Draft Program of Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change, An Online Conference Supported by The University of Oxford, Dec. 9-11, 2020

All times given are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) which is five hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST) and eight hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time (PST). Thus, the conference begins on Wednesday, December 9th at 1:00pm GMT, 8:00am EST, and 5:00am PST. Information about registration and web-links will be made available with the final program. All sessions will be captioned.

Draft Program of Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change, An Online Conference Supported by The University of Oxford

Wednesday, December 9th

1:00-1:05         Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jonathan Wolff and Shelley Tremain

1:05-1:55         Session I

Unmaking Disability: Philosophy and Social Change

Chair: Shelley Tremain

Presenter: Julie Maybee

2:05-2:55         Session II

African Communitarian Philosophy and Disability in African Contexts

Chair: Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

Presenter: Elvis Imafidon

3:05-3:55         Session III

Dis/ableist Inheritance

Chair: Zara Bain

Presenter: Johnathan Flowers

3:55-4:30         Break

4:30-5:20         Session IV

Ageism, Ableism, and the Power of the Double Bind

Chair: Jane Dryden

Presenter: Christine Overall

5:30-6:20         Session V

Philosophy, The Apparatus of Disability, and the Nursing-Home Industrial Complex

Chair: Eric Winsberg

Presenter: Shelley Tremain

Thursday, December 10th

1:00-1:05         Informal Meet and Greet

1:05-1:55         Session I

Where Is Cognitive Impairment?

Chair: Bryce Huebner

Presenter: Robert Chapman

2:05-2:55         Session II

A Neurodiversity Paradigm for Moral Responsibility

Chair: Cecilea Mun

Presenter: August Gorman

3:05-3:55         Session III

Phenomenologies of Debilitation and Questions of Volition

Chair: Tamsin Kimoto

Presenter: Emily R. Douglas

3:55-4:30         Break

4:30-5:20         Session IV

Vulnerability to COVID-19 and the Moral Perniciousness of Congregate Care

Chair: Laura Cupples

Presenter: Joseph Stramondo

5:30-6:20         Session V

Captivity, Carceral Logics, and Disposability

Chair: Lissa Skitolsky

Presenter: Lori Gruen

Friday, December 11th

1:00-1:05         Informal Meet and Greet

1:05-1:55         Session I

Chronic Fatigue as Adversity Under Capitalism

Chair: Jonathan Wolff

Presenter: Michelle Ciurria

2:05-2:55         Session II

A Prolegomena to the Unconcealment of Mania and Manic Life

Chair: Jake Jackson

Presenter: Paul Lodge

3:05-3:55         Session III

“He’s Not Worth It”: The Deleterious Character of the Disabled Black Male

 Chair: Jonathan Flowers

 Presenter: Tommy J. Curry

3:55-4:30         Break

4:30-5:20         Session IV

COVID-19 As Crisis

Chair: Grace Cebrero

Presenter: Catherine Clune-Taylor

5:30-6:20         Session V

Risking Ourselves: The Politics and Persons of Risk

Chair: Joseph Stramondo

Presenter: Melinda Hall

6:20-7:00         Close of Conference and Conference Social

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