CFP: Feminist Readings 2: Theory, practice and politics of reading today

Feminist History of Philosophy

Feminist Readings 2:
Theory, practice and politics of reading today 

15 – 16 April 2016,
University of Leeds. UK

Confirmed Keynotes Speakers:

Professor Anne E. Berger, University of Paris 8
Professor Tuija Pulkkinen, University of Helsinki

A symposium to be held at the School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds.

This two-day symposium poses the question of reading with feminist theory, art and politics. It turns to reading and re-reading not only as a critical and scholarly activity but also as a key aspect of feminist political and artistic interventions. Reading is understood not only as a critical approach that engages with a close study of a rich and diverse landscape of feminist thought but also as a creatively engaging process with its complexities, affinities, contradictions and differences.

The symposium follows a feminist tradition in which reading is a political act, most  recently endorsed…

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A New Network and a CfP for Feminist Philosophy

Feminist History of Philosophy

CfP Feminist philosophy: Time and History

Umeå University, March 15-17 2016

Abstract deadline: December 14

Nordic Summer University

Umeå Center for Gender Studies

Department of historical, philosophical, and religious studies, Umeå University.

Invited speakers

Tuija Pulkkinen, Academy professor at the Department of philosophy, history and culture, Helsinki University.

Kristina Fjelkestam, Professor in gender studies, Stockholm University.

Claudia Lindén, docent and associate professor in literature, Södertörn University.

Sara Edenheim, docent in history and associate professor in gender studies, Umeå University.

What is the relationship between feminism and philosophy today? Although feminist philosophy is now a recognized field in the institution of philosophy, a tension between the two terms still seem to persist. Compared to the status of feminism in other disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences, feminist philosophy is generally marginalized in departments for philosophy. A lot of work in feminist philosophy is done in other…

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