Philosophies of Difference presents: “LGBT Elders, Isolation, and Loneliness: An Existentialist Analysis” Dr Tim Johnston (SAGE, USA) Wed 11 March 6pm / Bldg 9, Level 1, Rm 24 (Radio Theatre) / RMIT City (Bowen St) Abstract: LGBT older adults are disproportionately likely to be both isolated and lonely. As the the negative health impacts of […]
Philosophies of Difference & PHI Research Group (Deakin) present INTERSECTIONS: FEMINIST CARE ETHICS AND DISABILITY STUDIES Guest Lecturer – Distinguished Prof. Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University, USA) Respondents – Dr. Mariko Konishi (Osaka University, Japan) and Dr. Martin Leckey (University of Melbourne) Abstract ‘Care and Disability’ A number of prominent disability scholars and activists have worked to free […]
Since 2013, the Kurdish writer and artist Behrouz Boochani has been incarcerated on Manus Island by Australia’s immigration detention industry. In his recent book, No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison, Boochani argues that ‘Manus Prison Theory’ or the ‘Kyriarchal System’ is foundational to the Australian state. This seminar explores this idea with […]
Philosophies of Difference Seminar Thursday 29th November 2018 2:00-4:30pm RMIT CITY CAMPUS Building 80 Level 10 Room 17 A Panel on Trans and Queer Theory ABSTRACTS “The Queer Rituals of Neoliberalism” Yannik Thiem (Villanova University) With the rise of neoliberalism, identities have also become more fluid and the practices and meanings of identifications […]
Hi everyone, We will now start recording and streaming selected PoD seminars/events – depending on the willingness of our speakers. You can find these under the ‘recordings’ tab on our website header above, or here: https://philosophiesofdifference.wordpress.com/recordings/ Thanks for your support! PoD
Hi all, Due to the amount of interest in our 2 upcoming August seminars, we have moved to a larger venue. Please arrive slightly before 6pm to ensure you get a seat! As always, thank you for your support and interest in the Philosophies of Difference group’s events.
The Philosophies of Difference group are delighted to announced that there will be two PoD seminars in August in relation to Indigenous Sovereignty: WEDNESDAY 1/08/18 6-7:30pm Mark McMillan (RMIT) & Juliet Rogers (Melbourne): Beyond Refusal: White Fragility and Preemptive White Trauma WEDNESDAY 8/08/18 6-7:30pm Peter West (RMIT): The ‘lean in’ and ‘lean out’ on sovereignty. Reflections on […]