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

Committee Reports

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
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Sanders Book Prize
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Submission deadline for the 2017 Frank Chapman Sharp Memorial Prize
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Gittler Award
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Application deadline for Small Grant and Diversity & Inclusiveness funding
Friday, June 30, 2017

Related Group News

New Arthur Danto/American Society for Aesthetics Prize Announced
Posted in APA Announcements, Monday, December 12, 2016

The American Philosophical Association and the American Society for Aesthetics are pleased to announce the establishment of the Arthur Danto/American Society for Aesthetics Prize. The ... more »

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Associate Chair (2017)
Brian J. Bruya
Chair (2017)
Jay L. Garfield
Member (2017)
Amy Donahue
Member (2017)
Jonathan Y. Tsou
Member (2018)
Manyul Im
Member (2018)
Ethan Mills
Member (2019)
Jason Chen
Member (2019)
Hanti Lin
Newsletter Editor
Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay
Newsletter Editor
Jay L. Garfield