Pacific Division of the
Society for Women in Philosophy (PSWIP)
Fall 2010 Meeting


The meeting will take place at San Francisco State University, Nov 6-7, 2010. Directions.

All sessions held in Humanities 386. Breaks and reception in the Philosophy Lounge next door.

Keynote speaker: Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University).

Program


Saturday, Nov. 6:


8:30-9:15: Coffee, juice, muffins; registration


9:15-10:45am

Chair: Alice Sowaal, SF State

Dana Belu, California State University- Dominguez Hills, “A Phenomenological Reading of Modern Childbirth”

Carol Hay, University of Massachusetts Lowell, "A Feminist Defence of Kant”


10.45-11: Coffee break


11:00:12-30

Chair:  Shelley Wilcox, SF State

Keynote Speaker:  Lori Gruen, Wesleyan University, "Navigating Difference: Animal Relationships and Entangled Empathy"


12:30-2:00pm: Lunch break


2:00-3:30pm

Chair:  Ásta Sveinsdóttir, SF State

Yolonda Wilson, Duke University, "Two Conceptions of Self Respect"

Rita Manning, San Jose State University, "Punishing the Innocent: Collateral Damage to the Children of Incarcerated Parents"


3:45-5:15 pm Memorial Panel:  In Tribute for Mary Anne Warren

Chair:  Ann Garry, California State University, Los Angeles

Speakers:

Rita Manning, San Jose State University

Wanda Teays, Mount St. Mary's College

Lori Gruen, Wesleyan University

Pamela Hood, San Francisco State University

Rebecca Lewis, San Francisco State University


5:15-6:00pm Reception


Sunday, Nov 7:


8:30-9:15: Coffee, juice, muffins


9:00-10:30am

Chair: Simona Capisani, SF State 

Anne Jacobson, University of Houston, "Seeing as a Social Phenomenon:  Cognitive Neuroscience and  Feminist Theory"

Rachel A. Buddeberg, San Francisco State University, "Beliefs are a Package Deal"


10:30-10.45: Coffee break


10:45-12:15

Chair: Arielle LaFleur, SF State

Anna Carastathis, California State University, Los Angeles, "Intersectionality, Articulation, and Foundationalism: Toward a Unified Theory of Oppression"

Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman, University of Michigan, “The Political Power of Sexual Preference: The John Mayer Interview"



More info available on the PSWIP website.


[updated Nov.2010]