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Kwame Anthony Akroma-Ampim Kusi APPIAH

Professor of Philosophy and Law, New York University

Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values Emeritus, Princeton University

Honorary Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge

President, American Academy of Arts and Letters

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Philosophical Society, Royal Society of Literature

Department of Philosophy

New York University

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DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 8 May 1954, London, England

CITIZENSHIP: United States (Since Nov 21, 1997)

LANGUAGES: Asante-Twi, English, French, German, Latin



Clare College, Cambridge University, 1972-75, 1976-81

Exhibition, Medical Sciences 1972

First Class Honours (Part I b) 1974

Exhibition, Philosophy 1974

First Class Honours (Part II) 1975

BA (Honours), Philosophy 1975, MA 1980

PhD, Philosophy 1982 (Thesis: Conditions for Conditionals)


New York University

Professor of Philosophy and Law, January 2014-


Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, July 2002-January 2014

Associated Fields: African-American Studies (2002—2014), African Studies (2002—2014) Comparative Literature (2005—2014), Politics (2006—2014), Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (2007—2014), Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies (2012—2014)

Bacon-Kilkenny Visiting Professor, Fordham University School of Law Fall 2008

Phi Beta Kappa-Romanell Professor, 20082009

Professor Emeritus, 2014-


Charles H. Carswell Professor of Afro-American Studies and of Philosophy, July 1999-June 2002

Professor of Afro-American Studies and Philosophy, July 1991-June 1999

Head Tutor, Afro-American Studies, July 1991-June 2001

Acting Director of Graduate Studies, Philosophy, Spring Semester 1991

Associate Director, Black Fiction Project, 1991-1996

Member of the Board of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute,1991-2002

Chair, Committee on African Studies, 1995-2001

Member of the Faculty of Education, 1997-2002

Walter Channing Cabot Fellow, Harvard University, 1998-1999

Director of Graduate Studies, African American Studies 2001-2002

Visiting Professor of Philosophy, New York University School of Law Fall 1998

Directeur d’études invité, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales May 1999

Senior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows 2000-2002


Professor of Philosophy and Literature, January 90-June 1991

Appointments: Primary: Department of Philosophy; Secondary: Graduate Program in Literature

Associate Director, Black Fiction Project, January 90-June 91

Mellon Fellow, National Humanities Center, September 90-June 91


Professor, Philosophy, July 89-December 89

Associate Professor, Philosophy, February 89-June 89

Dual Appointment, Africana Studies and Research Center, July 88-December 89

Graduate Field, Cognitive Studies, July 87-December 89

Associate Director, Black Fiction Project, May 85-December 89

Visiting Associate Professor, Philosophy, July 86-January 89


Associate Professor, Philosophy, African & Afro-American Studies, July 85-June 86, offered tenure June 86

Junior Fellow, Society for the Humanities, Cornell, September 85-June 86

Associate Director, Center for Research in Education, Culture and Ethnicity, January 85-June 86

Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Afro-American Studies, July 81-June 85

Visiting Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge—Morse Fellowship, July 83-June 84

Consultant, International Labor Organization, Ivory Coast “Socio-economic effects of petroleum development,” December 82

Director of Undergraduate Studies, African Studies & Afro-American Studies, July 81-June 83

Clare College, Cambridge

Research Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge, July 79-June 81

Director of Studies in Philosophy, Fall 80

Pre-doctoral teaching appointments

Visiting Fellow in Yale College, Spring 79

Tutor, University of Sussex, Fall 77

Teaching Assistant, University of Ghana, Legon, October 75-July 76


Greene Cup for General Learning, Clare, Summer 1975

Morse Fellowship, Yale University, 1983-84

Cornell University Society for the Humanities, Junior Fellowship, 1985-86

Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Florida A&M University, April 1989

Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, National Humanities Center, 1990-91

All-College Convocation Speaker, Simpson College—George Washington Carver Centennial, September 1990

Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Dillard University, April 1991

A.M. ad eundem (on appointment with tenure), Harvard University, October 1991

Lugard Lecturer: International African Institute, London March 1992

Citation: Celebration of Black Scholarship in New England: University of Massachusetts at Boston, April 29, 1992

