I recently realized that one could search articles published in the Journal of the American Philosophical Association by the category “Non-Western philosophies,” and that if one did so, the result is not an empty set ;-). See here.
Paula Curtis writes:
I am happy to announce the release of my data report and visualizations for the 2021-2022 academic job market cycle in East Asian Studies. Tracking categories such as desired discipline, desired region of specialization, track, location, and more, I provide a variety of information on the market in EAS for the most recent hiring season.
The Northeast Workshop to Learn About Multicultural Philosophy (NEWLAMP) is holding a summer institute to equip philosophy teachers with competency to ingrate traditionally underrepresented areas of philosophy into their courses. This project works toward remedying the issue of solely discussing “Western”, Anglo-European philosophy and attempting to teach areas such as African or Islamic philosophy. In the past year NEWLAMP focused on African and Africana social and political philosophy. By doing this NEWLAMP thinks that it will raise interesest in the philosophy major and ultimately transform it. Click HERE to read more about this workshop and its ideas.
Once every few years, the Philosophical Gourmet Report publishes rankings of PhD programs in philosophy in the English-speaking world. It ranks programs “overall” and by areas of specialization. As one would hope for a report that aspires to be comprehensive and describe the current state of the field, one of those areas of specialization is Chinese philosophy.
You can find a general description of the methodology of the report here. As the member of the advisory board who took the lead in managing the Chinese philosophy area, and who wrote to the other assessors of Chinese philosophy to convene some joint deliberations about the process, I wanted to say a bit more about how we handled the Chinese philosophy section. Continue reading →
With a heavy heart I pass on the news that the great historian and thinker Yu Ying-shih passed away on August 1 at the age of 91. Professor Yu was my teacher and senior thesis adviser as an undergraduate at Yale; he was a brilliant lecturer and a kind, erudite mentor. More information on his life and his many achievements is available here.
From the Editors
- “Editors’ Introduction: What Is It Like to Be a Philosopher of Asian Descent?,” A. Minh Nguyen and Yarran Hominh
Sixth Biannual Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar Workshop
“Text and Image in the Ancient World”
Venue: International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures Renmin University of China Beijing,
Time: June 8–12, 2020
The International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures (ICSATC), hosted at Renmin University of China, holds its sixth Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar Workshop on June 8-12, 2020. Four renowned scholars from the fields of Ancient Chinese, Japanese, Egyptian, and Mesopotamian Civilization will present lectures and seminars on specific topics. There also will be student research activities to complement the lectures and seminars. The principal language of instruction and interaction will be English.
I will be giving a talk on the future of Confucianism in America at the San Francisco City Library on Sunday, September 29. It will be on the third floor at 1:30pm. All are welcome.
The Department of Chinese Literature, National Cheng-Chi University, announces the following vacancy:
National Chengchi University
Department of Chinese Literature 2019 Academic Year First Semester
Recruitment of Full-time Teacher Announcement
Academic Expertise: (1) Chinese Philology (priority), (2) Chinese Thought, (3) Chinese Literature