Welcome to the homepage for the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy (SPWP) at UC San Diego! SPWP is a ten-day program for undergraduate women who are interested in pursuing graduate study in philosophy. SPWP is hosted by the UC San Diego Philosophy Department, and features philosophy seminar courses taught by visiting and UC San Diego faculty, along with a variety of workshops taught by faculty and graduate students — all geared towards providing an engaging philosophical learning experience and helpful preparation for applying to and succeeding at graduate school in philosophy and beyond.
News and Updates:
SPWP 2020 will take place online due to the ongoing health crisis; we will meet July 20-31st and will feature Cailin O’Connor (UC Irvine) as our featured faculty visitor, along with Rima Basu (Claremont McKenna), Alex King (Buffalo), Kristin Primus (UC Berkeley), and Lucy Allais (UC San Diego / University of Witwatersrand) — for updates please follow us on twitter and facebook!
The SPWP 2020 application period has closed. The deadline for submission was February 15th, 2020
SPWP was thrilled to accept a $100K donation from the Pat and Chris Weil Foundation, which was matched dollar for dollar by the UC San Diego Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor. Our deepest thanks to our generous donors! (click here for more info on how you too can support SPWP!)