Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, October 21st, at 8 am EST

“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

“Shelley’s interviews are incisive and impactful inside and outside of the academy.” — Public Philosophy Network

Please join me on Wednesday, October 21st for the next installment of the critically-acclaimed Dialogues on Disability series of interviews that I’m conducting with disabled philosophers and post here on the third Wednesday of each month.

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 exclusion and personal and structural gaslighting 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 the upcoming installment of the series, I will talk to a disabled philosopher about discovery of oneself as autistic; being ignored and other forms of social exclusion and their consequences; neurodiversity activism and social justice; moving toward philosophy of disability; and so much more!

If you missed last month’s provocative interview with Michelle Ciurria, you can find it on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY here.

The entire Dialogues on Disability series is archived on the series page here.

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 the aim of decolonization.

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