September 5th, 2010 Seminar
The Big Questions in Free Will project is hosting a two-week summer seminar on the topic of free will and science for up to twenty advanced graduate students and recent Ph.D.s (Ph.D. received no earlier than 2009). The aim is to enhance participants’ capacity to do scientific or scientifically informed research in the area of free will. We expect applications from a variety of fields, including neuroscience, philosophy, and various branches of psychology.
June 18 through June 29, 2012
Florida State University
Five days per week; three hours on most days
Participant compensation / reimbursement:
We will provide (and pay for) housing on campus for two weeks. We will also reimburse travel expenses up to $500. In addition, all participants will receive a stipend of $1500 after they complete the seminar.
Required application material:
- A letter by you (500 words maximum) explaining why you should be admitted into the seminar
- Your CV
- Two letters of recommendation
All application materials — including letters of recommendation — should be submitted by e-mail attachment, if possible, to BQFW@admin.fsu.edu. The words “Summer Seminar” should appear in the e-mail subject line. Acceptable file formats: Word and PDF only. Questions about the application process can be sent to the same address. All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received no later than February 16, 2012.
Should any authors of letters of recommendation prefer to send a printed copy, they may send them to BQFW, Attn.: Karen Foulke, Department of Philosophy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1500.
We plan to announce decisions about seminar admission by March 15, 2012.