CFP: Philosophy of Disability & Illness, MAP-Penn, University of Pennsylvania Online, Apr. 8-10, 2022 (deadline: Jan. 3, 2022)

The University of Pennsylvania chapter of Minorities & Philosophy (MAP-Penn) is organizing a spring conference around the philosophy of disability and illness. Please circulate this call-for-abstracts to your graduate students and other early career scholars.

What: 6th MAP-Penn Conference: Philosophy of Disability & Illness
When: Apr 08, 2022, 11:30 AM EDT – Apr 10, 2022, 3:00 PM EDT
Where: Virtual!
Keynotes: Havi Carel, Joseph Stramondo, and Jasmine Harris
Anonymized abstracts due: Jan 03, 2022

We are soliciting anonymized abstracts of 500-750 words on any aspect of Philosophy of Disability and/or Philosophy of Illness. This includes, but is not limited to, disability and/or illness-related conceptual and normative issues in philosophy of law, in medical ethics, in bioethics, in general ethics, in the history of philosophy, in social and political philosophy, in social epistemology, in one’s personal experiences as a philosopher, and in philosophy teaching practices.

Please send abstracts to with subject line ‘MAP Conference’ by January 3, 2022. The abstracts should be prepared for anonymous review (i.e., please remove identifiers) and submitted in .pdf, .docx, or .doc format. Please specify your name, institutional role (if any), and institution (if any) in the body of the email.

Accessibility: The conference will take place on Zoom for a few hours each day and we will provide real-time captioning. More details are forthcoming. We aim to make the conference as accessible as possible: please contact us about any other access needs.

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