Tuesday, June 12, 2012

CFP: Feminist Pragmatism in Place Colloquium EXTENDED

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: July 2, 2012** Abstracts will be blind reviewed. Please submit two files, one with the paper/abstract title, your name, and email address, and the other with the abstract of 200 - 400 words of text, without your name or other identifying information. Send to Cynthia King ( *Cynthia.King@notes.udayton.edu*).

For more information please contact the colloquium organizers, Denise James (*Denise.James@notes.udayton.edu*) and Marilyn Fischer *( Fischer@udayton.edu*), of the Department of Philosophy, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.

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