Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: February 2016 
Linda Martín Alcoff
Professor of Philosophy


Department of Philosophy                                                Department of Philosophy
Hunter College, 695 Park Ave                                          CUNY Graduate Center 
New York NY 10065                                                         365 5th Avenue
Phone 212-772-5081
New York NY 10016           
Ph.D. in philosophy, Brown University 1987. (Committee: Ernest Sosa, advisor; Martha Nussbaum, Richard Schmitt)
M.A. in philosophy, Georgia State University 1983.
B.A. in philosophy with honors, Georgia State University 1980.
Brown Graduate Fellowship 1983-1984
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship 1990-1991
Feminist Epistemologies was a Critic's Choice Book by the American Educational Studies Assoc., 1993
Outstanding Woman Educator Award, Eta Pi Epsilon (Senior Women’s Honor Society) 1993-1994
Society for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cornell University 1994-1995
Meredith Professorship for Excellence in Teaching, Syracuse University, 1995-1998
Distinguished Woman in Philosophy, 2005, Society for Women in Philosophy
Named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics for 2006, Hispanic Business Magazine
Phenomenology Roundtable 2009 Award for Contributions to Phenome
Executive Office,nology and Philosophy
Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self won the CaribbeanPhilosophical Association's Frantz Fanon Prize for 2009
Honorary Doctorate, University of Oslo, September 2011
Hunter College/CUNY Graduate Center Professor of Philosophy 2009-present     
Visiting Research Professor, Institute for Social Justice, Australian Catholic University, 2015-
Grad Center, CUNY: Executive Officer, Women's Studies Certificate Program and the Center for the Study of Women and Society 2014-2015                                                                         
Director, Women’s Studies Program, Syracuse University, 2005-2008
Syracuse University, Professor of Philosophy, 1999-2009
SUNY Stony Brook, Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, 2002-2003
Brown University, Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Spring 2001
Florida Atlantic University, Visiting Distinguished Professor, Fall 2000
Aarhus University, Denmark, Visiting Professor, November 1999
Syracuse University, Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1995-1999
Cornell University, Visiting Professor, Society for the Humanities, 1994-1995
Syracuse University, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 1988-1994
Kalamazoo College, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, 1987-1988
Continental philosophy, 19th and 20th century
Epistemology: social, continental, and feminist epistemology
Feminist theory
Critical race theory
Decolonial Theory
Latin American philosophy
President and Vice-President, APA Eastern Division, 2011-2013
Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy: Associate Editor 2010-2013
Eastern Division APA Program Committee, 2009-2011
Nominating Committee, American Philosophical Association, 2002-2005
Executive Committee, APA Eastern Division, 1999-2002
Chair, Committee on Hispanics/Latinos, APA, 1998-2001
Co-Director, Society for Phenomenology and Existentialist Philosophy 1997-1999
Chair, Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, SPEP, 1999- 2001
Advisory Committee to the Program Committee, Eastern APA, 1998-2001
Committee on the Status of Women, APA 1995-1997
Book Review Committee, SPEP, 1995-1996
Committee on the Status of Women, SPEP, 1992-1995
Authored Books:

1. Real Knowing: New Versions of Coherence Epistemology Cornell University Press, 1996. (Newly reissued in paperback, 2008)
2. Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self Oxford University Press, 2006.
3. The Future of Whiteness Polity Press 2015
4. Women's Realities, Women's Choices: An Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 4th Ed., Oxford University Press, 2015 (co-authored with the Hunter College Women's and Gender Studies Collective)
Edited Books:

1. Feminist Epistemologies co-edited with Elizabeth Potter, Routledge 1993.
2. Epistemology: The Big Questions Blackwell 1998.

3. Thinking From the Underside of History: Enrique Dussel’s Philosophy of Liberation, co-edited with Eduardo Mendieta, Rowman and Littlefield, 2000.
4. Identities: Race, Class, Gender, and Nationality co-edited with Eduardo Mendieta, Blackwell 2003.
5. Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy  Rowman and Littlefield 2003.
6.  Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy, co-edited with Eva Feder Kittay, Blackwell, 2006.
7. Identity Politics Reconsidered co-edited with Satya Mohanty, Paula Moya, and Michael Hames-Garcia, Palgrave/MacMillan, 2006.
8. Saint Paul among the Philosophers co-edited with John Caputo, Indiana University Press, 2009. 
9. Constructing the Nation: A Race and Nationalism Reader co-edited with Mariana Ortega, SUNY Press, 2009.

10. Feminism, Sexuality, and the Return of Religion co-edited with John Caputo, Indiana University Press. 2010.
  Forthcoming edited books:
1. Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Race co-edited with Paul Taylor and Luvell Anderson

Special issues of journals:

1. Philosophy Today Vol. 42, co-edited with Merold Westphal, Supplement 1998; Proceedings of SPEP 1997.
2. Philosophy Today Vol. 43, co-edited with Walter Brogan, Supplement 1999; Proceedings of SPEP 1998.

3. Hypatia special virtual issue on Embodiment, 2013
Other editorial work:
Co-editor, Oxford UP Series: Critical Race Philosophy

Editor, Routledge Series: Introducing Feminist Philosophy
Co-editor, Palgrave Series: The Future of Minority Studies
Co-editor, Palgrave Series: Breaking the Waves, a series in feminist theory

1.  “Lordship, Bondage, and the Dialectics of Male/Female Relationships” co-authored with Linda A. Bell, Cogito II (Spring 1985): 79-93.
2.  “Skepticisism, or Charles Sanders Peirce's Alternative to the Skeptical Dilemma” Auslegung, XIII (Winter 1986): 6-18.
3. “Justifying Feminist Social Science” Hypatia 2 (Fall 1987): 107-127. Reprinted in Feminism and Science edited by Nancy Tuana (Indiana University Press, 1989).
4. “Cultural Feminism v. Post-Structuralism: The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory” SIGNSSpring 1988, 405-436;  reprinted in  Reconstructing the Academy: Women's Education and Women's Studies, edited by Elizabeth Minnich, Jean O'Barr and Rachel Rosenfeld, (University of Chicago Press, 1988); in Feminist Theory in Practice and Process edited by Micheline R. Malson et al (University of Chicago Press, 1989); in Feminism and Philosophy: Theory, Reinterpretation, and Application edited by Rosemarie Tong and Nancy Tuana, Westview Press, 1995; in Culture/Power/History: A Reader in Contemporary Social Theory edited by Sherry Ortner, Geoff Eley and Nick Dirks, Princeton University Press, 1994; in Feminism edited by Susan Moller Okin and Jane Mansbridge, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.; in The Second Wave edited by Linda Nicholson, Routledge 1996; and in Beyond Portia: Women, Law and Literature in the U.S. eds. Jacqueline St. Joan and Annette Bennington McElhiney, Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997: pp. 87-113. This essay has also been translated into Spanish for Feminaria, a journal published in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Volume 2, No. 4 (Noviembre, 1989): 1-18, and into Italian and published in Memoria: revista di storia delle donne, N. 25 (1, 1989): 7-36; and into spanish a second time as “Feminismo cultural versus posestructuralismo: la crisis de identidad en la teoría feminista” translated by Marysa Navarro, for Nuevas Direciones edited by Marysa Navarro and Catharine Stimpson, Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2001.   
5. “Feminist Politics and Foucault: The Limits to a Collaboration” in Crises in Continental Philosophy edited by Arlene Dallery and Charles Scott (Albany: SUNY Press 1990).
6. “The Problem of Speaking For Others” in Cultural Critique (Winter 1991-92), pp. 5-32; revised and reprinted in Who Can Speak?  Authority and Critical Identity edited by Judith Roof and Robyn Wiegman, University of Illinois Press, 1996; and in Feminist Nightmares: Women at Odds edited by Susan Weisser and Jennifer Fleischner, New York University Press, 1994; and in Racism and Sexism: Differences and Connections eds. David Blumenfeld and Linda Bell, Rowman and Littlefield, 1995; and in Theorizing Feminisms edited by Elizabeth Hackett and Sally Haslanger, Oxford University Press, 2006; and in Voice in Qualitative Inquiry: Challenging Conventional, Interpretive, and Critical Conceptionsedited by Alecia Youngblood Jackson and Lisa A. Mazzei, Routledge 2008; and also in Just Methods: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Reader ed. Alison Jaggar, Paradigm Publishers 2008. It is also in Qualitative Research Methods in Education edited by Harry Torrance, Sage Fundamentals of Applied Research,  July 2010.
7. “Survivor Discourse: Transgression or Recuperation?” co-authored with Laura Gray, SIGNS Winter 93, Vol. 18, No. 2: 260-290.  Translated into German and reprinted as “Der Diskurs von >Uberlebenden< sexueller Gewalt: Uberschreitung oder Vereinnahmung?” in Forum Kritische Psychologie 33 (1994): 100-135.  Reprinted in Getting a Life, edited by Julia Watson and Sidonie Smith, University of Minnesota Press, 1996: 198-225.  A shortened version of this paper appeared under the title, “Survivors of Sexual Violence: Telling It So It Will Never Happen Again,” in Off Our Backs (April 1992), and in Phoebe Fall 1992, Vol. 4, No. 2: 30-37.
8. “Foucault as Epistemologist,” Philosophical Forum, Winter 93, Vol. XXV, No. 2, pp. 95-124.
9. “Is the Feminist Critique of Reason Rational?” Philosophical Topics 23 (2), Fall 1995: 1-26.  Also in The Annual Proceedings of the Center for the Philosophic Exchange, 1995-1996 no.26: 58-79.
10. “Expert Discourses of Critique,” in Reinterpreting the Political edited by Lenore Langsdorf and Stephen Watson, Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Volume 20, SUNY Press, 1998.
11.  “Philosophy and Racial Identity” Radical Philosophy Jan/Feb 1996, 5-25.  Also in Philosophy Today, Spring 1997, Vol. 41, No.1/4, Pp. 67-76. Reprinted in Ethnic and Racial Studies Today edited by Martin Bulmer and John Solomos (London: Routledge, 1999); and in Philosophies of Race and Ethnicities eds. Peter Osborne and Stella Sandford (London, Continuum 2002).
12. “The Politics of Postmodern Feminism, Revisited” Cultural Critique No. 36, Spring 97, pp. 5-27.
13. “Immanent Truth” in Science in Context 10, (1997): pp. 97-112.
14. “What Should White People Do?” Hypatia Summer 98, Vol. 13, No. 3: pp. 6-26; reprinted in Decentering the Center: Philosophy for a Multicultural, Postcolonial, and Feminist World, an anthology edited by Sandra Harding and Uma Narayan, (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001) 262-282.
15. “Toward a Phenomenology of Racial Embodiment” Radical Philosophy 95, May/June 1998, 15-26; reprinted in Race edited by Robert Bernasconi (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2001), 267-283.
16. “Philosophy Matters: A Review of Recent Work in Feminist Philosophy” SIGNS, Vol. 25, no. 3, Spring 2000: 841-882.
17. “Habits of Hostility: On Seeing Race” Philosophy Today Vol. 44, Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Vol. 26, SPEP Supplement 2000, pp. 30-40.
18.“Reclaiming Truth” The Hedgehog Review: Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture Fall 2001, Vo. 3, No. 3, 26-41. Revised and reprinted in Truth: Engagements Across Philosophical Disciplines edited by José Medina and David Wood, Blackwell 2005, 336-349.
19. “Objectivity and Its Politics” New Literary History Vol. 32, Autumn 2001, No. 4, 835-848.
20. “Does the public intellectual have intellectual integrity?” Metaphilosophy Vol. 33, October 2002, 521-534. Forthcoming in a book edited by Raja Halwani, Carol Quinn and Andy Wible, Routledge.
21. “Latinas/os, Asian-Americans and the Black/White Paradigm” Journal of Ethics Volume 7, Issue 1, 2003: 5-27.
22. “Schutte’s Nietzschean postcolonial politics” in Hypatia vol. 19, no. 3 (Summer 2004) 144- 156.
23.“Latino vs. Hispanic: The Politics of Ethnic Names” and "A Response to Gracia" Philosophy and Social Criticism, June 2005, Vol. 31, no. 4, 395-408, 419-422.
24. “Against Post-Ethnic Futures” Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2004, 99-117.
25. "Anzaldua: The Unassimilated Theorist" in Proceedings of the Modern Language Association, January 2006, Vol. 121, No. 1, pp. 255-259.
26. "Commentary on Elizabeth Anderson's 'Uses of Value Judgments in Science'" in the web-based Symposium on Gender, Race, and Philosophy, January 2006,>  
27. "Fraser on Redistribution, Recognition, and Identity" European Journal of Political Theory, 2007, 6 (3): 255-265.   
28. "Caliban's Phenomenological Ontology," C.L.R. James Journal, Vo. 14, No. 1, Spring 2008: 9-25.  
29. "Mignolo's Epistemology of Coloniality" The New Centennial Review, Vol. 7, No. 3, Winter 2007, pp. 79-102.
30. "Dreaming of Iris" Philosophy Today, SPEP Supplement 2008, Vol. 52: 4-9.
31. "Mapping the Boundaries of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality" International Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 48, No. 2, Issue 190, June 2008, 231-238.
32. "Discourses of Sexual Violence in a Global Framework" Philosophical Topics Vol. 37, No. 2 (Fall 2009), pp. 123-140.  To be reprinted in Gender, and Global Justice edited by Alison Jaggar, Polity Press, December 2013.
33. “Gender and Reproduction” Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2008: 7-27.
34. “Sotomayor’s Reasoning” Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 48, No. 1 (March 2010): pp. 122-138.
35. “Latinos Beyond the Binary” Southern Journal of Philosophy Vol. XLVII (2009) Supplement, pp. 112-128.
36. “Adorno’s Dialectical Realism,” co-authored with Alireza Shomali, Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy
14: 2 (Fall/Automne 2010): 45-65. Reprinted in Debating Race, Ethnicity and Latino Identity: Jorge Gracia and His Critics, Edited by Ivan Jaksic, New York: Columbia University Press, 2015, Pp. 38-47. 
37. “Epistemic Identities” Episteme 7.2, 2010.
38. “Sotomayor’s Reasoning” in APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 2009, pp. 10-11.

