(Note: this isn’t the same thing as the 2017 conference, posted below). This conference will be at Weber State on November 4th. Here is the program: 2016ipcprogram. Local celebrities Erica Holberg and Charlie Huenemann will be presenting, alongside many great philosophers from around the state!
You should participate!
Deadline for submitting proposals: December 5th
More information in this pdf: iwspc-cfa-02
A conference at NYU will be streaming its presentations; students in Phil Mind may be interested. More information here.
An article based on the experience of our colleagues at Wheaton College (full article here):
The numbers reveal that Wheaton philosophy majors are the second most likely, after computer science majors, to find full-time employment six months after graduation. Philosophy majors are finding success in a wide variety of jobs, from app developer to investigative attorney, chef to teacher to pharmacist.
A couple of years ago some students started “Flash! Philosophy.” The idea is to have students take 5-10 minutes to present an idea, an enthusiasm, or a joke, just for the fun of having philosophical discussion. In previous years we’ve heard “Earn Your Salsa,” “Superheores and Slobs,” “The Ethics of Leopard Print,” and “The Philosophy of Thoughtlessness” – as well as many others (“Teleology of Beard Growing” and “Farts: A Transcendental Inquiry” come to mind). It’s meant to be just an occasion to have fun with ideas.
So I am now putting out a CALL FOR IDEAS. If you’d like to present something – really, anything – just send me a note (charlie.huenemann (at) usu.edu) or catch me in the hall, and we’ll put together a list. I’ve booked a room (MAIN 119) for Tuesday, October 25th, 7 pm – hopefully, that date and time will work for people.
A fun video: