2023 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).


  • The Social Sciences Building is wheelchair accessible via a side door facing the parking lot, and from there an elevator can take you to the second floor.
  • The University of Arizona supports the option of individuals to use the restroom that meets their individual needs or in which they feel safest; in addition, an all-gender bathroom can be found on the third floor (Social Sciences 309).
  • The University continues to recommend mask wearing in most indoor spaces.

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

Friday, April 28, 2023

3:00–5:00 Keynote Address: “On Relationality, Need, and Power”
Sarah Clark Miller (Pennsylvania State University)
6:00 Dinner at Tumerico on 6th (2526 E 6th St)
Followed by drinks at the Borderlands next door (2500 E 6th St)

Saturday, April 29, 2023

9:00–9:30 Breakfast in Social Sciences 222 (across from the seminar room)
9:30–10:40 “Bridging Hermeneutical Gaps”
Sophia Whicher (University of Toronto)
Comments: Daniel Burchett
11:00–12:10 “Self-Micgroaggressing: What Is It, What Can It Tell Us, and Why It Matters”
Lel Jones (University of California, Davis)
Comments: April Chan
12:30–1:30 Lunch in Social Sciences 222
2:00–3:10 “Happiness and the Lifelong Practice of Care”
Jaleel Fotovat-Ahmadi (Boston University)
Comments: Jacob Blitz
3:15 Join us for a group photo in Social Sciences 224!
3:30–5:30 Keynote Address: “Frontotemporal Dementia and the Capacity to Care”
Agnieszka Jaworska (University of California, Riverside)
7:00 Dinner at LaCo (201 N Court Ave)

Sunday, April 30, 2023

9:00–9:30 Breakfast in Social Sciences 222
9:30–10:40 “The Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Mansplaining”
Felipe Oliveira (Syracuse University)
Comments: Lenin Vazquez-Toledo
11:00–12:10 “Public Justification under Considerations of Epistemic Justice”
Laura Siscoe (University of Southern California)
Comments: Travis Quigley
12:30–1:30 Lunch in Social Sciences 222
2:00–3:10 “A Victim by Any Other Name? A Speech Act Analysis of Victim Blaming”
Lauren Perry (University of Pennsylvania)
Comments: Ding