Women in Philosophy Workshop: Birmingham

Philosophy Department
University of Birmingham

Wednesday 25th of April 2012
Room G51, ERI Building, University of Birmingham Campus

Women in Philosophy
Royal Institute of Philosophy Workshop

13.00-14.30 “Singing the Post-Discrimination Blues:
Notes for a Critique of Academic Meritocracy”
Dr Fiona Jenkins (Australian National University)

14.30-14.45 Tea and Coffee Break

14.45-16.15 “Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat and Women in Philosophy”
Professor Jennifer Saul (University of Sheffield)

16.15-16.30 Tea and Coffee Break

16.30-18.00 “Women and Deviance in Philosophy”
Professor Helen Beebee (University of Birmingham)

18.00-… Drinks and Dinner

The presentations at this workshop will explore the consequences of gender bias and stereotypes in academic philosophy. The abstracts of these presentations are below together with short biographical notes on the speakers. The workshop is open to all audiences, and there is no attendance fee (refreshments will be free, but drinks and dinner will not be included). For any enquiries, please contact Dr Jussi Suikkanen (j.v.suikkanen@bham.ac.uk).