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NAME: Barry Hallen

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ADDRESS:  Southern Crossroads Academic, 7192 N. Leewynn Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240.

 

 

TELEPHONES: (941) 377-1757 (with voice mail).

 

 

EMAIL:                                               southerncrossroadsltd@gmail.com

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PLACE OF BIRTH: USA

 

 

 

1.  AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION.

 

 

Theory of Knowledge, African Philosophy,

Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Studies.

 

 

2. COURSES TAUGHT.

 

 

Theory of Knowledge, African and African American Philosophy, Invention of Africa, Black Athena, Contemporary Philosophy.

 

 

3.  ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITIONS.

 

 

2014- Director, Southern Crossroads Academic, Sarasota, FL.

1995- Resident Fellow, Non-Resident Fellow, Associate, Alumni Fellow, W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA .

2001-2008 Chair, Department of Philosophy & Religion, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA.

2000-2014 Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy & Religion, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

1997-2000 Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA.

1989-1998 Project Director, “SOUTHERN CROSSROADS: Routes of Commerce and Culture Through West Africa and the Early Sudan,” an Associated Project of UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) INTEGRAL STUDY OF THE SILK ROADS: ROADS OF DIALOGUE.

1984-1988 Director, Yoruba (Thought) Research Project, Phase III, Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife), Ile‑Ife, NIGERIA.

1983-1988 Reader in Philosophy, University of Ife, Ile‑Ife, NIGERIA.

1985-1986 Acting Head, Department of Philosophy, University of Ife, NIGERIA.

1980-1984 Director, Yoruba (Thought) Research Project, Phase II, University of Ife, NIGERIA.

1978-1983 Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Ife, NIGERIA.

1976-1980 Director, Yoruba (Thought) Research Project, Phase I, University of Ife, NIGERIA.

1975-1978 Lecturer I, University of Ife, NIGERIA.

1974-1975 Acting Head, Department of Philosophy, University of Lagos, NIGERIA.

1974 Proficiency Certificate in Yoruba Language, University of Lagos, NIGERIA

1970-1975 Lecturer II, University of Lagos, NIGERIA.

1970 Ph.D. in Philosophy, Boston University, USA.

1968-1969 Borden Parker Bowne Fellow in Philosophy, Boston University, MA.

1967-1968 Chief Graduate Assistant, Boston University, MA.

1968 M.A. in Philosophy, Boston University, MA.

1965-1967 Graduate Assistant, Boston University, MA.

1965-1968 Teaching Assistant, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA.

1963 B.A. in Philosophy, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

 

 

4.  PUBLICATIONS.

 

 

a.  IN PRESS / PUBLISHED / Ph.D.

 

 

 

 

2018 "The Journey of African Philosophy," in Method, Substance and the Future of African Philosophy," edited by Edwin Etieyibo, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 35-52.

 2018 (forthcoming) "Reconsidering the Case for Consensual Governance in Africa," Second Order n.s.

2018 (forthcoming) "be-ing and being ramose," in The Tenacity of Truthfulness, edited by Helen Lauer and Helen Yitah, The Hague: M. Nijhof.

2016 “Some Comments on Africanising a Philosophy Curriculum,” in South African Journal of Philosophy 35/4, 1-3 (republished 2018 in Decolonisation, Africanisation and the Philosophy Curriculum, Edwin Etieyibo ed. London: Routledge, 191-201. 

2016 "Can a Nation Be a Community?," in Disentangling Consciencism: Essays on Kwame Nkrumah’s Philosophy, edited by Martin Ajei, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 

2016  Ifa: Sixteen Odu, Sixteen Questions,” in Ifa Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance, edited by J. K. Olupona and Rowland Abiodun, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 91-99.

2015 “Personhood in a Communitarian Context,” in Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya (PAK), Vol. 7, No. 2 n.s. (December), Department of Philosophy, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1-10. 

