I focus on questions that emerge from work in critical race theory, critical Indigenous studies, and Latin American and Latinx philosophy. I understand these traditions as different manifestations of anti-colonial thought, one of my goals being to put them into conversation.
- “Anticolonial Theory for the 21st Century," Latin American Speaker Dialogues at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (22 April 2021)
- “‘Si No Te Quieres Fregar…,’ or: How the Everyday Violence of Racial Capitalism Conspires to Break the Latinx Worker Body,” The Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics on the theme “Race, Health & Justice,” University of Washington-Seattle (11 October 2019)
- “‘To Make Myself Known’: Colonial Erasure and Hermeneutical Tragedy,” Resistant Imaginations: A Conference on Critical Epistemologies, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (February 2019).
- “Sanctuary Cities and Political Philosophy: What they are, What They Could and Should Be,” (Co-authored with Paul Tubig) Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, New York City, NY (January 2019).
- “‘Lost Indians’ or ‘Settlers of Color’?: Settler Colonialism and Indigeneity in Mexico,” Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar on "Race and Indigeneity in the Americas," Brown University, Providence, RI (December 2018).
2020 - Graduate Student Distinguished Teaching Award, Philosophy Dept, University of Washington
2019-2020 - Arnold L. Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program, Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
2019 - Ford Foundation Fellowship, Honorable Mention
2019 - American Philosophical Association Prize Essay on Latin American Thought
2018 - Latinx Scholars Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP), University of Washington
2017-18 - Sawyer Seminar on "Capitalism and Comparative Racialization" Research Funds, Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race, University of Washington
2017 - Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United States Fellowship, GO-MAP, University of Washington
2016 - Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities Fellow, University of Washington
Summer 2020 B-term
Summer 2019 A-term
Summer 2018 A-term
Summer 2017 A-term
- New book by Timothy. Brown explores philosophy in Black Panther - March 23, 2022
- Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics: Race, Health and Justice - December 3, 2019
- Julio Covarrubias in residence at Marquette as Mitchem Dissertation Fellow - November 5, 2019
- Normative Innovation, Human Rights & Democracy: Concepts and Strategies for a New Global Agenda International Conference - October 14, 2019
- 2019 Department of Philosophy Awards Reception - June 7, 2019
- Julio Covarrubias speaks at TEDxUofW 2018-2019 - May 3, 2019
- Julio Covarrubias Wins APA 2018 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought - January 8, 2019
- Awards Reception 2017 - June 21, 2017
- Julio Covarrubias-Cabeza Awarded Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United States (IESUS) Publication Fellowship - September 21, 2016
- Graduate Student Julio Covarrubias-Cabeza, Fellow at Inaugural Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities - July 5, 2016