Katie Jacobson's article, "'No Such Thing as a Buddhist Woman': Male Perception of Women Seers in Buddhism," has been published in the Fall 2011 volume of the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa (Vol. 35, No. 2, 24-41). The Journal is the official publication of TAK, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology, and was chosen by the editors as an exemplary work submitted by undergraduate students. Working under the direction of Jeff Dippmann for this project, Katie graduated magna cum laude in 2009, with a BA in Religious Studies.
Wes Morrow presented his paper entitled, "Me, Myself and My Avatar" at the Puget Sound Undergraduate Conference at the University of Puget Sound, March 30-31, 2012.
The following Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors have had their research papers accepted for presentation at the 14th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, April 16-19, 2010, Forest Grove, Oregon. They are Taylor Baker, "A Patchwork of Humanity; 'The Creature' and 'The Woman' as Social Constructs"; Phillip Downes, "The Discrimination of Hair-Based Drug Testing"; Randall Ward, "Mill and Moral Sentiment: Social Development and the March of Civilization"; Ashley Goo, "Capitalism's Contribution ot Criminality"; Also participating as Commentators are: Jennifer Arledge, Casey Dunleavy, James Moore, Phillip Downes, Randall Ward, and Allison Radabaugh.
The following Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors have had their research papers accepted for presentation at the 12th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, April 18-19, 2008, Forest Grove, Oregon. They are:Phillip Downes, "Refuting Moral Luck" Casie Dunleavy, "What the World Needs Is a Moral Marx" Travis Petersen, "Influences of Phenomenology and Logical Positivism on the Natural Sciences" Ashley Goo, "Anarchy, State, and Utopia or a Life 'After Virtue': MacIntyre's Stand against Nozick's Position and Lack of Moral Desert" Christian Mecham, "Cast Off Body and Mind: The Teachings of Buddhism as Applied to a Phenomenological Model" They will present their papers at the conference.
On Tuesday June 3 at 7PM in the SURC Theatre Dr. John Corvino will give a presentation titled, “HaEnd Of The Year Barbecue
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will hold it's end of the year barbeque in late MFilm Showing: "Hannah Arendt"
Please join us for a showing of the film "Hannah Arendt" on Wednesday, Feb. 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the