 2015 “Translation, Interpretation, and Alternative Epistemologies,” in Comparative Philosophy without Borders, edited by Arindam Chakrabarti and Ralph Weber, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 55-68.

2014  “Select Issues and Controversies in Contemporary African Philosophy,” in Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements: Philosophical Traditions, Vol. 74 (July). Edited by Anthony O’Hear, London: Royal Institute of Philosophy and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 109-122.

2014  Revised entry on “African Aesthetics” (5,000 words) for the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2nd ed. Edited by Michael Kelly, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2013 “More Than the Sum of Its Parts: ‘Holism’ in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Onyechere Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe,” in A Holistic Approach to Human Existence and Development, edited by Kolawole A. Olu-Owolabi and Adebola B. Ekanola.  Ibadan, Nigeria: Hope Publications, 3-14.

2013 “African Philosophy” in the New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy, edited by Robert Fastiggi and Joseph Kosterski. Gale-Cenage Learning: Farmington Michigan, 48-50.

2012 Acerca de la filosofia Africana” [“On African Philosophy”], coauthored with V. Y. Mudimbe.  La Filosofia: En Nuestro Tiempo Historico [Philosophy: In Our Historical Time].  Volume published in the Spanish-language series, Cuadernos de Pensamiento Critico: Filosofia hoy [Notebooks on Critical Thinking: Philosophy Today], ed. Felix Valdes and Yahanka Leon, Instituto Cubano del Libro.  Los Cristales, Panama: Ruth Casa Editorial, 19-62.

2012 “The House of the ‘Inu’: Keys to the Structure of a Yoruba Theory of the Self,” coauthored with J. Olubi Sodipo, in Beyond the Lines: Fabien Eboussi Boulaga, A Philosophical Practice, edited by Lidia Procesi and Kasereka Kavwahirehi, Munich, Germany: LINCOM, 241-258.

2011 “African Philosophy,” for the Oxford Handbook of World Philosophy, edited by Stephen Ferguson, Oxford University Press, 471-481.

2010 “‘Ethnophilosophy’ Redefined?” in Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya (PAK), Vol. 2, No. 1 n.s. (June), Department of Philosophy, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 73-85.

2010 Entry on Imo (Knowledge),” for the Encyclopedia of African Thought, edited by F. Abiola Irele and Biodun Jeyifo, Oxford University Press, Vol. I, 481-483.

2010 Entry onJ. Olubi Sodipo” for the Encyclopedia of African Thought, edited by F. Abiola Irele and Biodun Jeyifo, Oxford University Press, Vol. II, 349-350.

2009 A Short History of African Philosophy, 2nd rev. ed., Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana University Press.

2008 “Yoruba Moral Epistemology as the Basis for a Cross-Cultural Ethics,” in Orisa Devotion as World Religion: The Globalization of Yoruba Religious Culture, edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Terry Rey, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 222-229.

2006 “Postscript: ‘The Philosophical Humanism of J. Olubi Sodipo’,” in The Humanities, Nationalism and Democracy, edited by Sola Akinrinade, Dipo Fashina, and David O. Ogungbile, Ile-Ife, Nigeria: Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 346-362.

2006 “Review of Kwasi Wiredu and Beyond: The Text, Writing and Thought in Africa, by Sanya Osha, in African Studies Review 49/3 (December), 175-176.

2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey.

2005 “Heidegger, Hermeneutics and African Philosophy,” in Africa e Mediterraneo, edited by Ivan Bargna, Bologna, Italy (December), 46-53.

2005 “African Ethics?” (3,000 words), Chapter 41 in A Companion to Religious Ethics, edited by W. Schweiker, Malden, Massachusetts and Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishing, 406-412.

2004 “Cosmology: African Cosmologies” (3,200 words), Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed., edited by Lindsay Jones, MacMillan Reference, USA.

2004 “Contemporary Anglophone African Philosophy: A Survey,” Chapter 6 in A Companion to African Philosophy, edited by Kwasi Wiredu, Malden, Massachusetts and Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishing, 99-148.

