Program Opening Zoom Welcome – 9am CDT, Saturday, March 25th Session1 — 9:30-11am CDT“On Conceptualizing Society”Kenakis Leledakis, Assistant Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) “Who Are We? Cavell on the Sociality of Intelligibility”Alexander Altonji, Graduate Student, New School for Social Research (USA) Session 2a – 11:15am-1:15pm CDT“Black Love”Justin Clardy, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara […]
Registration for Troubling Access: Ableism and New Movements in Philosophy of Disability, Athabasca University/University of Alberta/Online, Mar. 30, 2023
The Athabasca University J-Series and the Canada Research Chair in Critical Disability Studies at the University of Alberta are co-organizing “Troubling Access: Ableism & New Movements in Philosophy of Disability,” an interactive online event that will take place on March 30, 2023, 2:00pm-4:00pm MT (4:00pm-6:00 ET). The speakers in the event are me, Johnathan Flowers, […]
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 […]
Registration NOW OPEN for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), Dec. 6-9, Online!
I am very happy to let you know that registration is NOW OPEN for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), the third edition of the pathbreaking conference that I co-organize with Jonathan Wolff under the auspices of the Alfred Landecker Programme at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Registration is free and […]
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 […]
Entangled Ecologies: The Climate of Justice, philoSOPHIA 2022, Program and Registration, June 2-4, 2022, Online/George Mason University
Venue: all in person events will take place on the GMU Fairfax campus: Times: all times are US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Modality: this is a hybrid conference. Some sessions will run in a fully virtual modality via zoom; in other sessions all of the speakers will be presenting in-person. All of the keynote presentations […]
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 […]