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International Care Forum Lecture Series – 2022-23

The Care Forum is an international cooperative group dedicated to sponsoring lectures, discussions, and other types of events on care theory. Sponsored by the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership, it sponsors the Care Forum Zoom Lecture series and offers a clearinghouse for advertising conferences, calls for papers and articles, and recent publications on care theory.



helena-hirata.pngFriday, April 28, 2023, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Central Time, Houston-Chicago): Helena Hirata, University of Paris VIII.
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Past Forums

lina-maria-murillo.jpgFriday, March 10, 2023, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Central Time, Houston-Chicago): Lina-Maria Murillo, University of Iowa.
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91qjkwgsi6l.jpgFriday, December 9, 2022, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Central Time, Houston-Chicago): Talia Schaffer, Communities of Care (Princeton University Press, ). The “Introduction” to Communities of Care can be found on Princeton University Press website.

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care-centered-politics.jpgFriday, November 4, 2022, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Central Time, Houston-Chicago): Robert Gottlieb, Occidental College, Care-Centered Politics (MIT Press, 2022).

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fitzgerald-book-cover.pngFriday, September 23, 2022, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (CDT, Houston-Chicago): Maggie Fitzgerald, University of Saskatchewan, Care and the Pluriverse: Rethinking Global Ethics (Bristol University Press, July 2022). Commentary by Maurice Hamington, Portland State University.


trans-care.jpgThursday, October 6, 2022, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Central Time, Houston-Chicago): Hil Malatino, Penn State, Trans Care (University of Minnesota Press, 2020). 

All of Trans Care is available open access at: If you don’t have time to read the whole book, you might focus on the chapter “Theorizing Trans Care” for the talk.

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