Online Philosophy Conferences and the Online Accessibility Pledge

The success of the first two Philosophy, Disability and Social Change conferences has demonstrated that online philosophy conferences are a viable and accessible alternative to in-person conferences. Philosophers know by now the many reasons why in-person conferences should be discouraged, if not rendered obsolete: conference air travel has significant detrimental impact on the environment; in-person […]

Schliesser on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability: An Update

I’ve been busy the last few days preparing both a talk that I’m giving to the Philosophy Club at Stetson University later today and the seventh-anniversary installment of Dialogues on Disability that will be posted on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY this coming Wednesday. So, I haven’t had time to put together a response to Eric Schliesser’s commentary […]

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 […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) Underway

The pathbreaking Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) conference is underway, with amazing presentations and discussions during the first two days. On Tuesday, the conference brought us Melinda Hall, Havi Carel, Desiree Valentine, Johnathan Flowers, and Maeve O’Donovan, addressing a range of issues and concerns with respect to disability and disabled philosophers, including disability […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 Conference (#PhiDisSocCh2), Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021 – Registration Now Open!

I am very happy to announce that registration is now open for the second iteration of the pathbreaking Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) conference! The conference is financially and technically supported by the Alfred Landecker Programme at the University of Oxford. This year’s conference builds upon the success of last year’s conference as […]

Inclusion and Exclusion in Philosophy: Alcoff, Mills, and Tremain

In July of last year, Linda Alcoff, Charles Mills, and I participated in a podcast discussion for the Larger, Freer, More Loving series hosted by Matthew J LaVine and Dwight Lewis. The motivation to record the discussion was the announcement (and ensuing remarks) on Daily Nous about the SSHRC funding of the project “Extending New […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change, Online, Dec. 9-11 – Registration Open!

I’m delighted to announce that the webpage is now up for “Philosophy, Disability and Social Change,” the conference that I am co-organizing with Jonathan Wolff. Hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, the conference will take place online from December 9-11, 1pm-6:30/7pm GMT. The conference is FREE, open to everyone, […]