Students honored by Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

Rachel Marciano
November 09, 2017

This October, the Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy honored two DePaul philosophy students with awards at its annual conference. Gücsal Pusar, a Ph.D. candidate, earned the 2017 Conference Paper Award for his work, "Heidegger on Kant, Finitude, and the Correlativity of Thinking and Being." Ashley Bohrer, who received her Ph.D. in 2016, earned the 2017 Junior Scholar Award for her work, "Colorblind Racism in Early Modernity: Race, Colonization, and Capitalism in the Work of Francisco de Vitoria."

The Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy is the largest and most prominent organization for contemporary continental philosophy in the United States. SPEP Conference Awards promote merit in career and technical education by recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the area of phenomenology and existential philosophy.