39. "An Epistemology for the Next Revolution," in Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Productions of the Luso-Hispanic World, Guest Editor: Nelson Maldonado-Torres. Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2012.

40. “Philosophy, the Conquest, and the Meaning of Modernity”  Human Architecture, Vol. 11, Issue 1, 2013, special issue guest edited by George Ciccariello-Maher and Rámon Grosfoguel.

41. “Feminism: Then and Now” Journal of Speculative Philosophy 26: 2012.

42. “Enrique Dussel’s Transmodernism” forthcoming in Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Productions of the Luso-Hispanic World Vol. 1:3, 2012. 60-68.

43. “Is there an ‘after’ of identity?” Review Journal of Political Philosophy Vol. 10; September 2012: 3-20.

44. "Afterword: The Black/White Binary and Antiblack Racism" in Critical Philosophy of Race 1:1, 2013. 121-124.

45. "Autonomism! In Theory and Practice" co-authored with José Alcoff Science and Society Vol. 79, No. 2, April 2015: 221-242.

46. "Educating with a (De)colonial Consciousness" LÁPIZ: Latin American Philosophy of Education Journal, No. 1, Proceedings from the 2013 Lapes Symposium. 2014. 4-18.

47. "The Hegel of Coyoacan" forthcoming in boundary 2. 


1. “Feminist Critiques of Social Science” APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, Volume 1, December 1987: 14-16.
2. “How is Epistemology Political?” in Radical Philosophy: Tradition, Counter-Tradition, Politics edited by Roger Gottlieb, Temple University Press, 1993.Tranlsated into Polish for
Feminist Think Tank Online Library at <> , forthcoming.

3. “Are Old Wives' Tales Justified?” co-authored with Vrinda Dalmiya, in Feminist Epistemologies, edited by Elizabeth Potter and myself, (New York: Routledge, 1993).
4. “On Mastering Master Discourses” a review essay in American Literary History Summer 1993, Vol. 5, No. 2, 335-346.
5. “Democracy and Rationality: A Dialogue with Hilary Putnam,” in Women, Culture, and Development edited by Martha Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover, Oxford University Press, 1995.
6. “Feminist Theory and Social Science: new knowledges, new epistemologies” in Body/Spaces: Destabilizing Geographies of Gender and Sexuality edited by Nancy Duncan, Routledge, 1996: 13-27.
7. “Mestizo Identity,” in American Mixed Race: The Culture of Microdiversity edited by Naomi Zack, Rowman and Littlefield, 1995. Reprinted in The Idea of Race eds. Robert Bernasconi and Tommy Lott, Hackett, 2000.
8. “Reflections on Formal Mentoring” Teaching Philosophy Vol. 18, No.4, December 1995, pp. 359-368.
9. “A Philosophical Dialogue with `Dialogue with the Other'” in Gender-Nature-Culture, Working Paper 12, 1994, (published in Denmark), pp. 5-22.
10. “Dangerous Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Pedophilia”  Feminist Interpretations of Michel Foucault edited by Susan Hekman, Penn State Press, 1996: 99-136; reprinted in Philosophy and Sex 3rd edition, eds. R. Baker, K. Wininger, and F. Elliston (1998, Prometheus): 500-531.
11. “Phenomenology, Post-structuralism, and Feminist Theory on the Concept of Experience” in Feminist Phenomenology edited by Linda Fisher and Lester Embree, The Netherlands: Kluwer, 2000; also translated into German in Phanomenologie und Geschlechterdifferenz (Phenomenology and Sexual Difference) edited by Silvia Stoller and Helmuth Vetter, Austria, 1998.
12. “On the Elimination of Experience in Postmodern Feminism” Feminism, Epistemology, and Ethics: Proceedings of the Oslo Conference 1994 ed. by Inger Nygaard Preus et al, University of Oslo, 1996: 15-30.
13. “Merleau-Ponty and Feminist Theory on Experience” in Chiasms: Merleau-Ponty’s Notion of Flesh, edited by Fred Evans and Leonard Lawlor (Albany, SUNY Press, 2000), 251-272.
14.  “Response to my Critics” an essay responding to five review essays of Real Knowing, for a special issue of Social Epistemology, 1998, vol. 12, No. 3: 289-305.
15. “Latina/o Identity Politics” in The Good Citizen, edited by Eduardo Mendieta, et al, Routledge, 1998.

