2022 Conference Program

The conference will take place with an all hybrid in-person/Zoom format. Our in-person venue will be the Maloney Seminar Room, Social Sciences Building Room 224 (1145 E South Campus Dr).

Zoom participants: Please note that Tucson does not observe Daylight Saving Time. All times listed below are in Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is not the same as Mountain Time (MT) or Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)!

Sponsors: We would like to thank all of our 2022 conference sponsors for making FemPhilAZ 2022 possible.

Saturday, March 26, 2022

9:00 Breakfast in Social Sciences 222 (across from the seminar room)
9:30–10:40 “The Feminine of Professions in Italian: A Case of Lexical Effect”
Vita Saitta (University of Genoa)
Commentator: Lenin Vazquez-Toledo
11:00–12:10 “Uncovering an Idealist Ontology of Patriarchy: Patriarchy as a System of Meaning in Beauvoir, Butler, and MacKinnon”
Joan O’Bryan (Stanford University)
Commentator: Ding
12:10–1:30 Lunch in Social Sciences 222
2:00–3:10 “Tragic Care: Subjective Flourishing and Action-­Assessment in Kittay’s Care Ethics”
TJ Buttgereit & Vincent Li (Binghamton University)
Commentator: Max Kramer
3:30–4:45 Keynote Address: “Reimagining Transgender”
Robin Dembroff (Yale University)
7:00 Dinner at LaCo (201 N Court Ave)

Sunday, March 27, 2022

9:00 Breakfast in Social Sciences 222
9:30–10:40 “The Cure Is Worse than the Disease: On the Concepts of Health and Disability”
Seth Goldwasser (University of Pittsburgh)
Commentator: Alex Bacall
11:00–12:10 “Dressed with Intent: Gender Conferralism and Trans Expression of Intention to Pass”
Bella-Rose Kelly (Marquette University)
Commentator: Tim Kearl
12:10–1:30 Lunch in Social Sciences 222
2:00–3:10 “Multiplicity, a Pakistani Mestiza Consciousness, and Avenues for Feminist Resistance”
Alina Anjum Ahmed (University of Georgia)
Commentator: Caleb Dewey
3:15 Please join us for a group photo in Social Sciences 224!
3:30–4:45 Keynote Address: Eva Kittay (SUNY Stony Brook)