Women in Leadership in Philosophy and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
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Call for Papers
for special sessions at the annual meetings of the
American Philosophical Association

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
Women in Leadership in Philosophy and Psychology

at the sesquicentennial of Calkins’ birth

Sponsored by

Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
Committee on the Status of Women, American Philosophical Association
Society for the Psychology of Women, American Psychological Association
Society for the History of Psychology, American Psychological Association

Mary Whiton Calkins, a member of the American idealist movement in philosophy and an early proponent of experimental psychology, was one of the first twenty American women to earn a Ph.D. in philosophy and the first woman to serve as president of the American Psychological Association (1905) and the American Philosophical Association (1918).
Papers are invited on:
 Calkins . . . as a philosophical idealist.
. . . as an experimental psychologist.
. . . as a leader in the American Philosophical Association.
. . . as a leader in the American Psychological Association.
. . . as a feminist in early academic philosophy or psychology.
 Women in leadership in the American Philosophical Association, past or present.
 Women in leadership in the American Psychological Association, past or present.
Submit completed papers as Word or PDF documents (10-page maximum, standard margins and fonts):
Central Division (New Orleans, Feb 20-23, 2013): Mary Ellen Waithe – professorwaithe@sbcglobal.net – by Aug 1, 2012.
Pacific Division (San Francisco, March 27-31, 2013): Jane Duran – jduran@education.ucsb.edu – by September 15, 2012.
Eastern Division (Baltimore, Dec 27-30, 2013): Dorothy Rogers – rogersd@mail.montclair.edu – by March 15, 2013.

Prepare papers for blind review: Include a title page providing the author’s name, institution, and contact information,
but no identifying information within the body of the paper itself.

cfp categories: 
modernist studies