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Columbia Hosts African American Women Advancement Conference

November 01, 2019

Webster University Columbia, South Carolina, metro campus location hosted Embracing the M.A.G.I.C., a conference for the advancement of African American women. Embracing the M.A.G.I.C. (Manifestation of our Amazing Gifts, Intellect and Creativity) provided education, information and resources to advance African American women academically, professionally and personally. Nearly 90 students, alumni, educators, entrepreneurs, community leaders, homemakers and others joined in on the conversation.

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Carrie Figdor

Eleventh Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference March 31

March 28, 2017

The 11th Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference Friday, March 31will feature six student presenters and keynote speaker Carrie Figdor, from the University of Iowa. Figdor's address, "Philosophy and Gender: Beyond the Socratic Stereotype," will explore how the gendered tradition of philosophy harms those who do not fit the Socratic stereotype, why philosophy has lagged behind many sciences and humanities disciplines in bringing in women and minorities into the field, and what is being done to change these traditional norms.

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