Announcement: Upcoming Changes to Project Vox

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Over the course of the next couple of months, Project Vox will be reflecting changes we’ve been working on over the past year. In the past, Project Vox’s primary focus has been on early modern European and British women philosophers. Our Revealing Voices blog series began featuring scholars working on philosophers beyond the early modern […]

Where Are They Now? Arpita Varghese

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Arpita Varghese is currently the Gender and Humanities Action Analyst for UN Women. She completed her BA in Global Studies at Duke University in 2015, and her MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy at the University of Oxford. While at Duke, Arpita assisted Project Vox with various research on women philosophers.  This interview is part of Where […]

Revealing Voices: Deepshikha Sharma

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Deepshikha Sharma’s post is part of our Revealing Voices blog series. The Orient or The Occident, the malestreamness of Philosophy pervades all academic institutions. While I dabbled The Vedas and The Republic, I barely came across women philosophers in the prescribed syllabi. Tokenistic approaches or footnotes mentioned them in hushed voices and minuscule fonts. And […]

Collaborative Digital Humanities during the Pandemic: A Retrospective

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As official health reports continue to suggest that an FDA-approved vaccine will be imminently available, the world now braces for a second act to our quarantined existence. Waiting until the summer months to “return to normal” feels both tantalizingly close and dauntingly out of reach, and the question of what will be considered “normal” lingers […]

Revealing Voices: Jacqueline Broad and Catherine Sutherland

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Jacqueline Broad and Catherine Sutherland’s post is part of our Revealing Voices blog series. In his biographical sketch of Mary Astell in 1752, George Ballard records Astell as ‘intimately acquainted with many classic authors.  Those she admired most were Zenophon, Plato, Hierocles, Tully, Seneca, Epictetus, and M. Antoninus.’[1]  In Ruth Perry’s landmark biography of Mary […]

Revealing Voices: Céline Leboeuf

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Céline Leboeuf’s post is part of our Revealing Voices blog series. In addition to this Revealing Voices post, Professor Céline Leboeuf has generously shared a syllabus for her Philosophy of Gender and Race course: Céline Leboeuf Gender and Race Fall 2020 My introduction to Simone de Beauvoir was Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, the first volume […]

Announcement: Our Outreach & Assessment Manual

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Since 2016 Project Vox has worked to build and connect a broad community centered around reforming philosophy instruction, and has seen both clear engagement from that audience as well as positive responses from scholars, students, and the general public. In our view, we would not have been so successful, had we not had an individual […]

Revealing Voices: Meredith Graham

Revealing Voices: Meredith Graham

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This post serves an introduction to the future publication of Project Vox’s Outreach & Assessment Manual. An earlier version of this post was originally presented at the Association for Computers and the Humanities meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in July 2019 and was adapted to reflect the current state of the project. Meredith’s post is part […]

Behind the Scenes: Damla Ozdemir

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Damla Ozdemir’s post is part of our Behind the Scenes blog series. Roy Auh: How and when did you learn about Project Vox? Damla Ozdemir: Around my junior year of high school, I was reading a book about Voltaire because I was interested in physics, philosophy, and history, and found information about Émilie Du Châtelet. I became […]

Special: Online Resources for Remote Education

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The Project Vox team hopes everyone is remaining safe amid the coronavirus outbreak and its consequences in our daily life. As educators move their instruction online in response to efforts to contain the outbreak, many vendors have responded by making their previously restricted materials freely available to the public for a limited time. Project Vox, […]

Announcement: Du Châtelet Bibliography UPDATED

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We are excited to announce an UPDATED bibliography of Émilie Du Châtelet! Onto the Bibliography section of Émilie Du Châtelet, we have included dozens of new sources that have been published since our entry was originally launched on 2015. Check them out now! We hope to continue keeping our philosopher entries as up-to-date with relevant […]

Revealing Voices: Bo Karen Lee

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Bo Karen Lee’s post is part of our Revealing Voices blog series. Roy Auh: How did you first come across not just one but two early modern scholarly women, Jeanne Guyon and Anna Maria van Schurman? Bo Karen Lee: When I was in seminary, someone in my church was reading Jeanne Guyon’s Experiencing the Depths of […]

Revealing Voices: Martine van Elk

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Martine van Elk’s post is part of our Revealing Voices blog series. For much of my academic career, my research and teaching concentrated on early modern English literature, but about ten years ago, I came across a large anthology of writing by Dutch women, now also available in English translation, which changed my research radically. On seeing […]

Revealing Voices: Anne Larsen

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Anne Larsen’s post is part of our Revealing Voices blog series. It has been stated that Anna Maria van Schurman’s defence of women’s higher education was timid and conservative because she did not oppose the sexual division of roles, unlike Marie de Gournay, her radical revisionary peer, who contended that women should take on the […]

Where are they now?: Jen Semler

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Jen Semler is currently completing her master’s degree in Medieval Icelandic Studies at the University of Iceland. She graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and public policy. For Project Vox, she was part of the research team for the Princess Elisabeth and Anna Maria van Schurman cycles. This interview is part […]