Philosophy Gets Creative with Ethics
September 15, 2009 Michael Strawser’s proposal on Applying Creativity to Research in Ethics has been accepted for presentation at the 2009 Florida Statewide Symposium, Engagement in Undergraduate Research on September 25, 2009. How should we think about the many ethical dilemmas that face us today? How should research in current ethical dilemmas be...
Gallagher attends conference with Dalai Lama
April 22, 2009 Shaun Gallagher participated in an invitation-only conference with the Dalai Lama and eight other scientists in Dharamsala, India at the Dalai Lama’s residence. The theme of the conference was Attention, Memory and the Mind and was sponsored by the Mind and Life Institute. Gallagher presented his research on embodiment and...
Dr. Shelley Park Granted Sabbatical for Spring 2010
March 06, 2009 Dr. Park is working on a book, tentatively titled “Real (M)others: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Adoptive, Queer, and Blended Families.” The central philosophical question posed by and explored in her work is “What is a real mother?” Interweaving personal narrative and theoretical reflection, Park explores the emotional and philosophical...
Harry Coverston Awarded CAH Undergraduate Teaching Award
March 04, 2009 Dr. Harry Coverston was awarded the distinguished Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award this year.
Dr. Nancy Stanlick Awarded First Annual UCF Creed Award for Integrity
March 04, 2009 Dr. Nancy Stanlick has been awarded the UCF Creed Award in Integrity. The UCF Creed Award was created in an effort to honor the individuals who exemplify the tenants of the UCF Creed.
Shaun Gallagher receives Distinguished Researcher Award
March 03, 2009 Shaun Gallagher has been selected to receive the 2008-2009 Distinguished Researcher Award for the College of Arts and Humanities. Shaun Gallagher’s research is conducted in the area of philosophical phenomenology, the philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences. His work is highly interdisciplinary and draws not only from philosophy, but...
Gallagher lectures at Harvard and Rutgers
September 14, 2008 Shaun Gallagher presents two lectures at Harvard University and one at Rutgers University on embodied cognition.
Gallagher directs summer program at University of San Marino
September 14, 2008 Shaun Gallagher directs a summer school for graduate students and postdocs sponsored by a grant from the European Science Foundation on the topic of “Social Cognition and Social Narrative” at the University of San Marino.
Janz teaches at Rhodes University in South Africa
September 14, 2008 Bruce Janz spends the 2008 summer term at Rhodes University in South Africa. He teaches a seminar on African philosophy and conducts research for a new book.
Cash lectures at Ecole Normale Supériure
September 14, 2008 Mason Cash is Visiting Professor at Ecole Normale Supériure in Lyon, France, in May and June. He conducts research on the philosophy of mind and gives a lecture on representation.
Jean-Michel Roy joins Philosophy as Visiting Research Professor
September 14, 2008 Jean-Michel Roy, Professor of Philosophy at the Ecole Normale Supériure in Lyon, France, is Visiting Research Professor in the Philosophy Department for the month of September. Dr. Roy studies analytic philosophy of mind and phenomenology with a special focus on the notion of representation. His current research is on intersubjectivity....
Gallagher publishes new book
September 14, 2008 Shaun Gallagher’s new book Brainstorming: Views and Interviews on the Mind is published by Imprint Academic. The book is an introduction to the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and it includes excerpts from a series of interviews that Gallagher conducted with some of the world’s leading neuropsychologists and cognitive...
Gallagher lectures in Berlin
September 14, 2008 Shaun Gallagher is a visiting scholar at the Zentrum für Literatur-und Kulturforschung (ZfL) in Berlin. He presents a lecture on embodied social cognition.
Congdon is a National Art Education Association Fellow
August 21, 2008 Kristin Congdon is a National Art Education Association Fellow for Spring 2008. Among her many projects, Kristin is senior editor of the Journal for Cultural Research in Art Education, the journal for the United States Society for Education through Art, and associate editor for Studies in Art Education, the research...
ChinaVine expands to Beijing Normal University
August 21, 2008 Kristin Congdon’s ChinaVine research project has now expanded to include Beijing Normal University. The project, which assists in the preservation of China’s folk arts, is featured in an article in the Orlando Sentinel. Learn about the project at www.chinavine.ucf.edu.
Congdon joins Florida Humanities Council's Road Scholar program
August 21, 2008 Kristin Congdon’s “Folk Art in the United States: Definitions, Distinctions, and Descriptions” has been accepted by the Florida Humanities Council for its 2008-09 Road Scholar program.
Student receives Honorable Mention in Research Showcase
April 25, 2008 Tristan Reiniers received an honorable mention in the Arts & Humanities category at the 2008 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. Tristan’s poster entitled “The Persistence of Self” was presented under faculty mentor Mason Cash.