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Friday, October 25, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019

The University of Guelph and the College of Arts are pleased to host a three-day international philosophy conference Oct. 25-27.

U of G will welcome new and emerging scholars from Canada, the United States and the UK at a conference showcasing feminist approaches to philosophical and public engagement on the ethics and politics of food. All current University of Guelph students may attend the conference free of charge.

Full conference program is available online.

  • The Social Dimension of Eating
  • Consumption, Production, and Access: Feminist Politics of Food
  • Understanding Non-Human Animals
  • 2019 Jean Harvey Award Presentation and Keynote Address
  • Microaffirmations, Microaggressions, and Relational Autonomy
  • To Consume and Be Consumed
  • Bioethics in Medical Practice
  • PANEL: Eating One’s Words: From Kitchen Tables to Comment Sections
  • Culinary Arts: Food, Feasts, and Rebellion
  • PANEL: Freaked Foods and Freaky Eaters
  • Injustice, Food Labour, and Food Activism
  • Facial Recognition
  • KEYNOTE: Tofu Protectors? What Indigenous Women have to do with Food Sovereignty
  • Ethics and Intoxication
  • Food Ethics, Hunger, and the Moral Responsibility of Food
  • BOOK PANEL: Chloë Taylor’s Foucault, Feminism and Sex Crimes
  • The Ecology and Ethics of Eating

The University of Guelph provides a unique venue for this conference, as it is home to the Arrell Food Institute, a leader in food expertise in Canada and around the world. The Institute is one of the conference sponsors, along with the College of Arts, the McLaughlin Library, the Philosophy Department, and the Ontario Agriculture College. The conference is also receiving support from the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy.


Friday, October 25, 2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019
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McLaughlin Library
480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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