Epistemic Injustice in the Aftermath of Collective Wrongdoing, University of Bern, Dec. 6-7, 2019

Program Announcement & Call for Registrations *Friday, December 6, 2019*10:00 – 11:00   Echo chambers, Ignorance and Domination (Breno R. G. Santos, University of Mato Grosso)11:00 – 12:00   Thinking Epistemic Injustice from the Global South: Genocide-denial, Silencing and Collective Ignorance in Turkey (Imge Oranli, Arizona State University)12:10 – 13:10   Genocide Denial as Testimonial Oppression (Melanie Altanian, […]

The Bioethics of Enhancement – Now In Paperback!

Melinda’s book, The Bioethics of Enhancement: Transhumanism, Disability, and Biopolitics, is now available in paperback and will be on display at SPEP! Here is a description of the book: In a critical intervention into the bioethics debate over human enhancement, philosopher Melinda Hall tackles the claim that the expansion and development of human capacities is […]

CFA: Critical Theory Workshop/Atelier de Théorie Critique Summer Research Program, Paris, Jun. 29-Jul. 17, 2020 (deadline: rolling until Mar. 15, 2020)

CRITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP ATELIER DE THÉORIE CRITIQUE Summer Research Program 2020 Sorbonne – EHESS / Paris, France Founding Director: Gabriel Rockhill PRACTICAL INFORMATION Location: EHESS, 105 boulevard Raspail, 75005 Paris, France Tentative Dates: June 29-July 17, 2020 Contact: Rosa Dolet Languages: English & French (events in French will be translated into English so knowledge of […]

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. […]

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 […]

Dorian, Disaster Relief, and Disabled People

In her excellent and provocative post the other day, Melinda drew attention to a number of the political, social, and economic implications of and issues that surround “natural” disasters, including the ways that these disasters tie into climate change and the warming of the planet. Melinda and her family have now evacuated. The last word […]