Schedule


Friday, Dec 6, 2013 - Davies Hall





6:00Registration





7:30Peter SingerPrinceton UniversityWho is a person?  A Non-Speciesist Answer









Saturday, Dec 7, 2013 - Luce Hall










NameAffiliationTitle
8:00Registration and Morning Refreshments8:00AM Vegan Breakfast






James Hughes - Session Chair

9:00James Hughes
Welcome
9:10Patrick HopkinsMillsaps College, IEETA Turing Test For Civil Rights: When to treat something as a person
9:35Kevin LaGrandeurNY Inst of Technology, IEETAncient Definitions of Personhood and Difficult Social Precedents: The Homunculus, the Golem, and Aristotle
10:00James BodingtonUniversity of New MexicoAgainst Exceptionalism: The Task of a New Philosophy of Animality




10:25BREAK with refreshments (vegan)






Kevin LaGrandeur - Session Chair

10:45Lori GruenWesleyan UniversityRethinking Personhood:  Recognizing sameness and valuing difference
11:10Robert C. JonesCal State - ChicoWhat Might a Species-Free Ethics Look Like?
11:35Wynn SchwartzHarvard UniversityWhat is a Person and How Can We Be Sure?




NoonLUNCH (provided)





1:00Steve WiseNonhuman Rights ProjectThe Nonhuman Rights Project: The Struggle for Legal Personhood for Nonhuman Animals
2:00Lori MarinoThe Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy and NhRP The Science of the Nonhuman Rights Project




3:00BREAK with refreshments (vegan)






Wendell Wallach - Session Chair

3:15Annette Lanjouw Arcus FoundationThe Politics of Species
3:40Jessica RubinUniv of Connecticut Law SchoolHow can we practically advance rights for non-human animals?  
4:05Andrew FentonCal State - FresnoOn solid ground: chimpanzee dissent and trapdoor clauses
4:30Pablo de LoraUniversidad Autónoma de Madrid Personhood and Liberal Neutrality: Should we provide public aid to pets’ owners?”
4:55Saskia StuckiUniversity of BaselThe Animal Person as Tertium Datur
5:20Closing and ReceptionArcus Foundation




8:00Evening with the QuietHeart Filmmakers working on the film Whale Like Mehttp://www.whalelikeme.com/









Sunday, Dec 8, 2013 - Luce Hall





8:00AM Vegan Breakfast


George Dvorsky - Session Chair

9:00Michael MountainEarth in Transition“I Am Not An Animal”: The Signature Cry of our Species
9:25Lori MarinoKimmela Center for Animal Advocacy and NhRP Denial of Death and the Threat of Animality
9:50Karen DavisUnited Poultry ConcernsThe Provocative Elitism of “Personhood” for Nonhuman Creatures in Animal Advocacy Parlance and Polemics
10:15Alfred Marek WierzbickiCatholic University of Lublin, PolandWhy does personalism turn towards animal ethics?




10:40BREAK with refreshments (vegan)






Linda MacDonald Glenn - Session Chair

11:00Yaniv HeledGeorgia State University College of LawOn Patenting "Human Organisms"
11:25Steve FullerUniversity of WarwickIs the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights Fit For Purpose in the 21st Century?
11:50Wendell WallachYale University Bioethics Center, IEETAnimal/Human/Corporation/Robot: Appropriating 'Personhood' for Different Purposes




12:15LUNCH (provided)

12:30Lunch Speakers: Bruce Duncan and Bina48Terasem Movement Foundation





Patrick Hopkins - Session Chair

1:30Samir ChopraBrooklyn CollegePersonhood for Artificial Agents: What it teaches us about animals' rights
1:55George Dvorskyio9.com, IEETThe Social, Legal and Political Consequences of Nonhuman Animal Personhood
2:20Daryl Wennemann Fontbonne UniversityPosthuman Personhood
2:45Linda MacDonald GlennWomen's Bioethics Project, IEETHuman-machine hybrids & personhood




3:10Break with refreshments (vegan)





3:35David Brinauthor, IEETWhat Do We Owe Tomorrow?
4:00James HughesTrinity College, IEETBuilding a Political Strategy to Secure Personhood Rights
4:30Closing

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