Is This Post Substantive Enough?

After Justin Weinberg called my work on the metaphysics of disability “bullshit” in a comment on the Daily Nous blog back in the Spring of 2017, that blog began to rub me the wrong way. Since then, I have commented on it only once or twice. Nevertheless, I often glance at the posts on Daily […]

Feminist Philosophy of Disability: A Genealogical Intervention

Today is International Women’s Day; so, I’m happy to tell you that my article “Feminist Philosophy of Disability: A Genealogical Intervention” has now been published in The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 132-158. The article draws upon my book Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability and also identifies feminist philosophy of […]

Alcoff on Rape and Consistency: A Survivor Speaks

In October of last year, I wrote a post at Discrimination and Disadvantage about how I was sexually assaulted by a fellow graduate student when I was in grad school. The post was entitled “Testimony, Uncorroborated” and was a response to some of the criticisms that were in circulation about Christine Blasey-Ford who had, in […]

Foucault, Feminist Philosophy of Disability, Pacific APA, and Wordgathering

In January, I posted some thoughts about writing my book Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability, noting that these ruminations were preliminary ideas that would take shape in the response that I give in the symposium on the book at the upcoming Pacific APA. Michael Northen, editor of Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and […]

Mind, Attention, & World: Themes in Indian & Buddhist Philosophical Theory, NYU, Apr. 25-26, 2019

April 25-26, 2019  19 Washington Square North New York, NY 10011  Location: Events Space (2nd  Floor)                                       Convenor: Jonardon Ganeri, NYU (646) 316-7297 April 25, 2019|DAY 1 8:45 am – 9:00 am Coffee & Welcome  (Jonardon Ganeri NYU) 9:00 am – 10:45 am Panel 1. Attending to Oneself Chair: Nic Bommarito (Buffalo) 9:00 am – 9:50 […]

Back to Campus Post Baby and Post Parental Leave

I am back on campus this spring after giving birth to my first child. We named her Mara, and she is now six months old. I am an assistant professor and was lucky enough to cobble together generous parental leave for the fall of 2018. I delivered on September 9th. I used a combination of […]

CFP: Inaugural Issue of Interconnections/Interconnexions (deadline: Mar. 31, 2019)

We are pleased to announce the inaugural issue of Interconnections: Journal of Posthumanism / Interconnexions: revue de posthumanisme. Our peer-reviewed, international, bilingual, open-access, interdisciplinary journal is devoted to theorizing what it means to think beyond both historical and current conceptions of ‘the human’ in ways that transcend the traditionally anthropocentric parameters of the humanities and social […]

CFP: Conference on Food, Art, and Philosophy, UNAM, Mexico City, Oct. 3-4, 2019 (deadline: May 31, 2019)

Keynote Speakers: Dr Axel Barceló (UNAM), Prof. Ophelia Deroy (Munich), Dr Eileen John (Warwick), Prof. Mohan Matthen (Toronto) Conference organizers: Paloma Atencia-Linares (UNAM) and Aaron Meskin (Leeds/Georgia) The deadline for submission of extended abstracts (1500 words) is 31st May 2019. General topic of the conference: The philosophy of food is an emerging and distinctive area […]

Helen De Cruz and Prestige Bias (in Canadian Philosophy Departments)

I greatly admire Helen De Cruz who, in my view, exhibits a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusivity in philosophy, something that is rarer than most philosophers want to acknowledge. I especially appreciate the empirical and analytical work on prestige bias in philosophy that Helen has initiated and developed. In particular, I want to commend […]

CFA: Annual Conference of SWIP-Ireland, Dublin City University, Apr. 26-28, 2019 (deadline: Mar. 8, 2019)

7th Annual Conference and General Meeting of SWIP-Ireland 26-28 April, 2019 Dublin City University, Ireland Conference Theme: Gender and Philosophy SWIP-Ireland invites abstracts for papers that engage with the topic of gender and philosophy, broadly construed, from all philosophical traditions and approaches. The confirmed keynote speakers are:  Charlotte Witt (University of New Hampshire) Christine Battersby (University of Warwick) […]