For summer 2016 seminar, to be held in St. Louis on the campus of Washington University. We just noticed that one announcement went out with an incorrect date of December 31, but the deadline is 12/1/2015. Couple of weeks away, so get those applications in!
The location for the summer seminar for 2016 will be in St. Louis, on the campus of Washington University. Great location, across the street from Forest Park, home of the St. Louis Zoo and several museums, close to the Delmar Loop and Central West End. Dates are June 27 to July 21, 2016.
Deadline for applications is December 1, with announcement of winners on January 10, 2016.
On the Value and Evaluation of Faith, Program here.
If you are interested in attending, please email Jon Kvanvig. We have some flexibility for accommodating guests, but it is fairly limited, so the sooner you email me, the better the chance that we’ll be able to include you.
Everyone with an interest in the nature, value, and virtue of faith is invited to apply to the 2016 Faith Project Summer Seminar. The seminar will be held in either Columbia or St. Louis, MO, from June 27th to July 21st, 2016. Participants will receive $4000, as well as a generous stipend for travel, food, and board. Guest lecturers: Linda Zagzebski, Ed Wierenga, and Sandy Goldberg.
For more information and instructions on how to apply, see:
Deadline for Application: December 1, 2015
Announcement of Award Winners: January 10, 2016
Our server was retired at the end of 2014, so we have a new URL! The new location is http://natureandvalueoffaith.com/.
The winners of the 2015 Summer Seminar Awards have been chosen!
The winners are:
- Kenny Boyce, University of Missouri
- Rebecca Chan, University of Colorado/Notre Dame
- Frances Howard-Snyder, Western Washington University
- John Schwenkler, Florida State University
- Yoaav Isaacs, Princeton University
- Anne Jeffrey, Georgetown
- Samuel Lebens, Rutgers University
- Errol Lord, University of Pennsylvania
- Dan McKaughan, Boston College
- Michael Pace, Chapman University
- Ted Poston, University of South Alabama
- Lindsey Rettler, Ohio State University
Held in St. Louis, November 13-15, 2014.
James Sennett, Brenau University
Jonathan Kvanvig, Baylor University
Mark Lance, Georgetown University
Meghan Page, Baylor University
Sam Lebens, Rutgers University, Center for Philosophy of Religion
Mike Shaffer, St. Cloud State University
Dan Howard-Snyder, Western Washington University
Dan McKaughan, Boston College
Here is the program for the first conference in pdf format.
One of our summer seminar participants from last summer has published some of what she was working on at the seminar. Frances Howard-Snyder’s fictional piece, “Leap of Faith,” is now available here.
Applications are solicited for twelve research proposals each year to engage in research projects on the nature and value of faith. Winners of research awards will participate in a collaborative research group consisting of the winners of the twelve awards, two post-doctoral research fellows working with this project on the Nature and Value of Faith, and will be led by Jonathan L. Kvanvig, Daniel Howard-Snyder, and Trent Dougherty. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2015. Details below the fold.