CFP: Continental Philosophy and Its Histories, Warwick, Jun. 5-6, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 15, 2020)

Warwick Continental Philosophy Conference: Continental Philosophy and its Histories Keynote Speakers: Prof Stella Sandford (Kingston University) Dr Mogens Lærke (CNRS) 05-06 June 2020 University of Warwick (UK) Continental Philosophy often focuses its efforts on studying, comparing, and criticising the thought of past philosophers. One would be hard-pressed to find a thinker in the Continental tradition who […]

Marx and Philosophy Review of Books

The Marx and Philosophy Review of Books publishes online reviews of books in the area of Marxism and philosophy interpreted very broadly as regard both ‘Marxism’ and ‘philosophy’. Material appearing in The Marx and Philosophy Review of Books may be reproduced for non-commercial use provided proper credit is given to the author and The Marx and Philosophy Review of […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Raymond Aldred

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the fifty-seventh 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 […]

CFP: Mainstreams and Margins, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Mar. 19-20, 2020 (deadline: Feb. 15. 2020)

The focus of this year’s conference “Philosophy: The New Generation” is to doubt common knowledge and prevailing opinions in order to analyze and (re)discover what often remains obliterated, neglected or repressed. We encourage you to join the discussion of these topics and suggest the following lines of elaborating them: 1) The Figure of Philosopher within […]

CFP: MAP at philoSOPHIA, Vanderbilt, May 14-17, 2020 (deadline: Jan. 10, 2020)

Vanderbilt University’s Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapter is accepting abstract submissions for a MAP panel session at the upcoming philoSOPHIA conference to be held at Vanderbilt University from May 14-17, 2020. We invite submissions from graduate students (both MA and PhD students) on topics dealing with issues relating to any area of interest to MAP, broadly construed. […]

Just Mercy

Back in January, that is, in the first weeks of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, I posted about a trip to Alabama that I took in November of last year. On that occasion, Utz McKnight, the Chair of Gender and Race Studies at University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, had invited me to speak to his department about my […]

Six Things You Should Know About Diversity in Philosophy, the Apparatus of Disability, and the Status of Disabled Philosophers

No department with a nondisabled philosopher of disability on its faculty has a disabled philosopher of disability on its faculty. There is not a single disabled philosopher of disability employed full-time in a Canadian philosophy department. There are no disabled philosophers of disability in the departments in which the leading advocates for diversity and inclusion […]

CFP: Northwestern University Graduate Critical Theory Conference, Evanston, Apr. 24-25, 2020 (deadline: Feb. 1, 2020)

Keynotes: Cinzia Arruzza (The New School) and Daniel Loick (Goethe University Frankfurt) The graduate students of the Northwestern University Philosophy Department are pleased to announce a two-day graduate conference in critical theory, with keynote addresses by Cinzia Arruzza (The New School for Social Research) and Daniel Loick (Goethe University Frankfurt). Contemporary social realities are stark […]

The Disabling Materiality of Feminist Rhetorical Practices*

Consider the expressions “women and other underrepresented groups” and “women and minorities,” terminology that has been readily transported from managerial and juridical discourses (such as corporate social responsibility statements, government policy, university administration protocols, etc.) and uncritically assimilated into feminist (and other) discourses ostensibly designed to contest and reduce the homogeneous character and composition of […]

CFP: Cultural Appropriation and the Arts (deadline: Jul. 20, 2020)

A Special Issue of The British Journal of Aesthetics In recent years, there have been heated debates both in the public opinion and in academic contexts over the phenomenon of “cultural appropriation”—i.e. when ‘members of one culture … take for their own, or for their own use, items produced by a member or members of […]