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We are pleased to announce that the fall 2015 APA Newsletters are now available. The table of contents for each current issue appears below. These newsletters are full of interesting and informative material by your colleagues, and we encourage you to check them out!

If you are interested in contributing to a future issue, please contact the appropriate editor(s).

APA Newsletters, Fall 2015 (Volume 15, Number 1)

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies
From the Editors, Prasanta Bandyopadhyay and Matthew R. Dasti
Submission Guidelines and Information

“Self and Subjectivity in Colonial India: A. C. Mukerji and K. C. Bhattacharyya,” Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield
“Indian Film as Film: Reflections on the Bollywood Aesthetic,” Simon Dixon
“The Rhetoric of Indian Exoticism and Work, circa 1600 to 2014,” Michelle Maskiell
“Nuancing the Notion of Diapora,” Himadri Banerjee

Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
From the Editor, Peter Boltuc
From the Chair, Thomas M. Powers
Call for Papers
Featured Article
“Sleep, Boredom, and Distraction—What Are the Computational Benefits for Cognition?,” Troy D. Kelley and Vladislav D. Veksler
Papers on Searle, Syntax, and Semantics

“A Refutation of Searle on Bostrom (re: Malicious Machines) and Floridi (re: Information),” Selmer Bringsjord
“Towards Autonomous Computation: Geometric Methods of Computing,” Marcin J. Schroeder
“Computational Semiotics: The Background of Infrastructure to New Kinds of Intelligent Systems,” Ricardo R. Gudwin
Using the Technology for Philosophy
“Trend Analysis of Philosophy Revolutions Using Google Books Archive,” Shai Ophir
“The Logic Daemon: Colin Allen’s Computer-Based Contributions to Logic Pedagogy,” Christopher Menzel
Book Heads Up
“Building Ontologies with Basic Formal Ontology,” Robert Arp, Barry Smith, and Andrew Spear
Last-Minute News
“The 2015 Barwise Prize Winner Is William Rapaport”

Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy
From the Editor, Margaret A. Crouch
About the Newsletter
News from the CSW

“Catherine MacKinnon, Feminism, and Continental Philosophy: Comments on Toward a Feminist Theory of the State—Twenty-Five Years Later,” Natalie Nenadic
Book Reviews
Ruth Abbey, ed.: Feminism Interpretations of John Rawls, Reviewed by Emily McGill-Rutherford
Michèle Barrett: Women’s Oppression Today: The Marxist/Feminist Encounter, Reviewed by C. K. Egbert
Peg Zeglin Brand, ed.: Beauty Unlimited, Reviewed by Stefanie Rocknak
Sharon Crasnow and Joanne Waugh, eds.: Philosophical Feminism and Popular Culture, Reviewed by Debra Jackson
Luna Dolezal: The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body, Reviewed by Clara Fischer
Namita Goswami, Maeve M. O’Donovan, and Lisa Younts, eds.: Why Race and Gender Still Matter: An International Approach, Reviewed by Sally Markowitz
Alison M. Jagger, ed.: Gender and Global Justice, Reviewed by Helen Lauer
Emily S. Lee, Living Alterities: Phenomenology, Embodiment, and Race, Reviewed by Michael Monahan
Emily S. Lee, Living Alterities: Phenomenology, Embodiment, and Race, Reviewed by Heather Rakes
Kristen Zeiler and Lisa Foldmarson Käll, eds. Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine, Reviewed by Minae Inahara

Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy
From the Editor, Carlos Alberto Sánchez
Call for Submissions
“Report on the 2015 Fleishhacker Chair Lecture Series and Latin American Philosophy Conference,” Julio Covarrubias
“Why the Struggle Against Coloniality Is Paramount to Latin American Philosophy,” Grant J. Silva
“Philosophy Born of Colonial Struggle: One Theme or the Whole Story of the Latin American Tradition?,” Elizabeth Millán Brusslan
“Doing Away with Juan Crow: Two Standards for Just Immigration Reform,” José Jorge Mendoza
“White Supremacy, Guera/o-ness, and Colonization: An Argument for a Mexican-American Philosophy,” Andrew Soto
“Portraits of Luis Villoro,” Guillermo Hurtado, translated by Kim Diáz

Newsletter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Philosophy
From the Editor, Kory Schaff
Call for Papers
Articles and Poems

“Privileges, Priorities, and Possibilities After Marriage Equality,” Loren L. Cannon
“Too Much in Common,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
“Supreme Irony,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
Obergefell v. Hodges: Some Reflections on Constitutional Adjudication,” Richard Nunan

Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy
From the Guest Editor, Katheryn Doran
“Theory Informed Practice: An Activity-Based Approach to Introducing Ethical Theory to Professionals in Health and Public Service,” Jamie Robertson
“De Beauvoir in the Prison Yard,” Katheryn Doran
“How Doth Professor Superstar,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
“When Spousal Hiring Infects Universities,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
Book Review
Puqun Li: A Guide to Asian Philosophy Classics, Reviewed by Karsten J. Struhl
Addresses of Contributors

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