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“Black Bodies that Matter”: Whitman alum starts conversations about race

Dr. James Garrison graduated from Whitman in 2004 and returned this past week to speak to the community about the meaning of the black body in our current sociopolitical climate.

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter

October 28, 2019

This past Thursday, Oct. 24, in Olin Hall, Whitman alum Dr. James Garrison '04 addressed the significance applied to the black body with the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement and how art and culture can affect that perception in a talk titled “Black Bodies That Matter.” Julia Irelan...

Philosophy Department Prepares to Host Heidegger Circle

Andy Monserud

October 27, 2016

Whitman will play host this spring to the fifty-first annual meeting of the Heidegger Circle, a nationwide group of philosophy scholars with an interest in the work of early nineteenth century philosopher Martin Heidegger. Organized by philosophy professor and prominent Heidegger scholar Julia Ireland,  the co...

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