Pre-conference on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion

June 18, 2024
Department of Philosophy, The University of Lisbon and The New University of Lisbon

Universidade de Lisboa


University of Toronto, St. George Campus
University of Florida
Laval University


University of Lisbon
Laval University

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Call for Abstracts: Pre-conference on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion at EPSSE 2024

Date: 18th of June

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

We are pleased to announce a call for abstracts for the 2024 EPSSE pre-conference on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion. This one-day pre-conference aims to explore critical/feminist approaches to the philosophy of emotion. We invite contributions that address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

·      Embodiment and gendered emotional experience

·      Power dynamics and emotions

·      Feminist critiques of traditional theories of emotion

·      Emotional labor and affective injustice

·      The epistemic role of emotions under conditions of oppression

·      Ethical implications of feminist perspectives on emotions

·      Political implications of feminist perspectives on emotions

Confirmed Speakers:

Arina Pismenny (University of Florida)

Ronald de Sousa (University of Toronto)

Laura Silva (Laval University / University of Lisbon)

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts should be no more than 500 words.

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 1st 2024

Submissions must be sent to [email protected] with the email title: EPSSE 2024 Pre-conference

We encourage submissions from members of groups that are underrepresented in philosophy and from those at an early career stage.

Following the pre-conference, selected participants will be invited to contribute their papers to a special issue of EPSSE’s journal PASSION on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion.

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