National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21, 2021)

Today is the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day in what is called “Canada.” There is a great deal to reflect upon as Indigenous people and settler Canadians struggle to find ways through Canada’s colonial past and present, ways that could transform our collective future. The recent discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Christine Overall

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

Let’s Talk About Disability!

On June 21st, I will be the first guest of Season 2 on dokeo podcast: Philosophy for the Now, hosted by Ed Conroy. The theme of the episode is Let’s Talk About Disability. You can submit questions to Ed that you would like me to address during the broadcast. Details below! Season: 2, Let’s Talk […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, June 16th, at 8 a.m. ET

“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 ​“[Shelley Lynn Tremain’s] interview series, Dialogues on Disability, has arguably had a greater impact on the status of disabled philosophers in the profession than anything else […]

Welcome Our Newest Contributor: Mich Ciurria!

BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY is expanding again! Our newest addition to the BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY crew is Mich Ciurria whose recent guest post “Billionaire Philanthropy, Epistemically Corrupt, and Undemocratic” can be found on the blog here. The CFP for a special issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on moral responibility that Mich is guest editing can be found here. […]

My Philosophy Casting Call Interview

I was the first guest on the new Philosophy Casting Call podcast series hosted by Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, a new contributor to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. You can listen to my interview with Élaina, which is entitled, “The State of Philosophy of Disabillity,” here or wherever you get your podcasts. Over the course of the interview, I talk […]

CFP: Feminist Perspectives on Moral Responsibility (Deadline: Apr. 30, 2022)

This is a call for papers for a special issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on feminist approaches to moral responsibility guest edited by Michelle Ciurria. Feminist philosophy provides unique insight into the ontology, epistemology, psychology, pragmatics, and politics of responsibility. Unlike mainstream philosophy, feminist philosophy “originated in feminist politics and… included from the start discussion of feminist political […]

A Patreon Account for Dialogues on Disability

With the vital encouragement of my friends, collleagues, and other supporters, and the crucial assistance of Alex Bryant, I am very pleased to announce the launch of a new Patreon account for the Dialogues on Disability interview series. The Dialogues on Disability Patreon page “welcome” below captures the motivation and rationale for the new Dialogues […]

Patreon and Dialogues on Disability (Updated)

UPDATE: The Dialogues on Disability Patreon page has now launched! You will find it here. In November, I told you that I was evicted. Many of you so very generously provided me with some financial assistance, with the guidance of my dear friend Susan Schweik who accepted aid for me through her Paypal account. Others […]