Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) Workshop

The Hardiman Research Building G011 seminar room

Date & Time
22nd March, 2014 @ 10:30:00

SWIP workshop programme

10:30-10:45 Coffee

10:45-11:30: Aleksandra Derra, TCD: Women as a Concealed Factor. The Benefits of a Feminist Philosophical Approach to the Epistemological Entanglement of the Medical Phenomenon of Anorexia

11:30-12:15: Aine Mahon, UCD: “The Difficulty of Reality” in Cora Diamond and David Foster Wallace

12:15-12:30 Coffee Break

12:30-13:15 Mary Edwards, UCC: Sartre and de Beauvoir on Freedom: in Sickness and in Chains

13:15-2:15 Lunch

2:15-3:00 Noirin Mac Namara, QUB: Toward a sensate and responsive democracy – Judith Butler and Responsiveness

3:00-3:45 Ciara Griffin, NUIG: From Bengal to the Balkans: Rethinking Subjectivity through The Cut of the Real

3:45-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-4:45 Jo Kavanagh, NCAD: Examining Self/Other Interactions Through the Paradigm of Smell

4:45-6:15 Promoting women in Philosophy

Luna Dolezal, TCD: SWIP Update

Heike Felzmann, NUIG: The BPA Good Practice Scheme

Su-Ming Khoo, NUIG: Engaging Ethics in higher education

Mette Lebech, NUIM: Teaching Women Philosophers

7pm Conference Dinner

All welcome; you don’t have to be a woman and/or a philosopher to attend. There is no registration fee. Please contact Heike Felzmann at if you would like to attend.