Midwest SWIP

Society for Women in Philosophy — Midwest Division

5-7 May, 2006

Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

All sessions meet either in Boliou 104 (the Art building) or in the lounge at the Gender and Sexuality Center on the ground floor of the Scoville building

Evening, Friday 5 May, 2006
6:00 - 7:15 p.m. in Boliou 104
Meet and greet. Snacks available.
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. in Boliou 104
Screening and discussion of Azadeh Saljooghi’s “Partial Stories of ‘Displacement’: An Experimental Art Documentary”

Saturday 6 May. 2006

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast gatherings

Lesbian Caucus in the lounge at the Gender and Sexuality Center in the Scoville building Not-presently-lesbian-identified conversation in Boliou 104

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Parallel morning sessions

A. Women of Color Caucus in the lounge at the Gender and Sexuality Center in the Scoville building (for women of color only)

9:00 - 10:00 Shireen Roshanravan, “Re-membering Community-of-Place: Model Minority, Colonial Mimicry and Gender Violence”
10:00 - 11:00 Kristie Dotson, “Testimonial Smothering: A Problem in Testimony”
11:00 - 12:00 Azadeh Saljooghi, “Partial Stories of ’Displacement’: An Experimental Art Documentary”
B. Concurrent sessions in Boliou 104
9:00 - 10:00 Tabor Fisher, “Platonic Love and Resistance”
10:00 - 11:00 Rochelle Green, “Feminist Conceptions of Subjectivity and the Role of Hope”
11:00 - 12:00 Amy Story, “Alterity, Representation, and Literature: Ethics and Art in the Work of Emmanuel Levinas and Simone de Beauvoir”

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (a list of suggested lunch spots will be made available at the meeting)

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Afternoon sessions in Boliou 104

1:30 - 2:30 Lisa Bergin, “Latina Feminist Metaphysics and Genetically Engineered Foods”
3:30 - 4:30 Gabriela A. Veronelli, “Decolonizing Language, Communication, and Translation”
2:30 - 3:30 Crista Lebens, “Is It Unethical to Teach the Abortion Issue?”

4:30 -6:00 Business meeting (snacks will be available) in Boliou 104

7:30 p.m. SWIP Dinner and Party at Evans Dining Hall

Sunday 7 May, 2006

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Morning sessions in Boliou 104

9:30-10:30 Alisa Sánchez, “The Transformative Experience of Language in Colombia: The 1991 Constitution and the Consejo Regional Indígena de Cauca”
10:30 - 11:30 Cathryn Bailey, “Revisiting the ’Dreaded Comparison’: Racism and Feminist Ethical Vegetarianism”
11:30 - 12:30 Sarah Hoagland, “Epistemic Shifts and Resistant Negotiation”

Travel Travel grants of $50 - $75 are available at the meeting from Tabor Fisher, or please contact Allison Wolf at . You do not have to be a SWIP member or prove need to get a travel grant to help you come to SWIP.
Lodging Free housing with local residents can be arranged. Please contact Alisa Sánchez at . We may not be able to arrange free housing at the last minute so please check early.

Hotels include    http://apps.carleton.edu/visitors/lodging/

Directions The nearest airport is MSP, Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, 45 minutes away from Northfield. Directions to Carleton from the Minneapolis airport can be found at http://apps.carleton.edu/visitors/travel_air/ and by car at http://apps.carleton.edu/visitors/travel_car/.
Program Co-Chairs Audrey Thompson
Allison Wolf
Women of Color Caucus Coordinator María Lugones
Hospitality Chair Alisa Sánchez
Executive Secretary Tabor Fisher
Treasurer Allison Wolf
Co-Sponsored by the Philosophy Department and the
Women’s and Gender Studies Department of Carleton College. 

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