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CSWIP19: Program Schedule

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The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario.

All talks will be held in the McLaughlin Library on the Guelph campus. As indicated below, talks will be held in either the Whitelaw Room (room 246), the Florence Partridge Room (room 384), or Room 289.

Registration, book tables, and refreshments will be in: Room 249.

We also have a 'quiet room' assigned: Room 269.


Friday, October 25

12:00-1:00       Registration and Coffee (Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

1:00-2:30         Session 1A

Session 1A:  The Social Dimension of Eating
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Gwen Chapman (University of Guelph)
Whitney Ronshagen (Emory University), “Disgusting Food, Disgusting People: The Social Significance of Affect and Eating”
Emilie Dionne (McGill University), “Becoming-Mother/Becoming-Matter: The Agency of Food in Performances of the Good Mother, Good Person, Good Citizen"
Katharine Wolfe (St. Lawrence University), “On Being Food: The Ecology and Ethics of Matrotopy”

2:30-2:45         Break

2:45-4:15         Session 1B

Session 1B: Consumption, Production, and Access: Feminist Politics of Food
Location: Room 289, McLaughlin Library

Chair: Samantha Brennan (University of Guelph)
Cressida Heyes (University of Alberta), “From Fast Food to Sleep Deprivation: Toward a Feminist Political Philosophy of Time Poverty”
Vanessa Lehan-Streisel(York University), “Bread Engineering vs Intuitive Baking: Gender and the Resurgence of Sourdough”
Jennifer Szende (McMaster University), “Food Justice and Emancipatory Framing.”

4:15-4:30            Break

4:30-5:30            Session 2

Session 2:  Understanding Non-Human Animals
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Breton Van Schubert (University of Guelph)
Letitia Meynell (Dalhousie University) and Andrew Lopez (Queen’s University), “(En)gendering Animals”
Naomi Scheman (University of Minnesota), “How Thinking About Pork Can Help Us Think About Pigs”


6:00-7:30         Reception at the Art Gallery of Guelph and Presentation of the 2019 Jean Harvey Award


Saturday October 26

8:30-9:00         Registration and Coffee (Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

9:00-10:30       Sessions 3A and 3B

Session 3A  Microaffirmations, Microaggressions, and Relational Autonomy
Location: Florence Partridge Room (room 384, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Shannon Buckley (University of Guelph)
Emma McClure(University of Toronto), “Microaffirmations, Privilege, and a Duty to Redistribute”
Heather Stewart(University of Western Ontario), “The Concept of Microaggressions: A Family Resemblance Account”
Jane Dryden (Mount Allison University), “Relational Autonomy and the Messiness of Ethical Eating”

Session 3B  To Consume and Be Consumed
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Marta Veenhof (University of Waterloo)
Molly Dea Stephenson(University of Toronto), “Eating Flesh and Fleshy Eaters.”
Jovian Parry(York University), “Human Cattle and Vegan Purity: Feminist Engagements with the Science Fiction of Meat Eating.”
Jasmine Gunkel(University of Southern California), “Pleasures of the Flesh”

10:30-10:45     Break

10:45-11:45     Session 4

Session 4 Bioethics in Medical Practice
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Monique Deveaux (University of Guelph)
Patricia Marino (University of Waterloo), “Moral Pluralism, Bioethics, and the Complexities of Informed Consent.”
Suze Berkhout (University of Toronto), “Embodiment, Psychosis, and Frictions in the First Episode Clinic: Divergent Bodyminds; the Implications for Bioethics in Psychiatry”

11:45-1:15       CSWIP AGM and Lunch

12:30-1:15: McLaughlin Library Cookbook Collection Tour
Meeting location: Outside Whitelaw Room

1:15-3:15         Sessions 5A and 5B

Session 5A      PANEL: Eating One’s Words: From Kitchen Tables to Comment Sections
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Kate Norlock (University of Trent)
Shannon Dea (University of Waterloo), “When Eating our Words Means Feeding the Trolls”
Alice MacLachlan (York University), “‘YOU GUYS, I AM SOOO SORRY!!!11’: Apologies on Social Media”
Barrett Emerick (St. Mary’s College of Maryland), “One Problem with Apologizing for Who You Are”
Jennifer M. Saul (University of Waterloo), “Figleaves, Apologies, and Cancellations”

