Not to denigrate others, but the first especially is why I wish I could go.
WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 28th GROUP SESSION V – 5:15 – 7:15 P.M. GV – 13. Society for Women in Philosophy 5:15 – 7:15 p.m. Topic: Distinguished Woman Philosopher Award: Jennifer Saul Chair: Sally Haslanger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Speakers: Kathryn J. Norlock (Trent University) David Braun (University at Buffalo-State University of New York) Laura Beeby (University of Sheffield-United Kingdom) Nellie Wieland (California State University-Long Beach) Commentator: Jennifer Saul (University of Sheffield-United Kingdom) (Reception to Follow)
FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 30th GROUP SESSION XII – 11:15 A.M.-1:15 P.M. GXII – 3. Society for Women in Philosophy 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Topic: Motherhood & Philosophy Chair: Maeve O’Donovan (Notre Dame of Maryland University) Speakers: Megan R. Dowdell (University of California-San Francisco) “The Respect for the Human Dignity of Black Motherhood” Sarah LaChance Adams (University of Wisconsin-Superior) “Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers and What a Good Mother Would Do” Shelley Park (University of Central Florida) “Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood: An Exploration of Polymaternal Families” Mike Jostedt (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale) “Jane Addams’ Evolving Concept of Motherhood”
A part of the citation for Jennifer Saul:
Professor Saul is one of the founders of and co-bloggers for Feminist Philosophers, a trans-continental forum that highlights gender-bias in the academy. The Feminist Philosophers blog has become an example of a collective feminist work that has led to other initiatives aimed at campaigning against sexism and gender bias such as the Gendered Conference Campaign, which aims to tackle under representation of female philosophers at academic events world-wide.
The blog has been immensely important to me and surely many others. Thank you, Jenny