CFP: philoSOPHIA 2020, Vanderbilt, May 17-20, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

(A poster with the following information appears at the end of this post) A Society for Continental Feminism, 14th Annual Conference philoSOPHIA 2020 — Hosted by Vanderbilt University and Kelly Oliver Plenary Speakers: Kathryn Sophia Belle (Penn State), Lisa Guenther (Queen’s, Canada), Tracy Sharpley Whiting (Vanderbilt) Plenary Panel: New Perspectives on Disability: Kim Q. Hall, […]

CFP: Modeling Critical Pedagogy, Boston College, Mar. 20-21, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 9, 2019)

Keynote Speakers Lisa Guenther (Queen’s University) Sean McGrath (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Modeling Critical Pedagogy The academic study of philosophy has always demanded rigorous theorization, including in more practically oriented subfields like ethical, social, and political philosophy. But in the face of impending environmental crises, pervasive social inequality, and growing economic disparity, scholars are called […]

Moments from the Disabling Normativities Conference

As regular readers/listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY know, last week I participated in the Disabling Normativities Conference at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference, which was organized by the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, was outstanding, in a variety of ways: the sessions were interesting and provocative, the discussions amongst participants between […]

CFP: Sexual Violence As Structural Violence: Feminist Visions Of Transformative Justice, UCLA, Mar. 6, 2020 (deadline: Oct. 27, 2019)

30TH ANNUAL THINKING GENDER STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE MARCH 6, 2020, CARNESALE COMMONS, UCLA FEATURING KEYNOTE PANELIST MARIAME KABA Founding Director, Project NIA Researcher in Residence, Barnard Center for Research on Women DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019 AT 11:59 PM PDT ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE: CSW.UCLA.EDU/TG20_CFP The UCLA Center for the Study […]

GPS California: Gathering Philosophers in Southern California, University of Southern California, Nov. 23, 2019 (deadline for applications: Oct. 7, 2019)

Gathering Philosophers in Southern California A workshop aimed at building a more diverse philosophical community. GPS California is a new initiative for undergraduates, run by faculty and graduate students at the University of Southern California. The aim of this workshop is to bring together students from underrepresented groups, with a focus on women and other minorities, who […]

CFP: Philosophical Society of South Africa (PSSA) Conference 2020, KwaZulu-Natal, Jan. 13-15, 2020 (Extended deadline: Sept. 15, 2019)

The 2020 conference of the PSSA will take place between Monday 13th and Wednesday 15th January, and be held at the Fern Hill Hotel in the KZN midlands. (Additional details about the venue appear below.) The conference is hosted by the Philosophy discipline at University of KwaZulu-Natal. We solicit titles and abstracts (150-250 words) long, for inclusion […]

CFP: Outsiders Within: Reflections on Being a Low-Income and/or First-Generation Philosopher, Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 8-11, 2020 (deadline: Sept. 30, 2019)

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) of the APA is now accepting abstracts for a panel discussion on navigating academic philosophy as a first-generation and/or low-income graduate student at the Eastern Division. Many philosophers have highlighted the lack of diversity amongst professional philosophers, and there are several active initiatives aimed at encouraging greater diversity, a great […]

Disabling Normativities, Johannesburg, Oct. 1-3, 2019, Registration Open and Extended CFA (deadline: Aug. 30, 2019)

Because our international readership/listenership continues to grow and since the deadline for this conference CFP has been extended, I’ve reposted information about it below. Registration is open for the Disabling Normativities Conference that takes place October 1-3, 2019, at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and is organized by the Wits Centre for Diversity […]