Midwest SWIP Fall 2008 Program
University of Wisconsin—Whitewater
September 19, 20, and 21

Friday, September 19

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gather and Welcome, University Center, 259a

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Screening and Discussion of classic feminist film Born In Flames (a film by Lizzie Borden)

Saturday, September 20

8:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast and Women of Color Caucus

Morning Session Chair: Janine Jones
9:30 am – 10:20 am “What Virtue Epistemology Can Bring to Feminist Epistemology” Sarah Wright, University of Georgia

10:30 am – 11:20 am “Harm as Stupid Knowledge in the Feminist Sex Wars” Kristina Grob, Loyola University of Chicago

11:30 am – 12:20 pm “Troublemaking as a Feminist Virtue” Sara L. Puotinen, University of Minnesota

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch and Business Meeting
(Boxed lunch available for $7.00 Reserve by September 15)

Afternoon Session Chair: Jennifer Benson
2:00 pm – 2:50 pm “What’s Wrong with Substantive Autonomy?” Elizabeth Sperry, William Jewell College

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm “Meaning Making, Agency, and Intersubjectivity” Gaile Pohlhaus Jr., Miami University

4:00 pm – 4:50 pm “Thinking Gender as Tropes” Vera Tripodi, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Columbia University of NYC

7:30 pm Party (location TBA)

Sunday, September 21

9:30 am – 10:30 am Breakfast and Lesbian Caucus

Morning Session Chair: Melissa Mosko
10:30 am – 11:20 am “Women of Color Teaching Race in a Predominantly White Institution” Kyoko Kishimoto and Darlene St. Clair, St. Cloud State University

11:30 am – 12:20 pm “Re-reading Rousseau through the Colonial-Modern Gender System” Natalie Alexander, Truman State University

All presentations will take place in the University Center, rooms 259a and 260
Please register in advance so we have enough coffee, tea and bagels!