Philosophy and Education Colloquium Series

Fall 2022

Thursday, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

September 22
Badiou and Education
Dr. Torril Strand, Professor of Education, University of Oslo, Norway.


September 29
Paulo Freire: A Philosophical Biography
Professors Walter Kohan and Jason Wozniak State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, and West Chester University, USA 


October 6
Language Socialization at the Dinner Table: The Case of a Child's because-Prefaced Utterances
Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring, Professor of Linguistics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City.


October 20
Teaching, Activism, Research: Balancing Role Responsibilities
Aaron Yarmal, Associate Director, Center for Ethics and Human Values, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.


November 3
Jesuit Higher Education in a Secular Age
Daniel Hendrickson, S.J. Ph.D., President of Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.


November 17
The Main Enterprise of the World: Rethinking Education
Philip Kitcher, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York City.


December 1
Philosophical Research in Education: An Introduction to a Phenomenological Approach to the Philosophical Study of Education.
Sam Rocha, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada.


December 15
Philosophy and Education Program Winter Party


For more information about the Philosophy and Education Colloquium Series, please contact the Colloquium coordinator, Megan Laverty.  Her email address is


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