On 26 November 2015, philosopher of science Dr. Letitia Meynell gave a presentation at Laurentian University on gender in nonhuman animals. This talk was part of Laurentian’s Masters in Humanities Speakers’ Series.
Dr. Meynell is an Associate Professor in the departments of Philosophy and Gender and Women’s Studies at Dalhousie University, as well as a CEEEC Associate. Among her current research foci, Dr. Meynell is working with CEEEC members and associates Gillian Crozier, Brett Buchanan, David Peña-Guzmán, and Andrew Fenton on a project titled “The Philosophical Animal.” This project is dedicated to envisioning new ways of understanding the interactions between human and nonhuman animals, including developing implications that are both theoretical (ethical and epistemological) and practical (critically engaged with science and policy-oriented).
Date: November 26 & 27, 2015 CEEEC brought two visiting speakers to Laurentian in November 2015. Ecologist Dr. Nicole Mideo (University of Toronto), who previously participated in CEEEC’s Science Cafe on evolutionary medicine, presented in the Department of Biology’s weekly seminar. She spoke about […]read more
Graduate Bursaries in the Humanities Three $5K bursaries are available for students entering Laurentian’s interdisciplinary Humanities M.A. Program or Ph.D. in Human Studies in September 2016. Successful students will be given the honorary title “CEEEC Graduate Fellow,” and they will conduct independent thesis […]read more