Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, July 20th, at 8 am EDT

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 “I’ve learned so much from Shelley Lynn Tremain’s Dialogues on Disability through the years (and found out about so much exciting work being done by disabled […]

A Tribute to Charles Mills, University of Amsterdam, Jun. 16-17, 2022

The two-day symposium at the University of Amsterdam pays tribute to the work of Charles Mills, who died last autumn at the age of 70. He was supposed to hold the Spinoza Chair this year. Confirmed speakers include Karwan Fatah-Black (Leiden), Nancy Jouwe (Utrecht), Anya Topolski (Nijmegen), Wayne Modest (Amsterdam), Jamila Mascat (Utrecht), Naomi Zack […]

CFA: Entangled Ecologies: the Climate of Justice, 15th Annual Meeting of philoSOPHIA, George Mason University/Online, Jun. 2-Jun. 4, 2022 (deadline: Feb. 1, 2022)

“Entangled Ecologies: the Climate of Justice” The 15th annual meeting of philoSOPHIA will run from the afternoon of Thursday June 2nd to the evening of Saturday June 4th 2022, at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Virtual Keynote Lectures: Tiffany King (University of Virginia); Catriona Sandilands (York University) In Person Keynote Speakers: Naisargi Dave (University of […]

Climate Change: An Unprecedentedly Old Catastrophe (Guest Post)

In recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day, I have reposted an essay that Kyle Whyte contributed to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on January 16, 2019. The article is a slightly adapted version of an article published online in Grafting Issue 1 (June 2018) by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge and Blackwood Gallery,* Toronto, Ontario. […]

CFP: Ocean Feminisms (deadline: Oct. 1, 2021)

AMERASIA JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE CALL FOR PAPERS Ocean Feminisms Guest Editors: Celia Tagamolila Bardwell-Jones (University of Hawai‘i at Hilo), Stephanie Nohelani Teves (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa), and Joyce Pualani Warren (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa) Publication Date: Planned for Fall 2022 Submission Requirements: 5,000-6,000 words (not including endnotes), due October 1, 2021 This special issue aims to center Indigenous epistemologies of the sea alongside settler responsibilities through transoceanic reflections. The guest editors recognize as […]

CFP: Philosophy and the Climate Crisis, Online, Jun. 11-12, 2021 (deadline: Oct. 31, 2020)

Climate change presents a major challenge for our time. It is expected to greatly increase global temperatures, “natural” disasters, political instability, war, disease, drought, and famine in this century. Its impacts are far-reaching and distributed unequally. In this conference, we aim to make progress toward addressing climate change, both by addressing the philosophical challenges it […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Michelle Ciurria

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the sixty-sixth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I am conducting with disabled philosophers and post to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on the third Wednesday of each month. The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers […]

Philosophy of Disability and the Global Pandemic

As readers and listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY know, in the last several years I have published articles, reviews, and a book that both outline the social and professional position of disabled philosophers and motivated the institutional and disciplinary emergence and current status of philosophy of disability. Most of this work can be found here. In […]