“Gas-lighting, Discrimination, and Humiliation: The Day-to-Day Experience of a Disabled Academic” by Kay Inckle

This morning, Zara Bain (interviewed for Dialogues on Disability in May 2015) posted the article below on Twitter. The article, which was published in February of this year, deserves wide circulation. ________________________________________________________________________________ Gas-lighting, Discrimination, and Humiliation: The Day-to-Day Experience of a Disabled Academic By Kay Inckle “The university might deem it reasonable for you to […]

Petition For Jailed Philosophy Student (From Professor Stella Sandford)

Dear philosophers, Please consider signing the petition below. Aras Amiri was studying for the MA Aesthetics and Art Theory in the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University when she was unjustly arrested while visiting Iran in March 2018. As you may have recently seen reported in the news media, she was […]

CFP: Science, Politics, and Philosophy, University of Cork, Dec. 6-7, 2019 (deadline: Oct. 1, 2019)

Irish Philosophical Society Annual Conference December 6-7, 2019 University College Cork, Cork (Ireland) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: October 1, 2019 CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION The Irish Philosophical Society’s Annual Conference invites abstracts on any paper related to philosophy of science, political philosophy, and the intersection between them. Part of the conference is dedicated to the subject of science […]

CFP: Disability Studies and Art History (deadline: Oct. 1, 2019)

Following the publication of *Disability and Art History* (Routledge,2016), the editors seek contributions for a second peer-reviewed volume ofessays that center on interdisciplinary art history and disability studiesscholarship, to be published by Routledge, as part of the seriesInterdisciplinary Disability Studies. Papers may address issues such as the following: ·         Specific representations of […]

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 […]

CFA: Climate Justice and [Political, Moral, Economic] Feasibility (deadline: Nov. 30, 2019)

Issues regarding equity and justice in mitigating and adapting to climate change have been prominent since the start of international negotiations. Their importance have been enshrined in various policy documents, including the UNFCCC treaty’s principle of common-but-differentiated-responsibilities. At the same time, both activists and scholars across various disciplines have developed a number of perspectives on […]

Hurricane prep, again

Hurricane preparation in Florida is an annual affair, at least. A lot of people in my area do not have enough money or space to prepare adequately for storms in advance. And, of course, when it comes to purchasing items once the news hits that a hurricane or major storm is headed our way, essential […]