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SAAP 2017

At-a-Glance Program

Thursday, 16 March
12:30pm – 5:00pmRegistration
 Helen Tartar Book Exhibit
1:00pm – 2:40pmConcurrent Session I
 Session I.A - Panel: Pragmatism and Religion: Peirce, James, and the Persistence of Religion
 Session I.B - Discussion Papers Session on Ethics in and of American Philosophy,
 Session I.C - Discussion Papers Session on Judgment and Embodiment
 Session I.D - Traditional Papers on Pragmatist Aesthetics
2:40pm – 3:00pmRefreshment Break (for all registrants)
3:00pm – 4:40pmConcurrent Session II
 Session II.A - Panel: Mary Parker Follett: Social Change, Power and Creativity
 Session II.B - Traditional Papers on Inference
 Session II.C - The William James Society: James and Du Bois
 Session II.D - Author Meets Critics: "African American Contributions to the Americas’ Cultures" by Jacoby Carter
5:00pm – 6:30pmPlenary I: Address by Evan Milligan (Equal Justice Initiative)
 Confronting Race Narratives: Binary Paradigms as Pretexts for Slavery, Terror Lynching, Segregation, and Mass Incarceration
6:30pm – 7:30pmReception
7:30pm – 9:00pmDinner
Friday, 17 March
8:00am – 5:00pmRegistration
 Helen Tartar Book Exhibit
8:00am – 9:00amContinental Breakfast
 Graduate Student Meeting
9:00am – 10:40amConcurrent Session III
 Session III.A - Panel: “Invisibility is an Unnatural Disaster”: Asian American Feminist Theory and Praxis
 Session III.B - Discussion Papers on Epistemology
 Session III.C - New Scholarship in American Philosophy
 Session III.D - Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
10:40am – 11:00amRefreshment Break (for all registrants)
11:00am – 12:40pmPlenary II - Coss Dialogue Lecture: Rev. Dr. Thandeka (Affect Theologian in Residence at Andover Newton Theological Seminary)
 Whites: Made in America: Advancing American Philosophers’ Discourse on Race
12:40pm – 2:00pmJosiah Royce Sciety Business Meeting
 SAAP Board Meeting
2:00pm – 3:40pmConcurrent Session IV
 Session IV.A - Our Uniquely American Entanglement with Race
 Session IV.B - Traditional Papers on Dewey's Ontology and Epistemology
 Session IV.C - Traditional Papers on Dehumanization
 Session IV.D - Alain Locke Society
3:40pm – 4:00pmRefreshment Break (for all registrants)
4:00pm – 5:40pmConcurrent Session V
 Session V.A - Panel: American Philosophy and Disability: Implications from Lived Experience
 Session V.B - Panel: Who Are We In the Aftermath of Colonization? Racialization, Gangs, Carnales Chicanxs, and Internalized Racism
 Session V.C - Traditional Papers on Racism and Religion
 Session V. D - Traditional Papers on Identity and Race
 Session V.E - Josiah Royce Society: Josiah Royce Centennial (1916- 2016)
6:00pm – 9:00pmDinner
Saturday, 18 March
8:00am – 12:00pmHelen Tartar Book Exhibit
8:00am – 9:00amContinental Breakfast
 Jane Collective Meeting
9:00am – 10:40amConcurrent Session VI
 Session VI.A - Panel: Decolonizing American Philosophy: Rethinking Race and Human Development
 Session VI.B - Discussion Papers on Racial Integration
 Session VI.C - Traditional Papers on Applied Pragmatism
 Session VI.D - Traditional Papers on James' Radical Empiricism
10:40am – 11:00amRefreshment Break (for all registrants)
11:00am – 1:00pmLunch
 SAAP Board Meeting
1:00pm – 2:40pmConcurrent Session VII
 Session VII.A - Panel: Against Innocence: James Baldwin and the Weight of History
 Session VII.B - Traditional Papers on Atonement and Mourning
 Session VII.C - Traditional Papers on Dewey
 Session VII.D - Richard Rorty Society: Rorty and Ethics
2:40pm – 3:00pmRefreshment Break (for all registrants)
3:00pm – 4:40pmConcurrent Session VIII
 Session VIII.A - Traditional Papers on Sociality and Affective States
 Session VIII.B - Traditional Papers on Pragmatism in the Community
 Session VIII.C - Discussion Paper Session
 Session VIII.D. John Dewey Society - Creative Democracy: The Task Before Us in the Era of Clinton v. Trump
5:30pm – 6:30pmPlenary III
 Business Meeting
6:30pm – 7:30pmPlenary IV: Founders Lecture - Leonard Harris (Purdue University)
 Can a Pragmatist Recite a Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note? Insurrectionist Challenges to Pragmatism—Walker, Child and Locke
7:30pm – 9:15pmBanquet and Awards


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