First Annual CERC Conference 2018
Portland, Oregon, USA
September 27 & 28, 2018
Theme: Care Ethics and Precarity
Keynote Speaker: Eva Feder Kittay
The Care Ethics Research Consortium (CERC) is a worldwide, interdisciplinary community committed to the robust exploration and advancement of care ethics. Precarity is a rich and widely contested term that can describe a variety of oppressive circumstances. The first ever CERC conference will be hosted by Portland State University.
Keynote Speaker Eva Feder Kittay
We are honored to announce Eva Feder Kittay to be the opening keynote speaker at the conference.
She recently retired as Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University/SUNY; a Senior Fellow of the Stony Brook Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics, and an Affiliate of the Women's Studies Program. Her book Love's Labor: Essays on Women, Equality, and Dependency (Routledge, 1999) has received international attention and has been translated into Japanese and Italian.
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Keynote Speaker Fiona Robinson
We are pleased that Fiona Robinson will deliver the closing keynote address a the conference.
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Call for Abstracts
Until the first of March you can submit presentation abstracts for the conference. Criteria for selection include: effective and explicit engagement with the conference theme, contribution to the diversity of presentations, and potential significance for advancement of the field of care ethics.
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