Selected Presentations 

Upcoming: 

 

Queer Perspectives on “Family” and “Kin”: Reimagining Patient Support Networks Through Queer Approaches to Family, Central APA, February 2022. 

We're Here, We're... Queer? On the Enduring Harms of Bisexual Erasure, Eastern APA, January 2022. 

TBA (with Arianna Falbo), Eastern APA, January 2022. 

TBA, Invited talk for Nottingham Department of Philosophy Visiting Speaker Series, December 2021. 

Past (abbreviated): 

 

The Moral and Political Status of Microaggressions, public thesis lecture, virutal, July 2021. [Dissertation TOC here.]

 A Perfect Storm for Epistemic Injustice: Algorithmic Targeting and Sorting on Social Media (with C. McLeod and E. Cichocki), Feminism, Social Justice, and AI Workshop, Waterloo, Canada, virtual, July 2021. 

A Perfect Storm for Epistemic Injustice: Algorithmic Targeting and Sorting on Social Media (with C. McLeod and E. Cichocki), CEPE/IACAP Joint Conference on The Philosophy and Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, University of Hamburg, virtual, July 2021.

We're Here, We're... Queer? On the Enduring Harms of Bisexual Erasure, Canadian Philosophical Association, virtual, June 2021.

Microaggressions Reconsidered: A Harm Based Account (with Lauren Freeman), Canadian Philosophical Association, virtual, May 2021.

Commentary on Michael Da Silva's "Individual and 'National' Health Rights: Analyzing the Potential Conflicts," Central APA, virtual, February 2021.

Commentary on Lee-Ann Chae's "Trust and Contingency Plans," Eastern APA, virtual, January 2021.

Microaggressions Reconsidered (with Lauren Freeman), "Clinical Applications" portion of the Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology Meeting, December 2020.  

Putting Power in its Place: Expanding Philip Pettit’s Defense of ‘Free Speech Infrastructure’ on University Campuses, FEMMSS 8, Waterloo, ON, August 2020. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]. 

Putting Power in its Place: Expanding Philip Pettit’s Defense of ‘Free Speech Infrastructure’ on University Campuses, 37th International Social Philosophy Conference, North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP), Aston, PA, July 16-18, 2020. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]. 


Microaggressions Reconsidered: A Harm Based Account, Canadian Philosophical Association, London, ON, June 1-4, 2020. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]. 

Self-Identity Microaggressions in Medical Contexts: Understanding Experiences of Fat, Trans, and Non-Binary Patients" (with Lauren Freeman), Romanell Center Workshop in Bioethics, Buffalo University, Buffalo, NY, April 25, 2019. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]

Commentary on "You Ought Not to Say That: Slurs and Prohibitions" at the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Meeting, Louisville KY, March 12-14, 2020. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]

Microaggressions Reconsidered (with Lauren Freeman), "Clinical Applications" portion of the Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology Meeting, Louisville KY, March 12-14, 2020. [Cancelled due to COVID-19].

LGBTQ+ Microaggressions (with Lauren Freeman), LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series, University of Louisville Health Sciences, Louisville KY, January 23, 2020. 

Self-Identity Microaggressions in Medical Contexts: Understanding Experiences of Fat, Trans, and Non-Binary Patients" (with Lauren Freeman), Society for Analytic Feminism at Eastern APA, Philadelphia PA, January 8-11, 2020. 


The Concept of Microaggression: A Family Resemblance Account, CSWIP, University of Guelph, Ontario, October 25-27, 2019. 

Bringing a Philosophical Perspective to the "Free Speech" Debates, Public Philosophy Network: Philosophy From All Walks of Life, East Lansing, MI, October 17-19, 2019. 

Becoming Epistemic Peers with Queers in Medical Contexts: Preventing Microaggressions to Improve Communication and Care for LGBTQ+ People, Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, Kalamazoo, MI, September 19-20, 2019.
 

Microaggressions, Slurs, and the Paradox of Free Speech, University of Louisville Alumni Lecture, Louisville, KY, April 5, 2019. 

We’re Here, We’re... Queer? Thinking Intersectionally About the Harms of Bisexual Erasure, Global Status of Women and Girls Conference, Newport News, VA, March 21-23, 2019. 

Epistemic Microaggressions (with Lauren Freeman), Society for Analytic Feminism panel at the Eastern Division of the APA, New York, NY, January 2019. 

How Words Can Hurt: A Standpoint Epistemological Reply to Critics of the Microaggression Program (with Lauren Freeman),Central Division Meeting of the APA, Denver, CO, February 20-23, 2019; also presented at Midwest US SWIP Meeting, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, November 2-4, 2018. 

Aristotle and Social Activism? Grounding Solidarity in Virtue Friendship,

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, November 2-3, 2018.

Openness and Parental Leave (with Carolyn McLeod), Association for the Study of Adoption and Culture (ASAC) Conference, Oakland, CA, October 18-20, 2018. 

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Delivering the first annual University of Louisville Philosophy Department Alumni Lecture, titled "Microaggressions, Slurs, and the Paradox of Free Speech," April 2019. 

Audio from coverage of a talk given in April 2019 on the Ethics Forward Radio Show, courtesy of Avery Kolers. The show was broadcast from Louisville, KY in July 2019 on local station Forward Radio, 106.5 FM.

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Presenting at a panel on Freedom of Expression, September 2019. 

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On a panel at the 2020 Eastern APA in Philadelphia, PA.

Interview for Western's Grad Cast Radio, June 2020. 

Heather Stewart and Lauren Freeman
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Audio of a talk with Lauren Freeman: "Microaggressions: A Harm Based Account"