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Committee: Asian & Asian-American Philosophers & Philosophies

Committee Charge

The committee is charged with assessing and reporting on the status of Asians and Asian Americans in the profession. Among its responsibilities are to identify unfair or discriminatory practices and to advise the board and the members of the association of ways in which they may be rectified; to study and propose ways of encouraging and helping Asians and Asian Americans enter the profession; to promote the interaction between Asian and Western philosophical traditions and to help draw out their mutual relevance. The committee seeks to advance teaching and study of Asian and comparative philosophy. It sponsors sessions on Asian philosophy, comparative philosophy, and other relevant topics at divisional meetings.

The chair of this committee serves in an ex officio capacity on the committee on inclusiveness in the profession.

The committee also publishes the Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies.

Committee Reports

2016–2017 report

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 report

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

Upcoming Events
Application deadline for grant requests from the Berry fund
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize
Monday, April 30, 2018
Submission deadline for the 2018 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Nomination deadline for the 2018 APA/PDC Prize
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Related Group News

Hartry Field to Give the 2018–2019 Romanell Lecture on Philosophical Naturalism
Posted in APA Announcements, Friday, March 16, 2018

The APA is pleased to announce that Professor Hartry Field (New York University) will give the 2018–2019 Romanell Lecture at the 2019 Eastern Division meeting ... more »

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Chair (2020)
Brian J. Bruya
Member (2018)
Manyul Im
Member (2018)
Ethan Mills
Member (2019)
Jason Chen
Member (2019)
Hanti Lin
Member (2020)
Julianne N. Chung
Member (2020)
Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach
Newsletter Editor
Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay


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