Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Michelle Ciurria

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the sixty-sixth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I am conducting with disabled philosophers and post to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on the third Wednesday of each month. The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers […]

Philosophy and Mohawk Girls

Based on the documentary of the same name directed by the award-winning filmmaker Tracey Deer (Mohawk), Mohawk Girls was a critically-acclaimed comedy-drama series (Tracey Deer, director) that, from 2014-2016, aired continuously through five seasons on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). The main characters of the series were four Mohawk women, Anna, Bailey, Caitlin, and […]

Welcome Axel Arturo Barceló Aspeitia!

I am very excited to officially announce that BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY now has an additional contributing author, Axel Arturo Barceló Aspeitia (he/him/his)! Axel has in the past contributed guest posts to both BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY and Discrimination and Disadvantage (for example, here) and is an avid participant in and contributor to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Facebook. Axel’s inaugural post […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, September 16th, at 8 am EST

“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 “The Dialogues on Disability platform … has been very helpful to me, especially at times where I did not feel I belong in the world of […]

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 […]

Philosophy for Children

Do you know some kids? Do you parent some yourself? Do you want to find additional ways to introduce them to philosophy? The Center for Philosophy for Children might be what you need. The Center for Philosophy for Children will run two streams of Zoom philosophy courses that comprise six classes each, beginning in October. […]

CFP: Transgender India (deadline: Oct. 1, 2020)

Chapters are invited for Transgender India, which examines hijras and sadhins from antiquity to the present, drawing on scholarship in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Contributions providing philosophical perspectives are especially encouraged. Chapters may explore a range of Indian transgender identities and experiences—including but not limited to individuals identifying as third gender, MTF, FTM, and nonbinary. A […]