Tracey Feltham-King (University of Fort Hare) – The social construction of risky bodies

20 March: Prof Herman van Erp (University of Tilburg) -  Laughter must not forget the seriousness of remembering

24 April: Prof Ian Buchanan (University of Wollongong) – Must we like Pets? Deleuze and Haraway and the ethics of more than human relating

8 May: Dr Malesela J Lamola (University of Pretoria/Fort Hare) – Black Women and Robots: Philosophical Reflections on Artificial Intelligence and African Existentiality

15 May: Prof Uchenna Okeja (Rhodes University) – Preference and the ethics of immigration


Second Semester

31 July: Prof Rebecca Bamford (Quinnipiac University/UFH) -  Bioethics, decolonization, and epistemic injustice
14 August: Prof Sharlene Swartz (HCR/UFH) and Dr Laude Mahali (HCR) - Critical issues in the Philosophy of Education: Race and Redress
4 September:  Dr John Sanni (Wits) - Decolonising Borders. Re-imagining Strangeness and Spaces
11 September: Dr Jenna Donian (CLEA UFH) - Sketching the terrain of the South African comedy-scape: An historical overview
25 September:  Prof Edwin Etyiebo (Wits) - The South African Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Bill of Duty



Contact Prof Abraham Olivier

Department of Philosophy