Wednesday, May 2, 2012

CFP: Feminist Pragmatism in Place Colloquium

Feminist Pragmatism in Place Colloquium
The University of Dayton
October 19-20, 2012

This colloquium will address feminist pragmatist approaches to place, broadly construed, including natural and built environments, and spaces of exclusion and belonging in historical and contemporary contexts.

Plenary Speakers:
Lisa Heldke, author of Exotic Appetites: Ruminations of a Food Adventurer and Professor of Philosophy at Gustavus Adolphus College, will speak on "Urban Farmers and Rural Cosmopolitans? Pragmatist Musings on Contemporary Food Movements"

Louise W. Knight, author of Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy and Jane Addams: Spirit in Action, Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University Gender Studies Program and School of Communication, will speak on "Reading Addams's Rhetoric on Social Justice"

*Due Date: May 28, 2012*. Papers will be blind reviewed. Please submit two files, one with the paper title, your name, and email address, and the other with the full paper of no more than 3500 words of text, without your name or other identifying information. Send to Cynthia King (

For more information please *contact* the colloquium organizers, *Denise James ( and Marilyn Fischer (,* of the Department of Philosophy, University ofDayton, Dayton, Ohio.

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