PIKSI’09 FEAST/APA, Philosophy in an Inclusive Key

Mar 10, 2009 Apr 30, 2009

PIKSI’09 FEAST/APA

Philosophy in an Inclusive Key
A Summer Institute for Undergraduates
ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
July 26-August 2, 2009

Philosophy: Experience, Reflection, Transformation

Ladelle McWhorter, Director
Professor of Philosophy, Richmond College

Guest Faculty:
Jacqueline Scott Associate Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University
Eduardo Mendieta Professor of Philosophy, Stony Brook University/SUNY

Along with works in feminist, critical race, disability, and queer theory, students will read historical and contemporary philosophical texts that explore recurring human concerns and investigate the ways in which experience informs philosophical reflection. In addition, writing assignments, visiting lecturers, and mentoring will help students learn that their own perspectives matter to philosophy.

Participants will be named Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars and will receive support from the Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars Fund.

Undergraduate women or men from underrepresented groups including racial, ethnic and sexual minorities, and people with disabilities are urged to apply. All students will receive a stipend, free transportation, and lodging.

APPLICATIONS DUE: April 15, 2009
For more details see PIKSI

Co-Sponsors: APA• FEAST• Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute, College of the Liberal Arts, and Department of Philosophy• Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars Fund• Department of Philosophy, Binghamton• Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder

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