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Xenophobia and Racism Conference
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Student Discussion with Linda Martín Alcoff

Prof. Alcoff meets with the Philosophy Club!

Wednesday, February 22, 4:00–6:00pm
Kalmanovitz Hall 180/183 (the Fireplace Lounge)

The Kalmanovitz Hall Fireplace Lounge can be accessed by heading down the hallway past Room #172, or by entering Kalmanovitz Hall through the glass doors on the west side of the building.

This event is sponsored by generosity of the Mortimer Fleishhacker Fund for Philosophy at USF.


Linda Martín AlcoffLinda Martín Alcoff is Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center. Her writings have focused on social identity, epistemology and politics, sexual violence, Foucault, Dussel, and Latino issues in philosophy. She has written two books: Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self (Oxford 2006), Real Knowing (Cornell 1996); and she has edited nine, including Thinking From the Underside of History co-edited with Eduardo Mendieta (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Singing in the Fire: Tales of Women in Philosophy (Rowman and Littlefield 2003), Feminist Epistemologies co-edited with Elizabeth Potter (Routledge 1993), Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy, co-edited with Eva Feder Kittay (2006), Identity Politics Reconsidered co-edited with Michael Hames-Garcia, Satya Mohanty and Paula Moya (Palgrave, 2006); and Constructing the Nation: A Race and Nationalism Reader co-edited with Mariana Ortega (SUNY 2009). She is originally from Panama, but lives today happily in Brooklyn.

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