Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) at American Philosophical Association, December 2009

Nov 10, 2009 Jan 04, 2010

Society for Women in Philosophy Group Sessions Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association

MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 28, 2009
GROUP SESSION V – 5:15-7:15 P.M.

GV-15. Society for Women in Philosophy
5:15-7:15 p.m.
Topic: Distinguished Woman Philosopher of 2009: Lorraine Code
Chair: Linda Martín Alcoff (Hunter College and Graduate Center-City University of New York)
Speakers: Nancy Tuana (Pennsylvania State University)
Joan Gibson (York University-Ontario)
Ilya Parkins (University of British Columbia-Okanogan)
Carla Fehr (Iowa State University)
Bat-Ami Bar On (Binghamton University-State University of New York)
Awardee: Lorraine Code (York University-Ontario)
(Reception to follow.)

TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 29, 2009
GROUP SESSION VIII – 11:15 A.M.-1:15 P.M.
GVIII-11. Society for Women in Philosophy
11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Topic: Resisting the Damages of Sexism and Racism
Chair: Jen McWeeny (John Carroll University)
Speakers: Cecile Lawrence (Binghamton University-State University of New York)
“The Case of the Missing Areolae: Race and Breast Reduction Surgery”
Tom Digby (Springfield College)
“Gender Terrorism, PeeWee Football, and Hip-Hop: Feminism Beyond the Zero-Sum Gender Game”
Esa Diaz-Leon (University of Manitoba)
“What is Social Construction?”
(Business meeting to follow.)

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