Res Philosophica Race & Gender Conference - SLU Calendar

Res Philosophica Race & Gender Conference

Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall 2nd Floor

221 N. Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103

The Department of Philosophy will host the 2017 Res Philosophica Conference on Race and Gender from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, and 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, April 29, in the Pere Marquette Gallery on the second floor at DuBourg Hall.

Friday, April 28

8:45 a.m.

Introduction

9 to 10:30 a.m.                       

  • Lewis Gordon, Ph.D. (University of Connecticut): "Thinking through Some Themes of Race, Gender and More"
  • Robert Bernasconi, Ph.D. (Penn State): Comments
  • Michael Barber, S.J. (Saint Louis University): Session Chair       

10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • Tommy Curry, Ph.D. (Texas A&M): "Killing Boogeymen: Phallicism and the Black Male Spector -- A Genre Theory"
  •  Brad Elliott Stone, Ph.D. (Loyola Marymount University): Comments
  •  Robert Strikwerda, Ph.D. (Saint Louis University): Session Chair

Lunch Break (12:30 to 2 p.m.)

2:15 to 3:45 p.m.

  • Naomi Zack, Ph.D. (Oregon): “Contemporary Claims of Political Injustice: History and the Race to the Bottom”
  • Vanessa Wills, Ph.D. (George Washington University): Comments
  • Scott Ragland, Ph.D. (Saint Louis University): Session Chair             

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Wade Memorial Session

  • Michele Moody-Adams, Ph.D. (Columbia):  “Democracy, Identity and Politics”
  • Kathryn Lindeman, Ph.D. (Saint Louis University): Session Chair

Saturday, April 29

9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.                       

  • Leonard Harris, Ph.D. (Purdue): “Necro-being: An Actuarial Account of Racism”
  • Lee McBride, Ph.D. (Wooster): Comments
  • Leamon Bazil, Ph.D. (Saint Louis University): Session Chair

10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.                   

  • Tina Fernandes Botts, Ph.D. (Cal St-Fresno):  “In Black and White: A Hermeneutic Argument Against Transracialism”
  • Leamon Bazil, Ph.D. (Saint Louis University): Comments
  • Saba Fatima, Ph.D. (SIU Edwardsville): Session Chair

Additional information and conference registration is available here.

Friday, 28 April, 2017

Contact:

Christy Pogue

Website: Click to Visit

Categories: