The Department sponsors many events throughout the academic year.
The Philosophy Colloquium schedule provides a list of lectures delivered by experts in the field. Each is followed by a reception with light snacks and drinks.
The Social and Political Thought Workshop Series (SPT) is a series of lunchtime talks. After the speaker leads a discussion or delivers a paper, a commentator addresses points in the worth discussing, and the floor opens to a Q&A.
VUCO2 is an interdisciplinary Vanderbilt think tank devoted to Climate Change issues. It organizes reading groups, visiting speakers, workshops, and retreats.
The Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy focus on a theme each year. Some of Vanderbilt's most articulate professors deliver accessible talks that are free and open to the public.