FEMMSS 4: Call for Proposals

Paper proposals are invited for the fourth conference of the Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies (FEMMSS) to be held at The Pennsylvania State University, May 10-12, 2012.  For more information about FEMMSS and our past conferences see femmss.org.

We welcome new participants and perspectives from across the academy and outside it that provide feminist discussion on any topic in epistemologies, methodologies, metaphysics, or science studies.  Note the following broad themes of recent and ongoing interest:

  • Practicing & teaching science as a feminist
  • Gender, justice & climate change
  • Liberatory approaches to science policy
  • Feminist perspectives on cognition, logic, argumentation & rhetoric
  • Liberatory methodologies
  • Knowledges of resistance
  • Experience, authority & ignorance
  • Science, technology & the state
  • Public philosophy

Proposals of 250-300 words, plus bibliography, and a CV of no more than 3 pages should be combined in a single Word (or Rich Text Format) file. Submissions by e-mail attachment are due by August 1, 2011 to hundleby@uwindsor.ca.  Please note “FEMMSS4 submission” in the subject line.

Dr. Catherine Hundleby
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Cross-appointed to Women’s Studies
Fellow, Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric
Department of Philosophy
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
Canada  N9B 3P4
PHONE: 253-3000, ext. 3947
E-MAIL: hundleby@uwindsor.ca