NEH Summer Philosophy Programs for Educators


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as usual, is funding a number of seminars and institutes for school teachers and college professors next summer, and several of them are being run by philosophers. They are:

Existentialism
Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 16-August 4 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Thomas Wartenberg (Mount Holyoke)
Location: South Hadley, MA
For more information: [email protected] / http://existentialismseminar.com.

Philosophers of Education: Major Thinkers from the Enlightenment to the Present
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Peter Gibbon (Boston University)
Visiting Faculty: Leo Damrosch, Charles Glenn, Tim Seldin
Location: Boston, MA
For more information: [email protected] / http://nehphilosophersofeducationseminar.org.

Re-enchanting Nature: Humanities Perspectives 
Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 10-28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Chris Fuller and Edward Glowienka (Carroll College)
Visiting Faculty: Grant Hokit, Melissa Kwasny, and Mike Jetty
Location: Helena, MT
For more information:[email protected] / http://www.carroll.edu/neh4nature

Emmanuel Levinas on Morality, Justice, and the Political
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 17-21, 2017 (1 week)
Project Director(s): Richard Cohen (University at Buffalo)
Visiting Faculty: James McLachlan
Location: Buffalo, NY
For more information: [email protected] / http://jewishthought.buffalo.edu/news/

Will, Commandment, and Human Perfection in Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9 – August 4 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Jonathan Jacobs (CUNY)
Visiting Faculty: Tamar Rudavsky, Eileen Sweeney
Location: New York, NY
For more information:[email protected] / http://www.colgate.edu/medphilnehseminar.

Diverse Philosophical Approaches to Sexual Violence
Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 19-30, 2017 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Ann J. Cahill (Elon University)
Visiting Faculty: Debra Bergoffen, Susan Brison, Louise du Toit, Nicola Gavey, Renee Heberle, Sarah Clark Miller
Location: Elon, NC
For more information:[email protected] / http://www.elon.edu/neh

Besides the programs being run by academics associated with philosophy departments, there are a number of others that philosophers might find of interest. You can check out the list of all programs here.
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