The pandemic has been difficult to us all, and had its impact on the DRL as well. Fortunately, we are gathering speed again with a whole low of new developments we would love to tell you about!
AHRC grant project
Anne-Marie McCallion, who completed some great volunteer projects with us, has just won the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership grant covering a Research Placement and Partnership with the DRL! This means that Annie’s AHRC doctoral funding will be extended for three months, allowing her to apply her research expertise in developing resources which will enrich the DRL. The main outputs for this project will involve expanding the List to include more student-focused materials such as reading group programmes, and offering a better insight into student opinions on how representative their syllabi are. Congratulations, Annie!
The European Philosophy of Science Association Women’s Caucus will hold an event to add more texts to the DRL! The participants will be meeting on Zoom to chat, have a drink, brainstorm authors and texts to add, and divide the work of adding them. If you would like to join or know more, check out the EPSA Women’s Caucus Facebook Group or sign up to their Mailing List. Once you do so, you will receive the Zoom link. Huge thanks go to Dana Tulodziecki and the organisers for this fantastic initiative! We are looking forward to meeting you there!
Contribute in bulk
Some of you pointed out that our current contribution form is best designed for contributing individual texts, but is less useful when contributing in bulk. Great point! If you would like to contribute a larger number of texts, you can now do so using the Bulk Contribution Sheet available through the Contribute Page. In it, you can easily copy information such as author name and details from cell to cell without having to type it in each time. We hope this will make contributing even easier, and we thank you for the suggestion!
Volunteer Spotlight: Björn Freter
Björn works as an independent researcher based in Knoxville, USA. He main research areas include political philosophy, African philosophy, post-colonial philosophy and animal ethics. He feels passionately about promoting philosophy as a humane matter which takes all human voices into account.
He works intensively on diversification and desuperiorisation of philosophy. Björn understands his work with the Diversity Reading List an important practical commitment to the project of humanizing philosophy.
Get involved, get funded!
We continuously expand our list and you can help us by contributing papers via our contribution page.
We couldn’t do what we do without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to join them and volunteer for us please get in touch! There are so many ways to get involved: reviewing public contributions; helping us with small one off jobs; becoming a regular editor; and promoting the DRL at events and online.
You might even be able to access funding to support your time working on the DRL like Chris (see above). We’re keen to support any volunteers in getting this kind of funding. You can read more about this here.
Thanks so much again for all your support,
The DRL Team