Machette Lecturer: Brooklyn College, April 1992

W. E. B Du Bois Distinguished Visiting Lecture in Philosophy: CUNY Graduate Center, April 1994

Avenali Professor, University of California at Berkeley, September 1994

Tanner Lecture, University of California at San Diego, October 1994

Spencer-Leavitt Visiting Professor, Union College, Schenectady, November 1994

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995-

Visiting Interdisciplinary Scholar, Humanities Center, University of Kansas, March 1996

“World of Thought” Resident Scholar, Mankato University, May 1996

Distinguished Lecture Series, Arts and Humanities, Columbia Teacher’s College, March 1997

Hans Maeder Lecturer, New School for Social Research, March 1997

Member, Advisory Council, Green Center, University of Texas, Dallas, March 1998-2002

Amnesty Lecturer, Oxford, February 1999

Honorary Associate Member, National Council of Negro Women, October 1999

Honorary Doctor of Letters, University of Richmond, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa Speaker, Harvard Commencement, June 2000

Honorary Member, Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University June 2000

Member, American Philosophical Society, April 2001-

Tanner Lecturer, Cambridge University, May 2001

Juror, Neustadt Prize, University of Oklahoma, Fall 2001

Candle in the Dark Award in Education, Morehouse College, Feb 2003

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Colgate University, 2003

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Bard College, 2004

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2006

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Swarthmore College, 2006

Convocation Speaker, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, 2007

Baccalaureate Service Speaker, University of Pennsylvania, 2007

Phi Beta Kappa-Romanell Professorship, 2008-2009

Member, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2008-

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Dickinson College, Commencement Speaker, 2008

Graduation Speaker, Stuart Country Day School, 2008

The first Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize for “outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations,” 2008

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Columbia University, 2009

Honorary Doctor of Letters, The New School, 2009

Princeton University, Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities, 2010

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Colby College, 2010

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Berea College, 2010

Honorary Member, Marshall University Chapter, Phi Kappa Phi, November 2011

The John P. McGovern Award, Cosmos Club Foundation, 2012

National Humanities Medal for 2011

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Commencement Speaker, Occidental College 2012

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Harvard University, 2012

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Pennsylvania 2013

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Edinburgh University 2013

Mellon CDI Visiting Fellow, CRASSH (Centre For Research in The Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities) Cambridge University, March 2015

Convocation Speaker, Sarah Lawrence College 2015

Honorary Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge, May 2015

Global Thought Leaders Index 2015, #95, The World Post

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Wesleyan University, 2016

Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Bellagio Center, 2016

The Spinozalens Prize of the Spinoza Prize Foundation, for “thinkers who concern themselves with ethics and society,” 2016

Global Thought Leaders Index 2016, #155, The World Post

Fellow, Royal Society of Literature, 2017

Literary Lights Award, Boston Public Library, 2017

Selected as “one of the leading 100 visionaries of our time“ as part of the centennial celebrations marking Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, Albert Einstein Legacy Project, 2017

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Elizabethtown College, 2018

Doctor of Development Award, All Stars Project, New York Gala, Lincoln Center, 2019

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Duke University, 2019

Prospect Magazine, One of world’s top 50 thinkers for 2019

Finalist for the British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Cultural Understanding, 2019

One of “Les 10 philosophes qui influencent le monde,” Nouveau Magazine Littéraire, No. 25 January, 2020.

Getty Medal of the J. Paul Getty Trust, recognizing contributions to the arts and humanities, 2020.

Phillip L. Quinn Prize, American Philosophical Association, “awarded in recognition of service to philosophy and philosophers, broadly construed,” 2020.

Honorary Doctor of Letters, Skidmore College, 2021.

The Gold Medal of the National Institute for Social Sciences, 2021.

