Society for Analytical Feminism 2nd Conference Program

The Society for Analytical Feminism 2nd Conference program is not available and is posted below. The conference will be at the Radisson Hotel in Lexington, KY from April 4-6, 2008. Registration forms and the a downloadable version of the program are available at the Society for Analytical Feminism website.


Society for Analytical Feminism

2nd Conference
Analytical Feminist Contributions
to Traditional Philosophy

Sponsored by the Dean of Arts and Sciences
and the Office of the Vice President
University of Kentucky

Friday, April 4th
12-1 pm Registration (at desk near hotel meeting rooms)

1 pm: First Session

A. Breckinridge Room
Chair: Betsy Hopkins (University of Kentucky)
Speaker: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
“Standards of Rationality and Intrinsic Worth”

B. Clay Room
Chair: Libby Potter (Mills College)
Speaker: Phyllis Rooney (Oakland University)
“Toward a Feminist Metaepistemology”

2 pm: First Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
Plenary Speaker: Ann Garry (California State, Los Angeles)
“Implications of Intersectionality”

3 pm: Second Session

A. Breckinridge Room
Chair: Christa Hodapp (University of Kentucky)
Speaker: Carol Hay (Bryn Mawr College)
“Rationality and Oppression”

B. Clay Room
Chair: Heidi Grasswick (Middlebury College)
Speaker: Libby Potter (Mills College)
“Hybrid Values”

C. Daniel Boone Room
Chair: Jen McWeeny (John Carroll University)
Speaker: Nancy McHugh (Wittenberg University)
“More than Skin Deep: Situated Communities and the Case of Agent Orange in Viet Nam”

4-4:30 pm: Coffee & snacks/registration (hallway outside meeting rooms)

4:30 pm: Third Session

A. Breckinridge Room
Chair: Carol Hay (Bryn Mawr College)
Speaker: Anne Barnhill (New York University)
“Feminist Sexual Virtue and Feminist Sexual Vice”

B. Clay Room
Chair: Janine Jones (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Speaker: Jen McWeeny (John Carroll University)
“The Epistemology of Margaret Cavendish: A Seventeenth Century Theory of Embodied Cognition”

C. Daniel Boone Room
Chair: Pieranna Garavaso (University of Minnesota, Morris)
Speaker: Sharon Crasnow (Riverside Community College, Norco) “Resources for Feminist Epistemology: Models, Representation, and Objectivity”

5:30 pm: Second Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
Plenary Speaker: Louise Antony (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
“Democracy is Not an Epistemic Value”

7:30: Welcome Dinner at Radisson; pre-registration required; cash bar; Daniel Boone Room

Saturday, April 5th

8-9 am Registration (at desk outside meeting rooms)

9 am: Third Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Sharon Crasnow (Riverside Community College, Norco)
Plenary Speaker: Alison Wylie (University of Washington)
“What Knowers Know Well: Standpoint Theory and the Foundation of Gender Archaeology”

10 am: Fifth Session

A. Breckinridge Room
Chair: Helga Varden (University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana)
Speaker: Andrea Westlund (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) “Rethinking Relational Autonomy”

B. Clay Room
Chair: Phyllis Rooney (Oakland University)
Speaker: Kristina Rolin ( Helsinki School of Economics)
“Defending Critical Contextual Empiricism”

C. Daniel Boone Room
Chair: Lisa McLeod (Guilford College)
Speaker: Nancy Daukas (Guilford College)
“Why Feminist Epistemology Needs More Virtue”

11 am: Fourth Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
Plenary Speaker: Julia Driver (Dartmouth College)
“Feminism and Moral Realism”

12 — 1:30 pm: Lunch (local downtown restaurants)

1:30 pm: Fifth Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Clare Batty (University of Kentucky)
Plenary Speaker: Sally Haslanger (MIT)
“Social Categories, Social Structure, and Ideology Critique”

2:30 pm: Sixth Session

A. Breckinridge Room
Chair: Anne Barnhill (NYU)
Speaker: Helga Varden (University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana)
“The Injustice of Anti-Abortion and Anti-Homosexuality Laws”

B. Clay Room
Chair: Kristina Rolin (Helsinki School of Economics)
Speaker: Heidi Grasswick (Middlebury College)
“Sharing Knowledge: Querying the Norms”

C. Daniel Boone Room
Chair: Alison Wolf (Simpson College)
Speaker: Pieranna Garavaso (University of Minnesota, Morris) “Personal Identity and Gender Identity”

3:30-4 pm: Coffee; Registration (hallway outside meeting rooms)

4 pm: Sixth Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Sharon Crasnow (Riverside Community College, Norco)
Plenary Speaker: Miriam Solomon (Temple University)
“Discerning Feminist Empiricism”

5 pm: Seventh Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
Plenary Speaker: Robin Dillon (Lehigh University)
“A Feminist View of Vice and Virtue”

6 pm: Dinner on your own; local downtown restaurants

Sunday, April 6th

9 am: Eighth Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Sharon Crasnow (Riverside Community College, Norco)
Plenary Speaker: Charlotte Witt (University of New Hampshire)
“Humans, Persons and Social Individuals”

10 am: Ninth Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
Plenary Speaker: Ann Cudd (University of Kansas)
“Resistance is Not Futile: Analytical Feminism’s Contributions to Political Philosophy”

11 – 12:30: Lunch on your own; local downtown restaurants

12:30 pm: Tenth Plenary Session
Daniel Boone Room

Chair: Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, University of Michigan)
Plenary Speaker: Mariam Thalos (University of Utah)
“The Self-construction of the Self”

1:30 pm: Seventh Session

A. Breckinridge Room
Chair: Elisia Taylor (University of Kentucky)
Speaker: Marilyn Friedman (Washington University)
“Female Terrorists: Gender and Meaning”

B. Clay Room
Chair: Andrea Westlund (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
Speaker: Sonya Charles (Cleveland State University)
“Stoljar’s Challenge: How Should Feminist Autonomy Theorists Respond to the Problem of Oppression?”

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