Charles Mills (1951-2021)

Charles has died. He was a monumental figure in philosophy and a kind and generous friend to me. A devastating loss. The photo below was taken in Berlin during The Emancipation Conference weekend in May 2018. Charles and I ate breakfast together in the hotel restaurant on every day of the conference. Description of image […]

Prelimnary Programme for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2), Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021

I have copied below the preliminary programme for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2). Registration for this outstanding online conference will open soon and additional details about the event are forthcoming. TUESDAY DECEMBER 7 13:00–13:05 Welcome and opening remarks Co-hosts: Jonathan Wolff (Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford) and Shelley L Tremain (BIOPOLITICAL […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, September 15, at 8 a.m ET

“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 ​“[Shelley Lynn Tremain’s] interview series, Dialogues on Disability, has arguably had a greater impact on the status of disabled philosophers in the profession than anything else […]

International Workshop on the Philosophy of LGBTQIA+ Rights, Vytautas Magnus University, Sept. 23, 2021

Venue: V. Putvinskio g. 23, room 414, Kaunas, Lithuania (Vytautas Magnus University) Time: September 23, 2021 (1 PM – 6 PM, local time) Event Announcement and Poster: https://www.facebook.com/events/161691899424352/ Conference Program: 13.00-13.05        Greetings from Professor Dr. John-Stewart Gordon and Dr. Mantas Davidavičius (Head of the VMU DP Philosophy) 13.05-14.05        LGBT+ Rights from a Theological Point of View, W1 […]

List of Participants for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) Conference, University of Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021

Planning is already underway for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) which will take place December 7-10, 1-7pm GMT. This year’s conference promises to be as groundbreaking as last year’s conference and has expanded to include more presentations. This year’s conference, like last year’s, is technically supported and funded by the Blavatnik School of […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (Updated)

UPDATE: The now confirmed and EXPANDED dates for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 are: December 7th to 10th! That’s right. The enormously thought-provoking and transgressive online conference on philosophy and disability, which brought together disabled philosophers of disability from around the globe last December, will be launched again this December. As many readers and […]

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 […]

Philosophy of Disability and the Critical Disability Studies Conference at York

Later today, I will give a Keynote presentation entitled “Philosophy of Disability, Critical Disability Studies, and the Nursing Home-Industrial-Complex” to the Annual York University Critical Disability Studies Conference. Due to the pandemic, this year’s conference is taking place over four consecutive Wednedays this month. I’m delighted to have the opportunity to share my work on […]