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Committee: Hispanics

Committee Charge

The committee is charged with assessing and reporting on the status of Hispanics and Latinos/as in the profession. Among its responsibilities are to identify unfair or discriminatory practices affecting Hispanic or Latino/a philosophers in their professional work and to apprise the board and the members of the association of ways in which they may be rectified; to advise Hispanic and Latino/a philosophers concerning means of overcoming discrimination that they may encounter; and to make reports and recommendations to the board concerning ways in which full and meaningful equality of opportunity can be provided to all individuals who seek to study, teach, or conduct research in philosophy. The committee is also concerned with teaching and research. It seeks to facilitate an understanding of issues of cultural diversity, identity, and difference and of the range of contributions to philosophy offered by Hispanics. The committee compiles a list of Hispanics and Latinos/as in philosophy. This committee is also responsible for the annual selection of the winner of the Essay Prize in Latin American Thought for the best unpublished, English-language, philosophical essay in Latin American thought.

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 Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy, the editor of which serves in an ex officio capacity on the committee.

Committee Reports

2017–2018 - no report submitted

2016–2017 report

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 - no report submitted

2011-2012 - no report submitted

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

 

Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy

Upcoming Events
Application deadline for the 2020–2021 Edinburgh Fellowship
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Book Prize
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Deadline to apply to be an APA nominee for the Whiting Programs
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Sanders Book Prize
Friday, January 31, 2020
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Scheffler Prize
Saturday, February 15, 2020

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Associate Chair (2020)
Carlos A. Sanchez
Chair (2020)
Robert K. Garcia
Member (2020)
Francisco T. Gallegos
Member (2020)
Marta Jimenez
Member (2020)
Sebastian Purcell
Member (2021)
Tiffany Montoya
Member (2021)
Luis Oliveira
Member (2021)
Stephanie Rivera Berruz
Member (2022)
Martin Abreu Zavaleta
Member (2022)
Jennifer M. Morton
Member (2022)
Said Saillant
Newsletter Editor
Lori Gallegos
Newsletter Editor
Carlos A. Sanchez

 

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