MAP is an internationally established group of philosophers from around the world who are committed to improving our profession with respect to both theoretical and practical issues regarding equity and diversity. There are MAP chapters in several countries around the world. Western’s chapter was officially approved on January 1, 2015, making it the third Canadian chapter (of a total of three).
For more information about MAP, please visit: http://www.mapforthegap.com, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Philosophy Committee on Women's Concerns (CWC, or "Quick"), formed in February, 1989, is Western University's first departmental committee of this nature. Its basic purpose is to make sure that there is a non-sexist environment for all who work and study in our department. This means that CWC:
Committee members 2014-15
Undergraduate representative: Jennifer Strickland-Tamse
Graduate representatives: Isaac Jiang & Jacquelyn Maxwell
Staff representative: Elisa Kilbourne
Faculty representative and co-chair: Jacqueline Sullivan & Samantha Brennan
"The PGSA launched the Women, Underrepresented & Marginalized Groups, and Allies Strengthening Philosophy Committee (known as ‘WUM-GASP’, or the ‘Strengthening Philosophy Committee’ whichever you prefer) in Fall 2013. WUMGASP organizes activities targeted at issues relevant to the climate for underrepresented or marginalized groups in philosophy."