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Disability at the 2019 Eastern APA

Tuesday, January 18, Noon-2:00 p.m. - G6K Association for Philosophy of Education and Society for Philosophy and Disability
Topic: Education and Disability
Speakers: Jaime Ahlberg (University of Florida)
“On Inclusion”
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
“Respect for Students with Disabilities”
Franziska Felder (University of Birmingham and University of Zurich)
“Why Disability Invites Us to Think Differently about Justice”
Simo Vehmas (Stockholm University)
“Profound Intellectual Disability and the Principle of Age Appropriateness”

Tuesday, January 8, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 7M APA Committee Session: Choosing Down Syndrome Arranged by the APA Committee for Philosophy and Medicine and the Society for Philosophy and Disability
Chair: Jennifer Hawkins (Duke University)
Speakers: Chris Kaposy (Memorial University)
“Why More Parents Should Choose Children with
Down Syndrome”
Dana Howard (Ohio State University)
“What Can I Learn From Other Parents? Adaptive Preferences, Attachment, and Transformative Choices”
Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University)
“The Need for Information and Supports in Making Prenatal Decisions”
David Wasserman (National Institutes of Health)
“Is Prenatal Therapy for Down Syndrome a Reasonable Alternative to Prenatal Selection Against It?"

Tuesday January 18, 9:00 a.m.–Noon - 5N Colloquium: Epistemology I
Chair: Christopher McCammon (Tidewater Community College)
Speaker: Benjamin Winokur (York University)
“Metaphysically Robust Constitutivism and Privileged Self-Knowledge”
Commentator: TBA
Chair: Christopher McCammon (Tidewater Community College)
Speaker: Benjamin Winokur (York University)
“Metaphysically Robust Constitutivism and Privileged Self-Knowledge”
Commentator: TBA

Tuesday, January 18, 9:00 a.m.-Noon - G5F American Society for Value InquiryTopic: Technology and Human Fulfillment
Chair: G. John M. Abbarno (D’Youville College)
Speakers: William Cornwell (American University in the Emirates)
“Retooling Ancient Virtues for Fulfillment in an Age of Information and Communication Technologies”
Elyse Purcell (SUNY Oneonta)
“Engineering Perfection: Disability, Human Fulfillment, and Genetic Enhancement”
Paul Swift (University of Connecticut–Hartford)
“Wechatting and Zamyatin: What Kind of Privacy Is Virtual Privacy?”

Wednesday, January 9 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 a.m. - G11F The Society of Philosophers in America Topic: Living Philosophies of Disability
Chair: Daniel J. Brunson (Morgan State University)
Speakers: Grace Joy Cebrero (University of Minnesota)
“Actually, Nobody Cares: The Ethics of Care in Navigating the Workplace as an Invisibly Disabled Colleague”
Tommy J. Curry (Texas A&M University)
“Orthopedic Injury, Pain Management, and Regenerative Medicine”
Nate Jackson (Capital University)
“Individualisms and Security Measures: Producing and Performing Disability”
Eric T. Weber (University of Kentucky)
“Stoic Pragmatism for Parenting a Child with Disabilities”

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