Philosophy in an Inclusive Key: A Summer Institute for Undergraduates
ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
June 24 - July 1, 2012
Philosophy: Experience, Reflection,Transformation
Ellen K. Feder, Director
Associate Professor of Philosophy, American University
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 Fellows
One international student will be designated the Golightly Fellow
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: March 15, 2012
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Co-Sponsors: APA; FEAST; Penn State; Rock Ethics Institute, College of the Liberal Arts, and Department of Philosophy; Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars Fund; The Program on Philosophy after Apartheid; American Society for Aesthetics.
2010 Institutional Co-Sponsors: Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton; Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan; Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon; Ann Arbor Philosophers; PIKSI Funding Initiative
To download a flier for posting, please go to http://rockethics.psu.edu/education/piksi/poster.shtml