PIKSI FEAST/APA for Summer 2011

Feb 05, 2011 Apr 22, 2011

PIKSI'11FEAST/APA
Philosophy in an Inclusive Key
A Summer Institute for Undergraduates
ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

July 31-August 6, 2011

Philosophy: Experience, Reflection, Transformation

Ladelle McWhorter, Director
Professor of Philosophy, Richmond College

Guest Faculty: Jose Medina and Mary Beth Mader

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, 2011

For more details see RockEthics

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; 2010 Institutional Co-Sponsors: Department of Philosophy, Binghamton; Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University; Department of Philosophy Stony Brook University, American Society for Aesthetics

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