Inaugural Newton-Blanchard Prize for Creative Writing
Friday, April 1 - Sunday, May 1
No specific location.
The Newton-Blanchard Prize aims to recognize excellence in both fiction and non-fiction writing. Two prizes of $2500 each will be awarded in Spring 2016 to original short fiction and original nonfiction.
    The Use and Abuse of Mechanical Turk: A Panel Discussion With Harvard Professor Joshua Kertzer
    Friday, April 1
    3pm - 4pm
    Miller Hall, Room 1082
    Want to learn more about crowd-sourcing your research? Curious about the crossroads of ethics and political science research? Come by Miller 1082 on April 1st from 3-4 PM to hear about to ethically use Mechanical Turk, a common crowd sourcing platform.
      Philosophy Dept. Colloquium: Amie Thomasson (Miami), "Truthmakers and the Project of Ontology"
      Friday, April 15
      3:30pm - 5pm
      James Blair Hall, Room 205
      Amie Thomasson, Professor and Parodi Senior Scholar in Aesthetics at University of Miami, will speak on "Truthmakers and the Project of Ontology." All interested students and faculty are invited.
        Philosophy Dept. Spring BBQ & Students-Faculty Volleyball Match
        Monday, April 25
        4:30pm - 6:30pm
        James Blair Hall, Outdoors, east side, by the statue of James Blair
        All Philosophy majors and minors and interested students are invited to the Philosophy Department Spring BBQ and volleyball match with faculty! All food provided. (This event was postponed from 4/22.)