Symposium: Disabling Philosophy in the Canadian Context, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 11:00am-2:15pm EDT

As readers and listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY know, I have written numerous posts on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY about the exclusion of philosophy of disability and of disabled philosophers, especially disabled philosophers of disability, from Canadian philosophy. These exclusions are in addition dominant themes in my books and articles. (For instance, here and here.) On Wednesday, May […]

PSA Prize in Philosophy of Science & Race (deadline: May 31, 2022)

The PSA Prize in Philosophy of Science & Race is awarded biennially by the Philosophy of Science Association for the best book, article, or chapter published in English that integrates philosophy of science with discussions of race, ethnicity, and/or racism. Eligible publications must be published within five years prior to the prize year/PSA meeting year. […]

Schliesser on Tremain on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability

Over at Digressions & Impressions, Eric Schliesser has written a critical commentary on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability that might interest some of you. The post also draws attention to In the Shadow of Justice by Kat Forrester. The title of the post indicates that it is the first part of Schliesser’s discussion of […]

Disabled Philosophers/Philosophy of Disability at Congress 2022 (Updated)

As I noted in a previous post, I have organized a symposium on the theme “Disabling Philosophy in the Canadian Context” for the Canadian Philosophical Association meeting at the upcoming online Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The participants in the symposium will be: Alex Bryant, Amandine Catala, Emily R. Douglas, Isaac (YunQi) Jiang, […]

Trans Visibility Day Resources

Although I want to point out that the continued use of ocular metaphors is unappealing, I also want to acknowledge the significance of Trans Visibility Day itself and suggest some resources that should interest the philosophical community. (For a critique of the very idea of trans visibility from trans historian of colour Jules Gill Peterson, […]

Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 3 #PhiDisSocCh3

It seems as if the Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 2 Conference took place only recently. But almost three months have gone by since the first day of that conference! I am currently editing and correcting the transcript for the videos of that conference which can be found here. Nevertheless, Jonathan Wolff and I have […]

Philosophies of Disability and the Global Pandemic

If you were away from your computer early in the New Year, you may have missed my previous post about the special issue of International Journal of Critical Diversity Studies on this theme that I guest edited. The issue, which is open access, includes my introduction to the issue and my article on philosophy of […]

Special Issue on Indigeneity and Disability

The current issue (vol. 41, no. 4, 2021) of the interdisciplinary journal Disability Studies Quarterly is devoted to the theme “Indigeneity and Disability.” The TOC for the issue and links to its contents are below. Vol. 41, No. 4 (2021) Fall 2021 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/dsq.v41i4 Table of Contents Prefatory Matter Indigeneity & Disability: Kinship, Place, and Knowledge-MakingJuliet […]