16. “Truth as Coherence” in Philosophy of Language: The Big Questions ed. Andrea Nye (New York: Blackwell 1998).  
17. “Becoming an Epistemologist” in Becomings: Explorations in Time, Memory, and Becomings, ed. by Elizabeth Grosz, Cornell University Press, 1999.
18. “Is Latina/o Identity a Racial Identity?” Hispanics/Latinos in the U.S.: Ethnicity, Race and Rights edited by Jorge Gracia and Pablo DeGreiff, Routledge Press, 2000. Reprinted in Latin American Philosophy for the 21st Century: The Human Condition, Values, and the Search for Identity eds. Jorge Gracia and Elizabethg Millán-Zaibert Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2004, 311-334. Revised and published as "
Los latinos y las categorías raciales," translated by Edison Barrios, forthcoming in Jorge J. E. Gracia and Ivan Jaksic, eds., Filosofia e identidad cultural en America Latina, 2nd revised and enlarged edition, Caracas, in progress.
19. “On Judging Epistemic Credibility: Is Social Identity Relevant?” EnGendering Rationalities ed. by Nancy Tuana and Sandra Morgen, SUNY Press, 2001; and in revised form in Women of Color and Philosophy: Reflections on the Discipline ed. by Naomi Zack, Blackwell, 2000.
20. “Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?,” in Reclaiming Identity: Realist Theory and the Predicament of Postmodernism, edited by Paula Moya and Michael Hames-Garcia, Univ. of California Press, 2000.
21.“Gadamer’s Feminist Epistemology” in Feminist Interpretations of Gadamer ed. Lorraine Code, Pennsylvania State Press, 2002.
22. “The Case for Coherence” in The Nature of Truth ed. by Michael Lynch, MIT Press, 2001.
23. “Power/Knowledges in the Colonial Unconscious: A Dialogue Between Dussel and Foucault” in Thinking From the Underside of History eds. Alcoff and Mendieta, Rowman and Littlefield, 2000.
24. “Of Philosophy and Guerilla Wars” in The Philosophical “I” edited by George Yancy, Rowman and Littlefield 2002.
25. “Preface” for Latin American Perspectives on Globalization edited by Mario Saenz, Rowman and Littlefield 2002.            
26. “Can Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Speak to Philosophers?”  Newsletter on the Status of Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies, Spring 2002, Vol. 1, no. 2, 41-43.
27. “Rethinking Maternal Thinking” Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, Vol. 3, No. 1, Fall 2003, 85-89.
28.  “Foucault’s Philosophy of Science: Structures of Truth/Structures of Power” Blackwell Companion to Continental Philosophies of Science edited by Gary Gutting, Blackwell 2005, 211-223.
29. “The Metaphysics of Sex and Gender” Feminist Interventions in Ethics and Politics edited by Barbara Andrew, Jean Keller, Lisa Schwartzman, Rowman and Littlefield, 2005.
30. “Epistemologies of Ignorance: Three Types,” in Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance edited by Nancy Tuana and Shannon Sullivan, SUNY Press, 2007.
31. “El movimiento norteamericano contra la violación: Paradigmas desafiantes del discurso, “ trans. by Anita Cañizares M., in Pensar (en) Género: Teoría práctica para nuevas cartografías del cuerpo edited by Carmen Millán de Benavides and Ángela María Estrada Mesa. Bogotá: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Pp. 372-389.
32. "Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms" in Race or Ethnicity? On Black and Latino Identity edited by Jorge Gracia, Cornell University Press, 2007.
33. "Rorty's Anti-Representationalism in the Context of Sexual Violence" in Feminist Interpretations of Rorty, edited by Marianne Janack, Pennsylvania State Press, 2010.
34. "Alien and Alienated"

Reframing the Practice of Philosophy: Bodies of Color, Bodies of Knowledge edited by George Yancy. Albany: SUNY Press, 2012. 23-44.
"New epistemologies: Post-positivist accounts of identity" The SAGE Handbook on Identities edited by Margaret Wetherell and Chandra Talpade Mohanty, London: Sage, 2010. Pp. 144-162.

36. “Experience and Knowledge: the case of sexual abuse memories” in Feminist Metaphysics:  Explorations in the ontology of sex, gender and identity ed. by Charlotte Witt, Springer Publishing, 2010.
37. “Anti-Latino Racism” in Decolonizing Epistemology: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy edited by Ada-María Isasi Díaz and Eduardo Mendieta. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. 107-126.
38. "The Future of Whiteness" in Living Alterities: Phenomenology, Embodiment and Race edited by Emily Lee.
 SUNY Press, 2014.

39. “Foucault’s Normative Epistemology”  A Companion to Foucault edited by Timothy O’Leary and Jana Sawicki, Blackwell Publishers, 2013.

40. "Philosophy's Civil Wars" Eastern APA Presidential Address, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Association Vol. 87, November 2013: 16-43.

41. "Foreword" and "On Being Mixed" Philosophy and the Mixed Race Experience ed. by Tina Fernandes Botts, Lexington Books, 2016.

Dictionary and Encyclopedia articles:

1.Entries on “Foucault,” “Gadamer,” and “Continental Epistemology” for A Companion to Epistemology edited by Jonathan Dancy and Ernest Sosa, (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1992).
2.“Racism” entry for A Companion to Feminist Philosophy eds. Alison Jaggar and Iris Young, Basil Blackwell, 1997.  
3. Entries on “Identity Politics” and “Ofelia Schutte” for Routledge Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories edited by Lorraine Code, 2001.
4. Entry on "Identity Politics" in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition, edited by William A. Darity, Macmillan, 2007.

1. “Identity: Cultural Knowledge---self-knowledge,” in the journal disClosure: a Journal of Social Theory, No. 7, 1998.

2. "Philosophy in/and Latino and Afro-Caribbean Studies" A series of three interviews on the relationship between Latino studies, Black studies, and philosophy, with Paget Henry, Juan Flores, and Lewis Gordon, in Nepantla: Views from the South Vol. 4, Issue 1, (2003); and also in  APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy Vol. 01, No. 1 (Fall 2001) pp. 104-110 and Vol. 01, No. 2 (Spring 2001), pp. 89-101.
3. “Knowing Self in Power and Truth: An Interview with Linda Martín Alcoff” Interviewed by Ivan Marquez for the APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy,
05(2), Spring 2006: 9-12.
4. "Feminism(s) and the Left:  A Discussion with Linda Martín Alcoff" interviewed by Laura Gray-Rosendale, in Radical Relevance: Toward a Scholarship of the Whole Left edited by Laura Gray-Rosendale and Steven Rosendale (Albany: SUNY Press, 2005), 238-256.
5. "Feminist Epistemologies/ Interview with Linda Alcoff “ by Alireza Shomali and Ebrahim Moosa in Madreseh (Cultural and Philosophical Quarterly) Tehran, 2006, Vol. 2, No. 4: pp. 58-63.

Short Introductions:

1. “Introduction to symposium on Maria Pia Lara’s Moral TexturesHypatia, 2000.
2. “Introduction for Symposium on Jorge Gracia’s Hispanic/Latino IdentityPhilosophy and Social Criticism vol. 27, no. 2, March 2001, pp. 1-2.
3. “Introduction for Symposium on Jorge Valadez’s Deliberative Democracy, Political Legitimacy, and Self-Determination in Multicultural Societies” in  Philosophy and Social Criticism January 2003, Vol. 29, 53-55.

Foreword for Damian Baca's Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing, Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.
5. Foreword for Black Bodies, White Gazes, by George Yancy, Rowman and Littlefield 2008.

Book Reviews:
1. Outlaw Aesthetics, by Fred Schroeder, review co-authored with Milton Snoeyenbos, in Journal of Popular Culture, (Spring 1982): 187.
2.Art, An Enemy of the People, by Roger Taylor, review co-authored with Milton Snoeyenbos, in Journal of Popular Culture, (Winter 1983): 157.
3. Feminism and Foucault, edited by Irene Diamond and Lee Quinby, in Ethics, October 90.
4. Feminist Thought and the Structure of Knowledge edited by Mary McCanney Gergen, in American Scientist, 78 (March-April 1990), 187.
5. Michel Foucault's Archaeology of Scientific Reason by Gary Gutting, in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, December 91, Vol. 51, No.4.
6. Historicism and Knowledge by Robert D'Amico, in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, March 92, 241-243.
7. Cultural Identity and Social Liberation in Latin American Thought by Ofelia Schutte, in Hypatia vol. 10, No. 2 (Spring 1995): 176-183.
8. Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism by Lewis Gordon, in Philosophy in Review, April 1997, Vol. XVII, No. 2: 95-100.
9. Color Conscious by Anthony Appiah and Amy Gutmann, in Constellations, Vol. 4, No. 2, October 1997, 286-288.

10. Phenomenology of Chicana Experience and Identity: Communication and Transformation in Praxis, by Jacqueline M. Martinez, in APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy, Spring 2001.

11. Just Cause: Freedom, Identity, and Rights by Drucilla Cornell, in Hypatia vol. 19, no. 3 (summer 2004), pp. 225-228.

12. Historical Epistemology and the Formation of Concepts by Arnold Davidson, in Canadian Philosophical Review.

13.  "Latino Oppression" a review of Race, Racism and Reparations by Angelo Corlett, in Journal of Social Philosophy December 2005.
14. Wealth of Selves by Edwina Barvosa, Identity Before Identity Politics by Linda Nicholson, After Identity by Georgia Warnke, reviewed for SIGNS, forthcoming.

15. “Epistemology and Politics” a review of Epistemologies of Resistance by Jose Medina, Radical Philosophy Review Vol. 16, Issue 3: 817-820, 2013.

16. Out of the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy Edited by Sharon L. Crasnow and Anita M. Superson (Oxford University Press 2012). CHOICE

17. Aztec Philosophy: Understanding a World in Motion by James Maffie, University Press of Colorado, 2014. CHOICE November 2014, Vo. 52, No. 3.

Works in Progress:
1. Rape After Foucault a book project.
2. Decolonial Epistemology a book project.


