Past CSWIP Conferences

Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy

Annual Conferences 1990-2017

2017 "Feminism, Philosophy, and Engaging the Public: Theory, Policy, and Practice"
Western University, London, Ontario, October 27-29, 2017
Keynote Speaker: Françoise Baylis, Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Halifax

2016 "Philosophy and its Borders: Negotiating Interdisciplinarity and Traditions"
Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, November 4-6.
Keynote Speaker: Susan Sherwin, Dalhousie University, Halifax (emerita)

2015 "Challenging Ontologies: Making Sense in Ethics, Science, Politics, and Art"
Campion College at the University of Regina, October 23-25
Keynote Speaker: Lisa Gannett, St. Mary’s University, Halifax

2014 FEMMSS5/CSWIP.: Science, Technology and Gender: Challenges and Opportunities
Science, Technologie et Genre : Défis et Opportunités
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON. August 10-13

2013 "Good Appetite/Bon Appétit"
Trent University, Peterborough, ON, October 24-26
Keynote Speaker: Tracy Isaacs, Western University

2012 "Theorizing the Body, Embodiment, and Body-Practices"
"Théories du corps, de la corporéité et des pratiques corporelles"
Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, October 26-28
Keynote Speaker: Cressida Heyes, University of Alberta

2011 "Global Justice, the Environment, and the Economy"
"La justice mondiale, l'environnement et l'économie"
University of Victoria, BC, October 14 - October 16
Keynote Speaker: Laura Westra

2010 "Feminism, Science and Values" at IAPh at University of Western, June 25-28, 2010
"Feminist Phenomenologies" at Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), in Montreal, November 4-6, 2010

2009 “Responsiveness, Responsibility, and Repair”,
University of Guelph, October 2-4
Keynote: Margaret Urban Walker

2008 “Reason, Activism & Change: Philosophical Considerations”,
Windsor University, October 3-5
Keynote: Marilyn Frye

2007 “Communicating Feminisms”,
University of Alberta, October 12-14
Keynote: Moira Gatens

2006 “Security, Trust and Conflict”,
Trent University, October 27-29
Keynote: Trudy Govier

2005 “Agency and Embodiment”,
Dalhousie University, September 30-October 2
Keynote: Cheshire Calhoun

2004 No Conference

2003 “Objectivity and Subjectivity: Recent Debates in Feminism and Philosophy”,
University of Western Ontario, October 3-5
Keynote: Alison Wylie

2002 “Sex and Gender: Rethinking Feminist Philosophy”,
University of Alberta, October 18-20
Keynote: Nancy Tuana

2001 “Feminism and Equality: Issues in Philosophy, Theory and Practice”, Guelph University, September 21-23
Keynote: Christine Koggel

2000 “The Theory of Women: Historical and Modern Perspectives”, University of British Columbia, October 6-8
Keynote Speaker: Sarah Hrdy

1999 “Knowing Bodies: Situating, Embedding, Theorizing”,
McMaster University, October 1-3
Keynote: Grace Jantzen

1998 “Method & Methodology: Approaches to Theory & Practice in Feminism & Philosophy”,
University of Calgary, October 2-4
Keynote: Linda Nicholson

1997 “From Within & Without: Perspectives on Relations & Relationality”,
Dalhousie University, September 26-28
Keynote: Linda Alcoff

1996 “Taking Issue With our Issues: Reconsidering the Presuppositions of Feminist Theory”,
Queen’s University, October 25-27
Keynote: Louise Antony

1995 “Facts and Values: Disputed Questions in Feminism and Philosophy”, University of Western Ontario, November 3-5
Keynote: Elizabeth V. Spelman

1994 “Self, Difference, and Community: Burning Questions in Art, Theory, and Politics”,
University of Toronto, October 14-16
Two invited Speakers: Stanlie James and Christine Di Stefano

1993 “Respecting Women’s Experience/s: Revisions to Theory and Practice”,
University of Calgary, September 17-19
Keynote: Diana Meyers

1992 “Literature, Philosophy and Politics: Testing the Limits of Feminism”, York University, September 18-20
Keynote: Sandra Bartky

1991 “Connections: Philosophy/Community”
University of Winnipeg, September 20-22
Keynote: Ann Ferguson

1990 “Political Theory and Action”
Queen’s University, September 14-16
Keynote: Sarah Hoagland

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