2004 “Yoruba Moral Epistemology,” Chapter 21 in A Companion to African Philosophy, edited by Kwasi Wiredu, Malden, Massachusetts and Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishing, 296-303.

2003 “Not a House Divided,” in Journal On African Philosophy 2, 1-15 (http://www.africanphilosophy.com/issue2/hallen.html).

2003 “Review of Helen Verran’s, Science and an African Logic in African Studies Review 45/3 (December), 160-162.

2003 “Ethical Knowledge in an African Philosophy” (2,500 words), for the Journal of the Florida Philosophical Review III/1 (Summer) Florida Philosophical Association, edited by Nancy Stanlick and Shelly Park, 6-13.

2002 “Review of Helen Verran’s, Science and an African Logic,” in The International Journal of African Historical Studies 35/1 (Fall), 188-189.

2002. “Modes of Thought, Ordinary Language, and Cognitive Diversity,” in Perspectives in African Philosophy, edited by Claude Sumner and Samuel Wolde Yohannes, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa University Press, 214-222.

2002 A Short History of African Philosophy, Bloomington, Indiana University Press.

2002 “Review of Elias Bongmba’s, African Witchcraft and Otherness: A Philosophical and Theological Critique of Intersubjective Relations,” in Canadian Journal of African Studies, 36/1, 139-140.

2001 “‘Witches’ as Superior Intellects: Challenging a Cross-Cultural Superstition,” for Dialogues of Witchcraft: Anthropology, Philosophy, and the Possibilities of Discovery, edited by Diane Ciekawy and George C. Bond, Athens, Ohio University Press, 80-100 (revised and republished as Chpt. 11, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 201-213).

2000 Review Essay: “African Philosophy in a New Key,” African Studies Review 43/3 (December), 131-134.

2000 The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Discourse About Values in Yoruba Culture, Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

2000 "Variations on a Theme: Ritual, Performance, Intellect," for Insight and Artistry: A Cross-Cultural Study of Art and Divination in Central and West Africa, edited by John Pemberton, , Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 168-174 (revised and republished as Chpt. 10, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 187-200).

1999 Review of The Art of Thinking: Chats on Logic in The African Book Publishing Record, ????

1999 “‘Handsome Is as Handsome Does’: Interrelations of the Epistemic, the Moral, and the Aesthetic in an African Culture,” Invited Panel on Intercultural Perspectives in Aesthetics, The Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of Philosophy, Vol. IV, “Philosophies of Religion, Art, and Creativity,” Kevin Stoehr (ed.). Bowling Green State University, KY: Philosophical Documentation Center, 187-96 (revised and republished as Chpt. 13, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 237-248).

1998 “Academic Philosophy and African Intellectual Liberation,” African Philosophy 11/2 (November), 93-97.

1998 Entry on “African Aesthetics” (4,000 words) for the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, edited by Michael Kelly, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

1998 Entry on “Aesthetics, African” (3,000 words) for the Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by E. Craig and K.A. Appiah, London: Routledge.

1998 Entry on “Yoruba Epistemology” (1,000 words) for the Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by E. Craig and K.A. Appiah, London: Routledge.

1998 “Moral Epistemology: When Propositions Come Out of Mouths,”  International Philosophical Quarterly 38/2 (June), 187-204 (revised and republished as “Moral Values and Epistemological Virtues in an African Philosophy,” Chpt. 9, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 173-186).

1997 “Indeterminacy, Ethnophilosophy, Linguistic Philosophy, African Philosophy,” a republication of my 1994 paper in the Special Tenth Anniversary Issue of Selected Papers in SAPINA (Society for African Philosophy in North America) Bulletin 10/2, 91-108.

1997 “Reflections on Rorty,” a republication of my 1994 paper in the Special Tenth Anniversary Issue of Selected Papers in SAPINA (Society for African Philosophy in North America) Bulletin 10/2, 429-433.

