Guest Speaker - José Jorge Mendoza

Event Date: Friday, November 8 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: HUM 587
José Jorge Mendoza

José Jorge Mendoza, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at UMass Lowell will give a talk in conjunction with Professor Wilcox's courses PHIL 373: The Ethics of Migration and Membership and PHIL 858: Contemporary Political Philosophy.

Date: Friday, November 8th
Time: 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Place: HUM 587

Paper Title: Philosophy of Race and the Ethics of Immigration

Abstract: This paper provides a general overview on the philosophical literature concerning discrimination and immigration from a political philosophy and philosophy of race perspective. It argues that putting these two distinct literatures into conversation would provide an underappreciated argument for limiting the discretion states are normally thought to enjoy with respect to immigration control.

Light refreshments will be served.