Past Events

2021 Mar 12
Conference: “Identities and Epistemic Injustice”
(All day)
University of California, Irvine

Identities and Epistemic Injustice - International Conference

University of California, Irvine, March 12-13, 2021

Research on epistemic injustice investigates the epistemic harms that people belonging

2020 Oct 22
Lecture: "Kierkegaard and the Ethics of Advocating on Behalf of Others"
05:00pm to 07:00pm
Virtual, sponsored by The Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library

Nigel Hatton, "Kierkegaard and the Ethics of Advocating on Behalf of Others"

Poul Lübcke Lecture Series

2020 Sep 28
Dr. Peniel Joseph discusses The Sword and the Shield: the Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.
06:30pm to 08:00pm

Dr. Peniel Joseph has recently published a dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He will talk about his book The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin

2020 Apr 28
Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities: Anthony Ray Hinton, author of the book The Sun Does Shine
07:00pm to 08:00pm
Merced Theatre 301 W Main St, Merced, California 95340

Mr. Hinton spent 30 years on death row in Alabama before being exonerated and released. His memoir, The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row, has received national praise and was selected for the Oprah Winfrey Book Club. He will visit Merced to give a distinguished lecture.


Book Discussions at Merced County Libraries 

March 24, Merced: Tanya Golash-Boza, Professor of Sociology, UC Merced

April 7, Atwater: Jesus Cisneros, Assistant Dean, Graduate Division, UC Merced

April 21, Livingston: Nigel Hatton, Associate Professor of English, UC Merced

April 22, Merced: Christina Lux, Associate Director of the Center for the Humanities, UC Merced

2020 Apr 16
14th Annual African American Intellectual Thought Symposium AFRICAN AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY and PHILOSOPHERS
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Henry Madden Library, Room 3212, California State University, Fresno


2019 Dec 06
Narrative Medicine and Incarceration
03:30pm to 05:00pm
University of California, Merced (COB2 392)

45 minute talk and 45 minute discussion

2019 Nov 23
Kierkegaard and Freedom in Nineteenth Century Denmark
09:00am to 11:30am
American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

Speaker 1: Nigel Hatton (University of California, Merced)

Commentator: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan University)  


Speaker 2: Jakub Marek (Charles University, Prague)  

Commentator: Claudine

2019 Nov 10
Where Denmark Meets Minnesota: Giovanni’s Room in Its Transatlantic Contexts
12:00pm to 01:45pm
Hawai'i Convention Center, Mtg Rm 308 A, American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii

In my essay for the 2019 ASA convention, I want to try to draw together knowledge related to a series of disparate investigations I have recently undertaken, knowledge that will help us understand