CFP: Barcelona Language and Politics

GRSelona3 — Third Barcelona Conference on Gender, Race, and Sexuality: Issues in Language and Politics – Call for Papers

Dates: 22-23 June 2016
Venue: Residencia d’Investigadors (C/ Hospital 64, 08001 Barcelona)

The conference will focus on issues in philosophy of gender, race, and sexuality, with special attention to issues in language and politics, including but not limited to: slurs and pejorative terms, generics, hate speech, pornography, the meaning of terms for race, gender and sex, and ameliorative projects in philosophy.

Invited Speakers:

•       Luvell Anderson (Memphis)
•       Anne Eaton (Illinois-Chicago)
•       Quayshawn Spencer (Pennsylvania)


Submissions of full papers (up to 4000 words, plus an abstract of up to 150 words) are invited. Please send them in suitable form for anonymous reviewing as PDF attachments to The closing date for submissions is 15 January 2016. We expect to confirm which papers have been accepted by the end of March. Budget permitting, accommodation expenses for contributed speakers will be covered.

Scientific Committee:

Marc Artiga (Barcelona)
Delia Belleri (Vienna)
Alex Davies (Tartu)
Dan López de Sa (ICREA/Barcelona)
David Ludwig (Amsterdam)
Teresa Marques (UPF)
José Martínez (Barcelona)
Mari Mikkola (Humboldt)
Jennifer Saul (Sheffield)
Pepa Toribio (ICREA/Barcelona)

Organized by:

Esa Diaz-Leon (Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science; University of Barcelona), sponsored by a Ramon y Cajal Research Grant (RYC-2012-10900), Spanish Government.
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