Chinese/Comparative Philosophy Panels at 2022 Central APA

The 2022 Central APA meetings are coming up next month in Chicago; details are here. I have done my best to list panels that are relevant to this blog’s concerns below; please note and additions or corrections in the comments. I’ll be there and hope to see some of you in person!

Thursday, February 24, Morning, 9:00 a.m.–Noon
3A. APA Committee Session: On the Uses of the Concept of Asian American Identity
Arranged by the APA Committee on Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies
Chair: Yarran Hominh (Dartmouth College)
Speakers: Sabeen Ahmed (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)
“From Vietnam to Afghanistan: The Need for an Anti-Imperialist Philosophy of Race”
Saba Fatima (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
“‘Didn’t Realize You’re Asian!’: The Overwhelming Power of Muslim American Identity”
Boram Jeong (University of Colorado Denver)
“The Trouble with ‘Authenticity'”
Tamsin Kimoto (Goucher College)
“Theory for Traps: Asian American (and) Trans Feminisms”
G2B. International Society for Chinese Philosophy
Topic: Skillfulness, Spontaneity, and Cultivation in Chinese Philosophy
Chair: Bongrae Seok (Alvernia University)
Speakers: Emily Kluge (Fudan University)
“Music as Experiential Moral Knowledge in Early Confucianism”
Lok Chui Choo (Nanyang Technological University)
“On the Importance of Reflection to Mencian Self cultivation”
Bongrae Seok (Alvernia University)
“Moral Psychology of the Mencian Creature: How Is It Different from the Kantian, the Humean, and the Rawlsian Creatures?”
Stephen C. Walker (University of Chicago)
“What Should I Do? What Shouldn’t I Do?—You’ll Simply Transform of Yourself!”
Thursday, February 24, Afternooon, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
4G. Invited Symposium: Decolonial Feminism and Intersectionality
Chair: Gabriela Veronelli (Duke University)
Speakers: Kathryn Sophia Belle (The Pennsylvania State University)
“Decolonial Feminism and Intersectionality: Contexts and Critiques”
Emma Velez (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)
“Decolonial Feminism at the Intersection: A Critical Reflection on the Relationship between Decolonial Feminism and Intersectionality”
Shireen Roshanravan (Northeastern Illinois University)
“Screaming into the Void and Other Intersectional Frustrations”
Thursday, February 24, Afternoon, 2:00-3:50 p.m.
T3. Teaching Core Ideas Using Non-Canonical Texts
Sponsored by Graduate Student Council
Chair: Andrew Hull (Northwestern University)
Presenters: Cameron F. Coates (DePaul University)
“Do I Exist? Exploring Selfhood with Descartes and the Buddha”
Tancredo T. Tivane (University of Arkansas Fayetteville)
“Teaching Philosophy through Non-canonical Philosophies in Africa: the Mozambican Case”
Jake Wright (Center for Learning Innovation, University of Minnesota Rochester)
“Do Not Use the Canon to Kill a Mosquito: Against the Canon in Introductory Philosophy Course”
Thursday, February 24, Evening, 7:15–10:15 p.m.
G3C. Center for New Narrative in Philosophy
Topic: Rethinking the Concept of Humanity
Chair: Karolina Hübner (Cornell University)
Speakers: Karolina Hübner (Cornell University)
“Rethinking the Concept of Humanity”
Zoli Filotas (University of South Dakota)
“Aristotle’s Human Beings”
Franklin Perkins (University of Hawaii)
“The Status of the Human in Classical Chinese Philosophy”
Marcy P. Lascano (Kansas University)
“Margaret Cavendish on Human Beings”
Eileen M. Hunt (University of Notre Dame)
“Is Frankenstein’s Creature a Human with Rights? Conceptualizing the Rights of the Child after Genetic Engineering
G3M. International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy
Topic: Forms of Relativism in Chinese Philosophy
Speakers: Guk Choi (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
“A Confucianistic Model for Elucidating the Source of Normativity of Partiality”
Yuhan Liang (University of Connecticut)
“Disagreements Among Exemplars—Exploring the Metaethical Foundation of Moral Exemplarism”
Stephen C. Walker (University of Chicago)
“Plato contra Zhuangzi: Can a Relativist Defeat Himself if He’s Not Trying to Defeat Others?”
Friday, February 25, Morning, 9:00 a.m.–Noon
6B. APA Committee Session: Black and Asian Solidarities
Arranged by the APA Committee on Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies
Chair: Khang Tôn (University of California, Davis)
Speakers: Tina Fernandes Botts (Dartmouth College)
“Intersectional Alliances and Dismantling Structural Oppression”
Youjin Kong (Oregon State University)
“Recreating Asian Identity: Model Minority, Yellow Peril, and Black and Asian Solidarities”
Celine Leboeuf (Florida International University)
“Black and Asian Solidarities: Queer Perspectives and Experiences”
Tina Rulli (University of California, Davis)
“What Does Solidarity Look Like?”
T6. Teaching Hub: Philosophy as a Way of Life: Bringing the PhiLife Experience to Your Classroom
Sponsored by Philosophy as a Way of Life
Chairs: Wes Siscoe (Florida State University) Paul Blaschko
(University of Notre Dame)
Presenters: Steve Angle (Wesleyan University)
“Five Years of PWOL Teaching: A Brief History of Current Work on PWOL”
Rob Colter (University of Wyoming)
“Designing Immersive PWOL Experiences”
Catherine Homan (Mount Mary University)
“Teaching a PWOL Class at Scale”
This session will end at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, February 25, Morning, 11:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
T7. Teaching about Slavery in Philosophy Courses
Sponsored by Society for Teaching Comparative Philosophy
Chair: Leah Kalmanson (University of North Texas)
Presenters: Julia Jorati (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Aminah Hasan-Birdwell (Columbia University)
Jay R. Elliott (Bard College)
Friday, February 25, Evening, 7:00–10:00 p.m.
G4K. International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy
Topic: Comparative Chinese and Western Social Philosophy
Chair: TBA
Panelists: David Elstein (SUNY New Paltz)
“The Problem With Autonomy: Kant and Mou Zongshan on Free Will”
Jennifer Wang (Simon Fraser University)
“An Early Confucian Conception of Social Individuals”
Nalei Chen (University of Utah)
“Han Feizi’s Notion of Bureaucratic Administration: From the Weberian Perspective”
Saturday, February 26, Late Afternoon, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
G5I. Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophies (SACP)
Topic: Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophies
Chair: Juman Kim (Towson University)
Speakers: Rafal Banka (University of Oxford)
“Decomposing Dao: The Problem of Dropping Proper Parthood”
Hao Hong (University of Maine)
“Two Dogmas of (Contemporary Analytic) Metaphysics”
Juman Kim (Towson University)
“Mencius, Carnal Hermeneutics, and the Pathos of Buren (不忍)”

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