Forthcoming Edited Collection on Philosophy of Disability

In a post at the end of 2020, I mentioned that early in 2021 I would send out invitations to a pathbreaking edited collection on philosophy of disability. The invitations have been sent out and confirmed; and I have assigned a title to the book. So, here are a few details that I can share […]

Political Transformative Experience: Where We Are Now, St. Louis University Online, May 6, 2021

Some events are politically transformative. Examples include the pandemic, climate change, the civil rights movement, and the Black Lives Matter movement. This workshop investigates political transformative experiences through a range of angles, among others, Indigenous philosophies, African-American political thought, and American pragmatism.  This event is online and will take place on Zoom. Please send an […]

Artificial Intelligence: Limitations, Foundations, and New Directions, CUNY Graduate Center Online, Apr. 24, 2021

The 24th annual CUNY Graduate Student Philosophy Conference  Artificial Intelligence: Limitations, Foundations, and New Directions Saturday, April 24 Keynote Speakers: Regina Rini (York University) & Jesse Prinz (CUNY)  Conference will be hosted on Zoom. Contact cunyphilosophyconference24@gmail.com for link. Schedule: (Times are listed in Eastern Standard Time) 11:00-12:45: Session 1 Anuj Puri (University of St. Andrews): The Evolutionary […]

Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Fundraising Campaign

My name is Angela Sun and I’m a graduate student at the University of Michigan, specializing in ethics, action, aesthetics, and social philosophy. Since August 2020, I’ve been co-directing Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) International, a grassroots organization dedicated to addressing structural injustice facing marginalized groups in academic philosophy with over 160 chapters in 15 countries and […]

Philosophy of Disability and the Critical Disability Studies Conference at York

Later today, I will give a Keynote presentation entitled “Philosophy of Disability, Critical Disability Studies, and the Nursing Home-Industrial-Complex” to the Annual York University Critical Disability Studies Conference. Due to the pandemic, this year’s conference is taking place over four consecutive Wednedays this month. I’m delighted to have the opportunity to share my work on […]

Welcome our Newest Contributor: Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril!

I am very happy to announce that BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY has a new contributing author: Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, who is a disabled philosophy graduate student at the University of Aberdeen! Élaina has research interests in bioethics, Spinoza, feminst philosophy, and critical disability studies. To learn more about our newest blogger, check out her bio on our Blog […]

The Disability Filibuster is Live!

The Disability Filibuster that I posted about on Sunday is now live. We were Zoom bombed twice shortly after we got started Monday evening and shut down temporarily. However, we were determined to resume as soon as the main organizers and media people at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), which has provided […]

Why Feminist Philosophy of Science? Thurs. Mar. 11, at 5 pm (CET) / 11 am (EST) / 8 am (PST)

Sharon Crasnow and Kristen Intemann, the editors of The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Philosophy of Science, to which I had the pleasure to contribute, will be this week’s speakers at the colloquium of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (Konrad-Lorenz-Institut für Evolutions- und Kognitionsforschung). This Zoom colloquium will revolve around questions that […]

Philosophy of Disability in a Disability Filibuster

An event is taking shape which I hope will be a significant intervention into Canadian politics with respect to disability in general and to Bill C-7 and MAiD in particular. The event, which is in the urgent planning stages, is intended to coincide with discussion of Bill C-7 in the Canadian House of Commons. Although […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, March 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 “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 […]