21st Annual SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference – April 8 & 9

The 21st Annual SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will take place on April 8th and 9th in the Hunt Union. The keynote address, “On the Ethics of Belief, Public Discourse, and Philosophical Practice,” will be given by Dr. Lawrence Torcello, from RIT, on April 8th at 8PM in the Waterfront Room. The keynote, as well as all student presentations, are free and open to all. See https://oneontaphilosophy.wordpress.com/ for a complete schedule of events. For more information, contact Jean-Paul Orgeron (Philosophy).

Mailroom Shipping Improvements

The mailroom now has Best Way rate comparisons for USPS, UPS and FedEx.  All rates and service levels are shown with the date of delivery.  This service will save departments time and money.  It takes the guessing game out of which vendor to choose.  We now have a universal form to be filled out for packages or any other item that needs to be shipped with tracking.  With the information you provide, arrival date vs cost savings, the best carrier will be selected for your shipment.

Visit the Mailroom website for more information.

David Fieni Presents Paper at Harvard University

David Fieni, French, presented the paper, “Tagging, Listening, and Spectral Migration” at the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Harvard University on March 19, 2016 as part of the panel on “Race and Radicalism.” The paper explored graffiti, social media, and the figure of the refugee in relation to the work of the Martinican psychiatrist Frantz Fanon and the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze.