CFP: New Materialism: The Mattering of the Arts, Crafts, and Aesthetics (deadline: Dec. 31, 2019)

Special issue of The Polish Journal of Aesthetics Editors: Katve-Kaisa Kontturi (University of Turku, Finland; University of Melbourne, Australia),Milla Tiainen (University of Turku, Finland), and Adrian Mróz (The Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland). New Materialism is a developing theoretical movement in the 21st century, which has influenced many fields of research including the arts, sports […]

CFP: Routledge Companion to Art and Disability (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

The editors of The Routledge Companion to Art and Disability seekproposals for a peer-reviewed volume of essays that approach art from acritical disability studies perspective. Throughout history many artistseither had disabilities themselves, included representations of disabilityin their work, or explored an aesthetics of disability, but theconstruction of dis/ability in the history of art has not […]

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 […]

CFP: Fat Activism (deadline: Sept. 1, 2019)

Call for proposals for a special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Fat Activism Guest Editors:Stefanie Snider, Kendall College of Art and Design, snider.stefanie@gmail.comJason Whitesel, Illinois State University, jawhit6@ilstu.edu To be considered for inclusion in this special issue, please send a 250-400 word proposal and current CV or resume to […]

Perfect You

[On January 2 of this year, the day after BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY was launched, I posted a review of Widdows’s Perfect Me. Since this review of Widdows’s book is having a revival of sorts on Twitter and, furthermore, since many new readers/listeners might have missed the review when I initially posted it at the New Year, […]

CFP: Violence and Film (deadline: Sept. 1, 2019)

“Violence and Film” Special Issue of Philosophical Journal of Conflict and Violence Edited by Chris Fleming (University of Western Sydney) and George A. Dunn (IUPUI) PJCV is seeking articles dealing with philosophical issues that arise in connection with the depiction of violence in film and television. Violence, real or threatened, drives the plots of many, […]

Undergraduate Diversity Initiative for the British Society of Aesthetics Conference, Oxford, Sept. 6-8, 2019 (deadline: Jul. 1, 2019)

In an effort to increase diversity in British aesthetics and philosophy of art, the British Society of Aesthetics (BSA) is launching a new initiative to encourage UK undergraduates from underrepresented groups to consider further study in the discipline. We will provide funding to a limited number of such students to attend the BSA Annual Conference, […]

CFA: Black Panther and Philosophy (deadline: June 4, 2019)

Call for Abstracts Black Panther and Philosophy Edited by Edwardo Pérez and Timothy E. Brown The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series To propose ideas for future volumes in the Blackwell series please contact the Series Editor, William Irwin, at williamirwin@kings.edu If you have comments or criticisms for the series, please contact the series editor after […]

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 […]