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Philosophy in an Inclusive Key: A Summer Institute for Undergraduates December 22, 2009

Filed under: minorities in philosophy,women in philosophy — Jender @ 1:57 pm

Philosophy in an Inclusive Key

A Summer Institute for Undergraduates

ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
July 25-August 1, 2010

Philosophy: Experience, Reflection, Transformation

Ladelle McWhorter, Director
Professor of Philosophy, Richmond College

Guest Faculty: Darrell Moore, Associate Professor, DePaul University
Eva Feder Kittay, Distinguished Professor, State University of New York/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, 2010

For more details see:

http://rockethics.psu.edu/piksi

 

One Response to “Philosophy in an Inclusive Key: A Summer Institute for Undergraduates”

  1. ajws Says:

    I was a PiKsi graduate in 2006.
    It was the best experience in philosophy as an undergraduate. I definitely recommend that anyone in a more “traditional” philosophy department apply to experiance these often marginalized fields of study.


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