Countdown to Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), Zoom/Online, Dec. 6-9, 2022!

Here at BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY we are very happy because Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 – #PhiDisSocCh3 – is only a little over a week away! Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3) will take place December 6-8, 13:00-18:20 GMT/8:00-13:20 EST/5-10:20 PST and Dec. 9 13:00-19:00 GMT/8:00-14:00 EST/5:00-11:00 PST exclusively online. The conference, which is […]

About the Ableism That Conditions Your Criticisms of Zoom (Again)

I’ve reposted (from June 2022) this explanation of how ableism undergirds the veneration and continued production of in-person-only philosophy conferences and workshops because I increasingly see notices and announcements about them in philosophical venues. For my part, I have made the decision to not promote in-person-only conferences on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. That is why you see […]

Preliminary Program for Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), Zoom/Online, Dec. 6-9, 2022

Below you will find the preliminary program for the amazing Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3) conference that takes place December 6-8, 13:00-18:20 GMT/8:00-13:20 EST/5-10:20 PST and Dec. 9 13:00-19:00 GMT/8:00-14:00 EST/5:00-11:00 PST. Registration and additional information for this pathbreaking conference will be made available soon! The schedule below (and henceforth) is in GMT. […]

Philosophy of Disability at philoSOPHIA (Online/George Mason University, Jun. 2-4)

The 15th annual philoSOPHIA conference “Entangled Ecologies: The Climate of Justice,” gets going online and in person at George Mason University tomorrow, Thursday, June 2, and runs until Saturday, June 4. You can still register for the conference. Information about registration and the full conference program are here. The program committee for this year’s philoSOPHIA conference […]

CFP: Society Must Be Inoculated: COVID-19, Governance, Propaganda, UC-Irvine, May 20, 2022 (deadline: Mar. 11, 2022)

Since COVID-19’s first infection, the virus has mutated. Each expected virological mutation summons increased governmental and medical surveillance, received both positively and suspiciously by the public. The instituted state of exception was most aggressively diagnosed by the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. Agamben, however,  is not alone in theorizing the pandemic. Thinkers like Slavoj Zizek, Jean-Luc […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 Conference (#PhiDisSocCh2), Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021 – Registration Now Open!

I am very happy to announce that registration is now open for the second iteration of the pathbreaking Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) conference! The conference is financially and technically supported by the Alfred Landecker Programme at the University of Oxford. This year’s conference builds upon the success of last year’s conference as […]

Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar, Fall 2021 Schedule

CONCEPTUAL ENGINEERING ONLINE SEMINAR @ Arché Research Centre & University of ZurichFall Term 2021 *YouTube Channel “Conceptual Engineering”:  http://www.youtube.com/c/ConceptualEngineering* The Fall 2021 season of our Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar is starting in two weeks. The seminar is now co-organized by the Arché Research Centre at the University of St Andrews and the Department of Philosophy at the University […]

Political Transformative Experience: Where We Are Now, St. Louis University Online, May 6, 2021

Some events are politically transformative. Examples include the pandemic, climate change, the civil rights movement, and the Black Lives Matter movement. This workshop investigates political transformative experiences through a range of angles, among others, Indigenous philosophies, African-American political thought, and American pragmatism.  This event is online and will take place on Zoom. Please send an […]