Sarah Jama #defundthepolice on Twitter

Yesterday, the well-known Black Canadian disabled activist Sarah Jama posted these provocative words to Twitter: 1/I’m on a break from the internet but logging on to say: ableism is systemic. Too many people use social justice language/ spaces as a vehicle to process personal experiences rather than as *disciplined tools* to fight for movement based […]

CFA: Dreams and Dreaming – African Perspectives III, Makerere University, Feb. 27-28, 2020 (deadline: Jan. 17, 2020)

The Department of Philosophy at the University of York (UK) in partnership with the Department of Philosophy and Development Studies at Makerere University (Uganda) are holding a two-day conference on African Perspectives on Dreams and Dreaming. We welcome researchers from all disciplines, including philosophy, religious studies, psychology, and mental health. (This is the third in a […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Lissa Skitolsky

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the fifty-second installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I’m conducting with disabled philosophers and post to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on the third Wednesday of each month. The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers about […]