Twitter: @PhiloCCpod • @ElainaGMamaril (@ElainaGMamaril followed by 54 philosophers)
2021 to present
Average episode: 36 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: Have you ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates? Well, this is not about them! Philosophy Casting Call is where Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, your friendly neighbourhood philosopher, interviews professors, grad students, and non-academics to find out what philosophy looks like now and try to shine a spotlight on thinkers, topics, and themes that are historically marginalised in academic philosophy. This includes women, LGBTQIA, disabled, and BIPOC people who are out there, getting their philosophy on, and who deserved to be cast as philosophers in our culture.
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|2022-Apr-18 • 43 minutes|
A Transformative Practice w/Jimena Solé
In this season finale, Élaina interviews Jimena Solé, a professor of philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires. Jimena talks about her dislike of school growing up, her discovery of Spinoza, and why she believes that philosophising in Argentina and South America can be a transformative decolonial practice. | The first half of the episode focuses on Jimena’s personal link to philosophy and the second half covers her work on the reception of European theories in Argentina. | Read Jimena’s academic work: ht...
|2022-Apr-04 • 29 minutes|
Gatekeeping, Class, and Applied Epistemology w/Louise Durham
In this episode, Élaina interviews Louise Durham, a PhD student in philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. Louise talks about the three “lightbulb moments” that motivated her decision to pursue academic philosophy. This episode is for all those who have been told to give up and who kept going mostly out of spite. It’s also for everyone who ever failed a logic class. You’re in good company. | You can follow Louise Durham on Twitter @louderlh and out Instagram @philosophyreads. | Book mentioned in this epis...
|2022-Mar-21 • 39 minutes|
Relational Aesthetic Subjectivities w/Judith-Frederike Popp
In this episode, Élaina interviews Dr Judith-Frederike Popp, a post-doctoral researcher in philosophical aesthetics at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt’s Faculty of Design. They address, among other things, topics of theory-practice interdisciplinarity, what it means to be a relation subject, and the aesthetic agency of online influencers. | You can register for “Taking Sides: Design and art between autonomy and intervention”, an interdisciplinary hybrid symposium held in Würzbu...
|2022-Mar-07 • 40 minutes|
Pedagogies of Resistance w/Danna Aduna
In this episode, Danna Aduna, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of the Philippines: Baguio, tells Élaina why she no longer wants to teach male philosophers and how she gets creative with assigned syllabi by experimenting with different ways of running her classrooms. | Content note: This episode contains non-graphic discussions of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and misogyny. | You can follow Danna’s activism on https://timesupateneo.org/ and on Twitter @TimesUpAteneo and @WomenDoingPh...
|2022-Feb-21 • 55 minutes|
From Aristotle to Waste Colonialism w/Jesi Taylor Cruz
Please enjoy my conversation with Black Jewish philosopher Jesi Taylor Cruz on waste colonialism, flourishing, and anti-colonial philosophy. You might notice the sounds of life, aka seagulls on my side and the hustle and bustle of New York and the coos of a small human on Jesi’s side. I hope this only adds to your enjoyment. | Content note: There is some swearing in this episode as well as discussions of colonial violence, ableism and racism. | Jesi mentions the works of Max Liboiron and you can find a list...
|2022-Feb-07 • 39 minutes|
The Ethics of AI from a Buddhist Perspective w/Soraj Hongladarom
In this season premiere, Élaina interviews Professor Soraj Hongladarom, author of The Ethics of AI and Robotics: A Buddhist Viewpoint. They discuss finding a way through traditional history of philosophy to interdisciplinary philosophical work. | You can find Soraj on Twitter @sonamsangbo | Rate and review the podcast wherever you listen! | Find Philosophy Casting Call on Twitter and Instagram @philoccpod | Find the transcripts at https://www.elainagauthiermamaril.com/philosophy-casting-call-podcast... | Yo...
