Bellingham Lectures in Philosophy and Religion

The BLPR provides an opportunity for faculty, students and people in the community to learn from academics at the forefront of recent research in philosophy and religion.

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2016 Lecture Series

In partnership with the Western Washington University Philosophy Club, the Black Student Union, the Latino Student Union, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán, the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Graduate School, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Huxley College of the Environment, First Presbyterian Church, and the Departments of Health and Human Development, Liberal Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, Philosophy, and Sociology, the BLPR is pleased to present two lectures, one by Jorge Garcia, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, and one by Luvell Anderson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Unversity of Memphis.


  • Tuesday, February 23, 4-5:30pm, Fraser Hall 102. Jorge Garcia, Racism: What it is and Why it's Bad

  • Wednesday, February 24, 4-5:30pm, Fraser Hall 102. Luvell Anderson, James Baldwin on the Legitimacy of Black Language
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