Midwest SWIP Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED

Conference Date: November 6-8, 2009

Submissions due by August 14th 2009

The Midwest Division of the Society for Women in Philosophy will be meeting November 6-8 at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. The Midwest SWIP meeting is an interdisciplinary conference with a particular emphasis on troubling the discipline of philosophy and the theory/practice distinction. We invite papers in all areas of feminist philosophy, from political theory and ethics to metaphysics and epistemology, panels, and performances engaging feminist praxis and theorizing conceived broadly. The Society has a history of friendly engagement at the intersection of race, class, gender and sexuality.

Submit papers, proposals for panels or performances to /both/:

Jennifer Benson
Allison Wolf

Submissions due by August 14th 2009

Attending Midwest SWIP:

Historically Midwest SWIP has sought to make attendance affordable for all participants. This includes help finding accommodations with local SWIP members; no conference attendance fee; travel grants ($70) for students, the unemployed, and the underemployed; and free snacks throughout the conference. You do not need to be a SWIP member to participate in the conference, request local housing, or to request a travel grant.

For local accommodations, please contact Lauren Woormer.

Requests for travel grants (of $70 per person) may be made once you arrive at the conference venue or through an e-mail to the SWIP Treasurer, Allison Wolf.

For information about membership in Midwest SWIP, contact the Executive Secretary: Gaile Pohlhaus.