Just launched: BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Happy New Year! Help me celebrate the new year with a glance at my new work, the blog BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY! Shelley Tremain and I are launching this blog today with the hope for a deeply politically engaged conversation featuring marginalized voices in philosophy about social and political issues and justice. I can’t wait to get…
Announcement: new blog
I am thrilled to announce a new philosophical venture, undertaken with Shelley Tremain. In January, we will launch a blog entitled BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. The blog will: provide up-to-date information and cutting-edge critical analysis of biopolitical asymmetries and other mechanisms and effects of power in philosophy and beyond, especially with respect to disability and apparatuses such…
Quoted re: #MeToo and Hollywood
I was recently quoted in a story for the Washington Times by Christian Toto about the #MeToo movement’s uptake in Hollywood, and whether or not there is a liberal bias driving actors’ willingness to call out public figures. I shared other thoughts that were not quoted by the author, part of which were as follows:…
“Obscured social construction” a top download for Journal of Social Philosophy
I was informed today that my piece, “Obscured Social Construction as Epistemic Harm” is among the Journal of Social Philosophy’s top article downloads in the last two years. Exciting! The article is part of Shelley Tremain’s excellent special issue on disability and the polis, published last year. Check it out.
Interviewed for column on Collins and Kavanaugh
I was just interviewed for a column by Gracie Bonds Staples for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Why are women surprised, angered by Kavanaugh confirmation?”
The Gift and Weight of Genomic Knowledge: The Hastings Center
I am excited to announce my participation in a bold conference, hosted by the Hastings Center, on the topic of biocitizenship. The conference will be live-streamed and is open to the public in Brooklyn, New York at the Brooklyn Law School. I will present my continuing work on risk, and link the language of risk…
Grant received: Community Education Project
Stetson Today posted a story about the higher education in prison program I co-direct, along with three colleagues in the College of Arts and Sciences. We recently received a $210,000 grant from the Laughing Gull Foundation, which supports similar programs, especially in the South, environmental justice, and LGBTQI resource centers. We are so proud that…
accelerated Logic course
I just started an accelerated summer Logic course at Stetson this morning – just four weeks, and a great introduction to general logic! It’s a small group, and so a cozy atmosphere to learn in, and I’m looking forward to giving them some challenging problems. Today’s Wason Selection Task was a good start.
Global Capitalism and the “Disabled Worker”
I just wrote a new blog post for Discrimination and Disadvantage! Check it out.
Third Anniversary of the Dialogues on Disability Interview Series
Check out the fantastic third anniversary installment of Shelley Tremain’s Dialogues on Disability series, published in dialogue with Devonya Havis and Audrey Yap! It’s been an incredible and rich three years – celebrate Shelley’s work and the building of community by reading and commenting.