Monthly Archives: May 2015

SWEC Events: Gender and Equality Series

The Status of Women & Equity Committee holds the Gender and Equity Series. The series promotes gender and equity research currently conducted at the University of Waterloo. It also assists with the creation of network opportunities for equity minded faculty of campus.

SWEC Events: Waterloo Women’s Wednesdays

The Status of Women & Equity Committee, part of the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo, along with the Graduate Student’s Association, the Staff Association, the Post-Doc office, and Watport jointly offer a monthly meeting for female faculty members.

W3 (Waterloo Women’s Wednesdays) are meetings held each month on the last Wednesday from 4PM – 6PM. SWEC offers a variety of events, lecture series, and award receptions. They are sponsored by the Faculty Association for Women.

Humphrey Professorship Winter 2013: Anita Superson

The Humphrey Professorship in Feminist Philosophy is an endowed position that allows a visiting scholar in feminist philosophy to spend a semester in residence at the Philosophy Department every few years.  Each Humphrey Professor offers a series of lectures, teaches a seminar, and mentors graduate and senior undergraduate students. You can find more information about the professorship, visit the UW Philosphy page.

During her professorship, Dr. Anita Superson, visiting from the University of Kentucky, taught PHIL 402/673 (WS 422): Studies in Feminist Philosophy/Philosophy of Sex: Bodily Autonomy. She also offered three public lectures:

Humphrey Professorship Fall 2011: Ann Garry

The Humphrey Professorship in Feminist Philosophy is an endowed position that allows a visiting scholar in feminist philosophy to spend a semester in residence at the Philosophy Department every few years.  Each Humphrey Professor offers a series of lectures, teaches a seminar, and mentors graduate and senior undergraduate students. You can find more information about the professorship, visit the UW Philosphy page.

During her professorship, Dr. Ann Garry taught PHIL 402/673 (WS 422): Modern Feminism, Social Epistemology:  Injustice and Epistemologies of Ignorance. She also offered three public lectures:

Philosophy Colloquium Series 2015-2016: Kristie Dotson

Date: February 26, 2016
Topic: TBA

Dr. Kristie Dotson will be joining us on February 26, 2016 as part of the UW Philosophy Colloquium Series. Dr. Dotson is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University. Her research addresses epistemology, feminist philosophy (particularly Black feminism and feminist epistemology), and critical philosophy of race.

Philosophy Colloquium Series 2015-2015: Kyle White

Date: October 30, 2015
Topic: TBA

Dr. Kyle White will be joining us on October 30th as part of the UW Philosophy Colloquium Series. Dr. White holds the Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University and is a faculty member of the Environmental Philosophy & Ethics graduate concentration. His research addresses moral and political issues concerning climate policy and Indigenous peoples, as well as the ethics of cooperative relationships between Indigenous peoples and climate science organizations.