November 17, 2015
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Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

VSU’s Lovern to Discuss Existentialist Philosophy Nov. 19

VALDOSTA — Dr. Lavonna Lovern, an associate professor in Valdosta State University’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, will discuss existentialism from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, in Ashley Hall Room 1212. The lecture is presented free of charge and is open to the public.  

“There are many misconceptions as to what existentialism represents,” she said. “The term is often misused or used in a way that fails to recognize the philosophies involved. Even the labeling of certain philosophers as existentialists and others as not is interesting.”

Sponsored by the Philosophy and Religious Studies Club, Lovern’s lecture will include an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

Lovern earned the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award during the 2010-2011 academic year. She works and conducts research in areas involving post-modern philosophy, existentialism, epistemology, and indigenous epistemologies.

Contact Dr. Lavonna Lovern at (229) 333-7376 or llovern@valdosta.edu to learn more.


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