1997 Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft:  Analytic Experiments in African Philosophy (coauthored with J. Olubi Sodipo; a revised edition of the 1986 text, incorporating my 1995 Philosophy paper and a new “Foreword” by W. V. O. Quine), Stanford University Press, USA.

1997 “African Meanings, Western Words,” African Studies Review 40/1 (April), The African Studies Association (ASA), 1-11 (revised and republished as Chpt. 15, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 263-274).

1997 “What's It Mean?: ‘Analytic’ African Philosophy,” in Quest: Philosophical Discussions X/2 (December), 66-77 (revised and republished as Chpt.6, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 133-152).

1996 “The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Discourse About Values in Yoruba Culture,” in SAPINA (Society for African Philosophy in North America) Bulletin IX/3, 43-168 (an early working-draft of my 2000 book published by Indiana University Press).

1996 “Does It Matter Whether Linguistic Philosophy Intersects Ethnophilosophy?” in “APA (American Philosophical Association) Newsletter on Philosophy and International Cooperation” in APA Newsletters 96/1 (Fall), 136-140.

1996 “Analytic Philosophy and Traditional Thought: A Critique of Robin Horton,” for African Philosophy: A Classical Approach, edited by P. English and K. M. Kalumba, Prentice Hall, USA, 216-228 (revised and republished as Chpt. 2, 2006 as “Analytic Philosophy and ‘Traditional Thought’: A Critique of Social Anthropology” in African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 13-26).

1995 “‘Philosophy’ Doesn't Translate: Richard Rorty and Multiculturalism, Parts I & II,” in SAPINA (Society for African Philosophy in North America) Bulletin VIII/3 (July-December), 1-42 (Part I revised and republished as Chpt. 2, 2006 in African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 27-62; Part II revised and republished as Chpt. 3, “The Return of the ‘Closed’ Society: A Critique of Richard Rorty” 2006 in African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 63-104).

1995 “‘My Mercedes Has Four Legs!’ ‘Traditional’ as an Attribute of African Equestrian ‘Culture’,” (Illustrations by Carla de Benedetti), in Horsemen of Africa: History, Iconography, Symbolism, ed. by G. Pezzoli, Centro Studi Archeologia Africana, Milan, Italy, 49-64 (revised and republished as Chpt. 16, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 275-298).

1995 “Indeterminacy, Ethnophilosophy, Linguistic Philosophy, African Philosophy,” Philosophy 70, No. 273 (July), The Royal Institute of Philosophy, UK, 377‑393.

1995 “Is the ‘Aje’ Really a ‘Witch’?,” in African Philosophy: Selected Readings, ed. by Albert G. Mosley, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, USA (a selection from Chapter 3 of my 1986 book, coauthored with J. Olubi Sodipo).

1995 “Some Observations About Philosophy, Postmodernism, and Art in African Studies,” The African Studies Review 38/1 (April), The African Studies Association (ASA), USA, 69-80 (revised and republished as Chpt. 14, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, 249-262).

1994 “Reflections on Rorty,” in the SAPINA (Society for African Philosophy in North America) Bulletin V/2 (July-December), 11-13.

1994 “Indeterminacy, Ethnophilosophy, Linguistic Philosophy, African Philosophy,” in the SAPINA (Society for African Philosophy in North America) Bulletin V/2 (July‑December), 20-36 (an earlier conference-version of the paper published in the journal Philosophy in 1995).

1994 “The House of the ‘Inu’:  Keys to the Structure of a Yoruba Theory of the ‘Self’” (coauthored with J. Olubi Sodipo), in Quest: Philosophical Discussions VIII/1 (June), 3-23 (a publication of the 1991 paper originally accepted by the journal Second Order after publication was suspended due to financial constraints; republished in Beyond the Lines: Fabien Eboussi Boulaga: a Philosophical Practice, ed. Lidia Procesi and Kasereka Kavwahirehi, pp. 241-258).

