“I have read almost all of your interviews and they are always wonderful. … I am really looking forward to the next installment of Dialogues on Disability.” — Adrian Piper
“The Dialogues on Disability platform … has been very helpful to me, especially at times where I did not feel I belong in the world of academic philosophy.” — Disabled graduate student
Please join me here next week for the fifty-eighth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I’ve conducted with disabled philosophers since April 2015.
The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers about a range of topics, including their philosophical work on disability; the place of philosophy of disability vis-à-vis the discipline and profession; their experiences of institutional discrimination and personal prejudice in philosophy, in particular, and in academia, more generally; resistance to ableism, racism, sexism, and other apparatuses of power; accessibility; and anti-oppressive pedagogy.
In this upcoming installment of the series, I will talk to a disabled philosopher about research on madness; clinical assignment of psychiatric diagnoses and political ambivalence about them; wariness of “new” materialist approaches to philosophy of disability; Foucault, Fanon, and philosophy of disability; and much, much more!
If you missed any of the previous installments in the Dialogues on Disability series, you will find them archived on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY here: https://biopoliticalphilosophy.com/dialogues-on-disability/
I acknowledge that the land on which I sit to conduct these interviews is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabeg, covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and directly adjacent to Haldiman Treaty territory. I offer these interviews with respect and in the spirit of reconciliation.
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