A New Teaching Tool: Crip Camp

Are you making last minute changes and additions to your syllabi for the Fall? Are you looking for ways to increase the diversity of your syllabi for courses on (for example) social justice, social philosophy, philosophy of disability, philosophy of social movements, philosophy of embodiment, or feminist philosophy? The critically-acclaimed documentary Crip Camp directed by […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Johnathan Flowers

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the sixty-fifth 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 […]

Indigenous Canada: A Free Online Course From University of Alberta

Indigenous Canada is the name of a free online course, offered through University of Alberta, that comprises 12 lessons which explore Indigenous/Aboriginal histories, traditions, and struggles, as well as contemporary issues, all from an Indigenous perspective. The course materials include wonderful videos, readings, and quizzes. (The course can also be taken for credit.) You can […]

CFP: Asian Philosophical Texts (deadline: Oct. 30, 2020)

The “Asian Philosophical Texts” book series, published by Mimesis International, aims at providing a platform for scholars in the field of Asian Studies and world philosophies to both discuss and perform the task of translating Asian philosophical texts into European languages. The book series grew out of the Asian Philosophical Texts conferences (Brussels 2018, Chiba […]

CFP: Criminal Justice and Philosophy (deadline: Sept. 30, 2020)

The new book series “Criminal Justice and Philosophy” edited by Blake Wilson aims to canvas innovative, critical, and global/international debates addressing the intersection of criminal justice and philosophy (social, political, ethical, and legal). ‘Criminal Justice’ is broadly understood to include formal institutional responses to crime and misconduct, as well as informal and non-institutional responses which […]

CFP: Representations of Disability in Science Fiction (deadline: Oct. 1, 2020)

Vernon Press invites book chapter proposals for a forthcoming scholarly volume on representations of disability in science fiction, a peer-reviewed collection of essays that will examine how disability identity and experience have been shaped through the science fiction genre. Science fiction texts—defined broadly to include written text as well as newer media—typically grapple with concepts […]

List of Speakers for Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change

Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change, the online conference that I mentioned last week, is four months away; yet, already, anticipation and excitement about the event have started to build. Indeed, I predict that Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change will be the philosophy conference of the year. Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change, which Jonathan Wolff and […]