Minorities and Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University is proud to support Minorities and Philosophy. MAP is an international organization that: (i) promotes the work of minority and underrepresented groups in philosophy; (ii) promotes work on underrepresentation in the field; and (iii) promotes work on topics that are marginalized within philosophy.

Since founding the chapter in 2017, we have hosted a number of events including reading groups, film screenings, talks, workshops, social media campaigns, and professional development events.  To stay up to date with our activities, find us on MAP.

For more information, contact Dr. Ashley Atkins


It's important to stay connected while social-distancing MAP has developed a new program called "MAP Slack," part of an effort to facilitate communication and support for MAP members worldwide. You can connect with other members through subfields, personal identities, professional stages, etc. The hope is that this workspace can provide channels for paper swaps, informal hangouts, skill-sharing, and sharing of experiences. Here's a guide to the new platform.