PIKSI: Cultivating Diversity In Philosophy

2014 Philosophy in Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) students via Flickr Penn State CC
2014 Philosophy in Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) students via Flickr Penn State CC

A SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR UNDERGRADUATES
PIKSI / 2015 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation / APA Sponsored
Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute

Application Deadline: March 13, 2015

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 people with disabilities are urged to apply. Transportation and lodging are provided. Stipends are awarded to all.

PIKSI ROCK at the Rock Ethics Institute/Penn State
Date: June 13-22, 2015
Director: Serene Khader, Brooklyn College, CUNY

Theme: Philosophy and Social Justice

Speakers:
Luvell Anderson, University of Memphis
Talia Bettcher, California State University, Los Angeles
Kristie Dotson, Michigan State University
Lisa Guenther, Vanderbilt University

(All PIKSI ROCK students will be designated Iris Marion Young Fellows)

PIKSI BOSTON at MIT/UMB
Date: August 2-8, 2015
Director: Lisa Rivera, University of Massachusetts Boston

Speakers:
Keota Fields, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Jorge Garcia, Boston College
Justin Khoo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mickaella Perina, University of Massachusetts Boston
Susanna Siegel, Harvard University
Subrena Smith, University of New Hampshire

For More Information See:
PIKSI ROCK: rockethics.psu.edu/education/piksi

Email: rockethics@psu.edu

PIKSI BOSTON: piksi-boston.weebly.com

Email: piksiboston@gmail.com

Co-sponsors:

  • PENN STATE’S ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, COLLEGE OF THE LIBERAL ARTS, AND DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
  • MIT’S DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY AND DEAN’S OFFICE, SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, ARTS, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
  • THE IRIS MARION YOUNG DIVERSITY FUND
  • ANN ARBOR PIKSI FUNDING INITIATIVE
  • THE ASSOCIATION OF FEMINIST ETHICS AND SOCIAL THEORY