Disability at the 2013 Pacific APA

Feminism and Disability

Friday, March 29, 4-6 pm

Chair:  Pin-Fei Lu (Taipei Medical University)

Speaker:         Shelley Tremain (Independent Scholar), “Educating Jouy: A Case Study of Ableism in Feminist Philosophy”


Linda Martín Alcoff (Hunter College)

Jana Sawicki (Williams College)

Disability, Eugenics and Technology

 The session will be co-sponsored by the Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada project.
 Saturday, March 30  1:00-4:00 p.m.

Chair:  Robert A. Wilson (University of Alberta)


Adrienne Asch (Yeshiva University), “The full extent of the disability critique of prenatal testing”

John Dupre (University of Exeter), “Has genomics changed our concept of disability?”

Rob Sparrow (Monash University), “Gender eugenics? The ethics of PGD for intersex conditions”

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