SPE EVENTS

2020 Eastern APA: Society for Philosophy of Emotion Affiliated Group Session G5A Thursday, January 9, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (3 hours total) (Confirmed) Session Title: “Author Meets Critics: Aaron Ben-Ze’ev, The Arc of Love Chair: Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher)
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.: Book Synopsis, Aaron Ben-Ze’ev (University of Haifa, Israel) (10 minutes) 9:10 a.m.– 9:30 a.m.: First Commentary, “Title,” Troy A. Jollimore (California State University, Chico, CA) (20 minutes) 9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.: Second Commentary, “Title,” Iskra Fileva (University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)( 20 minutes) 9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.: Third Commentary, “Title,” Nöel Carroll (The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY) (20 minutes) 10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Fourth Commentary, “Title,” Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher) (20 minutes) 10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.: Short Break (10 minutes) 10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Author's Response, Aaron Ben-Ze’ev (University of Haifa, Israel) (20 minutes) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Audience Questions for Author and Panel of Critics (60 minutes) Note to Critics: Please note that the order of presenters may change depending on the comments that will be submitted, which should be emailed to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by November 30, 2019 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your comments to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than February 29, 2020. Your symposium paper should be between 1,500-3,000 words. Finally, please let Cecilea know if you will need a copy of Aaron Ben’Ze’ve’s book. She will be contacting the publisher to request review copies. Note to Author: We ask that you submit your response to your commentators to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by December 31, 2020 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your précis and response to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than February 29, 2020. Your symposium précis should be between 1,500-3,000 words, and we will leave it to you to determine the length of your response. Note to Presenters: You should make sure that you are a member of the SPE at the time of the conference and that you also register for the 2020 Eastern APA conference (which may be more cost effective if you are also a member). Furthermore, because the SPE does not currently have the funds to pay for video projectors, you should be prepared to present your paper without the use of a video projector. SPE Dinner/Social Event: The SPE will reserve seats at a local restaurant for a group dinner on an evening where all or most of the participants are able to attend. Cecilea will be sending out an email to find a suitable date for the dinner. Please make sure you respond to that email. Reservations will be made for all participants unless you have notified Cecilea that you will not be able to attend. Please also contact her regarding any dietary restriction, and please note that all participants will be responsible for their own bill.
2020 Eastern APA: Society for Philosophy of Emotion Affiliated Group Session G7B January 9, 2020, 2:30 p.m-5:30 p.m. (3 hours total) (Confirmed) Session Title: “Emotion, Binding, and Natural Psychological Kinds” Chair: Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher) 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: “Emotion, Synesthesia, and Natural Psychological Kinds," Charles Starkey (Clemson University, SC) (30 minutes) 3:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.: Audience Questions for Charles Starkey (25 minutes) 3:25 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Short Break (5 minutes) 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: "Is Respect an Emotion?" Remy Debes (University of Memphis, TN) (30 minutes) 4:00 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.: Audience Questions for Remy Debes (25 minutes) 4:25 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Short Break (5 minutes) 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: "Shame and Its Moral Significance," Charlie Kurth (University of Western Michigan, MI) (30 minutes) 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Audience Questions for Charlie Kurth (30 minutes) Note to Presenter: We ask that you submit your response to your paper to all the commentators by December 31, 2020 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun. If you would like to submit your paper to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, we ask that you submit the final draft to be peer reviewed and possibly published in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than February 29, 2020. Your paper should be approximately 8,000 words. Note to Commentators: Please email your comments to all the participants by November 30, 2019 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun. Please also let Cecilea Mun know if you are interested in writing up a commentary to the presenter’s paper (if it is submitted for peer review and publication in the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion (JPE). If the presenter decides to submit their paper to the JPE, we will contact you if the JPE has accepted the paper for publication in order to ask you to prepare a commentary (approximately 1,500-3,000 words) or a full length paper if you prefer, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a symposium, no later than February 29, 2020, on the presenter’s paper in the 2020 summer or winter issue. Note to ALL participants: You should make sure that you are a member of the SPE at the time of the conference and that you also register for the 2020 Eastern APA conference (which may be more cost effective if you are also a member). Furthermore, because the SPE does not currently have the funds to pay for video projectors, you should be prepared to present your paper without the use of a video projector. SPE Dinner/Social Event: The SPE will reserve seats at a local restaurant for a group dinner on the evening of the symposium. Reservations will be made for all participants unless you have notified Cecilea Mun that you will not be able to attend. Please contact her regarding any dietary restriction, and please note that all participants will be responsible for their own bill.
