Conferences

Sugarman, J. (2017, March). Overcoming psychologism. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Richmond, VA.

Sugarman, J. (2016, November). Historical ontology and psychological description. Social Behavior Colloquium, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Sugarman, J. (2016, August). Discussant. In B. Slife (Chair), How can humans flourish as dependent, vulnerable creatures? Symposium held at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Davis, S., Ley, R., Sugarman, J., Cox, D., & Wong, W. (2016, June). Understanding how youth experience a sibling’s gender transition: A pilot support group and phenomenological multiple case study. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.

Davis, S., Ley, R., & Sugarman, J., Cox, D., & Wong, W. (2016, June). Understanding how youth experience a sibling’s gender transition: A pilot support group and phenomenological multiple case study. Poster presented at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Biennial Conference. Amsterdam, NL.

Sugarman, J. & Thrift, E. (2016, March). Neoliberalism and the psychology of time. In J. Sugarman (Chair), Psychology and the neoliberal condition. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Salt Lake City, UT.

Sugarman, J. (2016, March). Neoliberalism and the moral predicament of the theoretical psychologist. In B. Wiggins (Chair), What is the “good teacher?” Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Salt Lake City, UT.

Sugarman, J. (2015. October). Neoliberalism and the ethics of psychology. Featured Address. Psychology and the Other Biennial Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Sugarman, J. (2015, October). Discussant. Frank Richardson and Robert Bishop (Presenters), Empire of illusion, tragic vision, and the question of transcendence. Invited address. Psychology and the Other Biennial Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Sugarman, J. (2015, March). Neoliberalism and psychological ethics. In J. Sugarman (Chair), Critical perspectives on psychological ethics. Symposium held at the biennial meeting of the Society of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Sugarman, J. (2014, June). Neoliberalism and psychological ethis. In R. Walsh-Bowers (Chair), Critical reflections on codes of ethics for psychologists. Symposium held at the annual conference of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

Davis, S., Ley, R., & Sugarman, J. (2014, June). The function of art-making for women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: A critical phenomenological case study on the Enterprising Women Making Art (EWMA) Program. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

Sugarman, J. (2013, October). Discussant. Mark Freeman (Presenter), Beholding and being beheld: Simone Weil, Iris Murdoch, and the ethics of attention. Invited address. Psychology and the Other Biennial Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Sugarman, J. (2013, June). Neo-Foucaultian approaches to critical inquiry in educational psychology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education. Victoria, BC.

Sugarman, J. (2012, March). Educating persons: Toward a critical psychology of education. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Austin, TX.

Sugarman, J. (2011). The other as person in the philosophy of John Macmurray. Paper presented at the Psychology and the Other Biennial Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Sugarman, J. (2011, August). (Discussant). In J. Sugarman (Chair), Psychology and the enterprising self. Symposium held at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Sugarman, J. (2011, June). Educating persons. In In T. Corcoran (Chair), Critical educational psychology: Enabling conditions in theory and practice. Symposium held at the biennial conference of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Sugarman, J., & Martin, J. (2010, August). Theorizing relational agency. In B. Slife (Chair), Exploring and critiquing Ken Gergen’s book Relational Being. Symposium held at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Sugarman, J. (2010, June). Toward an ontology of psychological kinds. Invited Address. Faculty of Education, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.

Sugarman, J. (2010, June). Convocation address. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Sugarman, J. (2010, February). (Discussant). In A. Tratter (Chair), Conversation session on the Lacanian Subject. Symposium held at the biennial meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Miami, FL.

Teo, T., & Sugarman, J. (2010, February). The future of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, publishing knowledge, and improving education in theoretical and philosophical psychology. Symposium held at the biennial meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Miami, FL.

Sugarman, J. (2009, June). Constitutive interactivity and the ontology of psychological kinds. Paper presented at the Interactivism Summer Institute. Vancouver, BC.

Sugarman, J. (2008 August). Historical Ontology and Psychological Description. President’s Address to The Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology: Division 23 of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA.

Martin, J.  Sugarman, J. (2008, August). Middle ground theorizing, realism, and objectivity in psychology. In A. Tjeltveit (Chair), Author meets critics: Dialogue regarding Barbara Held’s Psychology’s Interpretive Turn. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Martin, J., & Sugarman, J. (2007, August). Interpretation in psychology: Its necessity, its potential, and its limits. In R. Josselson (Chair), The interpretive turn: Horizons in theory, inquiry, and practice. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Hickinbottom, S., & Sugarman, J. (2007, August). Psychology’s naturalized ethics and moral agency: A critique of psychology in education. In, J. Martin (Chair),Theoretical studies of research on psychopathology, self-regulation, and moral agency. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sugarman, J. (2007, June). Constitutive interactivity and the ontology of psychological kinds. In M. Morf (Chair), Uses and abuses of categories. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the International Society of Theory and Psychology, Toronto, ON.

Sugarman, J. (2006, March). The form of the personal and the irreducibility of psychological reality. Invited paper presented at the annual conference of the American Philosophical Association, Portland, OR.

Sugarman, J. (2005, August). Practical rationality and the questionable promise of positive psychology. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Sugarman, J. (2005, August). Human relations and the form of the personal in the philosophy of John Macmurray. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Sugarman, J. (2005, June). John Macmurray’s philosophy of the personal and psychological reality. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology. Capetown, South Africa.

Sugarman, J. (2005, June). John Macmurray’s philosophy of the personal and the irreducibility of psychological reality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society. Vancouver, BC.

Sugarman, J., & Martin, J. (2004, September). Persons as agents in sociocultural context: An alternative to mechanistic accounts of executive functioning and self-regulation. Paper presented at Executive Functioning and Social Interaction: A Conference on the Developmental Relations Between Executive functioning, Social Understanding, and Social Interaction. Vancouver, BC.

Sugarman, J. (2004, August). Persons and moral agency. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Sugarman, J., & Martin, J. (2002, August). The political disposition of psychological persons. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sugarman, J., & Martin, J. (2002, May). The political disposition of self as a kind of understanding. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

Martin, J., & Sugarman, J. (2001, September). Psychology and the question of agency. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Canadian Theoretical Psychologists, Lumsden, SK.

Martin, J., & Sugarman, J. (2001, August). Agency, compatibilism and psychology. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Martin, J., & Sugarman, J. (2001, August). Psychology’s reality debate: A “levels of reality” approach. George Miller Award Lecture, given at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Martin, J., & Sugarman, J. (2001, June). Agency and soft determinism in psychology. Paper presented at an interdisciplinary conference on Determinism, Max Planck Institute, Ringberg Castle, Germany.

Sugarman, J. & Martin, J. (2000, August). Is the self a kind of understanding? Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

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