Committee-Sponsored Sessions at the 2016 Pacific APA Meeting

The 2016 APA Pacific Division Meeting will take place March 30–April 3 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. For those able to attend the meeting, some of the notable sessions are listed below. Consult your conference program or the Guidebook App for more information.

Wednesday, March 30

9:00 a.m. Contemporary Latin American Philosophy, sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics

9:00 a.m. Romanell Lecture, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

1:00 p.m. The Moral Significance of Shame and Disgust: Chinese and Western Perspectives, sponsored by the Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

1:00 p.m. Trends in Brazilian Epistemology, sponsored by the Committee on International Cooperation

4:00 p.m. LGBT Metaphysics, sponsored by the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Philosophers

Thursday, March 31

9:00 a.m. Contemporary Indigenous Philosophy, sponsored by the Committee on Indigenous Philosophers

9:00 a.m. Public Speech / Hate Speech, sponsored by the Committee on Public Philosophy

9:00 a.m. Justice in the City, sponsored by the Committee on Public Philosophy

1:00 p.m. Academic Boycotts, sponsored by the Committee on International Cooperation

1:00 p.m. What Can’t Be Said: Paradox in Contradiction in East Asian Philosophy, sponsored by the Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

4:00 p.m. A Place for Philosophy of Science in High School Curricula? sponsored by the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy

4:00 p.m. Our Obligations to Adjuncts, sponsored by the Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy

Friday, April 1

1:00 p.m. Women and Propaganda, sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women

Saturday, April 2

9:00 a.m. Author-Meets-Critics: Steven Ratner, The Thin Justice of International Law, sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Law

9:00 a.m. Jobs and Rewards: Teaching Philosophy at Community Colleges, sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges

9:00 a.m. Author-Meets-Critics: Barry Allen, Vanishing into Things, sponsored by the Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

1:00 p.m. Well-being, Disability, and Self-Reported Quality of Life, sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Medicine

Let us know in the comments section below which sessions you are most excited about.