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Committee and group sessions at the 2018 Central Division meeting

Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Erin Shepherd
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Have you registered for the 2018 Central Division meeting, February 21–24 in Chicago, IL? If not, take a moment to register online now!

As part of the meeting’s comprehensive program, APA committees and affiliated groups have put together a slate of fascinating, timely sessions. Some highlights are as follows:

Author Meets Critics: Tommy J. Curry, The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood — February 21, 3:00–6:00 p.m.
Arranged by the APA Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers

Issues in Medical Ethics — February 22, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon
Arranged by the American Society for Value Inquiry

Walter De Gruyter Stiftung Kant Lecture: “On (Kantian) Tradition in Philosophy,” by Rolf-Peter Horstmann — February 22, 4:00–5:20 p.m.
Arranged by the APA Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

The Political Philosophy of Health Insurance — February 22, 2:20–5:20 p.m.
Arranged by the APA Committee on Philosophy and Medicine

Machine Consciousness — February 23, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon
Arranged by the APA Committee on Philosophy and Computers

Implicit Bias in the Philosophy Classroom — February 23, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon
Arranged by the APA Committee on the Status of Women

Public Session on Policing — February 23, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Arranged by the APA Committee on Philosophy and Law

Philosophy Camps — February 24, 2:20–5:20 p.m.
Arranged by the APA Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy

Diversity Institutes Alumni Panel — February 24, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon
Arranged by the Diversity Institutes Advisory Panel

East-West Comparative Dialogues on Morality — February 24, 12:10–2:10 p.m.
Arranged by the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy


These are just a few of the sessions at the meeting. For a complete list, check out the full program online. Register online now for the 2018 Central Division meeting!

Early bird registration rates ($125 for APA members, $240 for non-members, and $40 for student members) are available until online registration closes on February 7. Central meeting registration will not be available February 8 through February 20. You will be able to register on-site at the meeting; however, on-site registration rates will be $50 higher than early bird registration for all categories.

If you haven’t booked your room, we urge you to do so before January 31. The APA conference rate of $159 (plus applicable taxes and fees) is valid at the Palmer House Hilton through January 31, subject to availability.

Register online now.

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!


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