CFP: Representations of Disability in Science Fiction (deadline: Oct. 1, 2020)

Vernon Press invites book chapter proposals for a forthcoming scholarly volume on representations of disability in science fiction, a peer-reviewed collection of essays that will examine how disability identity and experience have been shaped through the science fiction genre. Science fiction texts—defined broadly to include written text as well as newer media—typically grapple with concepts […]

The Biopolitics of COVID-19

Learning From The Virus By Paul B. Preciado If Michel Foucault had survived AIDS in 1984 and had stayed alive until the invention of effective antiretroviral therapy, he would be ninety-three years old today. Would he have agreed to confine himself in his apartment on rue de Vaugirard in Paris? The first philosopher of history to […]

Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19*

Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19 by Aimi Hamraie As universities declare class cancelations and mandate a shift to online teaching, instructors have the opportunity to design online course materials to be as accessible as possible from the beginning. This will also ensure that your course materials are accessible moving forward. All of the […]

CFP: FEMMSS 8: Changing Cultures, Changing Sciences, University of Waterloo, Aug. 20-23, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 15, 2020)

Submission deadline: March 15, 2020 Acceptance decisions will be available in early April 2020 Submissions are invited for the eighth meeting of The Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies (FEMMSS) to be held at the University of Waterloo, August 20 – 23 2020. This conference welcomes submissions from across the disciplines. FEMMSS is […]

Paper Phones and Anti-Capitalism

Have you heard of the paper phone? It works with Android via Google, and replaces your phone for the day (or longer). First, using the software, you select what elements you’d like to print from your phone. Once the sheet is printed – let’s say you decide to include the day’s weather, your primary contacts, […]

CFP: New Materialism: The Mattering of the Arts, Crafts, and Aesthetics (deadline: Dec. 31, 2019)

Special issue of The Polish Journal of Aesthetics Editors: Katve-Kaisa Kontturi (University of Turku, Finland; University of Melbourne, Australia),Milla Tiainen (University of Turku, Finland), and Adrian Mróz (The Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland). New Materialism is a developing theoretical movement in the 21st century, which has influenced many fields of research including the arts, sports […]

Authority, Depoliticization, Dehumanization Workshop, Kingston University London, Nov. 1, 2019

Authority, Depoliticization, Dehumanization WorkshopFriday 1 November 2019Free, no registration requiredCentre for Research in Modern European PhilosophyKingston University London “But a Present with neither a Future nor a Past is nothing but a ‘natural’ Present, non-human, non-historical, non-political. The domination of the Bourgeoisie is therefore simply the progressive disappearance of political reality as such – that […]

App-Based Wayfinding for Blind Students, Staff, and Campus Visitors at University of Guelph

The article by Meaghan Haldenby reprinted below originally appeared in University Affairs on May 27, 2019. The original version of Haldenby’s article includes a video that provides a demonstration of the oral description and other features of the BlindSquare app that U of G uses. _________________________________________________________ The University of Guelph has installed BlindSquare, an app-based wayfinding […]