Conference of American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, on Reconciliation and Repair


Zoom conference

This event is co-sponsored by the Research Groups on Constitutional Studies (RGCS) and Global Justice (RGGJ) of the Yan P. Lin Centre at McGill.

Join the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy for its 2020 virtual conference, Reconciliation and Repair: Mending Frayed Civic Bonds, September 25. There is no registration fee. If you have not already registered, you may register here. Below is the provisional schedule. We will post and distribute the final schedule, together with the Zoom link, shortly before the conference.

Panel I: 12:00-1:30 EDT

  • Principal paper: Linda Radzik (Texas A & M University, Philosophy), The Role of the Public in Public Apologies (Paper available upon registration)
  • Commentator: Martha Minow (Harvard University, Law)
  • Commentator: Burke Hendrix (University of Oregon, Political Science)

Break/Breakout room: 1:30-2:00

Panel II: 2:00-3:30 EDT

  • Principal paper: Roy Brooks (University of San Diego, Law), Framing Redress Discourse (Paper available upon registration)
  • Commentator: Desmond Jagmohan (University of California-Berkeley, Political Science)
  • Commentator: Colleen Murphy (University of Illinois, Philosophy)

Break/Breakout room: 3:30-4:00

Panel III: 4:00-5:30 EDT

  • Principal paper: Catherine Lu (McGill University, Political Science), Reconciliation as Non-Alienation (Paper available upon registration)
  • Commentator: Saira Mohamed (University of California-Berkeley, Law)
  • Commentator: Ryan Preston-Roedder (Occidental College, Philosophy)

Business Meeting of the ASPLP: 5:30-5:45

Virtual Reception: 5:45-6:30 EDT

We will make papers available to registrants and members of the ASPLP in advance.


Princeton's University Center for Human Values and Department of Politics are pleased to host this Zoom conference. It is joined by the following co-sponsors: Boston University School of Law; the Research Groups on Constitutional Studies (RGCS) and Global Justice (RGGJ) of the Yan P. Lin Centre at McGill University; University of Illinois College of Law; University of Oregon Department of Political Science; and the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A & M University.

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