I am an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Cincinnati. Most of my work falls within the philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, and experimental psychology.
My research focuses on questions such as:
My book, Explaining Imagination, was published by Oxford University Press in September 2020. It's available free as a PDF download, thanks to a TOME grant from the University of Cincinnati. It's also available in hardcopy at the usual places. You can find out more about the book--and reactions to it--on this site's Explaining Imagination page.
I was recently interviewed about my work on the Futurati Podcast.
Contact: Langland-Hassan at uc dot edu
Upcoming and Recent Events:
March 15, 2021: Conference talk (title TBA) at New Perspectives on Abstract Concepts: Theory Building (Rome, Italy) (online).
February 16, 2021: "Forgetting through Familiarity" talk at Generative Episodic Memory conference, Bochum, Germany. (Online)
February 12, 2021: Online Symposium on Explaining Imagination, at the Brains Blog.
October 26, 2020: Online Research Talk: "Remembering, Imagining, and Memory Traces: Toward a Continuist Causal Theory" Current Controversies in the Philosophy of Memory Conference (follow link for online access).
October 15, 2020: Online Research Talk: "What sort of Imagining Might Remembering Be?" Bochum-Grenoble Memory Colloquium, on Zoom: meeting ID: 829 7050 5769 password: 8rraW0
October 14, 2020: Online Symposium on Explaining Imagination, at Junkyard of the Mind Blog.