Interview with Alida Liberman

This post is the first in our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. These interviews are accessible introductions to the scholarship and to the service done by each postdoc. Rotman postdocs are a vital part of the life of the Institute and we hope that these interviews will give our readers a sense of the [...]

Veronica Vasterling on Pseudoscientific Gender Claims

Further Reflections from the Future Directions in Feminist Phenomenology Conference By Emma Ryman At the Future Directions in Feminist Phenomenology conference, Veronica Vasterling gave a talk titled, “Feminist Phenomenology, Embedded Embodied Cognition, and [Pseudo] Scientific Gender Claims.” She is an Associate Professor in Gender Studies and Philosophy at the Institute for Gender Studies at Radboud [...]

2022-02-02T21:14:17-05:00July 23rd, 2013|Phenomenology|

Feminist Phenomenology, Race, and Perception: An Interview with Alia Al-Saji

On May 25, 2013, I had the chance to chat with Alia Al-Saji, who is an Associate Professor in the department of philosophy at McGill University. Dr. Al-Saji had given a talk at the Future Directions in Feminist Phenomenology conference the previous day, titled “The Power of Hesitation: Interrupting Racializing Habit and Rethinking Agency.” This [...]

2022-02-02T21:15:25-05:00June 10th, 2013|Phenomenology|

Call It What It Is

Academic Culture and the Climate for Women in Philosophy Philosophy stands out in humanities as the lone field in which gender equality remains a goal, not a reality. In the August 10th article in the National Post, Philosophy gender war sparked by call for larger role for women, we can find at best a half-hearted attempt to think [...]

2016-07-19T15:50:10-04:00August 14th, 2012|Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology|
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