Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, December 18th, at 8 a.m. EST

“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 “The Dialogues on Disability platform … has been very helpful to me, especially at times where I did not feel I belong in the world of […]

Indigenization Efforts Vary Widely on Canadian Campuses, Study Finds

The article below appears in the April 16, 2019 issue of University Affairs. Institutions have focused mainly on Indigenous inclusion, but that’s only one end of a spectrum of policies needed for reconciliation, researchers argue. By Natalie Samson When it comes to Indigenization at Canadian universities, most have focused on Indigenous hiring and student recruitment, […]

Indigenous/Settler, Princeton University, Apr. 4-6, 2019

This conference takes place in Lenapehoking, on the unceded and occupied lands of the Lenape. Our gathering acknowledges and pays respect to Lenape ancestors, peoples today, and the Lenape future to come – across Lenapehoking and the Lenape diaspora. From this local site of Lenapehoking – and from the ground of Princeton’s colonial condition – […]

CFP: Decolonization and Disrupting the Settler-Colonial Narratives on the Northern Prairies (deadline: Apr. 1, 2019)

Edited by: Kade Ferris (kadeferris1@gmail.com and Claudia Murphy (murphycm52@gmail.com) [Tentative plans to publish with North Dakota State University Press, Fargo, ND] Overview:  The settler mythos of the harsh conditions and mammoth challenges faced, and overcome by, the Europeans who came to the northern prairies are well documented and valorized as part of the prairie state […]

CFP: Encounters and Exchanges: Exploring the History of Science, Technology and Mātauranga (Indigenous Knowledge), Blenheim, New Zealand, Dec. 1-3, 2019 (deadline: Apr. 15, 2019)

The University of Otago and the Tōtaranui 250 Trust announce a conference that will explore the global history of science, technology, medicine, and mātauranga (indigenous knowledge). The conference will be part of a sequence of national events in New Zealand titled Tuia – Encounters 250 Commemoration. These mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s first […]

CFP: Disability, Imperialism, and War, National Women’s Studies Association Disability Interest Group, San Francisco, Nov. 14-17, 2019 (deadline: Feb. 13, 2019)

This panel aims to bring transnational feminist disability studies perspectives to bear on contemporary conversations around U.S. imperialism and war, such as indigeneity, environmental violence, de/colonialism, disability in the global South, and state-sanctioned violence, to name a few. As scholars such as Jasbir Puar, Nirmala Erevelles, and Eunjung Kim have brought to the fore of […]

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. […]