Food and conversation available at 6pm in MIT's Stata Center (Building 32), in room 32-D461. We usually start around 6:15-6:30 and end at 8:15. See "directions" tab for directions.
September 14, 2017:
Danielle Bromwich (U. Mass-Boston)
"Understanding, Communication, and Consent."
October 12, 2017:
Abby Jaques (MIT)
"Between a Rock and a Hard Case."
November 9, 2017:
Jen McWeeny (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
“Why Feminism Entails (Real) Panpsychism.”
December 14, 2017:
Samantha Brennan (Western University (and soon, University of Guelph), London, Ontario)
"Why Just Two? Why is Romantic Love Required?" Parenting, Philosophy, and Public Policy."
January 11, 2018:
Rebecca Mason (USF)
"Social Kinds, Essence, and Dependence."
February 8, 2018:
Meica Magnani (Stanford, MIT)
"Beyond Kantian Individualism: The Social Foundations of Rational Autonomy"
March 8, 2018:
Deborah Mühlebach (Basel, MIT)
“Cutting at the Roots of Verbal Derogation: Linguistic Meaning, Social Meaning, and Constructive Contestation.”
April 12, 2018:
Lauren Ashwell (Bates)
“The Role of Social Groups in Derogation and Reclamation.”
May 10, 2018:
Laura Perez (Cornell)
"Visual Material with Institutional Content" / “Material visual con contenido institucional.”
If you would like to volunteer to circulate your work for a workshop, email Sally. Note that we do not have funding for travel or provide an honorarium. We do serve you dinner and take you to drinks after. If you need a place to stay in the Cambridge-Boston area, we can probably find someone for you to stay with.
2018-19 Schedule (tentative)
August 9 (unusual summer session): Naomi Scheman (University of Minnesota, emerita)
September 13: Mirjam Müller (Humboldt Univ. Berlin)
October 11: Samia Hesni (MIT)
November 9-11: Minds of Our Own Conference (MIT)
December 13: TBA
January 10: Asya Passinsky (Dartmouth)
February 14: Emma Atherton (MIT)
March 14: Maria Brincker (U. Mass-Boston)
April 11: Amy Berg (Rhode Island College)
May 9: Derek Anderson (BU)