Pre-publication Launch of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability/philoSOPHIA 2023 Program and Additional Information, Hybrid, Jun. 1-3 2023

As a reminder, an exciting pre-publication book launch of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability will take place this Saturday at the outstanding multi-lingual philoSOPHIA conference. The contributors to the book who will participate in the session are: Amandine Catala, Mich Ciurria, Johnathan Flowers, Elaina Gauthier-Mamaril, Ada Jaarsma/Suze Berkhout, Andrea Pitts, Kristin Rodier, and […]

philoSOPHIA 2023 Conference Schedule, Hybrid, Jun. 1-3, 2023

Thursday, June 1st 4PM – 5PM Registration 5PM – 6:30PM In-person Keynote #1: Stephanie Rivera Berruz, “Morir-Vivir Beyond the Human: Partial Ecological Connections and the Reconceptualization of Life” Moderator: Martin Shuster 6:30PM – 8PM Refreshments 6:30-7:30PM Projective Eye Gallery Tour with Adam Justice “Awaiting the Vertical, featuring work by Halide Salam” Friday, June 2nd 8AM […]

Registration for Ethics After the Pandemic, Hybrid, Sat. Apr. 15, 2023

I have copied below the poster for Ethics After the Pandemic, the symposium taking place this Saturday at Salisbury University from 9:00am to 3:30pm EST. Karen Stohr and I will give keynotes in the morning and three panels will be held in the afternoon. To join the symposium by Zoom, go here: Description of […]

Philosophy of Disability at philoSOPHIA, Hybrid, Jun. 3

The annual philoSOPHIA conference takes place the first weekend of June, that is, June 1-4. On Saturday June 3, a two-part pre-publication book launch of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability will take place at the conference. 9:00am-10:20am: I, Kristin Rodier, Johnathan Flowers, and Amandine Catala will present. 1:30pm-2:50pm: Mich Ciurria, Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, Melinda […]

Calling All Dialogues on Disability Interviewees!

“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 “I’ve learned so much from Shelley Lynn Tremain’s Dialogues on Disability through the years (and found out about so much exciting work being done by disabled […]

Lecture Series: Introduction to Indigenous Philosophy of North America, Online, Apr. 13-Jun.7, 2023

How can one become aware of the presuppositions of one’s own thinking without questioning familiar knowledge structures through other perspectives? In this lecture series, we want to break down the narrow meshes of Western thinking together and introduce the basic philosophical principles of the indigenous peoples of North America. From different perspectives, we will present, among […]

Autistic Experience in the Majority World, Wed. Apr. 26, Online

Autism and neurodiversity are terms that are gaining use in everyday conversation. The recognition of the diversity of neurological being represents a paradigm shift. Discussions about this have traditionally been orchestrated in a few countries in the west. This is a problem because it cuts us off from relevant world history, human context and opportunities. […]

2023 Critical Social Ontology Workshop Program, Mar. 25-26, Online

Program Opening Zoom Welcome – 9am CDT, Saturday, March 25th Session1 — 9:30-11am CDT“On Conceptualizing Society”Kenakis Leledakis, Assistant Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) “Who Are We? Cavell on the Sociality of Intelligibility”Alexander Altonji, Graduate Student, New School for Social Research (USA) Session 2a – 11:15am-1:15pm CDT“Black Love”Justin Clardy, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara […]

Ethics After the Pandemic, Salisbury University, Apr. 15, 2023

Join this day of philosophical reflections on the moral lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic: What do we owe to the most vulnerable among us? Who should be held responsible for the moral failures we saw during the pandemic – individuals, institutions or society as a whole? How can we restore social trust and rebuild community? […]