Summer 2012

  • ECOM director Dorit Bar-On recently gave a talk entitled “Gricean Intentions, Expressive Communication, and Origins of Meaning” at both the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and St. Andrews Psychology.
  • ECOM director Dorit Bar-On and Senior RA Jim Sias (along with UNC alum Matthew Chrisman) recently gave a talk entitled “(How) Is Ethical Neo-Expressivism a Hybrid View?” at a conference on “Hybrid Theories in Metaethics” at the University of Edinburgh (co-organized by another UNC alum, Mike Ridge), July 2-4, 2012.
  • ECOM director Dorit Bar-On recently gave a talk entitled “Mind: the Gap” at the Fifth British Wittgenstein Society (BWS) Conference on “Wittgenstein, Enactivism, and Animal Minds” at the University of Hertfordshire, July 7-8, 2012. Videos of the conference presentations should soon be available here. ECOM member Kevin Richardson also attended the conference, after being awarded a travel stipend.
  • ECOM director Dorit Bar-On was recently awarded the Zachary Smith Distinguished Term Professorship in Research and Undergraduate Education for 4 years, starting July 2013. Congratulations, Dorit!