REVIEWS OF MY WORK: (partial list)
Sara Ruddick “New feminist work on knowledge, reason and objectivity” Hypatia Vol. 8, No. 4 (Fall 1993): 140-149.
Kathleen Lennon, “Review of Feminist EpistemologiesWomen’s Philosophy Review (November 1993): 15-16.
Kathleen Lennon, “Review of Feminist EpistemologiesJournal of Gender Studies (1994).
Nancy Tuana. “Review of Feminist EpistemologiesConstellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, 1(2) (October 1994): 326-331.
Susan Dwyer. “Review of Feminist Epistemologies” Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 14(3) (June 1994): 155-157.
M. Storr. “Review of Feminist EpistemologiesFeminist Review No. 48 (Fall 1994): 142-44.
Stephen Maitzen. “Review of Real Knowing” Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 16(6) (December 1996): 385-387.
Gill Howie, “Review of Real KnowingRadical Philosophy 85, (September/October, 1997): 40-41.
Andrea Croce Birch. “Review of Real KnowingBridges: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theology, Philosophy, History, and Science, 5(1-2) (Spring-Summer 1998): 87-91.
Maureen Linker, “A Coherentist Epistemology with Integrity” Philosophy and Social Criticism vol. 25, no. 3, (1999): 121-124.
Special Issue on “Real Knowing: Situating Social Epistemology,” Review essays by Michael P. Lynch, Mary Tiles, Alessandra Tanesini, Mark Timmons, and Frederick Schmitt, with a reply by the author. Social Epistemology Vol. 12, No. 3 (July-September 1998): 215-306.
Thomas Brockelman. “Review of Real Knowing “Continental Philosophy Review, 32(1) (1999): 71-87.
Margyar Horváth, “Review of Real KnowingFilozofiai Szemle, (1-2-3) (1999): 403-406.
James Wong, “Review of Real KnowingHypatia vol. 15, no. 3 (Summer 2000): 192-99.
Matthias Steup, “Real Knowing” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 64(3)(May 2002): 740-743.
F. Goldsmith. “Review of Singing in the Fire: Tales of Women in Philosophy” Vol. 128, No. 17 (October 15, 2003): 72.  
C. Knowles. “Review of Identities: Race, Class, Gender, and NationalityEthnic and Racial Studies Vol. 27, No. 3 (May 2004): 486-487.
Tina Pegar. “Singing in the Fire” Dialogue: Journal of Phi Sigma Tau, 46(2-3) (April 2004): 124-125.
Carlin Romano, “The Unexamined Life May Be Your Own,” Chronicle of Higher Education April 9, 2004.
Laura Newhart “Identities: Race, Class, Gender and Nationality” Teaching Philosophy, 27(3), (September 2004): 282-284.
Réal Fillion, “Identities: Race, Class, Gender and Nationality” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 44(3) (Summer 2005): 609-612.
W. Grant. “Review of Identities: Race, Class, Gender and Nationality” Australian Journal of International Affairs Vol. 54, No. 1 (March 2005): 95-97.
Sara Ruddick, “Singing in the Fire” Hypatia Vol. 21, No. 2, Spring 2006: 207-219.
Maureen Meharg Kentoff, “Visible Identities” Sex Roles (2006) 55: 583-584.
Veronika Bajt. “Review of Identity Politics ReconsideredNations and Nationalism Vol. 13, Issue 1 (January 2007): 156-58.
Linda A. Bell, “Visible Identities” Hypatia Vol. 22, no. 2, Spring 2007: 196-200.
Eric Ishiwata. “’Keeping It Real’: Race, Theory and the Return to Identity Politics” Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, 35(5) (October 2007): 666-675.
Trish Glazebrook. “Visible identities” Philosophy in Review (Comptes rendus philosophiques), 27(3) (June 2007): 161-163.
Ofelia Schutte, “Reflections on Alcoff” Philosophy Today, Vo. 52 SPEP Supplement 2009, pp. 28-34.
David Ingram, “In Defense of Critical Epistemology: Reading Linda Alcoff’s Real Knowing With and Against the Analytic/Continental Grain” Philosophy Today, Vo. 52 SPEP Supplement 2009, pp. 35-43.
Tina Chanter, “A Critique of Martín Alcoff’s Identity Politics: On Power and Universality” Philosophy Today, Vo. 52 SPEP Supplement 2009, pp. 44-58.
Bill Martin. Saint Paul among the Philosophers. Notre Dame Book Review, Spring 2010.
David Ingram, Review of Visible Identities  Constellations March 2011.


1. “Out in the Academy” Syracuse University, a symposium with six speakers, 1993-4.
2. SPEP national yearly conferences, 1997, 1998, 1999. (Three day conferences, plenaries and over 100 papers and panels)
3. “The Future of Minority Studies” a series of bi-coastal conferences held at Stanford, Cornell, University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, Binghamton University, and Syracuse University 2001-2008, co-organized with Satya Mohanty, Paula Moya, Tobin Siebers, and Michael Hames-Garcia. See

4. Co-organizer for a Ray Smith Symposium on "St. Paul Among the Philosophers" Syracuse University April 2005 (three day conference, eight plenaries including Badiou, Zizek, Boyarin).  

5. "Feminism and War" Syracuse University Women's Studies Program, October 2006. Eight plenary speakers, 32 panels, 450 participants.
6. Co-organizer for a Ray Smith Symposium on "Feminism, Sexuality, and the Return of Religion" April 2007. (three day conference, eight plenaries including Butler, Cixous, Mahmood).
7. Co-organizer for the national FMS conference held at Syracuse University, "Activist Scholars and Pedagogies of Transformation," September 20-22, 2007.
8. Co-organizer of a Ray Smith Symposium, "The Politics of Love" Syracuse University April 2009. (three day conference, eight plenaries including Hardt, Marion, Benjamin, Zizek)
9. Co-organizer of the california Roundtable on Race, Hunter College, October 2012.

 "Reasons to be Pro-Choice," September 1981, Georgia State University public debate sponsored by student organizations and the Philosophy Department.
"Skepticisism, or Charles Sanders Peirce's Alternative to the Skeptical Dilemma," April 19, 1985, the Sixth Annual Conference of the Graduate Student Association at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
"Feminism and Epistemology," October 1, 1985, Wesleyan University Women's Studies Program.
 "Truth Relativism," January 27, 1986, Department of Philosophy, Kalamazoo College.
 "Justifying Feminist Social Science," April 1986, Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) Eastern Division meeting, Hamilton College.
 "A Feminist Ethic for Women's Traditional Professions"  April 30, 1986, Connecticut College Women's Studies Program.
 "Feminism and Women's Work," November 1986, Connecticut College Women's Studies Program.
 "Cultural Feminism v. Post-Structuralism:  The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory" December 1986, Eastern Division SWIP, Boston.
"On Bloom's Diagnosis of the Philosophy Curriculum: A `Lightweight' `Nihilist' Responds" December 8, 1987, Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University.
 "Eroticism and Pornography" January 13, 1988, the Women's Equity Coalition at Kalamazoo College.
"New Versions of the Coherence Theory: Gadamer and Foucault" January 29, 1988, Department of Philosophy, Syracuse University.
 "On Bloom's Diagnosis of the Philosophy Curriculum: A `Lightweight' `Nihilist' Responds" March 4, 1988, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters annual meeting.
"Cultural Feminism v. Post-Structuralism: The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory" March 1988, Midwest Division of SWIP meeting, Indiana University.
"How can we revive the women's movement?" March 5, 1988, the Women's Exchange, Western Michigan University.
 "New Versions of the Coherence Theory: Gadamer and Foucault," April 1, 1988, Michigan State University Department of Philosophy.
 "New Versions of the Coherence Theory: Gadamer and Foucault" April 12, 1988, the Heraclitean Society at Western Michigan University.
"The Unhappy Marriage of Feminism and Foucault" October 13-15, 1988, the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meetings, Duquesne University.
 "The Unhappy Marriage of Feminism and Foucault" November 1988, Post-Modernism Across the Ages Conference, Syracuse University.
"The Unhappy Marriage of Feminism and Foucault," December 1988,  Radical Philosopher's Association meetings, Washington D.C.
"Coherence, Hermeneutics, and Truth" December 1988, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meetings, Washington D.C..
 "Cultural Feminism v. Post-Structuralism:  The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory" February 1989, Concordia University, Montreal.
 "Feminist Debates on Pornography" February 1989, Syracuse University Women's Studies Program.
"The Unhappy Marriage of Feminism and Foucault," April 1989, the Society for Women in Philosophy, Eastern Division, SUNY Stony Brook.
 "Resistant Subjectivity" December 1989, Modern Languages Association, Washington D.C.

 "The Problem of Speaking for Others" March 1990, Eastern Division SWIP.
"The Problem of Speaking for Others," April 1990, SUNY Buffalo Women's Studies conference.
"The Problem of Speaking for Others," April 1990, Hamilton College Philosophy Department.
"The Problem of Speaking for Others," May 1990, conference on "Human Dignity and Social Progress" held in Havana, Cuba.
 "Commentary on Nancy Fraser's book Unruly Practices," October 1990, SPEP meeting at Villanova University.
 "The Problem of Speaking for Others," October 1990, University of North Dakota conference on "Women's Research and Revision of the Academy," keynote speaker.  
"High Theory, Real Life, and the Politics of Problematics," October 1990, University of North Dakota Women's Studies Department.
 "Response to Sandra Harding," December 1990, SWIP Eastern Division, Boston.

