PIKSI SUMMER INSTITUTES (UPDATED)

PIKSI summer institutes are designed to encourage undergraduates from groups traditionally underrepresented in philosophy to consider future study of philosophy. Undergraduates and recent graduates are urged to apply; groups traditionally underrepresented in (anglophone) philosophy include women, LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people, people from economically disadvantaged communities, people with disabilities, and people of color or people racialized as nonwhite, including Chicano/a/xs and Latino/a/xs, Indigenous people, Pacific Islanders, people of African descent, and people of Asian descent. Transportation and lodging are provided. Stipends are awarded to all.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Undergraduates — JANUARY 31, 2018

Graduate Assistants (PIKSI-Rock only) — JANUARY 31, 2018

For more information visit: piksi.org

 

PIKSI ROCK

 

Rock Ethics Institute/Penn State

Date: June 27-July 6, 2018

Director: Kris Sealey, Fairfield University

Theme: Philosophy and Public Life

 

Speakers:

 

Alfred Frankowski, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Nathifa Greene, Gettysburg College

Shay Welch, Spelman College

Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University

 

 

PIKSI BOSTON

 

MIT/UMB

Date: June 19-26, 2018

Directors: Lisa Rivera, University of Massachusetts Boston

Keota Fields, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

 

Speakers:

 

Otávio Bueno, University of Miami

Myisha Cherry, Harvard University/University of Illinois

Nathifa Greene, Gettysburg College

Kevin Richardson, North Carolina State University

 

For more information visit: piksi.org

Contact: info@piksi.org

 

SPONSORS: THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION, AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION – PENN STATE’S ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, COLLEGE OF THE LIBERAL ARTS, AND DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY – MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY – STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY – UNIVERSITY OF OREGON – UNIVERSITY OF IOWA – IRIS MARION YOUNG DIVERSITY SCHOLARS FUND – ANN ARBOR PHILOSOPHERS’ PIKSI FUNDING INITIATIVE – ASSOCIATION OF FEMINIST ETHICS AND SOCIAL THEORY – PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS-HARVARD UNIVERSITY-TUFTS UNIVERSITY

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