Inclusive Philosophies - Purdue University Graduate Conference

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Department of Philosophy, Women in Philosophy at Purdue University

West Lafayette 47904
United States

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  • Purdue Department of Philosopy Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
  • The Department of Philosophy at Purdue
  • The Philosophy and Literature Program at Purdue
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Purdue
  • The College of Liberal Arts at Purdue


Tina Botts
California State University, Fresno
Charlene Seigfried
Purdue University


Elaine M. Blum
Purdue University
Lacey J. Davidson
Purdue University

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Theme: This conference aims to encourage diverse dialogues and provide a forum for areas of philosophy that are often undervalued by the canon or that connect the canon to broader contexts outside of philosophy ‘proper.’

Purdue Faculty Panel: In addition the the Keynote Speakers listed above, we will also have a Purdue Faculty Panel featuring the following faculty members:

Yujia Song, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosphy: The Moral Virute of Open-Mindedness

Tithi Bhattacharya, Associate Professor of History: The Gendered Nature of Labor

Ann Marie Clark, Assoiate Professor of Political Science: Human Rights Norms in International Relations

Call for Papers: The Purdue Women in Philosophy invite graduate student submissions of extended abstracts (500-1000 words) on the themes of the conference. Abstracts should be prepared for anonymous review, and submitted via email by January 27, 2017. Submission should be made to [email protected]. Participants will be notified of decisions by February 10, 2017. Allotted presentation time for speakers will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes for Q&A.

Graduate Student Travel Awards: The conference will also provide three graduate student travel awards. The awards will be given based on mert. Students that have been accepted to present at the conference may apply. To be considered for this award, accepted participants will submit a full (300 word) paper to [email protected] by March 3, 2017. Papers should be prepared for ananymous review. Recipients will be notified by March 17, 2017.

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