 "The Problem of Speaking for Others" March 1991, Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Conference at SUNY Binghamton.
 "A Commentary on the Contingencies of Liberal Discourse," May 16-18, 1991, International Association for Philosophy and Literature conference, University of Montreal.
"Response to Hilary Putnam on Democracy and Rationality," August 14-16, 1991, World Institute of Development Economics Research conference on "Human Capabilities: Women, Men, and Equality," Helsinki, Finland.
 "Survivor Discourse: Transgression or Recuperation?" with Laura Gary, October 8, 1991, SU Women's Studies Fall reception.
"Response to Debra Bergoffen on Simone de Beauvoir", October 17-19, 1991, SPEP, Memphis State.
 "Going Public" October 30, 1991, Soule Library Branch Luncheon Series.
 "Speaking Out as Survivors of Sexual Violence," November 6, 1991, Colgate University Women's Studies Program.
 "How is Epistemology Political?" November 6, 1991, Colgate University Philosophy Department.
"Speaking Out as Survivors of Sexual Violence" November 13, 1991, McGill University College of Law panel "The Right to Non-Violence."
 "The Problem of Speaking for Others," November 21, 1991, Le Moyne College Philosophy

 "How is Epistemology Political?" January 30, 1992, Queens University, Kingston Ontario.
"Survivor Discourse: Transgression or Recuperation?" with Laura Gray, March 3, 1992, LeMoyne College Women's History Month.
 "Response to Joseph Levine on Objectivity in History," Spring 1992, History/Philosophy Colloquium, Syracuse University.
"Female Gender Identity" July 22, 1992, Kalamazoo College.
Panel discussion on "Fefu and Her Friends," July 23, 1992, Kalamazoo College.
 "Columbus and Colonialism" given as a part of a public debate, October 7, 1992, sponsored by La Lucha, Syracuse University.
 "Expert Discourses of Critique" October 8-10, 1992, SPEP annual meeting, Boston.
"Feminist Epistemologies" with Elizabeth Potter, December 1992, Eastern Division SWIP, Washington D.C.
"Feminist Epistemologies" February 1993, SUNY Buffalo Philosophy and Cognitive Science colloquium.
 "Response to Richard Miller," February 1993, Syracuse University/Cornell University Joint Colloquium.
"Dangerous Pleasures: Foucault and Pedophilia," March 1993, SWIP Eastern Division, University of South Florida.
"Survivor Discourse: Transgression or Recuperation?" April 1993, Memphis State University, Philosophy and Women's Studies Deaprtments.
"On Ethnic Mixing," May 3-8, 1993, Conference on "Rethinking Subjectivity: Modernity and the Self," Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic.
"Dangerous Pleasures: Foucault and Pedophilia" May 1993, International Association of Philosophy and Literature, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.
"Theoretical Correctness" October 1993, SPEP, Loyola University, New Orleans.
"Raced Purely or Purely Erased: Problems in Mixed Race Identities" December 3, 1993, Denison University, Philosophy Department.
"Book Commentary on Ofelia Schutte's Cultural Identity in Latin America" Eastern Division Iberian Philosophy Society Meeting, December 28, 1993, Atlanta.

"An Introduction to Debates in Feminist Theory" for the "Gender, Place and Space" Symposium, Geography Department, Syracuse University, January 21, 1994.
 "Foucault and Pedophilia" February 1994, University of Texas at Austin, Women's Studies.
"Immanent Epistemology" February 1994, University of Texas at Austin, Philosophy Department.
 "Mixed race subjectivity," SWIP conference, SUNY Binghamton, April 9, 1994.
"Dangerous Pleasures: A Post-Liberal Account of Pedophilia," York University on "Post-Liberal Discourse and the Ethics of (Ms)Representation" Toronto, April 22-23, 1994. (Keynote speaker)
 "The Elimination of Experience and Identity in Postmodernism," May 1994, Central Division American Philosophical Association, Kansas.
"Feminism and Phenomenology," June 1994, University of Oslo, Department of Philosophy, conference on feminist philosophy, (keynote speaker).
"A Philosophical Dialogue with `Dialogue with the Other'" June 1994, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense Denmark.  
"Phenomenology, Poststructuralism, and Feminist Theory on the Concept of Experience" November 17-18 1994, Conference on Feminist Phenomenology, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Florida Atlantic University.

"The Crisis of Experience in Feminist Theory" Center for the Humanities, Memphis State University, Januray 27, 1995.
"The Elimination of Experience in Postmodern Feminism" February 3, 1995, Women's Studies, Cornell University.
"Putnam’s Realism" February 23, 1995, Department of Philosophy, Cornell University.
 "Raced Purely or Purely Erased," LeMoyne College, Department of Philosophy, March 15, 1995.
 "Raced Purely or Purely Erased: Concepts of Mixed race Identity" and "Race and Identity" Duquesne University, March 23-24, 1995.
"Is the Feminist Critique of Rationality Rational?" CUNY Graduate School, New York SWIP, April 6, 1995.
 "Raced Purely or Purely Erased: Concepts of Mixed Race Identity" Fordham University, Department of Philosophy, April 7, 1995.
"The Elimination of Experience in Poststructuralist Feminist Theory," Sofphia meeting, May, 1995.
"Modernist Notions of the Self as Racialized Identities," Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, May 14-21, 1995.
 "Racialized Identities" conference sponsored by Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna, May 26-27, 1995.
"Politics and Truth: How can Feminists Have Both?" University of Oslo, Conference on "The Concept of Experience in Feminist Theory," June 1995, keynote.
"Everything You Wanted to Know About Feminism But Were Afraid To Ask" Unitarian Retreat, five lectures, July 8-15, 1995.
"Feminist Theory and the Problem of Experience," Hobart and William Smith, Philosophy Department, September 22, 1995.
"Philosophy and Racial Identity," SUNY Binghamton, Philosophy Department, September 27, 1995.
 "Toward a Theory of Racialized Subjectivity", Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Chicago, October 1995.
 "Latina Identity Politics," conference on Latina Feminisms, Cornell University, Ithaca NY, October 1995.
 "Philosophy and Racial Identity," at the "Strangers and Others" conference, Middlesex University, London, November 22-23, 1995.
"Latina Identity Politics" for a panel on Multiculturalism and Hispanic Identity, Eastern APA, New York, 1995.
"Women with Tenure" for a panel on women and tenure, Eastern APA, New York, 1995.

 “Philosophy and Racial Identity,” for conference on “The Academy and Race: Toward a Political Philosophy of Action” Villanova University, March 8-10. 1996.
  “Is the Feminist Critique of Reason Rational?”  SUNY Brockport, March 1996.
 "Commentary on Nancy Hartsock" Pacific APA, April 1996.
“Immanent Truth”, Conference on "Contemporary Models of Critique in Society, Science, and the Arts" Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, Israel, May 13-16, 1996.
“Is ‘Race’ the Way to Rights?” Conference on “Race, Rights and Respect” Rutgers June 1996.
 “Immanent Truth” for an NEH Summer Seminar on feminist epistemologies, Eugene Oregon July 1996.
 “Visible Identities,” Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Department, University of Minnesota, August 16, 1996.
 “Dangerous Pleasures” for a conference on “Rethinking Sex, Gender, and Sexualities" University of Memphis, September 26-28, 1996.
 “Putnam’s Realism” University of Mississippi September 1996.
  “Comment on Elizabeth Kassab’s ‘Is Europe an Essence?’ SPEP, Washington D.C. October 1996.
 “Commentary on Lewis Gordon’s Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism” Eastern APA 1996.

 “Whiteness” University of Kentucky March 1997.
 “Feminist Epistemologies” College of Sweetbriar, April 1997.
“Becoming an Epistemologist” a conference on “Becomings,” University of Richmond, April 4-6. 1997.
“Latina Identity Politics” University of San Francisco, April 1997.
 “Immanent Truth: An Update” for “Engendering Rationalities” conference at Eugene Oregon, April 18-20 1997.

“Whiteness” and “The Politics of Postmodern Feminism”, University of Hawaii, May 1997.
 “Identity Politics Revisited” keynote talk, Austin and Hempel lecture series, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia September 26, 1997.
 “Immanent Truth” panel presentation for CSWIP, Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia, Sept.27, 1997.
 “Toward a Realistic Realism about Identity” at the Hispanics: Cultural Locations conference,  San Francisco, October 1997.

“Is Identity a Problem?” Women’s Studies and the Center for Ethnicity and Race, Stanford, October 1997.

“Is Identity a Problem?” SUNY Binghamton, Women’s Studies Dept, November 1997.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” UCLA, Philosophy and Women’s Studies, November 1997.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” Duke University, November 1997.
 Commentary on Amy Allen’s “The Anti-Subjectivity Hypothesis in Michel Foucault”, Eastern APA 1997.

 “Is Identity a Problem?” Vassar College, Philosophy Dept., February 1998
 “Teaching Without a Beard: Gender Issues in the Classroom” a panel presentation at the Pacific APA, March 1998, sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” Prague Academy of Sciences, May 1998.
 Rutgers conference for recruiting minorities, “Feminist philosophy and epistemology”.
“Is Identity a Problem?” LaTrobe University, Australia, July 1998, hour, invitation.
“Toward a Phenomenology of Racial Embodiment,” Monash University, Australia, Philosophy and Cultural Studies, July 1998, hour, invitation.
 “Toward a Phenomenology of Racial Embodiment” Australian National University, Women’s Studies, July 1998, hour, inviation.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” University of New South Wales, Philosophy Department, July 1998, hour, invitation.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” Philosophy Department, Macquarrie University, July 1998, hour, invitation.
 “Toward a Phenomenology of Racial Embodiment,” Philosophy and Women’s Studies, Sydney University, July 1998, hour, invitation.
 “Feminist epistemology” World Congress of Philosophy, Boston 1998, thirty minutes, invitation.
 “Where does whiteness fit on the multi-cultural map,” University of Alabama, Philosophy and Women’s Studies, Sept. 1998, hour, invitation.
“Is Latino/a Identity a Racial Identity?” SUNY Buffalo conference on Hispanic Identity and Ethnic Rights, October 1998.
“Racial embodiment” for a conference on “Race and Philosophy” sponsored by the Radical Philosophy group, Univ. of  London, November 1998.

“Realism and Identity” American Studies Association, November 1998.

Commentary on Charles Mills’ Blackness Visible, Eastern APA, 1998.

