DePaul University 18th Annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference

You are invited to attend the 18th annual philosophy graduate student conference on April 9th, 2011. The conference, “Urban Nature and the Praxis of Denaturalization,” will be held in the DePaul Student Center, Room 220 (2250 N. Clifton, Chicago 60614) from 9am-6pm. The scope of this conference makes it of interest not only to philosophers, but also those working in environmental studies, urban studies, geography, political science, anthropology, sociology, English, literature, and other fields.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Timothy Morton, of the University of California at Davis. Author of Ecology Without Nature and The Ecological Thought, Dr. Morton will be delivering an address entitled, “Philosophy in the Time of Hyper-objects: Ecology and the Future after the End of the World.”

Please direct any inquiries to Perry Zurn, conference chair (


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