|2022-Jan-31 • 1 minutes|
Season 2 Trailer
Philosophy Casting Call is back for season 2! I’m Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, your host and resident casting director. This season, I took a trip around the world and interviewed underrepresented philosophers who live and work in 6 different countries. | Join me as I ask professors, postdocs, and graduate students how they got into the ethics of AI, decolonial environmentalism, social epistemology, and much more. Make sure you follow Philosophy Casting Call on your favourite podcatcher and you won’t miss the s...
|2021-Aug-09 • 35 minutes|
On counter-narratives and writing the books we want to read w/Kathryn Belle
In this season finale, Élaina interviews Kathryn Belle, founder of the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers, associate professor at Penn State University, and owner and director of La Belle Vie Coaching. They discuss Prof Belle’s work on philosophy of race and engaging with black feminist philosophical scholarship on Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. | You can find Kathryn’s teaching and research interests here: https://www.kathrynsophiabelle.com/ | And you can find out more about La Belle Vie Coachin...
|2021-Jul-26 • 52 minutes|
On creative philosophical practices and the power of showing up w/Jen Scuro
This is the one where Élaina asks Jen Scuro about her artistic practice’s place in all the stages of her academic career. Plus, there’s a bonus update at the end! | CN: Ableism and miscarriage | You can learn more about Jen on her website: https://jenniferscurophd.squarespace.com/home... and find teaching resources on her Academia.edu page: https://molloy.academia.edu/JenniferScuro... | Books mentioned in the episode: | | Addressing Ableism, by Jennifer Scuro | | The Pregnancy (does not equal) Childbear...
|2021-Jul-12 • 41 minutes|
On gender justice in sport w/Beth Doran
This is the one where Élaina and Beth Doran discuss what it means to feel “capable” in philosophy, applied philosophy, and questions of gender justice in sport. | As mentioned in the episode, I recommend checking out Translash Podcast ep 15: Trans Athletes Speak Out and Translash Media’s mini series “The Anti-Trans Machine”, which starts with the episode “It’s Not Really About Sports”. | Articles mentioned in this episode: | | “Against sexual discrimination in sport”, by Torbjörn Tännsjö | | “Sex Equali...
|2021-Jun-28 • 51 minutes|
On trigger warnings as epistemic virtues w/Anna V.
This is the one where Élaina interviews Anna V. about loving theory, feminist philosophy of language, and the importance of trigger warnings for epistemic quality. | You can follow Anna on Twitter @a_nonamename where they post about their research and new publications. | Books mentioned in this episode: | | “The Coddling of the American Mind”, by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt | | “Re-Enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons”, by Silvia Federici | | “The Feminist and the Sex ...
|2021-Jun-14 • 37 minutes|
On public philosophy, reparations, and teaching in jail w/Lisa Martinez-Katout
This is the one where Élaina interviews Lisa Martinez-Katout on asking for what you need in philosophy and teaching others to never stop asking questions. You can find out more about Lisa on her website: https://lisamm-k.com/. You can learn more about the Center for Public Philosophy at UC Santa Cruz here and here. | Articles mentioned in this episode: | | "Roasting Ethics" by Luvell Anderson | "Racist Humor", by Luvell Anderson | | | Remember to rate and review the podcast wherever you listen! You can...
|2021-May-30 • 39 minutes|
On the state of philosophy of disability w/Shelley Tremain
This is the episode where Élaina interviews Shelley Tremain on her work in feminist philosophy of disability. | Rate and review Philosophy Casting Call on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. | | Find Philosophy Casting Call on Twitter and Instagram @philoccpod | | Find the transcripts at https://www.elainagauthiermamaril.com/philosophy-casting-call-podcast ... | | You can support the podcast on Ko-Fi.com/philoccpod Follow Shelley on Twitter @biopoliticalph and www.biopoliticalph...
|2021-Apr-23 • 1 minutes|
Season 1 trailer
This is the one where Élaina introduces the podcast! | Hi! My name is Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril and I’m the host of a new fortnightly podcast: Philosophy Casting Call! Have you ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates? Well, this is not about them! Philosophy Casting Call is where I, your friendly neighbourhood philosopher, interview professors, grad students, and non-academics to find out what philosophy looks like now and try to shine a spotlight on thinkers, topics, and themes that are underrepresented in ...