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3:00 pm Mesthene Lecture, Prof. Miranda Fricker (GC-CUNY) @ Rutgers Philosophy Dept. 5th floor Seminar Rm.
Mesthene Lecture, Prof. Miranda Fricker (GC-CUNY) @ Rutgers Philosophy Dept. 5th floor Seminar Rm.
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Department’s colloquium series typically meets on Thursdays in the Seminar Room at Gateway Bldg, 106 Somerset Street, 5th Floor. 2/27/18 Goldman Lecture, 4pm 3/1/18 Mesthene Lecture, Prof. Miranda Fricker (GC-CUNY), 3:00-6:30 pm 3/22/18 RU Climate Lecture, Prof. Sally Haslanger (MIT) 3:00-5:00 pm 4/8/18 Karen Bennett (Cornell University) 4/12/18 Sanders Lecture, Prof. Linda Zagzebski (University of Oklahoma) 4/13/18 Rutgers Chinese Philosophy Conference, 9:30 am-6:30 pm 4/13-4/14/18 Marilyn McCord Adams Memorial Conference 4/14-4/15/18 Rutgers-Columbia Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (held at Columbia University) 4/17/18 Class of 1970’s Lecture, Prof. Jeremy Waldron (NYU), Alexander Teleconference Lecture Hall, 4:30-7:30 pm 5/21-5/25/18 Metaphysical Mayhem 6/8-6/9/18 Pantheism Workshop 7/8-7/15/18 Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy (held at …

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4:30 pm Spring MaP Colloquium: “More than Fair: How Excessive Sympathy for Him (“Himpathy”) Obscures and Causes Misogyny” Kate Manne (Cornell) @ Wolff Conference Room, D1103
Spring MaP Colloquium: “More than Fair: How Excessive Sympathy for Him (“Himpathy”) Obscures and Causes Misogyny” Kate Manne (Cornell) @ Wolff Conference Room, D1103
Mar 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
According to my ameliorative definition, misogyny is, roughly, the “law enforcement” branch of patriarchy, which serves to police, enforce, or restore patriarchal social order—often by visiting hostility on girls and women for perceived violations of gendered norms and expectations. As well as complementary ideologies (most notably, sexism), there is also the flipside of misogyny which deserves to be considered: the exonerating narratives and excessive sympathy of which comparatively privileged men tend to be the beneficiaries. I call the latter ‘himpathy.’ This talk departs from the main example of himpathy I discuss in my recent book, Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny: that of Brock Turner, the convicted sexual assailant and then student …

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