19th Annual CUNY Graduate Conference: Hate Speech & the Normativity of Communication, April 15-16

19th Annual CUNY Graduate Conference: Hate Speech & the Normativity of Communication, April 15-16

HATE SPEECH AND THE NORMATIVITY OF COMMUNICATION

The 19th Annual CUNY Graduate Conference, April 15-16, 2016

Friday, April 15th
The Graduate Center (365 5th Ave), rm. 5409

11:30 – 11:45am. Welcome, Coffee and Snacks

11:45 – 12:45pm. JJ Lang (Stanford University) “Semantic Ambiguity, Presuppositions, and the Offensiveness of Out-Group Uses of Appropriated Slurs”

12:45 – 3:15pm. Lunch Break

We invite you to attend the Cognitive Science Speaker Series talk (1:00 – 3:00pm, rm. 7102):

Hedda Hassel Mørch (Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness, NYU) “The Evolutionary Argument that Phenomenal Properties Are Intrinsically Powerful”

3:15 – 4:15pm. Ian York (San Francisco State University) “A Limit to Camp’s Semantic Account of Slurs”

4:15 – 4:30pm. Coffee and Snacks

4:30 – 6:00pm. KEYNOTE. Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers) “Conventions, Complicity, and Conflict”

6:00 – 7:00pm. Meet & Greet (rm. 7113: Philosophy Lounge)

 

Saturday, April 16th
The Graduate Center (365 5th Ave), rm. 5409

10:00 – 10:30am. Coffee and Snacks

10:30 – 11:30am. Kayleigh Doherty (Arizona State University) “Making It So: Social Identity and Hate Speech”

11:30 – 1:30pm. Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:30pm. Cassie Herbert (Georgetown University) “Talking about Slurs”

2:30 – 2:45pm. Coffee & Snacks

2:45 – 3:45pm. Adam Simon (Stanford University) “Pragmatizing Pejoratives”

3:45 – 4:00pm. Coffee & Snacks

4:00 – 5:30pm. KEYNOTE. Rachel McKinney (MIT)

5:30 – 6:30pm. Meet & Greet (rm. 7113: Philosophy Lounge)

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