Date(s) - 27/09/2018 - 28/09/2018
Portland State University
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.
Call for Abstracts
Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit a 500 word abstract for a 20 minute presentation (firm time limit) on the theme of care ethics and precarity. Precarity is a rich and widely contested term that can describe a variety of oppressive circumstances. We are seeking presentations that explore how an ethic of care confronts precarity, broadly construed. All scholarly approaches are welcome including those that address or employ theory, empirical data, applications, policy, aesthetics, etc.