 “What can white people do about racism?” SUNY Cortland, February 9, 1999.
 A series of three lectures given at Oberlin College, February 1999.
 “Are social identities relevant to knowledge?” SUNY Brockport, March 4, 1999.
 “The U.S. Anti-Rape Movement” for a conference in Fes, Morocco, May 1999.
 A series of three lectures at the University of Oslo, Philosophy Dept, and Centre for Research on Women, May, 1999.
“Race and Gender” Presentation at the University of Tromso, Norway, May 1999.
 “Epistemologies of Philosophy of Liberation” presnted at the Interamerican Congreso of Philosophy, Puebla Mexico, August 1999.
 “Is Social Identity Epistemically Salient?” York University, Philosophy Dept., September 1999.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” Miami University, Harris Lecture, September 1999.
 Six lectures at the Department of Philosophy, University of Aarhus, Denmark, on Feminist Epistemology and Immanent Realism, November 1999.
 “Can a Theory of Power/Knowledge Retain Truth?” University of Copenhagen, November 1999.
 Commentary on Uma Narayan’s “Feminist Politics and Cross-Cultural Analysis,” Eastern APA, 1999.

“Is Identity a Problem?” Philosophy Department, New School, Jamuary 2000.
 “Is Identity a Problem?” Philosophy Department, Penn State, February 2000.
 “Foucault and Liberation Theology” Latin American Studies Association, Miami, March 2000.
Commentary on Georgia Warnke’s book, Legitimate Differences, Pacific APA, April 2000.
 “Gender and Cultural Studies” Universidad de Javeriana, Bogota Colombia, August 2000.
“Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?” Appalachian State, September
 “Seeing Race” SPEP October 2000.
“Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?” SUNY Stony Brook, November 2000.
 “Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?” Florida Atlantic University November 2000.
“Latino vs. Hispanic: Does it Make a Difference?” APA Eastern 2000.
“Asian Americans, Latinos, and the Black/White Binary” APA Eastern 2000.

“Going beyond conversations/reclaiming truth” Virginia Commonwealth Symposium February 15, 2001.
 “Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?”  Harvard, Humanities Center, February 22, 2001.
“Power/Knowledge and the Epistemic Criterion” St. Louis University conference on Philosophy of social science: keynote, April 2001.
“Is a public intellectual an ‘applied’ intellectual?” Central APA May 2001.
 “Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?” Rhode Island College April 2001.
 “Horkheimer, Habermas and Foucault on Power/Knowledge” Brown University May 2001.  
 “Horkheimer, Habermas and Foucault on Power/Knowledge” Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, May 2001.
 Scholar’s session on Ofelia Schutte, SPEP 2001.
 “The need for universalism,” Cornell University conference “Reclaiming Identity Politics,” November, 2001.
 Commentary on “Speaking with Myself as Other” by Robert Bernasconi, Eastern APA, December 2001.

“Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Black White Paradigm” at the Society for the Study of Africana Philosophy, CUNY, Jan. 20, 2002.
 “Social Identity as Historical Memory” Keynote talk: “Culture and Memory” conference at Univ. of South Carolina, Feb. 2002.
 “Gadamer’s Feminist Epistemology” and “Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Black White Paradigm” at Georgia State University, 2002.
 “Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Black White Paradigm” Northeast Florida Conference, March 2002.
 “Gadamer’s Feminist Epistemology” Vanderbilt March 2002.
 “Foucault’s Philosophy of Science” Notre Dame conference on continental philosophies of science, September 2002.
 “The Metaphysics of Sexual Difference” SPEP, Loyola University, Chicago October 2002.
 “Is identity politics divisive?” for the “Future of Minority Studies Conference” University of Michigan, October 2002.
“Nietzsche and Foucault on Knowledge” Eastern APA December 2002.
 “Ruddick’s Maternal Ethics: A Reappraisal” SWIP panel, Eastern APA December 2002.

“Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Black White Paradigm” Brown University conference sponsored by the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and race, March 2003.
“Race and Sex: A contrasting metaphysics” Pacific APA March 2003.
"Decolonizing Epistemology" Invited Speaker for the NEH Summer Seminar at Penn State University, August 2003.
 “The Metaphysics of Sex and Gender,” keynote talk, Feminist Ethics and Social Theory Association, University of South Florida, October 17-19, 2003.
 “Against postethnic futures, “ keynote talk, Future of Minority Studies Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 9-11, 2003 .
 “Comments on the Fraser/Honneth Debate” Critical Theory Roundtable, SUNY Stony Brook, September 24-25, 2003.
“Appiah on Race and Identity” SPEP, Boston, Nov. 6-8, 2003.

“Identity Politics Reconsidered” Stanford University Humanities Center and Race and Ethnic Studies Program, February 26, 2004
“Identity Politics and Class Struggle” Towson State University, Baltimore, March 11, 2004.
 “Commentary on Jeffrey Rosen’s The Naked Crowd” Maxwell School conference, March 19, 2004.
 “Epistemologies of Ignorance” keynote talk, Feminist Epistemology, Metaphysics, Methodology and Science Studies conference, Penn State, March 26-28, 2004.
 “Gay marriage as a social movement” SU LGBT student program debate, March 31, 2004.
“The Metaphysics of Sex and Gender,” Trent University, Philosophy and Women’s Studies, April 2, 2004.
“Judith Butler Revisited” a week long seminar taught at Cornell University for the Society for the Humanities, April 5-9, 2004.
“Wilkerson’s sexual realism” Cornell University symposium on sexuality and post-positivist realism, English dept., April 5, 2004.
 “Identity politics in the age of empire” for a conference on “Empire” Cornell University, Society for the Humanities, April 9, 2004.
 “Latinos, identity, and history” for Central APA, Chicago, April 23-25, 2004.
 “Identity Politics and Class Struggle” DePaul Philosophy Department conference, April 30-May 1, 2004.
“Knowledge and Interiority” International Association for Philosophy and Literature, Syracuse, May 19-25,  2004.
 “Realism and Identity” a talk for the School for Criticism and Theory, Cornell University, Cornell University, June 26, 2004.
“The Ontology of Sex and Gender” Critical Realism conference, Cambridge University, August 17-19, 2004.
“Recognition versus Redistribution” American Political Science Association, Chicago, Sept. 2-4, 2004.
 “Critical realism and objective realism” for a Critical Realism conference at Queen’s University, Canada, Sept. 24-25, 2004.
“Against Post-ethnic Futures” Marx Wartofsky Memorial Lecture, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, October 6, 2004.
“The Metaphysics of Sex and Gender,” MIT Philosophy and Women’s Studies, Boston, Oct. 19, 2004.
“LGBT and Women’s Studies: Common Grounds” for the LGBT Conference, Syracuse University, Sept. 23, 2004.
“Edward Said on Decolonizing Humanism,” SPEP, Memphis,  2004.
 “Feminist epistemology versus social epistemology” FEMMSS conference, U. of Washington, Seattle, Nov. 5-7, 2004.
 “The epistemology of tolerance” for a conference sponsored by the Philosophy Department at American University, Washington D.C., Nov. 12, 2004.
 “Comments on Angelo Corlett’s Race, Racism and Reparations” APA Eastern Division meetings, Dec. 27-30, 2004.