The Apostolos P. Stefanopoulos Prize in Philosophy for contributions in applied Philosophy and Ethics, Marist College, 2021

Presidential Scholars Program, Amherst College, 2021

Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, Cambridge University, 2022


Annisfield-Wolf Book Award for In My Father’s House, April 1993

Honorable Mention, James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association for In My Father’s House, December 1993

1993 Herskovits Award of the African Studies Association “for the best work published in English on Africa” for In My Father’s House, December 1993

Annual Book Award, 1996, North American Society for Social Philosophy, “for the book making the most significant contribution to social philosophy” for Color Conscious, May 1997

Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association, “for the best scholarly work in political science which explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism” for Color Conscious, July 1997

Outstanding Book on the subject of human rights in North America, Gustavo’s Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America, for Color Conscious, December 10, 1997

Honorable Mention, Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights for The Ethics of Identity, December 9, 2005

Editors’ Choice New York Times Book Review, The Ethics of Identity, June 26, 2005. Best Books of 2005, Top 10 Editors’ Picks: Nonfiction, The Ethics of Identity, December 2005

Arthur Ross Book Award of the Council on Foreign Relations, which “recognizes books that make an outstanding contribution to the understanding of foreign policy or international relations,” Cosmopolitanism May 2007

Finalist for Estoril Global Ethics Book Prize, for Cosmopolitanism (2009)

One of Times Literary Supplement’s Book of the Year 2010 for The Honor Code

One of New York Times Book Review’s 100 Notable Books of 2010 for The Honor Code

New Jersey Council for the Humanities Book Award 2011 for The Honor Code

Washington Post Notable Book of the Year for The Lies that Bind


Algebra in Middle Schools, Boston, Community Board, 1993-94

ArtStor, Board of Directors, 2003-2016

Trustee, Ashesi University College, Ghana, 2006-2011

Academic Advisory Board, Ashesi University 2011-

Facing History, Board of Trustees, 1993-

Chair, Scholarly Advisory Committee, 2014-

Hellman-Hammett Award Committee, 2000-2012

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa, The Gambia, Member, Governing Board, 1998

Martin Luther King Jr. After-School Program, 2000-2002

Pulitzer Prize, Non-fiction Juror, 2004

Member, Advisory Board, United Nations Democracy fund (UNDEF)

Member, Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2011-2013

Member, Advisory Board of the National Museum for African Art, The Smithsonian Institution, 2012-2016

Member, Global Citizenship Commission, 2013-2016

Member, New York Public Library Board, 2014-

       Program & Policy Committee, 2014-

Search Committee, Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 2010

Search Committee, Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 2016

Search Committee, Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 2021

Member, International Team of Experts, Humboldt Forum, 2015-

Vice-President for Literature, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2016-2019

Member, Public Theater Board, 2016-

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Board of Directors, 2017-

       Institutional Policy Committee, 2018-

Member, Visiting Committee Africa, Oceania and the Americas, The Metropolitan Museum, 2017-

Member, Global Advisory Board, Whittle School and Studios, 2018-

Member, Advisory Board, Marc Sanders Foundation, 2020-

Member, World Monument’s Fund Board of Trustees, 2021-

Member, Board of Patrons, African Futures Institute, Accra, 2021-

President, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2022-2025


Assistant Editor, Theoria to Theory 1974-79

Editorial Board, Universitas 1976-78

Advisory Editor, Critical Studies in Black Life and Culture (Greenwood Press) 1984

Reviews Committee, Philosophical Review 1986-87

Editorial Consultant, African Philosophical Inquiry 1986-

Editorial Board, Perspectives in Auditing and Information Systems 1986-

Associate Editor, Philosophical Review 1987-89

Editorial Board, Diacritics 1987-89

Editorial collective, Public Culture 1989-1995

Editorial Advisory Board, Callaloo 1990-1998

Editorial Board, Common Knowledge 1990-

Editor, Transition 1991-2005

Publisher, Transition 2005-

Editorial Board, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 1992-2005

Editorial Board, Wilson Quarterly 1993

Board of Editors, Vanderbilt Library of American Philosophy, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville 1994

Board of Editors, Nationalism and Internationalism, Berg Publishers, Oxford 1995

Editorial Advisor on African Philosophy, The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 1993-97

Editorial Consultant, Essence, An International Journal of Philosophy, 1997

Editorial Board, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1998-2008

Editorial Advisor on African Philosophy, Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online, 2004

Scientific Committee, Translation, 2010-

General Editor, Norton Global Ethics Series, 2012-2015

Editorial Board, Journal of Political Philosophy 2017-


African Literature Association (A.L.A. Coordinating Committee, Annual Meeting 1987)

