Feminist Philosophy of Disability at the Arché Feminist Philosophy and Social Theory Seminar, St. Andrews, Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

On Wednesday, November 4th, from 2-4p.m. GMT, I will present a paper on feminist philosophy of disability, denaturalizing disability, genealogy, Phineas Gage, nursing homes, and a few other things to the Arché Feminist Philosophy and Social Theory Seminar organized by the Department of Philosophy at The University of St. Andrews (Scotland). If you would like […]

Correspondence From a Cyborg about the American Society for Bioethics & Humanities Conference

BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY received the correspondence below over the weekend. The ongoing inaccessibility of the ASBH conferences reproduces the exclusion of disabled philosophers from the profession, the marginalization of critical philosophical work on disability, and the eugenic impetus of bioethics more generally. ____________________________________________________________ Hi Shelley: Please consider this for publication on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. This is something […]

Call For Applications: Wittgenstein and Feminism: Ordinary Language Philosophy’s Contribution to Feminist Theory and Practice, Paris, Mar. 26-27, 2021 (deadline: Dec. 1, 2020)

International Conference and Graduate Workshops “Wittgenstein and Feminism: Ordinary Language Philosophy’s Contribution to Feminist Theory and Practice” Date: March 26th – 27th, 2021 Location: Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Keynotes: Caterina Botti (University of Rome — La Spienza, Italy) Alice Crary (New School for Social Research, New York, USA) Chon Tejedor (University of Valencia, Spain) Over […]

Philosophy and Structural Gaslighting About Disability

Philosophers generally do not regard critical examination of disability as suitable to research and teaching in social metaphysics and social epistemology; nor do they, generally, appreciate the critical importance of philosophy of disability but rather remain resolute that philosophical inquiry about disability is appropriately and adequately conducted in the established subfield of bioethics. Indeed, a […]

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 […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change, Online, Dec. 9-11 – Registration Open!

I’m delighted to announce that the webpage is now up for “Philosophy, Disability and Social Change,” the conference that I am co-organizing with Jonathan Wolff. Hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, the conference will take place online from December 9-11, 1pm-6:30/7pm GMT. The conference is FREE, open to everyone, […]

What “Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change” Will Be and Do

We are currently at work to set up the webpage for “Philosophy, Disabiilty, and Social Change,” the online conference that will take place from December 9th-11th. I posted the draft program for the conference last week here. The final program is now set and the webpage for the conference should be operational very soon. Needless […]

CFP: Philosophy and the Climate Crisis, Online, Jun. 11-12, 2021 (deadline: Oct. 31, 2020)

Climate change presents a major challenge for our time. It is expected to greatly increase global temperatures, “natural” disasters, political instability, war, disease, drought, and famine in this century. Its impacts are far-reaching and distributed unequally. In this conference, we aim to make progress toward addressing climate change, both by addressing the philosophical challenges it […]