Assistant Professor Lydia Moland's book, Hegel on Political Identity, was published by Northwestern University Press in 2011. This year, she published a chapter in Hegel on Global Justice entitled "A Hegelian Approach to Global Poverty" and authored a chapter in Hegel: Key Concepts on Hegel's philosophy of history. She is spending much of this year coordinating the 2012-13 Annual Humanities Theme, which is "Comedy, Seriously" (http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/comedy/).
Professor Dan Cohen has been invited to be the Keynote Speaker for the May 2013 meeting of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation.
Associate Professor Jim Behuniak received tenure and was promoted in January 2011. He and the department will be hosting the conference, Maine Philosophical Institute on Saturday, April 21st. This will be a one-day colloquium that features presentations by philosophers across the state of Maine. It was first held (at Colby, in fact) in 1943. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will take place in Lovejoy 215.
Jim's recent scholarly activities include the paper "Two Challenges to Market Daoism" which has been accepted for inclusion in a forthcoming conference volume entitled, Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence.
Professor Jill Gordon's book, Plato's Erotic World: From Cosmic Origins to Human Death, with Cambridge University Press is out. Here is the podcast to an interview on her new book with New Books Network.