CSWIP 2011 Conference
Jan 21, 2013 → Jan 21, 2013
CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY
Theorizing the Body, Embodiment, and Body-Practices
Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB
Friday October 26 - Sunday (am) October 28
THEME: Theorizing the Body, Embodiment, and Body-Practices
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Cressida J. Heyes, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality, University of Alberta
The CSWIP conference will have papers from all areas of philosophy related to the theme of the conference, including the history of philosophy, analytic and continental philosophy. There will also be panels that focus on specific questions, problems and concepts at work within analyses of the body, embodiment, and body-practices.
Programme now available. Feel free to print, post or distribute: CSWIP2012programFinal.pdf
Feel free to print and post the poster: 2012ConferencePoster.pdf
Please register using PayPal on the CSWIP website. Click on Registration.
The registration fees for the conference are:
Members of CSWIP: $90; Members of CSWIP (Students and Underemployed): $40
Non-Members of CSWIP: $130; Non-Members of CSWIP (Students and Underemployed): $65
The conference will be held on Mount Royal University’s campus in Calgary, AB. The closest airport is the Calgary International Airport (YYC).
For participants who are driving to Mount Royal University for the conference, below is a link to the map of the parking lots on campus. Note that there are several specific lots for which the daily rate is $5. The main events at the conference will take place in the Faculty of Arts EA building: 2012visitormapsept_2012.pdf
The conference has an agreement with Hotel Arts in downtown Calgary for a conference rate of $129 per room (Friday to Sunday evenings) and $199 on Thursday. Reservations can be made individually through the Hotel’s Reservation Department by calling [1-800-661-9378] using the Group Code of 1205CSWIPA or CSWIP Annual Meeting. It’s important to reserve rooms by Tuesday, September 25, 2012, in order for the conference rate to be valid.
Hotel Arts is located at 119-12 Avenue SW in Calgary. Its website is HotelArts
There is a shuttle—Allied Airport Shuttle—that will take you directly from the Calgary International Airport to Hotel Arts. The cost is $15 per person, one way. There’s no need to book the shuttle in advance. Ask the customer service desk in the airport to point you towards the shuttle pick-up location at the airport. When you are leaving the hotel to return to the airport, you can book the shuttle at the hotel, two hours in advance of your departure.
In terms of cost-saving strategies:
Billeting options will be available, and so if you would like to be placed on the billeting list, please let Ada Jaarsma know: Jaarsma. We’ll do our best to accommodate billeting requests. As another way to reduce the costs of the event, participants might want to share hotel rooms. Feel free to contact Ada if you would like to be connected with other participants in order to coordinate room-sharing.
This conference will be an accessible conference, and if you have any questions about accessibility, please do not hesitate to contact the conference organizer, Ada Jaarsma.
Dr. Ann Levey,
Department of Philosophy,
University of Calgary,
at: levey at ucalgary.ca Ann Levey