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Undergraduate Ethics Symposium

Representing Disability: April 19-21, 2018

Submissions for papers and creative projects will be accepted until February 9, 2018. Please email with any questions about the submission process.

keynote Speakers

  • Keah N. Brown, Journalist and Senior Entertainment Editor at Cliché Magazine
  • James Emmett, Owner and CEO at James Emmett Corporation, a disability inclusion consulting firm
  • Kevin Timpe, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College and President of 22 Advocacy, a non-profit advocacy group for children with disabilities

This year, we'll be focusing on Representing Disability through talks by three keynote speakers. Then, you'll have the opportunity to workshop your papers with our three guest speakers or a Prindle Institute distinguished scholar. Food and lodging are provided. You are expected to stay for the duration of the symposium; find the schedule here

The symposium will take place April 19-21, 2018, at the Prindle Institute for Ethics in Greencastle, Indiana, home of DePauw University. Need-based travel stipends are available.

Click this button to add a reminder to your calendar about the February 9th, 2018 submission deadline:

The deadline to submit your paper (analytical or creative!) is February 9, 2018. Submit below! (Follow this link or copy into your browser if you are having difficulty with the form.)

THank you for Submitting!

2018 UES Schedule

 Thursday, April 19

 4:30 p.m.          Arrival/Check-in

 5:30 p.m.          Telling Our Stories

 6:30 p.m.          Dinner

 7:30 p.m.          Keynote #1

 9 p.m.                Jazz at the Duck

 Friday, April 20

 8:15 a.m.           Breakfast at Prindle

 9 a.m.                 Student workshops led by visiting scholars/professionals

 11:15 a.m.        Lunch and Workshop Debriefing (break to include yoga, hiking, group photos)

 1:30 p.m.          Student workshops (continued)

 4:15 p.m.          Keynote #2

 5:45 p.m.          Dinner and Workshop Debriefing

 7 p.m.                Keynote #3

 8:30 p.m. Social time at Prindle

Saturday, April 21

 8 – 10 a.m.    Breakfast at the Inn at DePauw

             Shuttle(s) departs for Indianapolis airport/bus station