2020 Central APA: Society for Philosophy of Emotion Affiliated Group Session 1 February 27, 2020, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. (3 hours total) (Confirmed) Session Title: “Author Meets Critics: Michael S. Brady, Emotions: The Basics Chair: Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher) 7:30 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.: Book Synopsis, Michael S. Brady (University of Glasgow, Scotland) (10 minutes) 7:40 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.: First Commentary, “Title,” Alycia W. LaGuardia-LoBianco (Stockdale Center for Ethics, United States Naval Academy, MD) (20 minutes) 8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.: Second Commentary, “Title,” Charles Starkey (Clemson University, SC) (20 minutes) 8:20 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.: Third Commentary, “Title,” Arron Ben-Ze’ev (University of Haifa, Israel) (20 minutes) 8:40 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Fourth Commentary, “Title,” Paniel Reyes Cárdenas (Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Mexico) (20 minutes) 9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m.: Fifth Commentary, “Title,” Paul Bloomfield (University of Connecticut, CT) (20 minutes) 9:20 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Short Break (10 minutes) 9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Author's Response, Michael S. Brady (University of Glasgow, Scotland) (30 minutes) 10:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.: Audience Questions for Author and Panel of Critics (30 minutes) Note to Critics: Please email your comments to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by December 31, 2019 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your comments to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than March 31, 2020. Your symposium paper should be between 1,500-3,000 words. Note to Author: We ask that you submit your response to your commentators to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by January 31, 2020 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your précis and response to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than March 31, 2020. Your symposium précis should be between 1,500-3,000 words, and we will leave it to you to determine the length of your response. Note to Presenters: You should make sure that you are a member of the SPE at the time of the conference and that you also register for the 2020 Central APA conference (which may be more cost effective if you are also a member). Furthermore, because the SPE does not currently have the funds to pay for video projectors, you should be prepared to present your paper without the use of a video projector. SPE Dinner/Social Event: The SPE will reserve seats at a local restaurant for a group dinner on the evening of the symposium. Reservations will be made for all participants unless you have notified Cecilea Mun that you will not be able to attend. Please contact her regarding any dietary restriction, and please note that all participants will be responsible for their own bill.
2020 Central APA: Society for Philosophy of Emotion Affiliated Group Session 2 February 28, 2020, Friday, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m (3 hours total) (Confirmed) Session Title: “Author Meets Critics: Rami Gabriel and Stephen T. Asma, The Emotional Mind: The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition Abstract An affective approach to culture and cognition may hold the key to uniting findings across experimental psychology and, eventually, the Human Sciences. Many accounts of the human mind concentrate on the brain’s computational power yet for nearly 200 million years before humans developed a capacity to reason the emotional centers of the brain were running the show. To attain a clearer picture of the evolution of mind, we challenge the cognitivist and behaviorist paradigms in psychology by exploring how the emotional capacities that we share with other animals saturate every thought and perception. Many of the distinctive social and cultural behaviors of our species, including: bonding, social learning, hierarchy, decision-making, self-identity can be integrated if we use an affective approach. Even the roots of so much that makes us uniquely human—art, mythology, religion—can be traced to feelings of caring, longing, fear, loneliness, awe, rage, lust, and playfulness. An affective framework is developed through elaborations upon biological intentionality, an ecological model of social intelligence, and biocultural loops in the ontogeny of affective systems. Furthermore, we explain the evolution of imagination through its early manifestations in body grammar, dreams, and spatial cognition, also revisiting the evolution of language debate to suggest its associative and analogical forbearers. Drawing from research in anthropology, we describe how affect is domesticated through social and cultural technologies like norms, ceremonies, and goods. We critically analyze the homo economicus model to emphasize the constitutive role of affect in decision-making and acts of passion. Finally, we explore the spiritual emotions in how art, religion, and mythology create ecological niches for belief, commitment, and solidarity. By organizing an analysis of behaviors from an affective perspective, the mind is naturalized and further research into disparate findings across the Human Sciences is enabled. Chair: Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher) 7:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.: Book Synopsis, Rami Gabriel (Columbia College Chicago, IL) and Stephen T. Asma (Columbia College Chicago, IL) (10 minutes) 7:10 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.: First Commentary, “Title,” Owen Flanagan (Duke University, NC) (20 minutes) 7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.: Second Commentary, “Title,” Ann E. Cudd (University of Pittsburgh, PA) (20 minutes) 7:50 