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Our Board Member, Eva Kittay, is on the Eastern APA ballot

Some of you may be interested to know that our very own Board Member, Professor Eva Kittay, is on the Eastern APA ballot this year.  More information about her and the other candidates is available here.  In light of her academic work on disability as well as

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JOB: Director of the Parr Center for Ethics, UNC Chapel Hill

The Department of Philosophy within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is searching for a tenured professor (Associate or Full) who also will become the Director of the Parr Center for Ethics. We are searching for an accomplished

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CFP – Special Issue of the International Journal of Christianity and Education on Disability.

Simon Hayhoe asked us to post the following Call for Papers for a new journal called the International Journal of Christianity and Education for its special issue on disability. Information about the journal Call for papers for special issue on disability

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Job – Assistant Professor of Philosophy, SUNY New Paltz

The philosophy department at SUNY New Paltz asked us to post a link to their job ad so as to encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates. http://philjobs.org/job/show/2711

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Job – Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Western Washington University

The philosophy department at Western Washington University asked us to post a link to their job ad so as to encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates. http://philjobs.org/job/show/2675

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Formal recognition by the Eastern APA

The Society for Philosophy and Disability has been formally recognized by the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association.  We will now be able to host sessions at all three APA division meetings.

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Formal recognition by the Pacific APA

The Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association has welcomed the Society for Philosophy and Disability as a recognized association.

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Board of Directors elected

We are pleased to report that the first Board of Directors for the Society for Philosophy and Disability has been elected: President – Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee Vice-President – David Wasserman, Yeshiva University Secretary/Treasurer – Leslie PIckering Francis, University of Utah Member-at-Large – Anita Silvers, San

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Draft Constitution

Proposed Constitution posted

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Hello, I'm a new member and I'm disabled myself.
Question: does anyone here know about twice exceptionality? I am a philosophy major right now; in the future, I wish to be a therapist to work with gifted\disabled folks, twice exceptionals, because I see that human services and psychlogy are still in their infancy regarding intellectually gifted disabled folks.

From a philosophical view, i enjoy disecting the political, social, intellectual structural barriers that impede gifted disabled folks from advancing.
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Professor Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University) will deliver the Eastern APA Presidential Address on Friday, January 6 from 4:45-7:00pm. Her talk is titled "The Moral Significance of Being Human." ... See MoreSee Less

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