Session 5B  Culinary Arts: Food, Feasts, and Rebellion
Location: Florence Partridge Room (room 384, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Patricia Sheridan (University of Guelph)
Ada Jaarsma (Mount Royal University), “What is a Good Tomato? Pedagogy, Perspective, Praxis”
Anna Mudde (Campion College at the University of Regina), “The Real Food of Dreams: Cooking, Companions, and Lorde’s Poetic Practice”
Catherine Hundleby (University of Windsor), “Arguing Over Dinner”
Fumina Hamasaki (Lancaster University), “Feminist Artists’ Culinary Rebellion: Women as Discursive Food in the Philosophical Tradition”

3:15-3:30         Break

3:30-5:00         Sessions 6A and 6B

Session 6A   PANEL, Freaked Foods and Freaky Eaters
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Patricia Sheridan (University of Guelph)
Chloë Taylor (University of Alberta), “Vegan Madness: Han Kang’s The Vegetarian
Alison Suen (Iona College), “Cannibalism and Reproductive Freedom”
Kelly Struthers Montford (University of British Columbia, Okanagan), “Abnormal eaters, incarcerated: Vegetarian prisoners and dietary normalization”

Session 6B  Injustice, Food Labour, and Food Activism
Location: Florence Partridge Room (room 384, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Karen Wendling (University of Guelph)
Shannon Boss (University of Guelph), “To Be Against Purity by Becoming Dirt”
Amanda Corris (University of Cincinnati), “Ecofeminism in the Field: The Role of Women in Small-Scale Sustainable Agriculture”
Ann Levey (University of Calgary), “Sharing Food, Creating Community”

5:00-5:15         Break

5:15-6:15         Session 7

Session 7  Facial Recognition
Location: Florence Partridge Room (room 384, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Josephine Yam (University of Guelph)
Lisa McKeown (The New School), “Invisible Intentions, Why Maitra’s Intentionalism Misses the Mark”
Carla Fehr (University of Waterloo), “Who the computer sees: Visions of bias in artificial intelligence”

6:30-8:00    Keynote Address
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Samantha Brennan (University of Guelph)
Margaret Robinson (Dalhousie University), “Tofu Protectors? What Indigenous Women have to do with Food Sovereignty”

8:00-10:00         Banquet at the Unversity Club, Guelph Campus

Sunday October 27

8:30-9:00         Coffee

9:00-10:00       Sessions 8A and 8B

Session 8A  Ethics and Intoxication
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Leah Gray (University of Guelph)
Lindsey Porter (University of Bristol), “What to Drink: Is Intoxication Morally Wrong?”
Sarah Hoffman (University of Saskatchewan), “Kantian Self-Perfection and Drug Use.”

Session 8B Food Ethics, Hunger, and the Moral Responsibility of Food
Location: Florence Partridge Room (room 384, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Ilknur Ozalli (University of Guelph)
Alida Liberman (Southern Methodist University), “Food Ethics, Obligation, and Non-Hinderance.”
Jaclyn Meloche (University of Windsor), “Food, Feminism and Kitchen Culture”

10:00-10:15   Break

10:15-12:15     Sessions 9A and 9B

Session 9A  BOOK PANEL, Chloë Taylor’s Foucault, Feminism and Sex Crimes
Location: Whitelaw Room (room 246, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Ada Jaarsma (Mount Royal University)
David Scott (Open University), "Food for Abolitionist Thought: Questioning the Penal Appetite and the Quenching Thirst for Justice,"
Kelly Struthers Montford (University of British Columbia, Okanagan), “Carceral normalization: Agribusiness, incarcerated vegetarians, and pathologized activists”
Suze Berkhout  (University of Toronto), "Suppression, Carceral Appetites, and Food Refusal in Prisons"
Hasana Sharp (McGill University), “Appetite for Abolition: Prisons and Genders”

Respondent: Chloë Taylor (University of Alberta)

Session 9B   The Ecology and Ethics of Eating
Location: Florence Partridge Room (room 384, McLaughlin Library)

Chair: Catherine Womack (Bridgewater State University)
Tracy Isaacs  (Western University), “Is an Imperfect Vegan Just a Vegetarian?”
Charlotte Figueroa  (University of Southern California), “Do Feminists Have an Ethical Duty to be Vegans?”
Megan Dean (Hamilton College), “Vegetarianism and Eating Disorders: An Ethical Analysis of an Uncertain Hypothesis”
*This session will run from 10:15-11:45

1:00-2:30: University of Guelph Organic Farm Tour with Karen Houle
Time and meeting location: 1:00 in the lobby of McLaughlin Library
We ask that you register for this event our Eventbrite page (though last minute participants are welcome)