WPA MANDATE

The WPA began as an informal alumni society for the Department of Philosophy at the University of Windsor. Shortly after the inception of the WPA it became a loose knit association of alumni from the department of philosophy, philosophers located in Windsor, and generally friends of philosophy within the region. This more general association was intended to be an open group that supports the development of a critical community of the philosophically minded within the region. The WPA supported both student and independent scholarship and encourages philosophers to bring their research beyond the bounds of the university and into the public sphere.
In May of 2013, the WPA transformed again into the WP(A)A, a registered Non-Profit Corporation and Charitable Organization in Ontario. The notion behind this latest transformation is to establish a non-profit artist organization (akin to Artcite, Windsor) dedicated to supporting independent philosophical scholarship and philosophers intervention events within the greater Windsor region.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY MINI-CONFERENCE AND BLOG LAUNCH PARTY

On World Philosophy Day (November 18th, 2010) the WPA, UofW Department of Philosophy, and the UofW Humanities Research Group are happy to present;

Philosophy + Windsor.

This event will start at 8pm and will be held at the FM Lounge at 156 Chatham St. W. in Windsor (Downstairs from the Loop).  $5 cover.

There will be talks about philosophy as it relates to or engages with Windsor from Beverley Anger (Current Student in Philosophy at the UofW) and Jeff Renaud (Alumni of Philosophy at UofW, now Ph.D. Candidate at University of Ottawa).

We will present the second annual Stan Cunningham Public Philosophy Prize to Beverley Anger: A cash prize valued at $200

The presentations and talks will be followed by music from:

Kenneth MacLeod

And

DJ Lexis (Dr. Stephen Pender)

Proceeds from all WPA sponsored events will be used to fund future student awards and events like this one.


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