Society for Women in Philosophy conference

This looks like it could be an interesting conference, and an ideal opportunity to hear Professor Jaggar if you’re located in the UK:UK SOCIETY FOR WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY (SWIP) AUTUMN CONFERENCE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAM(22-23 NOVEMBER 2007)CFP: JUSTICE AND GENDERDeadline for submissions: 1st September 2007Keynote speaker:Professor Alison Jaggar (University of Colorado)A crucial and ongoing task of feminist philosophy is revealing the ways in which gender systems have led to injustice. Feminist analyses of institutions, cultural assumptions, and social practices that result in gendered inequalities have transformed traditional political philosophy. We invite women philosophers who would like to take part in this conference to submit full papers (to be presented in forty minutes) discussing any aspect of gender, justice, and their intersection. Submissions from graduate students are very welcome.Possible topics include (but are not restricted to):• The concept of gender• Family life• Feminism and culture• Models of discrimination• Reproductive rightsPapers should be prepared for blind review, and we ask authors to ensure that no identifying information is included in the main body of the paper.Electronic submissions (preferred format) should be sent put ‘SWIP submission’ in the subject heading. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your submission within two working days, please send it again.Paper submissions can be sent to:Dr. Komarine Romdenh-RomlucDepartment of Philosophy,University of Nottingham,Nottingham. NG7 2RD