The Inaugural Dr Joyce Mitchell Cook Memorial Lecture , St Hilda's College
Defying tradition to follow a noble passion:
THE IDEAS AND IDEALS OF JOYCE MITCHELL COOK
The first Black American woman to gain a PhD in Philosophy in the USA
We are delighted to welcome Professor Anita L. Allen, Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, to give the first lecture in this series. Professor Allen will examine Dr Joyce Mitchell Cook’s (PPP, 1955) contribution to Philosophy, her career and her enduring influence on those who followed her path.
"When we honor the first Black woman to earn a PhD in Philosophy we honor everyone who has dared to defy tradition and follow a noble passion." Anita L. Allen
This will be interactive online lecture, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A, chaired by Dr Anita Avramides, Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy.
Registration is free to all members of the University.