MAP invites you to join our group session "Skill Building and Improving the Profession" at the Eastern APA 2019 in New York City on Jan 9, 7-10 PM at Sheraton Hotel G14F.
The provisory schedule is:
Lisa Miracchi (U Penn) "Wellness Advising in Difficult Spaces": 7:10—7:45
Darby Vickers (UC Irvine) "Writing for Philosophy Graduate Students": 7:45-8:20
Savannah Kincaid & Isaac Wilhelm (Rutgers) "Climate Surveying": 8:25—9:00
Mariana Beatriz Noe, Olivia Branscum, Qian Cao, & Yarran Hominh (Columbia) "Mutual Skill-Building through Undergraduate Writing Workshops": 9:00-9:35
Q&A for all: 9:35-10
Please circulate widely!
What role can philosophy play in understanding and challenging injustice? What are the ways in which injustice forms in communities and social institutions? What sort of engagement is there between philosophy and major social institutions and social movements? What is the meaning of injustice in our current cultural, economic, social, and political climate? What are the practices used by activists, educators, and professionals in developing a community? The Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapter at Temple University is hosting a graduate student conference on March 23, 2019 that will address theoretical and practical questions like these.
The conference will provide the opportunity for students to engage in philosophical research from all areas of philosophy, as well as its applications beyond the classroom. We welcome paper submissions of no more than 3,000 words, prepared for blind review, and suitable for a 20 minute presentation to a general philosophical audience. Authors must be current graduate students in philosophy. We especially welcome submissions from members of underrepresented populations within philosophy.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Robin Zheng, Yale-NUS College
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2019
This conference is sponsored by the Temple University Department of Philosophy.
Questions can be directed to Meryl Lumba (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to Daniel Remer (email@example.com).
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We welcome submissions from graduate students for the Minorities and Philosophy Workshop to be held on April 27th, 2019 at Brown University. The keynote speakers are: Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University) and Lionel K. McPherson (Tufts University).
Submissions should take the form of an anonymized 4000-word papers accompanied by a 300-word abstract. Papers should be suitable for a 20-25 minute presentation. All submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 3rd, 2019. We aim to send out notification of acceptance by the end of February. We strongly encourage submissions from individual who identify as members of underrepresented groups in philosophy.
Submissions should meet at least one of the following criteria:
Housing with graduate students will be provided for speakers (if requested).
Philevents page: https://philevents.org/event/show/68122
The Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapters of Columbia, NYU, Rutgers, and the Graduate Center, CUNY invite submissions to the Spring 2019 NY-MAPWorks: a workshop series featuring the work of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on topics in critical social philosophy and non-canonical areas of philosophy.
Topics include, but are not limited to: social philosophy (including intersections with epistemology, language, and metaphysics), feminist philosophy and philosophy of sex and gender, philosophy of race, queer philosophy, non-western philosophy, africana philosophy, latinx philosophy, native american philosophy, and women in the history of philosophy.
The series will alternate locations in New York City (see below for the full list of dates and locations). Each workshop will be two and a half hours long and consist of two talks. Each presenter will have a 50-minute session consisting of a 25-30 minute talk and a 20-25 minute Q&A. The workshop will conclude with a catered reception.
Dates and Locations*
February 20, 6-8 p.m. (NYU)
March 14, 6-8 p.m. (CUNY GC)
April (Columbia) — Date TBA
*Exact building/room locations will be updated on this page no later than two weeks in advance of each workshop.
To apply, please complete the following by January 7, 2019:
1) Send an extended abstract of ~1,000 words (.pdf or .docx), prepared for blind review (please use the title of your abstract as the pdf/docx file name), suitable for a 25-30 minute presentation to a general philosophical audience to email@example.com.
2) Provide your contact information by completing this google form.
We invite applications from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. We especially encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of underrepresented groups in academic philosophy, including individuals underrepresented on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, class, and disability.
Travel and Housing
We can guarantee a $200 subsidy for travel costs. Housing with a graduate student can also be arranged.
MAP will host a Group Session at the Pacific APA with the theme "Creating Inclusive Spaces."
We are seeking paper abstracts and proposals for mini-workshops or advice sessions related to this theme. Possible topics include sexual harassment, advising and mentorship dynamics, cultivating ecologies of support, division of emotional and professional labor in academia, the effects of implicit bias in academic spaces, and other related topics. Each session will last for about 20-30 minutes, followed by Q&A.
We particularly encourage submissions by members of under-represented groups in philosophy and by people at all stages of their career.
Abstracts and proposals should be no more than 1,000 words and should be sent as a PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Pacific APA Submission" by Feb 1, 2019. You will hear back from us by mid-February.
You can contact us at email@example.com with any questions!
MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) is a collection of students in philosophy departments that aims to examine and address issues of minority participation in academic philosophy. Though primarily led by graduate students, MAP also relies on faculty support and encourages undergraduate participation. Currently, MAP has 123 chapters throughout the world, including the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Hungary, and South Africa.
The Pacific APA will be held at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, BC. Our session is tentatively scheduled for Friday, April 19, 7-10 pm.
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