Feminist Philosophy Reading Group
Program Bern Spring 2018
Wednesdays, 6:15-7:45pm, Room B225 ("Aquarium") at the Institute of Philosophy, Unitobler, Länggassstrasse 49a, 3012 Bern (2nd floor). For texts please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Wednesday, 28 February||Feminist readings of Thomas Hobbes. Reading workshop (g/e/f) with Laetitia Ramelet (University of Lausanne)|
|Wednesday, 14 March||Objectivity, Diversity, and Uptake: On the Status of Women in Philosophy (2017) by Michelle Ciurria|
|Wednesday, 28 March||Theories of domination within the family in the tradition of modern natural law: historical and feminist perspectives of interpretation. Reading workshop (g/e/f) with Prof. Dr. Simone Zurbuchen (University of Lausanne)|
|Wednesday, 11 April||Toward a Feminist Theory of Disability (1989) by Susan Wendell|
|Wednesday, 25 April||
State-Sponsored Injustice: The Case of Eugenic Sterilization. Reading workshop (g/e) with Dr. Jennifer Page (University of Zurich)
|Wednesday, 9 May||Feminism in epistemology: Pluralism without postmodernism (2006) by Miranda Fricker|
|Wednesday, 23 May||Woman as a Politically Significant Term: A Solution to the Puzzle (2016) by Esa Diaz-Leon|
Program Lucerne Spring 2018
Sara Ahmed Reading Group: "Living a Feminist Life" (2017)
First meeting: Friday, 16 February, 6pm in room 3.B57 at the University of Lucerne, Frohburgstrasse 3, 6002 Lucerne (3rd floor). In case of interest please contact: email@example.com (organiser) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Second meeting: Friday, 9 March, 6pm
Program Zurich Spring 2018
Tuesdays, 4:15-5:45pm, Philosophie-Fachvereinszimmer (KOL-F-116a), University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zurich (Floor F). For texts please email us: email@example.com.
|Tuesday, 27 February||Gender and Race: (What) Are They? (What) Do We Want Them To Be? by Sally Haslanger|
|Tuesday, 13 March||What Knowledge Is and What It Ought To Be: Feminist Values and Normative Epistemology. by Sally Haslanger|
|Tuesday, 27 March||
Ontology and Social Construction. by Sally Haslanger
|Tuesday, 10 April||Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics. by Kimberlé Crenshaw|
|Tuesday, 24 April||
Stop Thinking So Much About 'Sexual Harassment'. by Jennifer Saul
|Tuesday, 08 May||Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat, and Women in Philosophy. by Jennifer Saul|
|Tuesday, 22 May||
Kolonialisierte Körper und Köpfe. by Oyeronke Oyewumi
Program Bern Autumn 2017
Wednesdays, 6-8pm (except Special Session 4-6pm), Room B225 ("Aquarium") at the Institute of Philosophy
Unitobler, Länggassstrasse 49a, 3012 Bern (2nd floor). For texts please email us: swip.switzerland[at]gmail.com.
|Wednesday, 27 September||Stop Thinking So Much About "Sexual Harrassment" (2014) by Jennifer Saul|
|Wednesday, 11 October||Gender Justice v. The “Invisible Hand” of Gender Bias in Law and Society (2016) by Elizabeth Beaumont|
|Wednesday, 25 October||Five Faces Of Oppression (2004) by Iris Marion Young|
|Wednesday, 8 November||Toward a Field of Intersectionality Studies: Theory, Applications, and Praxis (2013) by Sumi Cho, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw and Leslie McCall|
|Wednesday, 22 November / Special Session (4-6pm)||
Reading Workshop with Prof. Dr. Anne Meylan (University of Basel) on the topic of "Responsibility for Believing"
Readings SWIP Bern
- Rejecting Beliefs, or Rejecting Believers? On the Importance and Exclusion of Women in Philosophy. Author: Geoffrey S. Holtzman, 2016.
- Epistemic Justice and Democratic Legitimacy. Author: Susan Dieleman, 2015.
- Essence of Culture and a Sense of History: A Feminist Critique of Cultural Essentialism. Author: Uma Narayan, 1998.
- Women, Welfare and the Politics of Need Interpretation. Author: Nancy Fraser, 1987.
- Gender Concepts and Intuitions. Author: Mari Mikkola, 2009.
- Cases of Value Judgments in Science: A General Argument, with Lessons from a Case Study of Feminist Research on Divorce. Author: Elizabeth Anderson, 2004.