National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

In Canada, December 6th has been designated as the official day on which to commemorate and mourn the victims of the  École Polytechnique massacre, as well as take action against gender-based violence. This CBC video offers brief biographies of the victims of the December 6th shooting whose identities have often been forgotten, though the identity […]

CFA: Entangled Ecologies: the Climate of Justice, 15th Annual Meeting of philoSOPHIA, George Mason University/Online, Jun. 2-Jun. 4, 2022 (deadline: Feb. 1, 2022)

“Entangled Ecologies: the Climate of Justice” The 15th annual meeting of philoSOPHIA will run from the afternoon of Thursday June 2nd to the evening of Saturday June 4th 2022, at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Virtual Keynote Lectures: Tiffany King (University of Virginia); Catriona Sandilands (York University) In Person Keynote Speakers: Naisargi Dave (University of […]

CFP: Philosophy of Disability & Illness, MAP-Penn, University of Pennsylvania Online, Apr. 8-10, 2022 (deadline: Jan. 3, 2022)

The University of Pennsylvania chapter of Minorities & Philosophy (MAP-Penn) is organizing a spring conference around the philosophy of disability and illness. Please circulate this call-for-abstracts to your graduate students and other early career scholars. What: 6th MAP-Penn Conference: Philosophy of Disability & IllnessWhen: Apr 08, 2022, 11:30 AM EDT – Apr 10, 2022, 3:00 […]

An Open Letter from Academics Regarding the Invasion of Wet’suwet’en Territory

An Open Letter from Academics Regarding the Invasion of Wet’suwet’en Territory In the midst of the worst climate emergency in the history of British Columbia (BC) – a reflection of the dangers of ongoing hydrocarbon dependence – the RCMP attacked and removed Wet’suwet’en land defenders opposing the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project (a […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Amandine Catala

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the eightieth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I am conducting with disabled philosophers and post to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on the third Wednesday of each month. The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2): Registration and Additional Information

A reminder that registration is now open for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2), the pathbreaking conference that takes place online December 7-10. The conference programme and additional information are copied below. Register for the conference here: https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/events/philosophy-disability-and-social-change-2-conference The Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 online conference (#PhiDisSocCh2) will comprise 20 sessions of presentations […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, November 17th, at 8 a.m. 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 “I’ve learned so much from Shelley Lynn Tremain’s Dialogues on Disability through the years (and found out about so much exciting work being done by disabled […]

Dea, Data, and the Disabling Canadian University

This post extends a thread about disability and data collection that I began in an earlier post (go here). I had intended to continue my consideration of APDA/Eric Schwitzgebel’s discussion about disability and the demographics of philosophy and of Shannon Dea’s discussion about disability and the post-pandemic university in Canada after I examined the fuller […]