EMU UCiP

UCiP Schedule

UCiP Schedule

(Concluded) Winter 2017 EMU Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Welcome
    • Tower Room (348):

      Check-in and Welcome Speech

  • 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Dylan Delikta: “Our Self Understanding Revealed through Contemporary Architecture”

      Comments Provided By: Vanessa Thorburn

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Lydia Jane Roy: “Broken Loose: Knowledge and Ideology in John Milton’s Paradise Lost and Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed”

      Comments Provided By: Eric Shore

  • 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Lauren Williams: “The Chinese Room Experiment Explained”

      Comments Provided By: Mishka Repaska

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Zakary Drabczyk: “Phenomenal Conservatism and the Belief-Appearance Problem”

      Comments Provided By: Sarah Bruckler

  • 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Mahmoud Jalloh: “Authenticity and the Plurality of Identities: Online and Offline Selves”

      Comments Provided By: Dylan Delikta

    • Alumni Room (342):

      C. Áine Keefer: “Subjectivity and Mutuality: Feminist Theology in Film”

      Comments Provided By: Joseph Longo

  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch
    • Guild Room (330):

      Lunch with keynote speaker Dr. Theresa Tobin

  • 1:45 PM - 2:50 PM | Activities
    • Tower Room (348):

      The Value of Graduate School Panel: Come join professors and current graduate students as you explore what graduate school in philosophy can offer.

    • Guild Hall (330):

      Extended Question and Answer Session: Join the keynote speaker after lunch to continue discussing the keynote presentation.

  • 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Evelyn Reilly: “Freedom and Divine Providence”

      Comments Provided By: Jaymes Dempsey

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Emily Aquino: “Morality’s Independence of Piety”

      Comments Provided By: Ilyana Ilieva

  • 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Tyler Porter: “A Necessary Extension on the Refutation of the Ontological Argument”

      Comments Provided By: Evelyn Reilly

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Arian Kambakhsh: “Subjective Experience As What Matters in Life”

      Comments Provided By: Emily Aquino

  • 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Zanudin Bhullar: “A Practical Demonstration of Time Traveling Paradoxes”

      Comments Provided By: Trent McClain

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Zach Thornton: “A Remedy of Counterpart Theory”

      Comments Provided By: Ryan Wiseman


  • Dinner on one’s own:
    • Dinner is not provided; however, local students will be dining at Tower Inn.

      Tower Inn is located at 701 W Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197


Sunday, March 5th, 2017

  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Welcome
    • Tower Room (348):

      Check-in and Welcome Speech

  • 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      See other rooms.

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Sarah Bruckler: “Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?”

      Comments Provided By: Lauren Williams

  • 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Mackenzie Bouverat: “Belief, Basic Action, and Justification: Explaining Doxastic Involuntarism”

      Comments Provided By: Isabella Carlson

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Ilyana Ilieva: “On the Juxtaposition of Epistemologies: From Al-Ghazali to Edmund Husserl”

      Comments Provided By: Cody Myers

  • 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Cody Myers: “Feminism and Disability”

      Comments Provided By: Mitchell DeVore

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Gina Gaebl: “On the Liberation of all Women: Socialist Feminism and Materialist Ecofeminism”

      Comments Provided By: Sabine Bickford

  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Lunch
    • Guild Room (330):

      Lunch

  • 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Wendy Wang: “Ethics of Medical Disclosure: Theory, Praxis, and Future Directions”

      Comments Provided By: Natalie Anderson

    • Tower Room (348):

      Andrew Beddow: “Freedom, Moral Territory, and Rights”

      Comments Provided By: Ashley Jordan

  • 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Mishka Repaska: “On Longino's Conception of Objectivity in Science”

      Comments Provided By: Blake Trinske

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Brandon Flynn: “How Morally Hazardous Circumstances Led to Financial Crisis in 2008”

      Comments Provided By: Deborah Hansen

  • 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM | Presentations
    • Tower Room (348):

      Isabella Carlsson: “Risk: Not a Consequence

      Comments Provided By: Brandon Sampson

    • Alumni Room (342):

      Hailey Hawes: “The Kantian Solution to Hegel's Primitive Problem of Mutual Recognition”

      Comments Provided By: Nathan Cox

  • 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM | Closing
    • Tower Room (348):

      Closing awards

See you next year!

The Winter 2017 conference has concluded, but we'll be back next year!
Look for the Winter 2018 Call for Papers in November!