Fourth Barcelona Conference on Gender, Race and Sexuality: Issues in Conceptual Ethics and Social Ontology

7-8 June 2018

Venue: Sala Gran, Faculty of Philosophy, C/ Montalegre 6, 4th floor, 08001 Barcelona


Provisional Program:

Thursday, 7 June 2018

9:30-11:00. Rebecca Mason (University of San Francisco): “On the Concept of Woman”

11:00-11:30. Coffee break.

11:30-13:00. Aness Webster (Nottingham): “Underexplored Harms of Racism: The Emotional and Cognitive Costs of Shame”

13:00-15:00. Lunch break.

15:00-16.30. Katharine Jenkins (Nottingham): “Toward an Account of Gender Identity”

16:30-16:45. Break.

16:45-18:15. Kevin Craven (Michigan): “Identity, Autonomy, and Amelioration”


Friday, 8 June 2018

9:30-11:00. Chike Jeffers (Dalhousie): “Race and Egalitarianism in Du Bois’ Darkwater

11:00-11:30. Coffee Break.

11:30-13:00. Sara Bernstein (Notre Dame): “The Metaphysics of Intersectionality”

13:00-15:00. Lunch Break.

15:00-16:30. Elizabeth Cantalamessa (Miami): “Disability Studies, Conceptual Ethics, and Metalinguistic Negotiation”

16:30-16:45. Break.

16:45-18:15. Kate Ritchie (City College, CUNY): “Does Identity Politics Reinforce Oppression? An Answer from Social Metaphysics”