CFA: An Exploration of Human Nature: Perspectives From African Philosophy, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Online, Oct. 12-14, 2021 (deadline: July 5, 2021)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 4th Biennial African Philosophy World Conference (APWC), 2021 Department of Philosophy, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria. (Virtual Conference) Conference Theme An Exploration of Human Nature: Perspectives from African Philosophy Date: Tuesday 12th–Thursday 14th October, 2021 Issues of human nature basically revolve around the reflections and intuitions of human beings about what constitute […]

CFP: Disability and African Indigenous Thought (deadline: Dec. 31, 2020)

Call for PapersDisability and African Indigenous ThoughtOrganized by the Disability and Inclusion Africa Network African indigenous thought – with specific reference to sub-Saharan Africa – informs understandings and conceptions of disability. Such conceptions of disability include explanations for, and representations of, different forms of disabilities, attitudes towards disabilities and persons with disabilities, and ways of […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Julie Maybee Redux

Julie Maybee will be the first presenter in Philosophy, Disability and Social Change, the outstanding, free, and open access conference that will take place December 9th-11th. The Dialogues on Disability interview with Maybee that appears below was originally posted on Discrimination and Disadvantage in July 2018. Julie Maybee’s latest book is entitled Making and Unmaking […]

New Journal: Journal of Contemporary African Philosophy

Journal of Contemporary African Philosophy 5 Leinster Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, 3201 P.O. Box 100 150, Scottsville, 3209 KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Tel: [033] 345 2241 Fax: [033] 345 2246 Email: JOCAP@domuni.eu Dear colleagues*, in the name of my esteemed colleague Prof Bernard Matolino, I am happy to announce this new journal – Journal of Contemporary African […]

CFP: Cultures of Shame (deadline: Feb. 29, 2020)

EDITED COLLECTION TITLE: Cultures of Shame EDITOR: Cecilea Mun, PhD is the editor of and a contributor to the edited collection titled, “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shame: Methods, Theories, Norms, Cultures, and Politics” (Lexington Books/Roman & Littlefield, October 2019), the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion,and the founding director of the Society for Philosophy of Emotion. Her publications […]

Moments from the Disabling Normativities Conference

As regular readers/listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY know, last week I participated in the Disabling Normativities Conference at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference, which was organized by the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, was outstanding, in a variety of ways: the sessions were interesting and provocative, the discussions amongst participants between […]

Thinking Africa Imprint

UKZN Press has made PDFs of the first five volumes published under the Thinking Africa Imprint freely available. In order of publication, the five volumes are: 1.     The Return of Makhanda: Exploring the Legend, Julia C. Wells (2012) “In a work of brilliant scholarship, combining both popular and academic history, Julia Wells has given us a […]