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John Locke Society Conference

Event Type
Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities Research Institute, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, English, History, and Political Science
Levis Faculty Center, 3rd floor (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)
Jun 15, 2023   8:30 am  
Shelley Weinberg
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Campus Humanities Calendar

John Locke Society Conference Program - June 15

8:30–9:00 a.m. Coffee, breakfast, etc.

9:00–10:10 a.m. Jessica Gordon-Roth and Kylie Shahar, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. “Recontextualizing Locke on Gender and Education” 

Comments: Lisa Downing, Ohio State University

10:15–11:25 a.m. Mary Jo Macdonald, University of Toronto. “John Locke and Sarah Chapone on the Role of Inheritance in Political Education” 

Comments: Evan Thomas, Otterbein University

11:25–11:45 a.m. Break

11:45 a.m.–1:05 p.m. Keynote: Holly Brewer, Burke Chair of American History, University of Maryland. “Contextualizing Justice: John Locke and Debates over Slavery, Absolutism, and Colonialism in Britain’s Empire”

Comments: Mary Nyquist, University of Toronto

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