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2020 Global Structural Injustice and Minority Rights Conference

03/13/2020 - 03/14/2020

The concept of structural injustice is one that has been given a lot of attention by political philosophers in recent years. Iris Young defined structural injustice as a kind of moral wrong that is distinct from unjust, biased or malicious actions by individual actors or policies of states…
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Framing SNAP: Perspectives on the Nation’s Largest, Least-loved, and Most Enduring Food Assistance Program

03/19/2020 - 03/20/2020

Call for Abstracts! The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a means-tested entitlement authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1964. However, the current system’s outlines go back to a 1939 USDA pilot program designed to use of surplus commodities. Today, SNAP is the nation’s largest food assistance…
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National Bioethics Bowl 2020

04/03/2020 - 04/05/2020

The National Bioethics Bowl is an annual tournament which brings teams from colleges and universities around the country to discuss ethical challenges in biomedicine and technology…
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PIKSI-Logic 2020

07/27/2020 - 07/31/2020

PIKSI-Logic 2018 was a huge success, and we a thrilled to be running another installment this summer. Undergraduates from underrepresented groups are invited to study logic — five topics over five days, with ten top international instructors —  at Northeastern University for one week in the summer of 2020. ‌There is a competitive application process…
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