1993 “Secrecy (‘Awo’) and Objectivity in the Methodology and Literature of Ifa Divination” (coauthored with 'Wande Abimbola), in SECRECY: African Art that Conceals and Reveals (ed. by M. Nooter), The Museum for African Art, New York City, USA, 212-221 (revised and republished as Chpt. 7, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 153-164).

(1991 “The House of the ‘Inu’ . . .,” Second Order; see entry under 1994 above.)

1989 “‘Eniyan’:  A Critical Analysis of the Yoruba Concept of Person,” Chapter 14, in The Substance of African Philosophy (ed. C.S. Momoh), African Philosophy Projects’ Publications, Auchi, Nigeria, 328-354 (2nd edition 2000, 288-307).

1988 “Afro-Brazilian Mosques in West Africa,” Mimar: Architecture in Development 29: 16-23.

1986 Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft:  Analytic Experiments in African Philosophy (coauthored with J. Olubi Sodipo), Ethnographica Publishers Ltd., London, UK.

1986 “A Comparison of the Western ‘Witch’ with the Yoruba ‘Aje’:  Spiritual Powers or Personality Types?” (coauthored with J.Olubi. Sodipo), Ife: Annals of the Institute of Cultural Studies 1, 1 -7.

1985 “Review of African Philosophy:  Myth or Reality (by L. Apostel and E. Story),” Journal of the Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15/1 (March), 109-111.

1981 “The Open Texture of Oral Tradition,” Theoria to Theory XIV/3, 327-332 (revised and republished as Chpt. 8, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 165-174).

1979 “The Art Historian as Conceptual Analyst,” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism XXXVII/3, 303-313 (revised and republished as “The African Art Historian as Conceptual Analyst,” Chpt. 12, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 217-236).

1977 “Robin Horton on Critical Philosophy and Traditional Thought,” Second Order 6/1, 81-92.

1977 “Comment:  Robert Lithown on Traditional Thought,” Theoria to Theory IX/4, 213-215.

1976 “Phenomenology and the Exposition of African Traditional Thought,” Second Order 5/2, 45 -65 (republished in African Philosophy, ed. Claude Sumner, Chamber Printing House, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1980/1997, 56 80; also republished in Readings in African Philosophy, ed. Sophie B. Oluwole. Lagos, Nigeria: Mass-tech Publishers).

1975 “A Philosopher's Approach to Traditional Culture,” Theoria to Theory IX/4, 259-272 (revised and republished as Chpt. 5, in 2006 African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey, pp. 119-132).

1971 “Review of ‘Prospectus’ for Encyclopedia of Human Ideas on Ultimate Reality and Meaning” (coauthored with P. Hallen), Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria 5/4 (June), 585-586.

1970 (Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis:) “Boldness and Caution in the Methodology and Social Philosophy of Karl Popper” (Supervisors: Professors Michael L. Martin and Robert Cohen, Boston University).

 

 

b.  SUBMITTED.

 

 

“Customs and Moral Principles in the Context of African Communalsim: Comments on Wiredu,” for Reason, Culture, Humanism: The Philosophy of Kwasi Wiredu, edited by D. Masolo, Indiana University Press.

 

 

c.  MANUSCRIPTS  IN  PREPARATION  OR  SOLICITED.

 

 “On Wiredu."

 

5. CONFERENCES RECENTLY ATTENDED (* with paper presentations).

 

 African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 1-3, 2016.  

*African Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 19-22, 2015.

*African Philosophy: Past, Present, and Future, Keynote Address, University of Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 9-11, 2015.

*Rawls in Africa, Conference in Honor of Professor Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, May 10, 2014.

*A Holistic Approach to Human Existence and Development, Keynote Address, conference sponsored by the Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, November 20-22, 2013.

American Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, December 2012.

African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 29-December 1, 2012.

*Invited Lecture: “Select Issues and Controversies in Contemporary African Philosophy,” Royal Institute of Philosophy, London, UK, November 23, 2012.

