Calendar of Events, 2021-2022

Students enrolled in the certificate program will be invited to a series of special events throughout the course of the year, including gatherings with faculty and visiting speakers. All events are by invitation only, and specific times and locations will be given to students admitted to the program.

If you would like to meet with Professor Bermann individually to discuss VPL course selection or opportunities, please sign up for an appointment via WASE.

FALL 2021

Thursday, September 23:  VPL Juniors Welcome Lunch with VPL Director

Thursday, September 24:  James A. Moffett ’29 Lectures in Ethics with Juliet Hooker 

Thursday, September 30:  VPL Seniors Welcome Lunch with VPL Director

Monday, October 4: Senior Thesis Workshop with August Gorman

Tuesday, October 5:  Senior Thesis Workshop with David Kinney

Wednesday, October 6:  Senior Thesis Workshop with Kathryn Joyce

Thursday, October 28:  VPL Cognitive Science Workshop

Monday, November 1: Senior Thesis Workshop with August Gorman

Tuesday, November 2:  Senior Thesis Workshop with David Kinney

Wednesday, November 3:  Senior Thesis Workshop with Kathryn Joyce

Wednesday, November 10:  Climate Ethics Discussion with Simona Capisani

SPRING 2022

Monday, January 24:  Senior Thesis Workshop with August Gorman

Tuesday, January 25:  Senior Thesis Workshop with David Kinney

Wednesday, January 26:  Senior Thesis Workshop with Kathryn Joyce

Wednesday, January 26:   James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics with Cordelia Fine

Monday, January 31:  Senior Thesis Workshop with August Gorman

Tuesday, February 1:  Senior Thesis Workshop with David Kinney

Wednesday, February 2:  Senior Thesis Workshop with Kathryn Joyce

Monday, February 7:  Senior Thesis Workshop with August Gorman

Tuesday, February 8:  Senior Thesis Workshop with David Kinney

Wednesday, February 9:  Senior Thesis Workshop with Kathryn Joyce

Monday, February 14:  Senior Thesis Workshop with August Gorman

Tuesday, February 15:  Senior Thesis Workshop with David Kinney

Wednesday, February 16:  Senior Thesis Workshop with Kathryn Joyce

Thursday, February 24:  Cognitive Science Thesis Writing Workshop

Friday, February 25:  Native America: In Translation Exhibit Tour

Monday, March 21:  Incorporating a Normative Component Into Your Thesis Prospectus – And Your Thesis (A Panel Conversation)

Monday, April 25:  VPL Student Conference [Canceled]

Thursday, April 28 & Friday, April 29:  Tanner Lectures on Human Values with Elizabeth Kolbert

Friday, April 29:  Albert E. Hinds Memorial Walking Tour and VPL students lunch with Director

Monday, May 23:   Class Day Celebration