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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is also responsible for the annual selection of the winner of the Essay Prize in Latin American Thought for the best unpublished, English-language, philosophical essay in Latin American thought.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

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
Nomination deadline for the 2018 APA/PDC Prize
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Application deadline for Small Grant and Diversity & Inclusiveness funding
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Nomination Deadline for the 2018 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Nominations open for APA leadership positions
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Application deadline for grant requests from the Berry fund
Sunday, September 30, 2018

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Chair (2020)
Robert K. Garcia
Member (2018)
Cynthia M. Paccacerqua
Member (2018)
Robert E. Sanchez Jr.
Member (2019)
Juan J. Colomina
Member (2019)
Ana K. Diaz
Member (2019)
Lori Gallegos
Member (2020)
Francisco T. Gallegos
Member (2020)
Marta Jimenez
Member (2020)
Sebastian Purcell
Newsletter Editor
Carlos A. Sanchez

 

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