CFP: Migration and Mobility (deadline: Sept. 1, 2020)

Special Issue of Essays in Philosophy Migration and MobilityVolume 22, Number 1Issue Date: January 2021 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 1, 2020 General Editor: Ramona Ilea, Pacific UniversityIssue Editor: Alex Sager, Portland State University Essays in Philosophy is currently accepting submissions for a special issue called “Migration and Mobility.” For this issue, we seek articles on migration and […]

Asylum, Credible Fear Tests, and Colonial Violence (Guest Post)

Guest Post by Elena Ruíz and Ezgi Sertler* Let’s start with what asylum is: an international protection mechanism that individuals seeking “refuge” from violence can use to obtain official refugee status in another country. The term we use to refer to forcibly displaced people in general – refugee – is different than the legal refugee […]

CFP: The Lighthouse: Blackness, Disability, and State Violence Between the US and Canada (deadline: Jun. 9, 2019)

In his recent work, Black on Both Sides, critical scholar C. Riley Snorton (2017) offers an analysis “particularly attentive to the possibilities of valorizing—without necessarily redeeming—different ways of knowing and being” in the world. Fundamentally, his work is invested in “reviving and inventing strategies for inhabiting unlivable worlds.” The Lighthouse attends, similarly, to propose sets […]

CFA: Binational Conference: Ethics, Politics, and Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Ciudad Juárez, México and El Paso, Texas, May 15-17, 2019 (deadline: Mar. 15, 2019) 

Dates: May 15-17, 2019Locations: Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) and the University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP)Languages: Spanish, English and PortugueseConfirmed Speakers: Eduardo Mendieta (Penn State), Melissa W. Wright (Penn State) Tony Payan (UACJ), Amy Reed-Sandoval (UTEP)Sponsors: Doctoral Program in Philosophy (UACJ) Master Program in Social Work Program (UACJ), Department of Philosophy (UTEP) Overview: The unequal and exclusionary processes of […]