Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, December 18th, at 8 a.m. 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 […]

Final CFP: philoSOPHIA 2020, Vanderbilt, May 14-17, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

(A poster with the following information appears at the end of this post*) philoSOPHIA A Society for Continental Feminism 14th Annual Conference Hosted by Vanderbilt University and Kelly Oliver Plenary Speakers: Kathryn Sophia Belle (Penn State), Lisa Guenther (Queen’s, Canada), Tracy Sharpley Whiting (Vanderbilt) Plenary Panel: New Perspectives on Disability: Kim Q. Hall, Melinda Hall, […]

CFP: Phenomenology and Its Worlds: Critical and Applied Phenomenologies, Villanova, Mar. 27-28, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

Featuring Keynote Addresses by Alia Al-Saji (McGill University) and Megan Craig (Stony Brook University) Phenomenology takes “the world” as one of its central themes. It is variously conceived as the intersubjective horizon of all experience, as the environment which surrounds and envelopes consciousness, and as the flesh into which bodies are interwoven. Yet, these conceptions are consistently interrogated by […]

CFA: Philosophy of Race, University of Pennsylvania, Apr. 3-4, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

The University of Pennsylvania chapter of MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) is pleased to announce our fifth annual philosophy conference: MAP-Penn: Philosophy of Race. In keeping with the aims of both MAP International and MAP-Penn, previous iterations of this conference have focused on Non-western philosophies, Global Feminisms, and Inclusive Pedagogies and Methodologies.  For this year’s conference, we […]

CFP: Animalia, University of Alberta, May 8-9, 2020 (deadline: Jan. 5, 2020)

University of Alberta Philosophy Graduate and Postgraduate Conference May 8-9, 2020 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada We invite graduate students and postgraduates to submit papers to this year’s philosophy graduate and postgraduate conference taking place on May 8-9, 2020 at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. This year we will analyze, discuss and criticize the relationships, similarities […]

CFP: Diversity in Philosophy (deadline: Apr. 30, 2020)

We are soliciting papers for a special issue of Symposion: Theoretical and Applied Inquiries in Philosophy and Social Sciences, for publication in November 2020, on the broad topic of diversity in philosophy. Symposion is a fully open-access journal, which we hope will mean that the contributions will reach a wide audience including those with no or limited access […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Kristina Lebedeva

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

Biopower, Normalization, and Slippery Slopes

[This post previously appeared on Discrimination and Disadvantage. In an upcoming post, I will discuss how the subfield of bioethics has shaped Canadian philosophy and how the predominance of the subfield of bioethics in Canadian philosophy is intertwined with prestige bias. An earlier post on prestige bias in Canadian philosophy can be found here.] ____________________________________________________ […]

Paper Phones and Anti-Capitalism

Have you heard of the paper phone? It works with Android via Google, and replaces your phone for the day (or longer). First, using the software, you select what elements you’d like to print from your phone. Once the sheet is printed – let’s say you decide to include the day’s weather, your primary contacts, […]