African Studies Association (A.S.A. Herskovits Award Committee, 1994-96)

American Academy in Berlin, (Board 2005-2006)

American Academy of Religion (June 1993)

American Council of Learned Societies (Board, 2004-2016)(Board Chair, 2005-2012)

American Philosophical Association (A.P.A. Eastern Division Committee on Blacks in Philosophy, 1983-86) (A.P.A. Eastern Division Advisory Committee to the Program Committee; Philosophy of Language, 1988-91) (A.P.A. Committee on International Cooperation, 1989-92) (Vice-President of the Eastern Division, 2006) (President of the Eastern Division, 2007) (Chairman of the Board of Officers, 2008-2011)

Aristotelian Society

Cornell Center for the Humanities (Member, Advisory Board, 1998-2008)

Council on Foreign Relations (October 1993-)

Du Bois Institute, Working Group on African-American Intellectual History

Du Bois Institute, Working Group on Black-Jewish Relations

English Institute, Supervising Committee (1992-94; Chair, 1993-94; Trustee 1996-2000)

Harvard University Libraries (Visiting Committee, 2003-2008)

Howard University Press, Commissioner

Joint Committee on African Studies of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies (J.C.A.S. Working Group on the African Humanities, July 1987-June 1991) (Chair, J.C.A.S. Working Group on the African Humanities, July 1988-June 1991) (Chair, J.C.A.S. July 1991-June 1994)

Modern Language Association of America (Executive Council, 2003-2006)(Second Vice President, 2014, First Vice President 2015, President 2016)(Chair, Search Committee for Executive Director, 2016-2017)

National Humanities Center (Trustee (1999-2001, re-elected 2002-2004, re-elected 2005-7)

PEN American Center, Member (1996-) (Chair, PEN Freedom to Write Committee, 1996-2003) (Member, Nominating Committee, 1997) (Board Member, 2000-2003) (Member, Search Committee for Executive Director, 1998) (President, 2009-2012)

Society for African Philosophy in North America (Founder member, President, 1991-94)

Society for Progress, Member (2014-)

University of Maryland Center for Ethics and Public Policy: Multicultural Education Working Group (1993)


American Academy in Berlin Fellowship Selection Committee (2003-2005) (Chair, 2004-2005)

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship Selection Committee (January 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999)

Cornell University Society for the Humanities, Faculty Fellow Selection Committee (1999-2008)

Martin Duberman Fellowship in Lesbian and Gay Studies, Award Committee (1997)

University of Michigan Humanities Institute Fellowship Selection Committee (1995)

National Humanities Center Fellowship Selection Committee (1995)

President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, Northeast Selection Committee, April 1993

Woodrow Wilson Center, Selection Committee (January 1993, 1994)

Fletcher Fellowship Selection Committee (2004-2009)

Cullman Center, New York Library, Fellowship Selection Committee (2008-2013)

Nominating Committee, Arthur Ross Award, Council on Foreign Relations (2008, 2009)

Literature Committee, American Academy of Arts and Letters (2008-9)

Holberg Prize Academic Committee (2008-2013)

American Philosophical Society, John HopeFranklin Dissertation Fellowship (2014-)

Judge, FT/Oppenheimer Funds Emerging Voices Awards (2015)

Society for Progress, Gold Medal Jury, Co-chair (2015, 2016)

Berggruen Institute, Berggruen Prize Jury, Chair (2016-2018)

Member, Committee of Judges, Campus of the Future Competition, University of Michigan (2017)

Member, Selection Committee, Suppes Prize of the American Philosophical Association (2018-2019)

Chair, Man Booker Prize Committee (2018)

Juror, Aga Khan Award for Architecture (2018)

Juror, Arthur Ross Book Award of the Council on Foreign Relations (2021)



Council on African Studies 1981-83, 1984-85

Minority Advisory Committee 1981-83

Board of Governors, Elizabethan Club 1983-85


Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences Fall 1987-January 89

Ad Hoc Committee on African Studies Program 1987-89

Search Committee: Director of African Languages Program Spring 1988

Humanities Council, College of Arts and Sciences 1987-89

Chair, Humanities Council July 1988-January 89

Faculty Council of Representatives Fall 1988-January 89

Chair, University Committee on African Studies Fall 1988-December 89

Search Committee: African History Positions, Africana Center Spring 1989-Fall 1989

