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Sessions on Disability at the 2017 Eastern APA Meeting

Society for Philosophy and Disability Topic: Respecting People with Disabilities in Public and Private Life Date: Friday, January 6 9:00 a.m.–Noon Chair: Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University, SUNY) Speakers: John Vorhaus (University College, London) “Identity, Self-Respect, and People with Profound Cognitive Impairments” Alice Crary (The New School)

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Sessions on Disability at the 2016 Eastern APA

Society for Philosophy and Disability:  Philosophy of Disability: Ableism and Affect FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 11:15 A.M.–1:15 P.M.   Chair: Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee) Speakers: Joel Michael Reynolds (Emory University) “The Charmed Pendulum of Ability: Ethical Theory at the Intersections of Ableism and Affect” Jennifer Scuro (The

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Two Sessions on Disability at the 2014 Eastern APA in Philadelphia

Society for Philosophy and Disability:  Disability in Interpersonal Contexts – Monday, Dec. 29, 1:30-4:30 Chair: Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University) Speakers: Virginia Warren (Chapman University)  “Moral Disability, ‘Moral Injury’, and the Flight from Vulnerability” Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee) “Portraying One’s Disability in Public” Elizabeth Harman (Princeton University) “I’ll Be Glad

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CFA – The Second Annual Lehigh University Conference in Philosophy – Philosophy Unbound

Call for Abstracts The Second Annual Lehigh University Conference in Philosophy Philosophy Unbound Thursday October 23—Friday 24, 2014 Keynote speaker: Louise Antony, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Lehigh University Philosophy Department invites submissions for our Second Annual Conference in Philosophy. We are interested in submissions that challenge,

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Eastern APA Session 2013 – Society for Philosophy and Disability Session

SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 28th GV-11.  Society for Philosophy and Disability 6:00-9:00 p.m. Chair: David Wasserman (National Institutes of Health) Speakers: Heather Bradshaw (Bristol University) “Morphological Diversity: Can Societies Promote Disability Rights and Human Enhancement?” Melinda Hall (Stetson University) “Transhumanist Utopias: Rethinking Enhancement and Disability” Commentators: Adrienne Asch (Yeshiva

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Disability at the Law and Society Association Conference – May 30-June 2 2013

2013 Annual Law and Society Assocation Conference Disability Legal Studies Panels (CRN#40)    List of panels:         I.         Roundtable: Disability Legal Studies      II.         Access to Justice and the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities    III.         Law, Society, and Technologies: A Disability Perspective

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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” Commentators: Linda Martín Alcoff (Hunter College) Jana Sawicki (Williams College) Disability, Eugenics and Technology  The session will be co-sponsored

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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,

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Professor Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University) will deliver the Eastern APA Presidential Address on Friday, January 6 from 4:45-7:00pm. Her talk is titled "The Moral Significance of Being Human." ... See MoreSee Less

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