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Humanities and Philosophy

Humanities and Philosophy

Announcements
Des Plaines
Late Registration Classes
Still looking for a class? Worried that you missed the first week? The Humanities and Philosophy Department is offering a wide variety of classes that will start in September or October. For example,Asian Philosophy, PHL 215, will start next week, September 8th. We also have a large number of late-start classes on Saturdays,beginning on September 26th. These include Intro to Art, Intro to Film, World Mythologies and Ethics. For more information click on "Fall 2015 Classes".
Des Plaines, Skokie
New Instructors
Humanities and Philosophy department is proud to introduce three new faculty members who have joined us this Fall semester: Soheila Azadi, Sherwin Ovid, and Shannon Sloan-Spice. Both Soheila and Sherwin are practicing artists, and Shannon is a specialist on world mythologies.

Congratulation to Peter Hudis!

Peter Hudis's new book "Frantz Fanon: Philosopher of the Barricades" has just been published by the University of Chicago Press. The publishers website describes the book as follows. "Peter Hudis presents a penetrating critical biography of the activist’s life and work. Countering the prevailing belief that Fanon’s contributions to modern thought can be wholly defined by an advocacy of violence, Hudis presents his work instead as an integrated whole, showing that its nuances—and thus its importance—can only be appreciated in light of Fanon’s efforts to fuse philosophical theory and actual practice. By taking seriously Fanon’s philosophical and psychological contributions, as well as his political activism, Hudis presents a powerful and perceptive new view of the man and his achievement ".

 

IMPORTANT DATES


August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

August 31
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.


Full Academic Calendar