Canadian Universities Discriminate Against Disabled Students Too

As you might have assumed, not only do Canadian universities discriminate against disabled faculty; they also discriminate against disabled students. A recent article in LAW TIMES explains the Sept. 20 Divisional Court decision, Longueépée v. University of Waterloo, 2019 ONSC 5465, that “showed the admission process created a discriminatory barrier for a student with a disability […]

CFP: Home: Sanctuary, Shelter, and Justice (deadline: Dec. 31, 2019)

Social Philosophy Today (SPT), a peer-reviewed forum for the philosophical discussion of contemporary social issues, is pleased to invite submissions for Volume 36 on the theme, Home: Sanctuary, Shelter, and Justice. We also welcome short “replies” to articles in the SPT archives. The deadline for submissions for volume 36 (2020) is December 31, 2019. The theme of Volume 36 […]

Reviews of Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability

In the past week, two very positive reviews of Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability have appeared (well, if they appeared before last week, I was unaware that they had been published). I was happy to read that, for the most part, the two reviews focus on and draw out disparate aspects of the book. […]

Situating Disabled Philosophers and Philosophy of Disability in Philosophy

Presented to Disabling Normativities Conference, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Oct. 2, 2019 [Good morning. To increase the accessibility of my presentation, I’ve now posted it to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, the philosophy blog that I co-coordinate. So, if you have a cellphone, a laptop, a tablet, or some other device with you and you’d like […]

GPS California: Gathering Philosophers in Southern California, University of Southern California, Nov. 23, 2019 (deadline for applications: Oct. 7, 2019)

Gathering Philosophers in Southern California A workshop aimed at building a more diverse philosophical community. GPS California is a new initiative for undergraduates, run by faculty and graduate students at the University of Southern California. The aim of this workshop is to bring together students from underrepresented groups, with a focus on women and other minorities, who […]

Thinking Africa Imprint

UKZN Press has made PDFs of the first five volumes published under the Thinking Africa Imprint freely available. In order of publication, the five volumes are: 1.     The Return of Makhanda: Exploring the Legend, Julia C. Wells (2012) “In a work of brilliant scholarship, combining both popular and academic history, Julia Wells has given us a […]

Authority, Depoliticization, Dehumanization Workshop, Kingston University London, Nov. 1, 2019

Authority, Depoliticization, Dehumanization WorkshopFriday 1 November 2019Free, no registration requiredCentre for Research in Modern European PhilosophyKingston University London “But a Present with neither a Future nor a Past is nothing but a ‘natural’ Present, non-human, non-historical, non-political. The domination of the Bourgeoisie is therefore simply the progressive disappearance of political reality as such – that […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Alison Reiheld

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the fifty-fourth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I’m 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 about […]