Princeton's 2019 Compass workshop brought students to campus from across the country for two days of intensive seminar discussions, mentoring, and networking, November 9th and 10th, with a welcome dinner and discussion on Friday the 8th.
Students discussed five recent papers in sessions led by undergraduate students, and participated in three panel discussions led by faculty mentors sharing their expertise on important topics: "Applying to Graduate School," "How to Be a Professional Philosopher," and "Being and Minority in Philosophy."
Emmalon Davis: "Typecasts, Tokens, and Spokespersons: A Case for Credibility Excess as Testimonial Injustice"
Kyle Powys Whyte: "Indigenous Science (Fiction) for the Anthropocene: Ancestral Dystopias and Fantasies of Climate Change Crises"
Robin Zheng: "Why Yellow Fever Isn't Flattering: A Case Against Racial Fetishes"
Charles Mills: "White Ignorance"
Anita Allen: "The Virtuous Spy: Privacy as an Ethical Limit"