A forum for philosophers and other scholars to discuss academic work and current affairs with race and gender in mind.
Find symposia on recently published books and articles by following the links that appear on the right column.
PIKSI summer institutes are designed to encourage undergraduates from underrepresented groups to consider future study of philosophy. Undergraduates and recent graduates from underrepresented groups such as women, African Americans, Chicano/as and Latino/as, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, LGBTs, economically disadvantaged communities, and those with disabilities are urged to apply.** Transportation and lodging are provided. Stipends are awarded to all.
Rock Ethics Institute/Penn State
Date: June 13-22, 2016
Director: Serene Khader (Brooklyn College, City University of New York)
Theme: Philosophy and Social Justice
John Carroll University
University of Michigan
Stony Brook University
MIT/UMB (held at MIT, Cambridge, MA)
Date: July 17-23, 2016
Director: Lisa Rivera (University of Massachusetts Boston)
**MIT provides support for full inclusion of disabled participants
SPONSORS: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, American Philosophical Association, Penn State's Rock Ethics Institute, MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Harvard University, Wellesley College, Michigan State University, Stony Brook University, University of Oregon, Iris Marian Young DIversity Scholars Fund, Ann Arbor Philosophers' PIKSI Funding Initiative, Association of Feminist Ethics and Social Theory.