A New Teaching Tool: Crip Camp

Are you making last minute changes and additions to your syllabi for the Fall? Are you looking for ways to increase the diversity of your syllabi for courses on (for example) social justice, social philosophy, philosophy of disability, philosophy of social movements, philosophy of embodiment, or feminist philosophy? The critically-acclaimed documentary Crip Camp directed by […]

Facing the COVID-19 Crisis in Japan With a Disability*

By  Mark Bookman and Michael Gillan Peckitt Michael [The Limping Philosopher]: I am an academic living in Kobe and I work at Osaka University. I have cerebral palsy and, while I can get around with the aid of a walking stick, I have very little movement in the left side of my body. My disability also […]

CFP: Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection Across Disciplines, University of Warwick, Jun. 19-20, 2020 (deadline: Apr. 20. 2020)

We invite abstracts on topics including, but not limited to: Forms enslavement across time from Antiquity to today. Figuration and representation of enslaved people and/or slavery and more broadly subjugation in the arts (music, visual and performing arts, film, tv and media studies, theatre and drama, literature and graphic novels, etc.) (Hi)Stories of slavery and […]

CFP: Facing Catastrophe: Environment, Technology, and Media, San Jose University, Nov. 12-14, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 15, 2020)

14th Biennial RPA Conference  ​Thursday-Saturday, November 12-14, 2020San Jose, CaliforniaHost: San Jose State University The Radical Philosophy Association Conference Program Committee invites submissions of talks, papers, workshops, roundtable discussions, and other kinds of conference contributions for its 14th biennial meeting. CONFERENCE THEME: The possibilities of impending doom once reserved to the threat of global thermonuclear warfare […]

CFP: Modeling Critical Pedagogy, Boston College, Mar. 20-21, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 9, 2019)

Keynote Speakers Lisa Guenther (Queen’s University) Sean McGrath (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Modeling Critical Pedagogy The academic study of philosophy has always demanded rigorous theorization, including in more practically oriented subfields like ethical, social, and political philosophy. But in the face of impending environmental crises, pervasive social inequality, and growing economic disparity, scholars are called […]

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 […]

CFP: Special Issue of JCSCORE on Disability Justice, Race, and Education (deadline: Sept. 13, 2019)

The Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity (JCSCORE) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published by the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE), a production of the University of Oklahoma Outreach. JCSCORE (ISSN 2642-2387) is committed to promoting an exchange of ideas that can transform lives, enhance learning, and improve human relations […]

CFP: Decolonise STEM: Resisting, Unlearning and Imagining, University College London, Oct. 5, 2019 (deadline: Aug. 17, 2019)

Keynote Speakers: Dr Arianne Shahvisi and Dr Christine (Xine) Yao We are pleased to announce the symposium – Decolonise STEM: Resisting, Unlearning and Imagining – taking place on Saturday October 5th 2019 at University College London, supported in part by the Department of Science and Technology Studies and the Wellcome Trust. We are welcoming applications for panellists to […]