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Spring 2017
Colloquium Series

May 12:  Robin Jeshion (USC)

June 16:  Karen Detlefsen (University of Pennsylvania)


The department is saddened to announce the death of Professor Emeritus Lawrence Resnick, who passed away peacefully in Victoria at the age of 88.

Dr. Endre Begby has started this year with the double achievement of receiving his tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, as well as a SSHRC Insight Development Grant.  Congratulations, Endre! 

We welcome Dr. Gurpreet Rattan who is visiting us for the year from the University of Toronto.

Dr. Lisa Shapiro continues as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,  while continuing her research supported by a SSHRC grant., graduate supervision and other work with individual students, she will not be teaching any regular courses for us this year, or the next one. 

 Dr. Jennifer Warriner has joined our faculty on a two-year lecturer contract starting January 2017, and Simon Pollon , who is finishing his PhD with us,  as a half time lecturer for a year, commencing in the Summer term of 2017.   

SFU Philosophy Professor Nic Fillion volunteers in Africa for Academics Without Borders

Read about Nic's experience here.

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