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.: Third Commentary, “Title,” Jea Sophia Oh (West Chester University of Pennsylvania, PA) (20 minutes) 8:10 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Fourth Commentary, “Title,”Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher) (20 minutes) 8:30 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.: Short Break (10 minutes) 8:40 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.: Authors' Response, Rami Gabriel (Columbia College Chicago, IL) and Stephen T. Asma (Columbia College Chicago, IL) (30 minutes) 9:10 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Audience Questions for Author and Panel of Critics (50 minutes) Note to Critics: Please email your comments to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by December 31, 2019 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your comments to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than March 31, 2020. Your symposium paper should be between 1,500-3,000 words. Note to Author: We ask that you submit your response to your commentators to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by January 31, 2020 using the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your précis and response to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium in the 2020 summer or winter issue, no later than March 31, 2020. Your symposium précis should be between 1,500-3,000 words, and we will leave it to you to determine the length of your response. Note to Presenters: You should make sure that you are a member of the SPE at the time of the conference and that you also register for the 2020 Central APA conference (which may be more cost effective if you are also a member). Furthermore, because the SPE does not currently have the funds to pay for video projectors, you should be prepared to present your paper without the use of a video projector. SPE Dinner/Social Event: The SPE will reserve seats at a local restaurant for a group dinner on the evening of the symposium. Reservations will be made for all participants unless you have notified Cecilea Mun that you will not be able to attend. Please contact her regarding any dietary restriction, and please note that all participants will be responsible for their own bill.
2020 Pacific APA: Society for Philosophy of Emotion Affiliated Group Session 1 Friday, April 10, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (REQUESTED, NOT CONFIRMED) Session Title: “Pre-Publication Workshop: Michael Cholbi, Grief: A Philosophical Guide Chair: Cecilea Mun (Independent Researcher) 7:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.: Book Synopsis, Michael Cholbi (Cal Poly Pamona, CA) (10 minutes) 7:10 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.: First Commentary, “Title,” Christian Coseru (College of Charleston, SC) (20 minutes) 7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.: Second Commentary, “Title,” David Beisecker (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV) (20 minutes) 7:50 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.: Third Commentary, “Title,” Purushottama Billimoria (Deakin University, Australia) (20 minutes) 8:10 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Fourth Commentary, “Title,” Travis Timmerman (Seton Hall University, NJ) (20 minutes) 8:30 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.: Short Break (10 minutes) 8:40 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Author's Response, Michael Cholbi (Cal Poly Pamona, CA) (20 minutes) 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Audience Questions for Author and Panel of Critics (60 minutes) Note to Commentators: A completed manuscript will be provided by Michael Cholbi to commentators by January 1, 2020. Please email your comments to all the participants (just so we’re all on the same page) by February 29, 2020. You will also be asked to participate in a subsequent author-meets-critics symposium at a future Pacific APA, after the publication of the monograph, and to submit the final drafts of your critic’s comments to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be peer reviewed and published as a part of a book symposium. Both your workshop and author-meets-critics symposium paper should be between 1,500-3,000 words (suitable for a 20-minute commentary). Note to Author: We ask that you submit your response to your commentators to all the commentators (just so we’re all on the same page) by March 31, 2020. We also ask that you submit the final drafts of your précis and response, from the subsequent SPE affiliated group APA author-meets-critics, to the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion, to be published as a part of a book symposium. Your symposium précis should be between 1,500-3,000 words, and we will leave it to you to determine the length of your responses (but the précis should be suitable for a 10-minute presentation and your responses should be suitable for a 20 minute presentation). Note to All Participants: Please use the group email thread set-up by Cecilea Mun for sending your manuscript, comments, or replies. You should also make sure that you are a member of the SPE at the time of each conference, and that you also register for the 2020 and subsequent Pacific APA conference (which may be more cost effective if you are also a member). Furthermore, because the SPE does not currently have the funds to pay for video projectors, you should be prepared to present your paper without the use of a video projector. SPE Dinner/Social Event: The SPE will reserve seats at a local restaurant for a group meal/drinks on an evening that will be convenient for at least most of the participants. Please make sure you respond to the Doodle form that Cecilea will email, and please contact her regarding any dietary restriction. Reservations will be made for all participants unless you notified Cecilea that you will not be able to attend. Finally, please note that all participants will be responsible for their own bill.