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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

2017–2018 report

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
Nominations open for APA leadership positions
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Deadline to submit reports for the Fall 2019 board meeting
Monday, September 30, 2019
Application deadline for grant requests from the Berry fund
Monday, September 30, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2021 Sosa Prize Lecture
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship
Friday, November 1, 2019

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Associate Chair (2020)
A. M. Nguyen
Chair (2020)
Brian J. Bruya
Member (2020)
Julianne N. Chung
Member (2020)
Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach
Member (2021)
Bradford R. Cokelet
Member (2021)
Doil Kim
Member (2022)
Yarran D. Hominh
Member (2022)
Robin R. Wang
Newsletter Editor
Brian J. Bruya
Newsletter Editor
A. M. Nguyen

 

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