7th Annual Conference Program and Registration - Gender & Philosophy

 

 

7th Annual Conference and General Meeting of SWIP-Ireland

 

Gender & Philosophy

26-28 April, 2019

Dublin City University, All Hallows Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland

 

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/7th-annual-conference-and-general-meeting-of-swip-ireland-tickets-60119434848

 

Conference Programme

Friday 26th April 2019

Location: Purcell House Room G02

9.30-10.00

Registration and Reception (hosted by DCU Women in Leadership Action Group). Welcome address by Dr Maeve O’Brien, Head of the School of Human Development

10.00-10.30

Charlotte Witt, University of New Hampshire, USA - ‘The Profession of Philosophy. Reasons for Optimism’

10.30-11.30

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Eileen Brennan, Dublin City University, Ireland

Paul Giladi, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK - ‘Facing Up to the Harder Problem of Social Ontology: Sundering Identity’

Valeria Venditti, University College Cork, Ireland - ‘Anamnesis of Gender: Reminiscence, Emergence and the Relational Way’

11.45-13.15

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Noirin MacNamara, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Luke Elson, University of Reading, UK - ‘Mansplaining in (Feminist) Philosophy’

Johanna Kavanagh, NUI Galway, Ireland - 'Binaries: Not Teaching Sappho versus Plato'

Charlotte Knowles, University of Groningen, the Netherlands - ‘Beyond Adaptive Preferences: Rethinking Women’s Complicity in Their Own Subordination’

14.45-16.15

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Holly Hartman, University College Dublin, Ireland

Vidya Venkatesh, King’s College, University of Cambridge, UK - ‘Paranoia and the Performativity of Consent: Queering McKinnon’s Feminist Jurisprudence’

Riin Kõiv, University of Tartu, Estonia - ‘Philosophical (De)construction of Genetic Causes’

Joanna Hodge, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK - ‘Temporality: Feminist Critique, Time, and Materialization

16.30-18.00

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Professor Maria Baghramian, University College Dublin

Keynote: Charlotte Witt, University of New Hampshire, USA - “What is Gender Essentialism?”

Saturday 27th April 2019

10.00-11.30

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Aislinn O’Donnell, Maynooth University, Ireland

Sarah Gorman, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA - ‘Prenatal Testing and Selective Abortion: Maintaining a Future for Disability’

Noirin McNamara, Queen’s University Belfast, UK - ‘Judith Butler’s Embodied and Interdependent Concept of Political Subjectivity: Contesting Abortion Stigma Based on Archetypal Constructs of the Feminine’

Nicole Miglio, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy and Andrea Raimondi, Northwestern Italian Philosophy Consortium, Italy - ‘Male Pregnancy, Gender, and Body as Situation’

Purcell House Room G02

Chair: Mette Lebech, Maynooth University, Ireland

Zuzanna Jusińska, University of Warsaw, Poland - ‘Grammatical Gender Trouble’

Alissa MacMillan, University of Antwerp, Belgium - ‘Hobbes, Milton, Gender, and Hierarchy’

Clara Wisenfeld Paine, University of Sheffield, UK - ‘Hopkins’ “Rethinking Sadomasochism: Feminism, Interpretation, and Simulation” and Vadas’ Reply’

11.45-12.45

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Alissa MacMillan, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Mary Gregg, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA - ‘License-like Fragmentation: The Bad Behavior of Visual Propaganda’

Marzena Adamiak, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences - 'The Lived Experience of Gender: Thinking of Metaphysics and Politics through Feminist Phenomenology'

12.45-14.15 Lunch Break and AGM

14.15-15.45

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Katherine Furman, University College Cork, Ireland

EL Putnam, NUI Galway, Ireland - ‘Milk Drunk: From Mother as Metaphor to a Feminist Ethics of the Maternal’

Suki Finn, University of Southhampton, UK - ‘Methodology for the Metaphysics of Pregnancy’

M. Laurel-Leigh Meierdiercks, University of South Florida, USA - ‘Relational Ontology and Ecofeminist Liberation’

16.00-17.30

Purcell House Room G01

Chair: Aislinn O’Donnell, Maynooth University, Ireland

Keynote: Christine Battersby, University of Warwick - ‘Cavarero, Kant and “Somebody to Lean On”: Verona, Königsberg and the Relational Self’

19.00 Conference Dinner

La Cave Wine Bar & Restaurant, 28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2

Sunday 28th April 2019

Purcell House Room G02

10.00-11.30

Chair: Noirin MacNamara, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Alycia LaGuardia-LoBianco, United States Naval Academy, Stockdale Centre for Ethics - ‘Intimate Partner Violence and Moral Damage’

Emily McWilliams, Duke Kunshan University, Jiangsu, China - ‘Testimonial Injustice: Beyond Credibility Deficits’

Valentina Surace, University of Messina, Italy - ‘Judith Butler and the Fiction of Gender’

11.45-13.15

Purcell House Room G02

Chair: Eileen Brennan, Dublin City University, Ireland

Keynote: Katherine O’Donnell, University College Dublin, Ireland - ‘Confessions of a Feminist Misogynist: What Do We Think About Women?’

13.15-13.30

Awarding of Maria Baghramian Prize and close of conference

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