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Homecoming conference

The 15th biennial Philosophy Homecoming Conference—a conference at which graduates of our PhD Program come back to give papers, to serve as commentators, and to get together with old friends to reminisce about their days here at UMass—will take place this Fall on October 4-5.


Friday, October 4
7:00–10:00 Welcome reception
Saturday, October 5
8:30–9:00 Breakfast
9:00–10:15 Speaker: Ernie Lepore (Rutgers)
Commentator: Earl Connee (Rochester)
Chair: TBA
10:30–11:45 Speaker: Andrew Platt (Stony Brook)
Commentator: John Robinson (Indiana)
Chair: TBA
12:00–1:15 Speaker: Sam Cowling (Denison)
Commentator: Jeffrey Dunn (Western Michigan)
Chair: TBA
1:15–3:00 Lunch break
3:00–4:15 Speaker: Sam Cowling (Denison)
Commentator: Jeffrey Dunn (DePauw)
Chair: Kelly Trogdon (Virginia Tech)
4:30–5:45 Speaker: Bob Gruber (Springfield)
Commentator: Bailie Peterson (Northern Colorado)
Chair: TBA
6:00–7:30 Reception