CFP: Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings, Karlstad University and Linköping University, Nov. 4-5, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 30, 2019)

The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: “Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings” aims to create an arena for critical discussion of death, dying and mourning that goes beyond the dual approach to death – human death in particular – that is common within Western cultural frameworks of Christian tradition or secular biomedical perspectives. […]

Ph.D. Summer School: Zoophthoria: The Exploitation and Destruction of Animals, Milan, Sept. 4-5, 2019 (registration deadline: Jun. 30, 2019)

A Ph. D. Summer School will be held at the University of Milan on September 4th-5th; it is open to Ph. D. Students, Doctors of Philosophy or research fellows (assegnisti) whose research concerns antispeciecism, animal rights, animalism and, in general, Philosophy as an instrument to think and fight against animal exploitation. As a title for […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019, 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 […]

CFP: Ethical Diets and Animal Ethics — Beyond Extensionism (deadline: Feb. 1, 2019)

An edited volume of new work in food and animal ethics.  While Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation (1975) and Tom Regan’s The Case for Animal Rights (1983) remain key historical and theoretical texts in contemporary discussions of ethical diets, many developments in the past 30-40 years in fields related to understanding the animal or biological nature of human morality, animal […]