A Canadian University and the Slave Trade

A recent article in University Affairs explains the importance and impact of a new report that identifies the ties between the history and funding of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada and the transatlantic/North American slave trade. The article, by Emily Baron Cadloff, is reprinted in entirety below. ________________________________________________________________ Dalhousie Panel Uncovers Links Between University and […]

Political Violence and the Imagination

Special Issue of Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (vol. 22, no. 5, 2019) edited by Mihaela Mihai and Mathias Thaler Introductions Political violence and the imagination: an introductionMihaela Mihai & Mathias ThalerPages: 497-503 | DOI: 10.1080/13698230.2019.1565691Articles Understanding complicity: memory, hope and the imaginationMihaela MihaiPages: 504-522 | DOI: 10.1080/13698230.2019.1565692 The arts of refusal: […]

CFP: Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings, Karlstad University and Linköping University, Nov. 4-5, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 30, 2019)

The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: “Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings” aims to create an arena for critical discussion of death, dying and mourning that goes beyond the dual approach to death – human death in particular – that is common within Western cultural frameworks of Christian tradition or secular biomedical perspectives. […]

CFP: Language, Culture, and Colonization, Johannesburg IAS, Sept. 2-4, 2019 (deadline: May 15, 2019)

Language, Culture, and Colonization: the third JIAS conference on the legacies of colonialism and imperialism. 2-4 September, 2019, Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study, 1 Tolip Street, Westdene 2092, P O Box 524, Auckland Park 2006, Johannesburg, South Africa. Convenors David Boucher, University of Johannesburg and Ayesha Omar, Witwatersrand University. Colonialism and Imperialism imposed alien cultures and […]

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 […]

Climate Change: An Unprecedentedly Old Catastrophe (Guest Post)

This 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). Guest Post by Kyle Whyte Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island have already passed through human-caused ecological catastrophe at least once in their history. […]