Midwest Society for Women in Philosophy
Conference Program, November 6-8, 2009
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Friday, November 6th

7:00-7:50 pm. Welcome Gathering

8:00-9:15 pm Kate Lindeman (Professor Emerita, Mt. St. Mary College) Older
Women, Philosophy, and SWIP

Saturday, November 7th

9:00-9:50 am Stephanie Adair (Duquesne University) Unity and Difference: A Critical Appraisal of Polarizing Gender Identities

10:00-10:50 am Carol Hay (University of Massachusetts, Lowell) In Defense of Nussbaum’s Feminist Liberalism

11:00-11:50 am Sheana Director (Bowling Green State University) The Fantasy and the Fat Lady: Reading Fat Feminism Liberation in Lacan and Vertigo

12:00-2:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00-2:50 pm Crista Lebens (University of Wisconsin, Whitewater) Whiteness
and Rationality: Feminist Dialogue on Race in Academic Institutional Spaces

3:00-3:50 pm Minerva Ahumada Torres (Northeastern Illinois University) Narrative Ethics: The Ethical Account Told by Bombal, Valenzuela, and Ferré

4:00-4:50 pm Sarah Hoagland (Northeastern Illinois University) Giving Testimony and the Coloniality of Knowledge

5:00-6:00 Business Meeting


Sunday, November 8th

9:30-10:20 Allison Wolf (Simpson College) Medicalizing the Reproduction of Whiteness

10:30-11:20 Sonya Charles (Cleveland State University) Reproductive Justice and Domestic Violence

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