Arizona Feminist Philosophy Graduate Conference

Recordings of Past Talks

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2020 Keynote: Professor Rosati on Obergefell

In its historic decision, Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the right to marry extends to same-sex couples. During her 2020 Keynote Address, Professor Connie Rosati (University of Arizona) discusses how the Court could have made its rationale more compelling with a better test for implied fundamental rights under the Constitution.

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2020 Conference: Katie Kirkland on the Moral Imperative to Respect Transgender Identities

What grounds the imperative that all members of a society respect transgender identities? In her talk, Katie Kirkland (Arizona State University) argues that we should respect trans identities because we have a negative moral duty not to contribute to the oppression of others.

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2020 Conference: Karim Nader on the Right to Be Swiped

In this talk, Karim Nader (The University of Texas at Austin) argues that it is wrong for dating apps to codify users' racially exclusive preferences through recommender systems, and that dating apps have an obligation to participate in a cultural shift to breakdown patterns of racialized preferences.

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