SPSL at the Pacific APA, Vancouver, April 2015

Some great sessions coming up at the Pacific APA, April 2015!

Two sessions from SPSL, and some others of possible interest. Details below. Hope to see you all there!

Wednesday evening, April 1

G2J Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love, Session 1

Topic: Sex and Disability
Chair: Andria Bianchi (University of Waterloo)
Speakers: Jami Anderson (University of Michigan-Flint)
“Consent, Sexual Desire, and Impairment”
Ruth Sample (University of New Hampshire)
“I See SPED People: Male Traits as Disability”
Raymond Aldred (McGill University)
“Thinking about Sex, Body, and Pleasure with Disability in Mind”

Saturday evening, April 4, 6:00pm

G9M Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love, Session 2
Chair: Helga Varden (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Speakers: Cressida Heyes (University of Alberta)
“A Phenomenology of the Harms of Rape While Unconscious”
Hildur Kalman (Umeå Universitet)
“Faking—Feat or Self-deceit?”
Justin Leonard Clardy (University of Arkansas)
“On Tenderness”
Ann J. Cahill (Elon University)
“Unjust Sex Versus Rape”

Wednesday morning, April 1, 9:00am

1F Invited Symposium: Love and Relationships (main program)
Chair: Aida Roige Mas (University of British Columbia)
Speakers: Maren Behrensen (Linköpings Universitet)
“”Paradise by the Dashboard Light”: Romantic and Patriotic Ideologies”
Patricia Marino (University of Waterloo)
“Love and Economics: The Problem of Altruistic Preferences” [abstract]
Justin Clardy (University of Arkansas)
“Love, Obligation, and Contracts”

Friday evening, April 3, 7:00 pm

G7M Society for Lesbian and Gay Philosophy (group program)

Speaker: Esa Diaz-Leon (University of Manitoba)
“Is Sexual Orientation a Choice? A Response to Wilkerson”
Commentator: Raja Halwani (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
Speaker: Andy Wible (Muskegon Community College)
“Why the Gay Moral Revolution Happened”
Commentator: Richard Nunan (College of Charleston)
Speaker: Bassam Romaya (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
“Homophobia and the Quandary of Anal Hazing”
Commentator: Raja Halwani (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

Details at the Pacific APA conference website page here.

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