One of The Latest Faces of Ableism in Philosophy

In my most recent post of the Philosophy of Disability: Present and Future series, I explained some of Foucault’s ideas about the productive character of power, including the idea that power is most effective that enables subjects to act in order to constrain them. One of the most effective ways in which relations of productive […]

CFP: Fat Activism (deadline: Sept. 1, 2019)

Call for proposals for a special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Fat Activism Guest Editors:Stefanie Snider, Kendall College of Art and Design, snider.stefanie@gmail.comJason Whitesel, Illinois State University, jawhit6@ilstu.edu To be considered for inclusion in this special issue, please send a 250-400 word proposal and current CV or resume to […]

2019 Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities

Submissions are now open for this year’s Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities which is awarded by the University of Michigan Press. From the Call for Submissions: “The prize is awarded yearly for the best book-length manuscript on a topic of pressing urgency in the field. Reflecting on the work of the […]