“Identity Politics: A Defense” UCLA Transnational Studies Program, January 11, 2005.
“Identity Politics: North and South” Duke University, February 19-20, 2005.
“Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms” at the Symposium on “Black Ethnicity, Latino Race?” SUNY Buffalo, April 1-2, 2005.
“The Metaphysics of Sex and Gender" Philosophy dept., Florida State University, April 9, 2005.
 “Identity Politics: A Defense” U. of San Francisco, Philosophy Department, April 2005.
 "An Epistemology for the Next Revolution" Opening panel for the “Toward a Post-continental Philosophy” conference at Berkeley, Dept. of Ethnic Studies, April 21-23, 2005.
 "Mignolo's Epistemology of Coloniality" Keynote talk, Caribbean Philosophy Association Meetings, June, 2005.
 "US Latino issues in/and philosophy"  NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers on Latin American Philosophy, Buffalo, June 2005.
"Transnational feminist debates" chair and commentator, Future of Minority Studies conference, Cornell, July 30-Aug.1, 2005.
 "Identity Politics: A Defense" Potter Memorial Lecture, Washington State University, Sept. 29, 2005.
 "Comments on John McCumber" SPEP, Oct. 2005.
 "Lessons for feminist theory from Ciudad Juarez" conference on Ciudad Juarez, Syracuse Univ. Nov. 2, 2005.
 "Intolerance, Difference and Disagreement,"  Grinnell College Colloquium on Intolerance, Fall 2005.
"Reproduction and gender identity"  Eastern APA, 2005.
Respondent on Panel for Distinguished Women in Philosophy, Eastern APA.
"Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms" Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference, Keynote speaker, March 10-11, 2006, Boulder Colorado.
"Respondent to Book session on Visible Identities" Pacific APA, Portland, March, 2006.
"Latina Feminisms" Conference on Latina Feminist Philosophy, John Carroll University, April 6-8, 2006.
"Respondent to Nancy Fraser and Axel Honneth" Central APA, April 2006.
"Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms" Central APA, April 2006.
Book panel on Visible Identities:Race, Gender, and the Self, FMS Colloquium at Stanford, July 2006.
"Comments on the Duke Lacrosse team Scandal" for Constitution Day, sponsored by Political Science Dept., Syracuse University, Sept 19, 2006.
Book Session on Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self at the California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race, University of San Francisco, San Franciso, CA; Sept. 22-24, 2006
Book Session on Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self at Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Conference, Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA; Oct. 12-14, 2006.
"Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms" Glasscock Center for Humanities, Texas A&M University, Nov. 2, 2006.
"Rorty's Anti-Representationalism in the Context of Sexual Violence" Philosophy Department, Texas A&M University,  Nov. 3, 2006.
"Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms" University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, November 30, 2006.
"Rationality and Group Identity" Eastern APA, Dec, 27-30, 2006, Washington DC.
"Commentary on Jorge Gracia's Surviving Race, Ethnicity and Nationality" Eastern APA, Dec. 27-30, 2006, Washington DC.
Author Meets Critic Session at the Eastern APA, sponsored by the Committee on Blacks in Philosophy, on Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self. December 29, 2006.
"Mignolo's Political Epistemology" Duke University Conference on "The Collapse of Traditional Knowledge: Economy, Technology, Geopolitics" January 26-28, 2007.
"Comparative Race, Comparative Racisms" Altherr Symposium speaker, Haverford College, Feb. 3-4, 2007.
"Rorty's Anti-representationalism in the Context of Sexual Violence" Conference of FEMMSS (Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies), Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona, Feb. 8-10, 2007.
Goutman Lecture, Philosophy Department, George Washington University, Feb. 23, 2007.
"Agency, rationality, and Group Identities" Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, St. Joseph's UniversityApril 7, 2007.
"Mignolo's Epistemology of Coloniality," Latin American Philosophy Symposium, University of Buffalo, April 19-20, 2007.
Late May and early June: taught a master (graduate) class at the University of Utrecht on feminist and critical race philosophy.
"Layered Identities" June 4-9, International Association of Philosophy and Literature, Cyprus.
Co-teaching with Satya Mohanty a Summer Seminar for the Future of Minority Studies Summer Institute on "Intersectional Identities: Realist Explorations" Cornell University, July 2007.
"Racial profiling as epistemic practice: When is identity relevant?" September 6-7, 2007: Philosophy dept, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
"Truth and Sexual Violence" October 19-20, 2007: The Future of Feminist Theory Conference, Rutgers University.
"Racial profiling as epistemic practice: When is identity relevant?" October 26, 2007: Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, Canada
"Iris Young's feminist phenomenology" November 8-10, 2007: SPEP.
"Epistemologies of Ignorance; Three Types" SAAP, Nov. 8, 2007: Chicago IL.
"Racial Profiling as Epistemic Practice," Duquesne University, Dept. of Philosophy, Dec. 7, 2007.
Comments on "Race, Ethnicity, Sexuality" Panel, December 27-30, 2007: Eastern APA, Baltimore MD.
Comments on "Race, Reference, and Realism" main program. Eastern APA, Baltimore MD.
"Rationality, Agency, and Identity" February 7, 2008: Union College, Schenectady NY
"Rationality, Agency, and Identity" February 22, 2008: Charles McCracken Distinguished Guest Lecturer for 2007/8 at Michigan State University
"Racial Profiling as Epistemic Practice" March 13, 2008: Rhodes College, Memphis TN
"Comment on Tommie Shelby's 'We Who Are Dark'" March 19-23, 2008: Pacific APA, Pasadena CA.
"Can Whites be a Part of the Rainbow?" April 4-5, 2008: Allegheny College, PA; keynote speaker for conference on Whiteness
"Can Whites be a Part of the Rainbow?" April 17-19 Central APA, main program.
"Latinos beyond the binary" Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics at UCLA, May 8, 2008
"Truth and Sexual Violence" May 23-24, 2008: University of Hull, England; keynote speaker for UK SWIP.
"Discourses of Sexual Violence in a Global Framework" May 29-31, 2008: University of Oslo, Norway

"Discourses of Sexual Violence in a Global Framework" July 29, 2008: Keynote, International Association of Women in Philosophy, Seoul, Korea.
"Gender and reproduction" Asian Center for Women's Studies, Ewha Woman's University, Seoul.
"Latinos Beyond the Binary" Spindel Conference on Race, Racism and Liberalism, U. of Memphis, Sept 25-27, 2008.
"Race, Gender and Rationality" and "Latinos Beyond the Binary" Minnesota State University, Oct. 2-3, 2008.
"Can whites be a part of the rainbow?" St. Lawrence University, Oct. 14, 2008.
SPEP Scholar Session, Oct. 16-18, 2008.
"Truth and Sexual Violence," "Rationality and Group Identity" Univ. of Kansas and Kansas State University, Oct. 29-31, 2008.
"Latinos Beyond the Binary" Drew University conference on "Latino Philosophy and Theology" Nov.20-22, 2008.
"Comments on Miranda Fricker's Epistemic Injustice"  Eastern APA December 28.
"Comments on Georgia Warnke's After identity" Eastern APA. December 29.
“Knowledge and Interiority: The case of childhood sexual abuse memories” CUNY Graduate Center, March 11, 2009. 
“Rorty’s Anti-representationalism” and “Global Sexual Violence” Boston College, March 27, 2009.  
Identity and Identity Politics seminar—Mellon Graduate Workshop, Brown University, April 9, 2009.
“Sexual Violence in a Global Framework” Hunter College Women’s and Gender Studies Department, April 2009.
“Gender and Reproduction”  University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Philosophy Department, May 2009.
“Sexual Violence in a Global Framework” University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign Feminist Futures Conference, May 2009.
“Dussel’s Transmodernity” International Association of Philosophy and Literature, London, U. of Brunel, June 6.
“Decolonizing epistemology” Birkbeck College Workshop on the Latin American Turn, University of London, June 4.
“Sexual Violence and Phenomenology” Phenomenology Roundtable, Brown University, June 12.
 “Dussel’s Transmodernity” Caribbean Philosophical Association. August 13-15, Miami.
“Identities in the Public Sphere,” University of Nevada, Reno, Sept 17-18.
“Sotomayor’s Reasoning” Vanderbilt, Department of Philosophy, October 3.
“Adorno’s Dialectical Realism” keynote, Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, October15.
“Sotomayor’s Reasoning” Society for Interdisciplinary Feminist Philosophy, October 27.
“Sotomayor’s Reasoning” University of Kentucky at Louisville, November 13.
“Anti-Latino Racism” Panel on Immigration and Hate Crimes, Co-sponsored by APA Committee on Blacks and Committee on Latinos/Hispanics and Committee on Asians/Asian Americans, Eastern APA, December.
“Sotomayor’s Reasoning” Panel sponsored by APA Committee on Latinos/Hispanics, Eastern APA, December.
“La Transmodernidad de Dussel” El Simposio “Filosofía de la Liberación” del XV Congreso de Filosofía de la AFM, Cuidad de México, January.
“Commentary on Miranda Fricker” Central APA panel, February.
“Against Post-ethnic Utopias” Fraternite and Fratricide conference, London, February.
“Philosophy and Life” KGB Bar, New York City, March 2.
“Xenophobia” CUNY Graduate Center Symposium, Asian and Asian American Research Center, March 1.
“The Intellectual Foundations of Identity-Based Scholarship” keynote, Rutgers Newark Women’s Studies Conference, March 4.
“Global Sexual Violence”  Department of Philosophy, SUNY New Paltz March 10.
“Anti-Latino Racism” SAAP, New York, March.
“Philosophy in the Public Sphere” Pacific APA panel, April.
“Whiteness in a Multi-Racial Society” Race and Phenomenology Conference, California State University Fullerton, April 2010.
“Horkheimer, Habermas, and Foucault on t he Epistemic Criterion” Conference on “Epistemic Normativity” Fordham University April 16-17.
“Against Post-Ethnic Utopias” NYU Center for the Study of Ethnicities, April 27.
“Anti-Latino racism” University of Maryland, College Park, conference on “Revisioning Latin American Studies” April 29-May 1.
“Adorno’s Dialectial Realsim” Conference on Philosophy and the Social Sciences, Prague, May 12-16.
“Revisioning the Political” Brown University “Critical Global Humanities Institute”  June 16-17.
 “Social Identities and the Question of Realism” American Psychological Association meetings, keynote, August 14.
“Dussel’s Political Epistemology” Caribbean Philosophical Association, Cartagena Colombia, August 12-13.
“Comments on Panel on Black-Latino Relations,” organized by Mark Sawyer, American Political Science Association meetings, Washington DC September 2-5.
“The Future of Whiteness” John Jay College, Philosophy Dept, Sept 21.
“Gender and Reproduction” Drew University, Women’s Studies, October 5-6.
“Alien and Alienated” SUNY Buffalo October 8, Latin American and Latino Studies Conference.
“Sotomayor’s Reasoning” University of North Carolina, Greensboro, October 19.
 “Adorno’s Dialectical Realism” SPEP, Montreal, November 4-6.
“The Future of Whiteness” Pennsylvania State University, “Critical Philosophy of Race” conference, November 10-13.
“Social Identities and the Question of Realism” King’s College, Nova Scotia, “Conceptions of Race in Philosophy, Literature and Art” Keynote, December 2.
Eastern APA: “The Problem of Speaking for Oneself”, Boston Dec, 27-30, 2010.
Yale Political Science Dept, Feb. 9, 2011.
“Decolonizing Philosophy” College of William and Mary, Feb. 25.
“To be or not to be Post-Racial” SUNY Purchase, Philosophy Dept, March 10, 2011.
Mount Holyoke, “The Challenges to Public Philosophy” conference, March 25-26, 2011.
McGill University Philosophy Department, April 1, 2011.
Washington University, April 14-15.

“Rape After Foucault” University of Oslo Aug. 31

“The Future of Whiteness” Keynote, California Roundtable on Race, Boston, Sept 23-24.

“Feminist Theory for the next revolution” SPEP, Villanova, Oct. 20-22.

“Feminist Theory Reflections” NWSA, Atlanta, Nov. 10-13.

“Rape after Foucault” Univ of Uppsalla, Sweden Nov. 17-18.


“Rape After Foucault” Brown University, February 1.

“Security Slam” CUNY Graduate Center, Feb. 3.

“Dussel’s Transmodernism” Colorado College Feb. 7.

“A Realist Approach to Social Identities” and “Occupying Whiteness without Xenophobia” Univ. of San Francisco, February 21 and 24.

