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2 sessions on disability at the 2013 Central APA in New Orleans

There will be two sessions on disability at the 2012 Central APA in New Orleans:

Disability: New Perspectives on Justice, Well-being and Virtue

Sponsored by the APA Committee on Inclusiveness
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Law
Friday Feb. 22, 3:00-6:00 PM.

Chair: Thomas E. Hill, Jr., UNC Chapel Hill

Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee – Some Virtues of Disability

Dan Moller, University of Maryland, College Park - Welfare Theory and the Disability Paradox

Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University - Inclusive justice, affirmative action and standing paper

Lawrence C Becker, Fellow of Hollins University, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, College of William & Mary - Distillation, Habilitation, and Whole Lives: Toward More Inclusive Frames of Reference for Philosophy

Reflections on Disability and Philosophy

Co-Sponsored by the Society for Philosophy and Disability
February 23,  9:00 AM-12:00

Chair: Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University

Licia Carlson, Providence College, Re-Imagining Intellectual Disability: The Ethical Significance of Musical Experience
Commentator: Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee

Joseph Stramondo, Michigan State University, Why Bioethics Needs a Disability Moral Psychology and Epistemology
Commentator: Bryce Huebner, Georgetown University

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Three Disability Sessions at the 2015 Pacific APA, Vancouver April 1-4, 2015

Group Session: Society for Philosophy and Disability: Puzzles about Disability
Saturday, April 4, 9:00-11:30am (Session G9L)
Authors:
Margaret Battin (University of Utah)
Leslie Pickering Francis (University of Utah)
Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University)
Discussants:
Sara Goering (University of Washington)
Anita Ho (National University of Singapore and University of British Columbia)
Susan Wendell (Simon Fraser University)

Invited Symposium: Eugenics and Philosophy (Session #39)
Wednesday, April 1, 9am (Session 1D
Chair:
Robert A. Wilson (University of Alberta)
Speakers:
Leslie Pickering Francis (University of Utah), "Bioethics and Eugenics"
Matt Haber (University of Utah), "Normal Variation, Normal, and Variation"
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee), "Parents with Disabilities"

Group Session: Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love: Sex and Disability
Wednesday, April 1, 6:00-9:00pm (Session G2J)
Chair:
Andria Bianchi (University of Waterloo)
Speakers:
Jami Anderson (University of Michigan-Flint), “Consent, Sexual Desire, and Impairment”
Ruth Sample (University of New Hampshire), “I See SPED People: Male Traits as Disability”
Raymond Aldred (McGill University), “Thinking about Sex, Body, and Pleasure with Disability in Mind”
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APA Pacific Division, Vancouver April 1-4, 2015

Invited Symposium: Eugenics and Philosophy (Session #39) Wed 1st April, 9am, Session 1D

Chair:
Robert A. Wilson (University of Alberta)

Speakers:
Leslie Pickering Francis (University of Utah), "Bioethics and Eugenics"
Matt Haber (University of Utah), "Normal Variation, Normal, and Variation"
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee), "Parents with Disabilities"
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Call for Participants for a workshop on "The Scope of Eugenics"

The Scope of Eugenics. The Canadian-based project Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada is pleased to announce a mentoring workshop for students and early career scholars that may be of interest to philosophers of disability. Banff Centre, Alberta, May 22-25, 2015. Substantial funding available for all participants, and an opportunity to contribute to the Encyc module at eugenicsarchive.ca . Please see scopeofeugenics.wordpress.com for more details, including the full call for proposals (due March 1st), or contact the workshop director, Professor Rob Wilson, rwilson.robert@gmail.com .
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