*“Witchcraft-belief and Its Impact on Development,” Cotonou, Republic of Benin, October 11-13, 2012.

Conference on “Reconciliation in Post-Colonial, Post-Conflict and Multi-Ethnic Africa,” XIXth Annual Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS), The University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, April 16-18, 2012.

*Colloquium on Culture as a Site for Contest: Destroyed Past, Truncated Present, Dubious Future, Brooklyn College CUNY, March 2-4, 2012.

*Conference on Articulating Africana Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, November 3-5, 2011.

“Violence in Africa,” XVIIth Annual Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS), Ohio State University, USA, April 17-21, 2010.

*Keynote Speaker: International Conference on A Holistic Approach to Human Existence and Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, November 20-24, 2010.

American Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting, New York City, December 27-30, 2009.

*Reason, Culture, Humanism: The Philosophy of Kwasi Wiredu, University of Louisville, Kentucky, October 31-November 1, 2008.

*American Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 16-19, 2008.

*Conference on “Political Unity and Sustainable Development in Africa: The Intellectual Legacy of Kwame Nkrumah,” XIVth Annual Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS),” The University of Cape Coast, Ghana, March 31-April 4, 2008.

*“Sacred Knowledge, Sacred Power and Performance: Ifa Divination in West Africa and the African Diaspora,” Harvard University, March 14-16, 2008.

American Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 2006.

*Conference on “Human Rights: Africana and Multi-Cultural Perspectives,” XIIth Annual Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS), University of Leicester, England, April 20-23, 2006.

African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 17-20, 2005.

“Democracy: Challenges for the 21st Century,” International Political Science Association Research Committee on Political Philosophy, Atlanta, Georgia, April 29-30, 2005.

*Special Seminar on African Philosophy, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, March 24, 2005.

*“Philosophy, Ideology, and Civil Society,” XIth Annual Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS) and Society for African Philosophy in North America (SAPINA), Bigard Memorial Seminary, Enugu, Nigeria, March 10-12, 2005.

*The Humanities, Nationalism and Democracy: International Conference in Honour of the Late J. Olubi Sodipo, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, March 7-10, 2005 (Keynote Speaker).

*African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 11-14, 2004.

*”Philosophy Globalisation and Justice,” Xth Annual Conference International Society for African Philosophy & Studies (ISAPS) and Society for African Philosophy in North America (SAPINA), University of the West Indies, Jamaica, April 2-4, 2004.

14th Triennial Symposium on African Art (ACASA), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 31-April 1, 2004.

*Princeton Workshop in the History of Science: Science Across Cultures, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, February 13, 2004.

 

 

6.  FOREIGN LANGUAGES.

 

 

French (impoverished); Italian (anche); Yoruba (proficiency certificate for reading of).

 

 

7. EDITORIAL APPOINTMENTS, ELECTED OFFICES, INVITED CONSULTANCIES, MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND AWARDS.

 

 

a.  EDITORIAL.

 

<phil.papers.com>, African Philosophy editor

The Caribbean Journal of Philosophy (Editorial Board)

Thought and Practice (Editorial Board)

Journal on African Philosophy (Editorial Board)

Polylog: E-Forum (http://www.polylog.org) for Intercultural Philosophizing (Advisory Board)

 

 

b.  ELECTED OFFICES.

 

President, International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS), 2006-2010

President, International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS), 2004-06

General Secretary, Society for African Philosophy in North America (SAPINA), 2002-2006

 

 

c.  INVITED CONSULTANCIES

 

Member, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, Peer Review Committees, Fulbright Visiting Scholars, Fulbright African Research Scholar Program, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, United States Department of State, Washington, D.C.

 

External Examiner, M.A. programme in philosophy.  The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, 2006-2009.

 

 

d.  PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS.

 

African Studies Association (ASA)

American Philosophical Association (APA)

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

International Society for African Philosophy & Studies (ISAPS)

PEN (invited member, 2007 - )

 

 

e.  AWARDS.

 

Fulbright West African Research Grant, July-September 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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