“Rape After Foucault” Univ. of Central Arkansas, March 7.

“Dussels Transmodernism” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy meetings at Fordham University, March 16.

“Occupy Philosophy” Left Forum, March 17.

“Rape After Foucault” Dartmouth March 30.

“Latin American Philosophy as Post-colonial Philosophy” Panel on Latin America, CUNY Grad Center April 25.

“Knowing under the skin: New latina phenomenologies of embodied knowledge” Latina Roundtable, John Carroll University, April 28.

“Rape after Foucault,” New School, May 3.

“Collectivity in the Age of Intersectional Identitiesr" Humboldt University, Berlin, June 28-30.  

"The Politics of Philosophy" Univ. of Iceland, Conference of Nordic Women in Philosophy, Sept 7.

"Rape after Foucault" Villanova University, Department of Philosophy, Sept 28.

"Race, Equality, and the Election" William Paterson University October 18.

"Rethinking Rape and Resistance" Marist College Oct. 19-20.

"The challenge of diversity" SPEP Nov. 1-3

"Anti-Latino Racism" Columbia University Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Nov. 14.

"Philosophy's Civil Wars" Eastern APA Presidential Address, December 2012, Atlanta.


"Collectivity in the Age of Intersectionality" University of Oslo January 24.

"The Future of Whiteness" Univ. of Louisville Feb. 18.

"Social Identities: A Realist View" Transylvania University February 19.

"Decolonizing Philosophy" Latino/a Philosopher Conference, Stony Brook March 15-16.

"Response to Tremain" Pacific APA, San Francisco March 29.

"Decolonizing Feminism in the Age of Intersectionality" UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender April 2.

"The Future of Whiteness" Univ. of Colorado Denver April 3.

“Global Echoes of Resistance to Rape” Dubrovnik May 19


“Global Echoes of Resistance to Rape: Comments on Medina” Madrid June 3-4


“Rape and Resistance” Penn State University, PIKSI August 4-9


“Interpreting Experience” University of Charlottesville, "Interpretation" conference sponsored by New Literary History, Sept. 19-20.

SUNY Buffalo, Philosophy Department, 3 talks Oct 1, 2, 3 on “Anti-Latino Racism,” “The Future of Whiteness,” and “Social Identities: A Realist View”


Feminist Ethics and Social Theory Conference, Tempe Arizona, October 17-19, keynote talk on "Global Echoes of Rape and Resistance"


SPEP, Eugene Oregon, Oct 24-26, Comments on Alia Al-Saji's paper on Fanon and Temporality.


Columbia Teachers College, “Educating with a Colonial Consciousness” November 2.


Vanderbilt University, Nov. 15-16, Latina Feminisms conference "Decolonizing Feminism"


 APA Eastern: SPEP lecture: "Decolonizing Feminist Theory"


APA Eastern: “Honoring Alison Wylie as Distinguished Woman in Philosophy”




“The Future of Whiteness” Brooklyn Public Library Jan. 29.


“Transgressive Survivor Stories” (with Laura Gray-Rosendale) and “The Future of Whiteness” Denison University, Women’s Studies and Department of Philosophy, February. 13-14.


“Dussel and Descartes” University of Washington, Seattle, Department of Philosophy, February 21.


“The Future of Whiteness” Washington and Lee University, Philosophy Dept., March 13.


“Dussel and Descartes” Marquette University, Philosophy Dept., March 20.


“The Future of Whiteness” Stanford University Humanities Center, April 17.


“The Question of Experience” Keynote, PhiloSophia Conference, Penn State University, May 1.


“The State of the Union” and “Surviving and Thriving” two panel presentations for PSWIP and NYSWIP conference on Philosophy’s Woman Problem, May 9-10.

"The Rhetoric of Whiteness" keynote, Rhetoric Society of America, May 23, San Antonio Texas.

"The Question of Experience" University of Ottawa, Philosophy Department Oct. 3.

"Comments on Alia Al-Saji 'Colonial Temporalities'" SPEP, New Orleans, Oct. 23-25.

"The Future of Whiteness" College of Wooster, Oct. 29.

"The Question of Experience" Central Washington Philosophy Association, Nov. 7-8.

"Whiteness" Washington University in St. Louis, Dec. 5.

'Rape and Resistance" Ida B. Wells Conference, University of Memphis, Dec. 6.

"Comments on Larry Blum on race and education" Eastern APA, Philadelphia, Dec. 27-30.


"Philosophy anhd Race" New School Critical Philosophy of Race Conference, February 5-6.

"Whiteness" and "Rape and Resistance" Smith College Feb. 19-20.

"Whitness as a Political Concept" Columbia University, March 6-7.

"Rape and Resistance" Emory University, Graduate Student Conference, March 20-21.

"Feminist Philosophy in Philosophy" Princeton University, March 28.

"Rape and Resistance" Stockhom University April 17-18.

"Dussel's Transmodernity" LASA, Puerto Rico, May 27-30.

"Dussel's Transmodernity" Caribbean Philosophical Association, Cancun Mexico June 18-21.

I gave three public lectures at Australian Catholic University and one at Australian National University in September on topics concerning whiteness, rape, and experience.

"Scholar's Session for Gail Weiss" SPEP, Oct. 8-10, Atlanta.

"The Hegel of Coyoacan" University of Oregon Transamerica Conference. Nov. 5-7.

"Identity: A Realistic Realism about Race and Gender" University of West Indies, Barbados, Nov. 11-13.

"Decolonial Feminist Philosophy" Society for Women in Philosophy, Ireland, Dublin, Nov. 27-29.


"Alain Locke and the question of identity" and "Comments on Ladelle McWhorter" Eastern APA, Washington DC Jan 6-9.

"Comments on Imani Perry" Yale Ideology Conference, Jan. 29-30.




Service Contributions to Hunter College:
Women and Gender Studies Program, Policy Committee, ongoing.
Senate Committee on Curriculum Committee, 2009.
Philosophy Department P&B Committee, 2010-
Philosophy Department Search Committee, 2010-2011

Service Contributions to CUNY Graduate Center:

Graduate Student Admissions Committee, Philosophy Dept 2016.

Executive Office, Womens Studies Certificate Program and Center for the Study of Women and Society   2014-2015       

Philosophy Department Executive Committee, 2011-

GC Dissertation Fellowship Committee, 2011, 2012


Service Contributions to Syracuse University:

a.     Philosophy Department:  
Metaphysics and Epistemology Comprehensives Committee 1988-present
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Philosophy Department 1992, 2006-8
Faculty Mentoring Committee, Philosophy Department 1991-1998, 03-04.
Executive Committee 1995-98
Search Committees, 1995-98, 03-04, 04-05, 07-08.
b.      Women’s and Gender Studies Department:
 Director, 2004-08
Women's Studies Program Advisory Board 1988-present
Co-Chair, Women's Studies Curriculum Committee 1989-1990
Newsletter Committee, Women's Studies Program 1992-1993
c.      College:
 Humanities Doctoral Program Advisory Board 1988-1990, 1993-95
Search Committee for the Safire Chair in Modern Letters 1989-1990
Ad Hoc Investigative Committee for the Psychology Department 1992-93
Dean's Committee on the Conditions of Women, College of Arts and Sciences 1992-1993
Latino/Latin American Studies Program Advisory Board 1993-present
Search Committee for a Director of Latino/Latin American Studies, 1997-1999
Curriculum Committee, 2005-8
Humanities Council 2005-8
Watson Committee, 2004-2005
Faculty Council, 2005-7
d.     University:
 Chancellor's Task Force on Rape 1989
R.A.P.E. Center Advisory Board from 1990 to 1994, 1997-1998
Faculty Advisor, Students Concerned About Rape Education (SCARED) 1989-1994
Co-founder and advisor for Women For Women, a support group for survivors of sexual violence on campus 1989-91
Contact Person Project, R.A.P.E. Center 1992-present
Program on the Resolution of Conflict Program Committee 1993-4
Faculty Advisor, SEAC 1999-2002.
University Senate 2001-2002, 2003-2005.
Senate Committee on Promotions and Tenure Appeals, University Senate, 2001- 2002
Co-Chair, Senate Committee on Diversity, 2003-08
Chancellor's Task Force on Institutional Culture 2005-08
   Editorial Boards:
   Southern Journal of Philosophy
   Continental Philosophy Review

    Culture, Theory, and Critique


    Social Theory and Practice

    Notre Dame Philosophical Review

    Web Symposium on Gender, Race, and Philosophy

    Journal of Social Philosophy
    Symposium: Canadian Review of Continental Philosophy

    InterAmerican Philosophic Review

Manuscript Reviews for Journals also include:

Philosophy Today
Teaching Philosophy
Cultural Critique
European Journal of Philosophy
Ethnic and Racial Studies
Latino Studies
Social Epistemology
Journal of Politics
Political Theory
Book manuscripts reviewed for:

Palgrave Macmillan
Cornell University Press
Oxford University Press
SUNY Press
Temple University Press
Rowman and Littlefield
Polity Press
Peter Lang
Fordham University Press
University of Chicago Press
I review grant and fellowship applications for Woodrow Wilson Fellowships, Canadian Council of Humanities and Social Science, Rockefeller Grants, and others.

I have done external reviews of departments at UCLA and Temple University (Women's Studies), UC Riverside (Philosophy), and Florida Atlantic University.  


Professional service:

I serve on the Program Committee for New York Society for Women in Philosophy.

I have done interviews for radio shows on Pacifica Radio and other radio stations, and appeared on Democracy Now and Grit TV.

I have written several articles for various online news magazines including The Feminist Wire, New York Times' The Philosopher's Stone, The Indypendent, SSRC Open Futures, Huffington Post, Occupy Philosophy, The Mark, and others, and I have led workshops at Occupy Wall Street on Intersectionality.