Autumn 2009 Event Archive
unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.
Colloquium Speaker - Dale Jamieson, NYU
Friday, October 9, 2009, 3:30 PM, Savery 264
Eugenics and Disability: History and Legacy in Washington State
A one-day public symposium examining the history and significance of eugenics in Washington, which in 1909 became the second state to enact a forced sterilization law. This event will provide a forum for dialogue about the eugenic past and its current implications.
Friday, October 9, 2009, 9 AM- 3 PM, UW Tower Auditorium, 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle
Registration is required. To register and for further information, click here.
The symposium will feature panel presentations by national and local scholars and advocates, addressing "Disability in the History of Eugenics" and "Perspectives on the Relevance of Eugenics Today." The round table format will include ample time for audience discussion. the intended audience includes academics, community advocates, individuals with disabilities, clinicians, service providers, policy makers, and interested members of the general public.
For information about symposium content, email Joanne Woiak, UW Disability Studies Program at email@example.com
This symposium is sponsored by the UW Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality; DBTAC Northwest ADA Information Center; UW Office of the Provost; And Seattle Children's Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics; and the support from a dozen other UW programs.
Critical Medical Humanities Speaker - Sharon Kaufman, UC San Francisco
Monday, November 16, 2009, 3:30 PM, Communications 120
Upcoming 2010 Events
Marilyn Friedman, Vanderbilt University
"How to Blame People Responsibly"
Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 3:30 PM, Savery 264
Andrea Westlund, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
"Autonomy in Relation"
Tuesday, February 2, 2010, 3:30 PM, Savery 264
Carolyn McLeod, University of Western Ontario
"A Relational Theory of Conscience for Bioethics"
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2009, 3:30 PM, Savery 264
Rabinowitz Symposium on Dementia Care
Friday, April 23, 2010. Location TBD
Susan Wolf, University of NC, Chapel Hill
Friday, May 21, 2010. Location TBD
Please also visit the UW Department of Philosophy Calendar for information on other events.
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