Director, Rockefeller Humanities Institute Program in African Cultural Studies Fall 1989


Committee on the African-American Studies Program 1990-1991

Search Committee for Dean of Arts and Sciences Fall 1990-Spring 1991

Committee on Non-Discrimination, 1991

Member Executive Committee, Academic Council 1991


Search Committee in Fine Arts 1991

Boylston Prize Committee 1991

Chair, Curriculum Committee, Afro-American Studies 1991-2001

Head Tutor, Afro-American Studies 1991-2001

Committee on African Studies (chair, 1995-) 1991-

Standing Committee on Degrees in History and Literature 1992-2001

Faculty Council 1992-93

Faculty Committee on Race Relations, Chair 1992-93

Search Committee in Afro-American Studies and Comparative Literature 1992

Standing Committee on Administration of the Bowdoin Prize 1992-93

Standing Committee on Study Out of Residence 1992-94

Selection Committee for Harvard Mellon Fellows 1992-94

Chair, Selection Committee for Du Bois Fellows 1993-2000

Educational Policy Committee Subcommittee on Ethnic Studies 1993-94

Advisory Committee on Race Relations 1993-94

Standing Committee on the Hoopes Prize 1994, 1997, 2000

Faculty Coordinator, Mellon Minority Undergraduate Mentorship Program 1993-1994

Executive Committee, Center for Literary and Cultural Studies 1993-1994

Selection Committee, Bunting Institute Fellows 1994, 1996, 2000

Advisory Committee, Center for the Study of World Religions 1994-1995

Ad Hoc Committee to Review the Core Program 1995-97

Standing Committee on Neuroscience 1995

Standing Committee on Degrees in Literature 1996-2001

Advisory Committee, Children’s Studies 1997-1999

Ad Hoc Committee to prepare Graduate Program in Afro-American Studies,

Chair 1998-2000

Standing Committee on Degrees in Social Studies 1999-2001

Search Committee in Afro-American Studies and Social Studies 1999

Foreign Cultures Committee, Core Program 1999-2000

University Committee on Human Rights 2000-2001

Curriculum Subcommittee 2001

University Committee on Justice, Economics, and Human Development 2001-2002

Committee on Out of School Programs 2001-2002


Interdepartmental Committee on African-American Studies 2002-2006

Executive Committee, Center for African-American Studies (CAAS), 2006-2004, 2005-2008, 2009-2013

Interdepartmental Committee on African Studies 2002-2008, 2009-2013

Chair, Library Committee, Department of Philosophy 2002-2003

University Target of Opportunity Search Committee 2002-2003

Selection Committee, Rockefeller Fellows, University Center for Human Values (UCHV) 2002-2008, 2009-2013

Graduate Committee, Department of Philosophy 2003-2004, 2005-2007

Chair, Tanner Committee, UCHV 2005-2008

Member, Tanner Committee, UCHV 2009

Humanities Council 2005-2008

Placement Committee, Department of Philosophy 2005-2006

Ad Hoc Committee on the Future of African-American Studies 2005-2006

Committee of Three 2005-2006

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Department of Philosophy 2006-2007

Executive Committee, Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) 2006-2011

Acting Director, UCHV 2006-2007

Program on Translation and Intercultural Communication, Executive Committee 2007

University Lectures Committee 2011-2013

Ad Hoc Committee on Alumni Interviewing 2012

New York University

Climate/Inclusiveness Committee, Philosophy Department Spring 2014-

Bioethics Search Committee, NYU Abu Dhabi, 2014

Faculty Senate, 2014-2017

Presidential Search Committee, 2014-2015

Search Committee, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences 2017

Merit Review Committee, Philosophy Department 2018

Search Committee, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences 2018

Chair, Hearing Panel, Faculty Tenure Committee, 2018

Director, Program on Work: The Hard Problem, NYU Institute for Global Studies, 2018-2019

