CFP: MAP-Penn Conference on Philosophy of Disability and Illness

Submission deadline: January 3, 2022

Conference date(s):
April 8, 2022 - April 10, 2022

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Conference Venue:

MAP-Penn, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, United States

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The University of Pennsylvania chapter of MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) is pleased to announce our sixth conference: MAP-Penn Conference on Philosophy of Disability and Illness. 

For this conference, we are soliciting anonymized abstracts of 500-750 words on any aspect of Philosophy of Disability and/or Philosophy of Illness. This includes, but is not limited to, disability and/or illness-related conceptual and normative issues in philosophy of law, in medical ethics, in bioethics, in general ethics, in the history of philosophy, in social and political philosophy, in social epistemology, in one’s personal experiences as a philosopher, and in philosophy teaching practices.

Please send abstracts to [email protected] with subject line 'MAP Conference' by January 3, 2022. 

The abstracts should be prepared for anonymous review and submitted in .pdf, .docx, or .doc format. Please specify your name, institutional role, and institution (if any) in the body of the email. 

Presenters will be notified about the status of their submission via email by the end of January.

Conference dates: April 8-10, 2022.

The conference will take place online.

Keynote Speakers: Havi Carel (University of Bristol), Joseph Stramondo (San Diego State University) and Jasmine E. Harris (University of Pennsylvania)

Conference organizers: Sara Purinton, Jacqueline Wallis, Lisa Martinez-Katout, Kate Nicole Hoffman, Lauren Perry, Youngbin Yoon, and Tiina Rosenqvist

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