Boston University’s Undergraduate Philosophy Association meets to conduct informal and exciting discussions of a wide range of philosophical issues. We welcome all undergraduate students at BU, and aim to represent and include a wide variety of philosophical interests, perspectives, and disciplines.
The UPA meets weekly, with a rotating schedule of three types of meetings: Symposiums, Tertulias, and Resources. Symposiums, which occur on the first and third meeting of each month, are philosophical discussions centered around a specific topic, for example “Philosophy and Film” or “Philosophy and Superstition.” Each second week of the month, the UPA hosts a Tertulia, which comes from a Spanish term meaning “a free discussion of the arts among friends.” These free discussions have no specific topic and are led by the attending members, with Eboard members participating and moderating. The fourth week of each month, UPA organizes a Resources meeting designed to support undergraduate philosophy students at BU through semester-based projects. This year, UPA has taken on three projects relating to renovating the undergraduate lounge, community service, and opportunities for students within the department.
Feel free to drop by our weekly meeting every Friday at 5:00PM in STH 525.
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