Monday, October 18, 2010

Under-represented groups in philosophy conference

Under-Represented Groups in Philosophy
A SWIP-UK / BPA Conference
Supported By: The Mind Association, The Aristotelian Society

Venue: Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Dates: November 26th / 27th, 2010

Organisers: Dr Jules Holroyd, Dr Alessandra Tanesini, Professor Jennifer Saul


* Louise Antony (UMass, Amherst) 'Different Voices or Perfect Storm?
Explaining the Dearth of Women in Philosophy’

* Helen Beebee (Birmingham University) 'Women and deviance in philosophy'.

* Teresa Blankmeyer-Burke, (Gallaudet University, Washington DC) 'Triple
Threat: Brown, Female, and Deaf'.

* Samantha Brennan, (University of Western Ontario) 'Rethinking the Moral Significance of Micro-Inequities: The Case of Women in Philosophy'

* Pamela Hood (San Francisco State University) 'Socrates and King: An Invitation to Philosophy'

* Jennifer Saul (University of Sheffield) 'Unconscious Influences and Women in Philosophy'

* Mahlet Zimeta (Roehampton University) 'Philosophy and the Social Good'

* Roundtable discussion, chaired by Komarine Romedehn-Romluc (Nottingham

* SWIP-UK AGM meeting.

The conference will start at 10.30 on Friday 26th (first paper at 11am), and end on Saturday 27th at approximately 3.30pm.

Unwaged/student/SWIP member: £20
Waged: £25
Deposit for conference dinner: £5

The registration includes lunches and refreshments, but does not cover accommodation or the conference dinner (which will be reasonably priced). Possible accommodation venues can be found in the PDF document in the side bar. Further alternatives can be found at

NB: it is advisable to book as early as possible, as sporting events in the city means accommodation is very hard to find nearer the event. If you have difficulties finding suitable accommodation, please contact us for assistance. Please let us know if you have any requests concerning accessibility or reasonable accommodation. The University may be able to provide childcare during some of the
conference: please let us know if you would like us to try to make arrangements.

To register, please send the tear-off slip below, with a cheque made payable to 'Cardiff University', to: Dr Jules Holroyd, Philosophy, Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff University, CF10 3EU. Alternatively, a registration form (to be printed and sent) will be available from the conference website:

Further inquiries can be directed to the Cardiff-based organisers: Jules Holroyd: Alessandra Tanesini:

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