Kent State Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Chapter
Meeting Schedule for 2022-23
All meetings will take place Tuesdays, 6:00-7:15pm on Teams. To join a meeting, click on our recurring meeting link at the appropriate time. For further information, please email Samantha Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The titles of all readings below are linked to PDFs of the the texts.
Optional background reading: Fanon, Wretched of the Earth, Chapter 1: "Concerning Violence" and Preface by Jean-Paul Sartre
October 4 - Decolonizing Epistemology
Reading: Mignolo, "Decolonizing Western Epistemologies"
October 25 - Intersex Activism
Reading: Chase, "Hermaphrodites with Attitude: Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Political Activism"
November 15 - Mexican Philosophy
Reading: Revueltas, "Possibilities and Limitations of the Mexican"
December 6 - Post-9/11 Racialization
Reading: Sheth, "The Racialization of Muslims in the Post-9/11 United States"
January 31 - Anarchist Epistemology
Reading: Feyerabend, Against Method: Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge, Ch. 18
February 21 - Feminine Culture
Reading: Castellanos, "On Feminine Culture"
March 14 - Kinship and Creation Myths
Reading: Everett, "The Pirahã: People Who Define Happiness without God"
April 4 - Black Women and American Culture
Reading: Sharpley-Whiting, "Jefferson's Paradox, or a Very Brief History of Black Women's Sexuality, Hip-Hop, and American Culture"
April 25 - Ecological World Views
Reading: Dudgeon, "Circles within Circles: Towards an Ecological World View"