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2017 PIKSI Rock Schedule

The following is the tentative 2017 PIKSI Rock schedule. Scroll to the bottom to view a map of all lectures, seminars, accommodations, and meals.

June 21, 2017 – Day 1

Arrival

Students will arrive throughout the day. More information on your specific arrival time will be sent to you via email. Dinner will be held in the Pollock Dining Commons from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Assignment

Your first writing assignment is due by 9:00 am on 6/22. You can upload it on the assignment page. Please also bring a copy with you.

 

June 22, 2017 – Day 2

Time Event Type Location Information
6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast on your own Pollock Dining Commons  Dining Options
9:10 a.m. Walk-over to Sparks Building South Dining Commons Lobby Romy will meet & escort you
9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Orientation 124 Sparks
10:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Welcome Seminar w/Serene Khader 124 Sparks Readings: Audre Lorde, The Uses of Anger, Oppression, and The Master’s Tools
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 124 Sparks  Panera Bread
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tour of campus Graduate Assistants will guide tour. During this time any administrative questions can be answered by Rock staff.
3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Writing Time TBD N/A
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group Time w/your GA TBD  N/A
6:15 p.m. Dinner Pollock Dining Commons

Writing Assignment

Writing Assignment 2: Download it

Due: By 9:30 p.m. on 6/22. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

June 23, 2017 – Day 3

Time Event Type Location Information
6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast on your own Pollock Dining Commons  Dining Options
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ Robert Bernasconi 124 Sparks
  1. Racism and Culture
  2. UNESCO 1950
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 124 Sparks Qdoba
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Public Lecture w/ José Medina 127 Moore Building “Epistemic Activism and Shared Responsibility for Racial Violence”
3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Writing Time plus individual writing conferences with GA’s TBD
3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Individual Writing Conferences w/your GA TBD
7:00 p.m. Dinner w/Jośe Medina Indian Pavillion

Assignment

Writing Assignment 3: Download it

Due: By 9:30 pm on 6/23. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

 

June 24, 2017 – Day 4

Time Event Type Location Information
 9 a.m. Breakfast on your own 124 Sparks  Panera
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ José Medina 124 Sparks
  1. Bailey.Taking Responsibility for Community Violence
  2. Medina.Chapter 6.1-2
  3. Medina.Chapter 6.3-5 (OPTIONAL READING)
  4. Medina.Pig Heads
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch w/ Jośe Medina 124 Sparks Jimmy Johns
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Seminar w/ Sarah Clark Miller 124 Sparks
  1. A Feminist Account of Global Responsibility
  2. Cosmopolitan Feminism and Human Rights
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Writing Time TBD
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group Time w/your GA TBD
7:00 p.m. Dinner Pizza

Assignment

Writing Assignment 4: Download it

Due: By 9am on 6/25. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

 

June 25, 2017 – Day 5

Time Event Type Location Information
9 a.m. Breakfast on your own 124 Sparks  Panera
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ Serene Khader & GAs 124 Sparks Applying to Graduate School
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 124 Sparks  Panera
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Seminar w/ Eduardo Mendieta 124 Sparks Applying to Graduate School
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Writing Time TBD
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group Time w/your GA TBD
7:00 p.m. Dinner Eduardo Mendieta’s Home Catered BBQ

Assignment

Writing Assignment 5: Download it

Due: By 9:30 pm on 6/25. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

 

June 26, 2017 – Day 6

Time Event Type Location Information
7 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast South Dining Commons
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ Serene Khader 124 Sparks
  1. Cartographies of Struggle
  2. Saving Amina
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Café Laura
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Public Lecture w/ Devonya Havis 127 Moore Building
3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Writing Time plus individual conferences with GA’s TBD
7:00 p.m. Dinner w/ Devonya Havis Cozy Thai Bistro

Assignment

Writing Assignment 6: Download it

Due: By 9:30 pm on 6/26. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

 

June 27, 2017 – Day 7

Time Event Type Location Information
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast South Dining Commons
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ Devonya Havis 124 Sparks
  1. Foucault – What is Critique?
  2. MY DUNGEON SHOOK 
  3. Seeing Black through Michel Foucault’s Eyes-stand your ground
  4. The Parrhesiastic Enterprise of Black Philosophy
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch w/ Devonya Havis Café Laura
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Public Lecture w/ Linda Martín Alcoff 127 Moore Builidng
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Writing Time TBD
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group Time w/your GA TBD
6:15 p.m. Dinner w/ Linda Martín Alcoff South Dining Commons

Assignment

Writing Assignment 7: Download it

Due: By 9:30pm on 6/27. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

 

June 28, 2017 – Day 8

Time Event Type Location Information
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Breakfast on your own South Dining Commons  Dining Options
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ Linda Martín Alcoff 124 Sparks
  1. The Future of Whiteness Ch 1
  2. The Future of Whiteness Ch 2
  3. The Future of Whiteness Ch 3
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch w/ Linda Martín Alcoff Café Laura   Café Laura
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Public Lecture w/ Kris Sealey 127 Moore Building
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Writing Time TBD
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group Time w/your GA TBD
7:00 p.m. Dinner w/Kris Sealey  Green Bowl

Assignment

Writing Assignment 8: Download it

Due: By 9:30pm on 6/28. Upload it here and bring a copy with you.

 

June 29, 2017 – Day 9

Time Event Type Location Information
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Breakfast on your own South Dining Commons  Dining Options
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seminar w/ Kris Sealey 124 Sparks
  1. Gilroy_Postcolonial Melancholia
  2. Nelson Maldonado Torres_Coloniality of Being
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch w/Kris Sealey Café Laura
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Writing Time: PIKSI Online Evaluations & PIKSI Blog Article 124 Sparks Both undergraduate students and graduate students
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Group Time w/your GA TBD
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Individual Conferences w/your GA TBD
7:00 p.m. Closing Dinner  Allen Street Grill

Assignment

Blog assignment and final feedback form. The first draft is due by end of day. Please submit all assignments in the blog assignment box at the bottom of the assignments page.

 

June 23, 2017 – Day 10

Departures

Throughout the day departures will be scheduled. Breakfast will be held in the South Dining Commons from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Map

Map of PIKSI seminars, lectures, accommodations, and dinners. Click on the icon to the left of PIKSI 2017 to view the list of locations.

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