Upcoming Conference on
DIVERSITY IN PHILOSOPHY
May 29-May 31, 2013
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
The Diversity in Philosophy Conference Program is now available! To access it, click here.
This conference examines and addresses the underrepresentation of women and other marginalized groups in Philosophy. Participants will focus on hurdles and best practices associated with the inclusion of underrepresented groups. It will focus on such questions as:
Goals of the conference include creating opportunities for networking and building supportive communities as well as sharing cutting edge research.
Sue V. Rosser, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, San Francisco State University
Attracting and Retaining Women in Academia
Virginia Valian, Department of Psychology, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
The Psychology of Change
Mariana Ortega, Department of Philosophy, John Carroll University
Howard McGary, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University
Race and Inclusion
Tim McKay, Department of Physics, University of Michigan
Alliances for Change: Lessons from the University of Michigan Advance Program
Papers and Panels on Topics Including:
We invited papers arising from relevant research programs, or about insights arising from relevant professional experience, including research, service and teaching work. We invited individual presentations of 20 minutes with 10 additional minutes of discussion, or panels consisting of three 15 minute presentations with a total of 15 additional minutes of discussion. The deadline for submissions has passed.
To register for this conference and to arrange for conference housing, go to the University of Dayton Diversity in Philosophy Conference website.
We encourage presenters to give accessible, engaging presentations. All conferences rooms can accommodate PowerPoint. Every effort will be made to accommodate participants with disabilities.
Submission Deadline: February 1, 2013
Supplemental Travel Reimbursement Funds: Conference sponsors plan to offer twenty supplemental travel reimbursements for up to $500 each for those participating in the conference. These funds are earmarked for those who are participating in the conference but are unable to receive travel funding from their respective academic institutions. Since the number who can be funded is limited, please apply as soon as you know if you are on the conference program or accepted into the site visit training workshop. To apply, please send the following information to email@example.com : (1) your role in either the conference or the site visit training workshop (2) your estimated broken-down travel-related expenses (airfare, lodging, meals, etc.) (3) travel amount requested up to $500 and (4) why you need this funding. If you receive funding, it will be reimbursed to you after you attend the conference and after you submit a travel form with your travel-related receipts to the conference organizers.
Disability Access: The conference will be accessible and has the funds to provide accessibility services such as CART, ASL interpreting, etc.
Site Visit Training Workshop: On June 1, 2013, immediately following the conference, there will be a workshop for training members of CSW-sponsored site visit teams. These site visits are designed to improve the climate for underrepresented groups in Philosophy departments. For further information, please click on "Site Visit Program" in the left sidebar.
Peggy DesAutels, University of Dayton, Chair, APA Committee on the Status of Women
Carla Fehr, University of Waterloo
Sally Haslanger, MIT, Convener, Women in Philosophy Task Force
Paul Benson, University of Dayton
Lawrence Blum, University of Massachusetts Boston
Cheshire Calhoun, Arizona State University
Chris Cuomo, University of Georgia
V. Denise James, University of Dayton
Ishani Maitra, University of Michigan
American Philosophical Association
American Philosophical Association, Committee on Inclusiveness
American Philosophical Association, Committee on the Status of Women
American Philosophical Association, Committee on the Status of Blacks in Philosophy
American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division
University of Dayton, Office of the Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences
University of Dayton, Department of Philosophy
University of Dayton, Women's and Gender Studies Program
University of Dayton, Office of Alumni Chair in Humanities
University of Dayton, Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
To download a printable version of the "DIVERSITY IN PHILOSOPHY" poster, click here: downloadable poster
Once it is downloaded, it can be printed as an 8 1/2" by 11" poster (in color or in black and white).