DAY 1 (WEDNESDAY April 29)

Titan Theater, Titan Student Union


8:30 am    Reception

9:00 – 9:15 am           Dean’s Welcome Speech


Session 1 (9:15 - 10:45 am)

Chair: Farzad Mozafarzadeh

Speaker: Fred Dretske. Duke University. “I Think I Think, Therefore I Am... I Think”

Student Commentator: Pamela Chui

(Faculty Advisor: JeeLoo Liu)


Session 2 (11:00 – 12:30 pm)

Chair: David Perry

Speaker: John Perry. Stanford University. “Thinking and Talking about the Self”

Student Commentator: Alis Rabet

(Faculty Advisor: Craig Ihara)


12:30 – 2:00 pm         Lunch Break


Session 3 (2:00 – 3:30 pm)

Chair: Cameron Wroe

Speaker: Eric Schwitzgebel. UC Riverside. “Self-Unconsciousness”

Student Commentator: Mimi Vong 

(Faculty Advisor: Emily Lee)


Session 4 (3:45 – 5:15 pm)

Chair: Yamam Almouradi

Speaker: Jesse Prinz. CUNY Graduate Center. “Waiting for the Self”

Student Commentator: Kelsey Fernandez

(Faculty Advisor: Matthew Calarco)






DAY 2 (THURSDAY April 30)


Morning: Titan Theater, Titan Student Union

Afternoon: Pollak Library PL-130


8:30 am  Refreshments



Session 5 (9:00 – 10:00 am) Alumni Session             

(Faculty Advisor: Shari Starrett)

Chair: Phil McWilliams, Graduate of 1976.

Speaker: Nathan Lujan, Graduate of 2007.  “Introspection and Transparency”

Speaker: Brent Boos, Graduate of 2007. “Functional Transparency of Introspection”



Session 6 (10:15 – 11:45 am)

Chair: Eliza Ebro

Speaker: Sydney Shoemaker.  Cornell University.  “Personhood and Consciousness”

Student Commentator: Jonathan Stracker

(Faculty Advisor: John Davis)


12:00 – 2:00 pm       Lunch Break



Session 7 (2:00 – 3:30 pm)

Chair: Jeffrey Hairston

Speaker: Alex Byrne. MIT. “Knowing What I Want”

Student Commentator: Sandra Woloschuk

(Faculty Advisor: Mitch Avila)


Session 8 (3:45 – 5:15 pm)

Chair: Cary Haun

Speaker:  David Chalmers. Australian National University.  “Consciousness and Self-Knowledge”


6:00 pm Post-Symposium Pot-luck Party [All are welcome]





Sponsored by: Philosophy Department of California State University at Fullerton, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vice President of Academic Affairs, The Philosophy Club, The Philosophy Alumni Club, the Inter Club Council and George Abiaad