The Department News

  • Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning
    Applications of artificial intelligence are ubiquitous in everyday life. Who doesn’t use a smartphone or a smartwatch? However, relatively few of us are actually familiar with how AI systems work. This talk will attempt to close this gap.
  • 12th East-West Philosophers’ Conference—Call for Proposals
  • Shōji Kakuko Tribute 
    On behalf of students and professors affiliated with the Department of Philosophy at UH Mānoa, we would like to acknowledge the passing of our Japanese language instructor and mentor, Shōji Kakuko 庄司香久子 (July 23, 1935 to July 7, 2022). Generations of UH philosophy students since at least 1978 all learned their Japanese from Shōji sensei. … Read more
  • Spring 2022 Hall of Fame
    CONGRATULATIONS, Graduates!! Whatever you do next, remember you are now philosophers. Be critical, engaged, and compassionate. Cultivate your talents and help others cultivate theirs. The faculty, graduate students, and staff are proud of you! New Bachelors of Art:Azlynn Brandenburg —  Isabella CraftJordan Davis —  Emily FongHsin-Hsin Hu —  Katrina KimThomas Rhee —  Ratana RinJohn Suemori … Read more