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Pre-conference on critical/feminist approaches to philosophy of emotion, at EPSSE 2024

Call for Abstracts: Pre-conference on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion at EPSSE 2024

Date: 18th of June 2024

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

We are pleased to announce a call for abstracts for the 2024 EPSSE pre-conference on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion. This one-day pre-conference aims to explore critical/feminist approaches to the philosophy of emotion. The co-organizers invite contributions that address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Embodiment and gendered emotional experience
  • Power dynamics and emotions 
  • Feminist critiques of traditional theories of emotion
  • Emotional labor and affective injustice
  • The epistemic role of emotions under conditions of oppression
  • Ethical implications of feminist perspectives on emotions
  • Political implications of feminist perspectives on emotions

Confirmed Speakers

  • Arina Pismenny (University of Florida)
  • Ronald de Sousa (University of Toronto)
  • Laura Silva (Laval University / University of Lisbon)

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts should be no more than 500 words.
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: March 1st 2024
  • Submissions must be sent to laura.silva.13@ucl.ac.uk with the email title: EPSSE 2024 Pre-conference

Submissions from members of groups that are underrepresented in philosophy and from those at an early career stage are encouraged.

Following the pre-conference, selected participants will be invited to contribute their papers to a special issue of EPSSE’s journal PASSION on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion. 

Pre-conference organisers: Laura Silva (U. Laval) and Federico Lauria (U. of Lisbon)

Information on main conference: https://www.epsse.org/epsse-2024

Philevents page: https://philevents.org/event/show/118073