Philosophy, Disability and Social Change II (Updated)

UPDATE: The now confirmed and EXPANDED dates for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change II 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 […]

CFP: Looking Forward in Hope and Despair: Critical Perspectives on Utopia and Dystopia in Philosophy and the Arts, University of Pardubice, Apr. 14-16, 2021 (deadline: Jan. 31, 2021)

This interdisciplinary PhD conference is open to all scholars with an interest in the topics of aesthetics, ethics, moral futures, political philosophy, perception, artificial intelligence, utopia, dystopia, postmodernism, critical theory, the human condition, or with a special focus on the conference theme: Critical Perspectives on Utopia and Dystopia in Philosophy and the Arts. *keynote speakers* Samantha […]

Correspondence From a Cyborg about the American Society for Bioethics & Humanities Conference

BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY received the correspondence below over the weekend. The ongoing inaccessibility of the ASBH conferences reproduces the exclusion of disabled philosophers from the profession, the marginalization of critical philosophical work on disability, and the eugenic impetus of bioethics more generally. ____________________________________________________________ Hi Shelley: Please consider this for publication on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. This is something […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change, Online, Dec. 9-11 – Registration Open!

I’m delighted to announce that the webpage is now up for “Philosophy, Disability and Social Change,” the conference that I am co-organizing with Jonathan Wolff. Hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, the conference will take place online from December 9-11, 1pm-6:30/7pm GMT. The conference is FREE, open to everyone, […]