       (Post-doctoral fellows: Denise Celentano, David Frayne, Riccardo Zago)

Advisory Board, Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora, 2019-

FAS, Faculty Assembly, 2019-2021

Search Committee, Ethics, Department of Philosophy, 2019-2020

Committee on Committees and Rules, 2020-2021

(Chair, Spring 2021)

Search Committee, Bersoff Fellowship, 2020-2021

Search Committee, NYU Abu Dhabi, Philosophy, 2021-2022

Search Committee, Ethics, Department of Philosophy, 2021-2022

Graduate Admissions (2022)


The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment in Ireland introduced a new high school Leaving Certificate on Politics and Society in 2016. In section 7 of the curriculum specification on Globalisation and Identity, five thinkers are identified for study: Thomas Hylland Eriksen (the Norwegian anthropologist), Benedict Anderson (the Anglo-Irish historian and political theorist), Samuel Huntington (the American political scientist), and Edward Said (the Palestinian literary theorist) and Kwame Anthony Appiah.

Mellon/Volkswagen Global Humanities Curriculum Project, member (2018-)



  1. Assertion and Conditionals (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985; digitally printed version 2008).
  2. For Truth in Semantics (Oxford: Blackwell’s, 1986).
  3. Necessary Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy (New York: Prentice-Hall/Calmann & King, 1989).
  4. In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (London: Methuen, 1992; New York: Oxford University Press, 1992); Brazilian Portuguese: Na casa de meu pai: a África na filosofia da cultura, trans. Vera Ribeiro (Rio de Janeiro: Contraponto Editora, Rio De Janeiro, 1997).
  5. Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996) with Amy Gutmann. Introduction by David Wilkins.
  6. Bu Me Bε: The Proverbs of the Akan with PeggyAppiah, and with the assistance of Ivor Agyeman-Duah (Accra: The Center for Intellectual Renewal, 2002); 2nd ed. (Banbury, Oxon.; Ayebia Clarke Publishing, 2008). (Text in Twi and English).
  7. Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003). Translations: Brazilian Portuguese: Introdução à filosofia contemporânea, trans. Vera Lúcia Mello Joscelyne (Petrópolis: Vozes, 2006); Simplified Chinese: (Beijing: Xinhua Press, forthcoming); Italian: “Quell’x tale che …,” Introduzione alla filosofia contemporanea, trans. S. Levi (Bari: Giuseppe Laterza, 2009).
  8. The Ethics of Identity (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005). Translations: Greek: Η ηθική της ταυτότητας, trans. Dimitris Michail (Athens : Polis Publishers, 2016); Spanish: La ética de la identidad, trans. Lilia Mosconi (Buenos Aires, Madrid: Katz Editores, 2007); Simplified Chinese: 认同伦理学, trans. Zhang Rongnan (Nanjing, Yilin Press, 2013); Turkish: (Istanbul: Merkez Kitaplar, forthcoming).
  9. Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (New York: W. W. Norton, 2006; London: Allen Lane, 2006). Translations: Brazilian Portuguese: forthcoming; Simplified Chinese: trans. Miao Huajian (Central Compilation & Translation Press, 2012); Dutch: Kosmopolitisme: Ethiek in een wereld van vreemden, trans. Han van der Vegt (Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, 2007); French: Pour un Nouveau Cosmopolitisme, trans. Agnès Botz (Paris: Odile Jacob, 2008); German: Der Kosmopolit: Philosophie des Weltbürgertums, trans. Michael Bischoff (Munich: C. H. Beck, 2007) & (Bonn: Lizenzausgabe für die Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2007); Greek: (Alexandria Publications: Athens, 2016); Hebrew: קוסמופוליטיות, trans. Idit Shorer (Tel Aviv: Xargol, 2008); Indonesian: Kosmopolitanisme: Etika di Dunia yang Mengglobal (Serpong-Tangerang: Marjin Kiri, forthcoming); Italian: Cosmopolitismo: L’etica in un mondo di