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September 23, 2019
Considering a career in philosophy? Or perhaps simply considering a graduate degree in philosophy? Then the Compass Workshop at the University of Virginia is a good place to start. We are offering this workshop for undergraduates who are interested in furthering their academic study in philosophy beyond a bachelor's degree. As an offshoot of the Minorities and Philosophy program (MAP), the workshop's primary goal is to provide a space for otherwise underrepresented groups in philosophy to meet and engage with the discipline in a comfortable environment. While this workshop takes place in various forms on other campuses (like Princeton, where the workshop was first offered), our workshop will be a day of discussions centered on three papers from different sub-disciplines in philosophy, to be read in advance. In addition to these three paper discussions, there are two panel discussions. One panel is with members of the University of Virginia's philosophy department faculty, and another is with the department's graduate students.