The Universalist/Localist Dilemma

Everyone of us, non-Westerners, BIPOC, BAME, immigrants, disabled folks, women, etc. who has tried to develop a career in science, philosophy, art, literature or in academia in general knows well the loose-loose dilemma of having to decide whether to try to contribute to philosophy, science, art, whatever as it is already recognised in mainstream metropolitan […]

CFP: Migration and Mobility (deadline: Sept. 1, 2020)

Special Issue of Essays in Philosophy Migration and MobilityVolume 22, Number 1Issue Date: January 2021 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 1, 2020 General Editor: Ramona Ilea, Pacific UniversityIssue Editor: Alex Sager, Portland State University Essays in Philosophy is currently accepting submissions for a special issue called “Migration and Mobility.” For this issue, we seek articles on migration and […]

Teaching: COVID-19 Mini-Syllabus

I have been very quiet lately online – I left Facebook and have taken a break from blogging for some time. It’s been the most difficult semester of my working life – not that this is different from anyone else’s situation (and in fact I’m better off than most, which I understand and appreciate). I […]

New entry in the SEP: Critical Disability Theory

I am so glad to announce that my entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on Critical Disability Theory was published today! I look forward to continual engagement on the topics within the entry and the responsibility and privilege of updating the work.

CFP: Stanford Graduate Conference in Political Theory, Stanford, Jan. 24-25, 2020 (deadline: Sept. 15, 2019)

The political science graduate students at Stanford University will host a political theory conference on January 24-25, 2020 in Stanford’s Encina Hall. The keynote speaker will be Professor Wendy Brown (University of California, Berkeley). Approximately 6-8 graduate students will be invited to present their papers in panel format to an interdisciplinary group of faculty, post-docs, and students. Papers from […]

CFP: Migration, Stability, and Solidarity, Ruhr-University Bochum, Oct. 28-29, 2019 (deadline: Jul. 19, 2019)

Interdisciplinary Conference: Migration, Stability, and Solidarity Ruhr-University Bochum, October 28th and 29th Keynote: Michael Blake (University of Washington, Seattle) The conference will discuss two neglected questions within migration ethics:             1. What is the relation between migration and political stability?             2. How should solidarity be understood when it comes to migration? With respect to […]