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Philosophy Undergraduate Orientation

Tuesday September 7, 2021, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

As a new year begins, we invite you to join us for an online welcome and orientation event for undergraduates and learn what the Department of Philosophy and its people are all about.

The Orientation will take place on September 7th from 10:00am to 4:00pm with various panels throughout the day. All sessions will be held on Zoom. The PCU will be hosting a mingling session on Discord at lunch and at the end of the day.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Zoom links for the event will be provided the morning of the event. It is advisable to set up a Zoom and a Discord account prior to the sessions.


10:00-11:00am Meet and Greet 

Introductions from Prof. Jim John, Prof. Martin Pickavé, Philosophy Course Union, Noesis Editorial Board

Meeting ID: 895 8394 8923
Passcode: 305812

11:00am-12:00pm  Session on Bioethics programs

With Maja Soltysiak (PCU Bioethics Chair) and Prof. Andrew Franklin-Hall

Meeting ID: 869 1001 0025
Passcode: 242154

12:00pm-1pm Break for Lunch – PCU will be hosting a mingling session on Discord.

https://discord.gg/P2cVqBX – Orientation Voice Channel

1:00-2:00pm  Underrepresented Philosophy Panel

Chaired by Emily Jin (PCU Underrepresented Philosophy Chair) and Panelist: Prof. William Paris, Prof. Belinda Piercy, Prof. Elisa Freschi

Meeting ID: 852 2592 3099
Passcode: 863951

2:00-3:00pm  Philosophy and Mental Health

Chaired by Mina Ali (PCU Co-president) and Panelists: Alexandra Gustafson and Andriy Bilenkyy (PhD students)

Meeting ID: 875 1938 9079
Passcode: 426134

3:00-4:00pm  Philosophical Writing Workshop

Melissa Rees (Lead Writing TA)

Meeting ID: 862 7913 7130
Passcode: 829931

4:00pm-5:00pm  End of day mingling hosted on Discord – PCU

https://discord.gg/P2cVqBX – Orientation Voice Channel



Tuesday September 7, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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