PIKSI 2016: A SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institutes (PIKSI) 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
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

Speakers:
Chris Lebron
Yale University
Mariana Ortega
John Carroll University
Meena Krishnamurthy
University of Michigan
Eva Kittay
Stony Brook University

PIKSI BOSTON
MIT/UMB
Date: July 17-23, 2016
Director: Lisa Rivera
University of Massachusetts Boston

Speakers:
Lewis Gordon
University of Connecticut, Storrs
Tommie Shelby
Harvard University
Rachel McKinney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Serena Parekh
Northeastern University
Jose Mendoza
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Alejandro Perez Carballo
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

APPLICATION DEADLINE – MARCH 21ST 2016

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 – IRIS MARION YOUNG DIVERSITY SCHOLARS FUND – ANN ARBOR PHILOSOPHERS’ PIKSI FUNDING INITIATIVE – ASSOCIATION OF FEMINIST ETHICS AND SOCIAL THEORY

Linda Martín Alcoff
Professor of Philosophy
Hunter College, CUNY
lmartina@hunter.cuny.edu