Joyce Mitchell Cook Conference

The Yale Philosophy Department is pleased to host the Joyce Mitchell Cook Conference on Friday and Saturday, December 4th and 5th, 2015.  Dr. Cook was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in Philosophy in the US, which she earned at Yale.  The conference brings together an esteemed group of scholars to honor the life and work of Dr. Cook, including a keynote by Dr. George Yancy.  

The conference will be held on the Yale University Old Campus, in Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Rooms 102 and 211, 63 High Street, New Haven, CT 06511.  The conference is free and open to the public.

The Joyce Mitchell Cook Conference is committed to accessibility. All accommodation requests should be sent to the Conference Assistants, Sarah Braasch and/or Yuan Yuan.  Graduate students interested in being hosted by a Yale Graduate Student should contact Sarah Braasch or Yuan Yuan.

For maps and directions, as well as lodging and dining suggestions, please refer to the Yale Visitor Center’s website.

Please click here for the conference program.