For the fall and spring of the coming academic year Bob Roberts will be the Plantinga Fellow in the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame. His project will be to finish the sequel to his Emotions: An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology (Cambridge University Press, 2003). The new volume is Emotions and Virtues, and is under contract with Cambridge University Press.
C. Stephen Evans has several upcoming speaking engagements. He has been invited to read a paper on "Paradoxicality as a Criterion of an Authentic Revelation" at the Logos Workshop at the University of Notre Dame, June 2-4, 2011. Evans will be a plenary speaker at a conference on "The Future of Creation Order" in Amsterdam to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Association for Reformational Philosophy. His paper will be on divine command theories of moral obligation. (Other plenaries include Eleonore Stump and Nicholas Wolterstorff.) Evans will also be an invited speaker at the Faraday Institute Conference on the New Atheism held at the University of Otago, New Zealand, speaking on "Evidence and the Burden of Proof in Debates About God."
Jay Bruce, who got his PhD in philosophy at Baylor in 2008, was recently named the Student Choice Award Professor of the Year for 2010-11 at John Brown University, where he has a permanent position. Congratulations, Jay!
In the past four meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Baylor graduate students have received seven travel awards to present colloquium papers on the main program. Other top programs are U. Nebraska-Lincoln with five awards, U. Arizona with four, and U. Wisconsin-Madison with four.