October 25, 2018, 4:00pm
Registration is requested: http://bit.ly/ubManne
Kate Manne is an Assistant professor of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University, where she has been teaching since 2013. Before that, she was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows from 2011 to 2013. She did her graduate work in philosophy at MIT from 2006 to 2011, with the generous support of a General Sir John Monash scholarship. She was an undergraduate at the University of Melbourne (her hometown), where she studied philosophy, logic, and computer science.
More recently, her focus is on moral philosophy (especially metaethics and moral psychology), feminist philosophy, and social philosophy. She also enjoys writing opinion pieces, essays, and reviews for a wider audience.
She was interviewed by Justin Caouette for the blog of the APA (American Philosophical Association) in January 2016. She was also interviewed by Clifford Sosis about a wide range of topics for his website, "What is it Like to be a Philosopher?" in January 2018.
She has published an academic/trade "crossover" book called Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny (Oxford University Press: New York, 2018) about the nature, function, and persistence of misogyny. You can read more about it at katemanne.net/book.
February 21, 2018
Gayle Salamon is Associate Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. She works in phenomenology, queer and trans theory, feminist philosophy, 20th Century Continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, and disability studies. Her book Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality (Columbia University Press, 2010) was winner of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies.