Adding BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY To Your Toolbox

As we continue to foster a readership/listenership across continents, I want to encourage readers and listeners who either come here regularly or have only recently found us to draw upon the resources that BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY offers. If you browse through our pages, posts, and archives, you will find essays, reprinted articles, CFPs, and other items […]

Pitching a Post for BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

In a few weeks, BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY will have been active for six months. During that time, more than 130 items have appeared here. Our readership/listenership is steadily increasing in numbers and expanding internationally. Every day, more and more philosophers and close associates read/listen to posts here and become a part of the global BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, June 19th, 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 […]

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, […]

The Ugly Truth of Being a Black Professor in America

The article by George Yancy copied below appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education on April 29, 2018. You can read or listen to the original article here. _________________________________________________________ By George Yancy APRIL 29, 2018 “Dear Nigger Professor.” That was the beginning of a message that was sent to me. There is nothing to be cherished […]

CFP: 16th Annual California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race (CRPR), Marquette University, Oct. 18-19, 2019 (deadline: May 15, 2019)

The California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race announces a call forpapers for its 16th annual roundtable. This roundtable bringstogether philosophers of race in continental and analytic traditions,and those working in related disciplines in a small and congenialsetting to share their work and develop this field further.Philosophical papers are invited on any issue regarding race,ethnicity, or […]

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: 13th Annual Meeting of the Alain Leroy Locke Society, Howard University, Apr. 12-13, 2019 (deadline: Mar. 1, 2019)

Alain Locke Conference April 12 – 13, 2019 Howard University Washington, DC 20059 Organizers: Dr. Jacoby Adeshei Carter (Howard University) and Dr. Corey L. Barnes (University of San Diego) Call for Papers: The Alain Locke Society invites submissions for our bi-annual Alain Locke Conference that will be held on April 12 – 13, 2019. We welcome submissions […]

Black Women Philosophers Conference, CUNY Graduate Center, Mar. 15-16, 2019

What does a philosopher look like? Inevitably, our mental pictures are shaped by the dominant imagery of the white male marble busts of Greco-Roman antiquity—Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Seneca—and their modern European heirs—Hobbes, Descartes, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Mill. Even today Western philosophy is largely male and overwhelmingly white—about 97 percent in the U.S., close to […]