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Pre-conference Workshop
Feminist Philosophy of Emotion

18 June 2024   |   11th EPSSE Annual Conference|   University of Lisbon and NOVA University Lisbon

We are pleased to announce a call for abstracts for the 2024 EPSSE pre-conference workshop on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion. This one-day workshop aims to explore critical/feminist approaches to the philosophy of emotion.

We invite contributions that address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Embodiment and gendered emotional experience

  • Power dynamics and emotions

  • Feminist critiques of traditional theories of emotion

  • Emotional labor and affective injustice

  • The epistemic role of emotions under conditions of oppression

  • Ethical implications of feminist perspectives on emotions

  • Political implications of feminist perspectives on emotions

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Arina Pismenny (University of Florida)

  • Ronald de Sousa (University of Toronto)

  • Laura Silva (Laval University / University of Lisbon)

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts should be no more than 500 words.

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: March 1st 2024

  • Submissions must be sent to with the email title: EPSSE 2024 Pre-conference

  • We encourage submissions from members of groups that are underrepresented in philosophy and from those at an early career stage.

  • Following the pre-conference, selected participants will be invited to contribute their papers to a special issue of EPSSE’s journal PASSION on Feminist Philosophy of Emotion.

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