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Caribbean Philosophical Association’s 2020 Award Winners

The Caribbean Philosophical Association is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the association’s awards for contributions to philosophical thought, literature, and mentorship: Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Lifetime Achievement Award Frankétienne Haki Madhubuti   Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Achievements Dionne Brand The Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award María Lugones   Stuart Hall Outstanding Mentorship Award Raymond (“Ray”) Rocco  [More]

Hanétha Vété-Congolo, President of the Caribbean Philosophical Association

by Lewis Gordon Dr. Hanétha Vété-Congolo, Professor of Romance Languages and an affiliate in the Latin American Studies Program and the Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Program at Bowdoin College, was elected President of the Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) in August 2019.  She began her three-year term on January 1, 2020. Professor Vété-Congolo earned doctorate [More]

On The October Awakening(s) and the Condor: Notes from Ecuador and the Region

by Catherine Walsh These notes began as a need—my need—to reflect on the two-week peoples´ rebellion and protest in Ecuador, a rebellion-protest that I lived and that continues to trouble my body, mind, spirit, and soul. Different from many of the analyses circulating in the “critical” intellectual world, they do not intend to impose a [More]

Revisiting the Brown Babe’s Burden

by Tracy Llanera The job season is here again. If you’re on the market as an ABD or an early career researcher and you have a non-mainstream profile, you’re likely experiencing these familiar job hunt sentiments and remarks: the bouts of “impostor syndrome,” the threat of competition, the sneers of “diversity hire” from dissatisfied peers [More]

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