Paper proposals are invited for the fourth conference of the Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies (FEMMSS) to be held at The Pennsylvania State University, May 10-12, 2012.

We welcome new participants and perspectives from across the academy and outside it that provide feminist discussion on any topic in epistemologies, methodologies, metaphysics, or science studies.  Note the following broad themes of recent and ongoing interest:

  • Practicing & teaching science as a feminist
  • Gender, justice & climate change
  • Liberatory approaches to science policy
  • Feminist perspectives on cognition, logic, argumentation & rhetoric
  • Liberatory methodologies
  • Knowledges of resistance
  • Experience, authority & ignorance
  • Science, technology & the state
  • Public philosophy

 REVISION: Proposals must be submitted using the EasyChair conference system.  

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Please register at Enter an abstract of 250-300 words plus bibliography in the “abstract” section, then 3-10 keywords in “keywords” space. Upload a CV of no more than 3 pages in .pdf format or Word (.doc or .docx) into the space for a “paper.” Submissions are due by August 1. 

 (If you have any difficulty with the system contact Cate:

PANEL OR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS:  Please compile these into one submission.  For each presenter include a CV and abstract as above, but also include a sentence or two at the top of the abstracts explaining the general purpose for the session.

Dr. Catherine Hundleby
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Cross-appointed to Women’s Studies
Fellow, Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric
University of Windsor
Department of Philosophy
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
Canada N9B 3P4

PHONE: 253-3000, ext. 3947
E-MAIL: hundleby [at] uwindsor [dot] ca