Just a quick reminder that Shelley Tremain’s series of interviews with disabled philosophers is due to start soon. The interviews will be posted at the Discrimination and Disadvantage Blog. There is a definite need for this sort of thing, as the following message attests:
I was recently tipped off to the Discrimination and Disadvantage blog and the upcoming series on “Dialogues on Disability.” When the email was forwarded to me, I just let out a big sigh of relief. I’m really grateful, already, for this series, especially as a resource for what often is still experienced as if it (being in graduate school with a disability/illness) is happening for the first time ever.
In the context of a SSHRC partnership development grant directed at developing networks and resources to promote the development of New Narratives in the History of Philosophy, and in particular narratives that include women, Lisa Shapiro has started an email list. The purpose of the list is to exchange information on events and activities around early modern women philosophers. You can join the list by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subscribe in the subject line . You will be sent a confirmation email. To complete the subscription process, click Reply in your email client and send the reply. Do not edit the subject line. If the confirmation was successful, you will get a welcome message from the maillist.
This one is a conference on the normativity of rationality, taking place at Cardiff University in May. There are nine listed speakers. All nine are men.