Lisa Pelot (Western Ontario) and Katy
Fulfer (Western Ontario). What Would a
Feminist Approach Add to the Philosophy of Mind?
served (Ballroom D)
Scientists’ Career Stages. (Ballroom
Barbara Whitten (Colorado College),
Deboleena Roy (Emory),
Beth Jackson (Public Health Agency of
Drue Barker (South Carolina).
Feminist scientists can occupy a unique position in
their institution and in the academy. How does this
positioning affect their career trajectory? What
should a feminist scientist expect as her career
develops? What obstacles may occur? What
resources can one seek?
9-10:30 Plenary in Ballroom
C The Mating
Life of Geeks: Autism and the New Demography of
Chair: Catherine Hundleby
Jane Couperus (Hampshire),
Banu Subramanium (Massachussetts -
Angela Willey (Massachussetts - Amherst),
Jennifer Hamilton (Hampshire)
panel explores the simultaneous emergence of a new
autistic subject as a loving/sexual individual
alongside a resurgence of theories positing Autism
and Asperger’s as assortative mating of individuals
with "extreme hyper-systemizing male brains."
Implicit Bias: The Status and Methodology of
Chair: Ann Garry
Margaret A. Crouch (Eastern Michigan). Implicit Bias
and Gender (and other sorts of) Diversity in
Philosophy and the Academy in the Context of the
Phyllis Rooney (Oakland). Can
Philosophical Argumentation Impede Social and
Lisa H. Schwartzman (Michigan State).
Thought Experiments, and Philosophical Method:Feminism
and Experimental Philosophy.
Lab Experiences (Ballroom B)
Chair: Claudia Murphy
Banu Subramaniam (Massachussetts -
Culture: The Lab Report and Disciplining of the
Scientific Mind .
Deboleena Roy (Emory). Feminist
Approaches to Inquiry in the Natural Sciences:
Practices for the Lab.
Clare Jen (Denison). "Cringeworthy"
Moments: Teaching Lab as Feminist Science-Cultural
Change: Advocacy and Understanding Social Change
Chair: Shaheen Moosa
Ma Theresa Payongayong (The Philippines).
A Study of the
Ethics of Lived Feminisms in the Philippines
Carole McCann (UMBC). Remaking the
Malthusian Couple for the Contraceptive Age
Science & Policy Chair: Nancy McHugh
Heidi Grasswick (Middlebury). Epistemologies of
Ignorance, Standpoint Theory, and Climate Change
Science. Sandra Harding
(UCLA). Could Sciences for Multicultural Democracies
be Secular? Feminist Issues. Sarah Clarke Miller
(Memphis/Pennsylvania State). Neuroethics, Moral
Motivation, and Difference.
Mingling Dinner Reception at Nancy Tuana’s
(731 Sunset Road; a 5-minute walk from the
Nittany Lion Inn)
available in the Atrium from 7am-noon
9-10FEMMSS Business Meeting (everyone from the conference is welcome)