stranieri, trans. S. Liberatore (Bari: Giuseppe Laterza, 2007); Korean: 세계시민주의, trans. The Society of Practical Philosophy (Min-Young Kim, Sang-Hyun Kim, Ji-Hyun Kim, Dae-Won Park, Byung-Tak Lee, and Sang-Hwan Rhie) (Seoul: ByBooks, 2008); Polish: Kosmopolityzm. Etyka w świecie obcych, trans. Joanna Klimczyk (Warsaw: Prószynski i S-ka, 2008); Portuguese Cosmopolitismo, trans. Ana Catarina Fonseca (Mem Martins: Publicações Europa-América, 2008); Romanian: Cosmopolitism: Etica intr-o lume a strainilor, trans. Andrei Mihai Pogonaru (Bucharest: Andreco Educational Grup SA, 2007); Spanish: Cosmopolitismo: La ética en un mundo de extraños, trans. Lilia Mosconi (Buenos Aires, Madrid: Katz Editores, 2007); Turkish: Kozmopolitizm: Yeni Küresel Ahlak, trans. Fezal Gülfidan (Istanbul: Türk Henkel Yayinlari, 2008), Second EditionKozmopolitizm: Dünya Yurttaşğının Felsefesi (Ankara: Nika Yayinevi, 2017).
  10. Experiments in Ethics. The Mary Flexner Lectures Series of Bryn Mawr College. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008). Translations: German: Ethische Experimente: Übungen Zum Guten Leben, trans. Michael Bischoff (Munich: C. H. Beck, 2009); Korean: 윤리학의 배신: 우리의 행동을 지배하는 윤리적 판단을 실험하다, trans. Eun-Ju Lee (Seoul: ByBooks Publishing, 2011).
  11. El meu cosmopolitisme/My cosmopolitanism. Catalan/English parallel text: trans. Daniel Gamper Barcelona: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, 2008).
  12. Mi Cosmopolitismo. Spanish:trans. Lilia Mosconi. With an interview with Daniel Gamper Sachse “Las culturas sólo importan si les importa las personas.(Buenos Aires, Madrid: Katz Editores, 2008).
  13. Che cos’è l’Occidente? (Modena: paginette festivalfilosofia, Fondazione San Carlo di Modena, 2008).
  14. The Politics of Culture, the Politics of Identity, Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture No. 2, (Toronto: Institute for Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum, 2008).
  15. The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen (New York, London: W. W. Norton, 2010). Translations: Arabic: ميثاق الشرف: كيف تحدث الثورات الأخلاقية, trans. Radwa Kotait, online at; Brazilian Portuguese: O Código De Honra—Como ocorrem as revoluções morais, trans. Denise Bottmann (São Paulo: Companhia das Letras, 2012); Chinese (Taiwan): trans. Zhuang Anqi (Taipei: Locus Publishing, 2012); Simplified Chinese (Mainland):  荣誉法则: 道德革命是如何发生的, trans. Miao Huajian (Central Compilation & Translation Press, 2011); Czech (Prague: Divize Academia Nakladatelství, forthcoming); Dutch: De Erecode, trans. Willem Vngisser (Amsterdam: Boom, 2016); French: Le code d’honneur, trans. Jean-François Sené (Paris: Gallimard, 2012) and for francophone Africa and Haiti: (Paris: Nouveaux Horizons, 2012); Georgian: ღირსების კოდექსი, trans. Tamar Lomidze (Tbilisi: Radarami, 2014); German: Eine Frage der Ehre oder Wie es zu moralischen Revolution kommt, trans. Michael Bischoff (Munich: C. H. Beck, 2011); Italian: Il codice d’onore: Come cambia la morale, trans. D. Damiani (Milan: Raffaello Cortina, 2011); Korean: (Seoul: ByBooks, forthcoming).
  16. Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014).
  17. A Decent Respect: Honor in the Life of People and of Nations (Hong Kong: Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, 2015).
  18. As If: Idealization and Ideals based onthe 2013 Paul Carus Lectures (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017).
  19. The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity (US Edition: New York, W. W. Norton, 2018; UK Edition: London: Profile, 2018). Croatian: (Zagreb: Mizantrop, forthcoming); Czech: (Prague: Academia, forthcoming); Dutch: De Leugens Die Ons Binden: Een Nieuwe Kijk Op Identiteit, trans. Maarten Polman (Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Pluim, 2019); French: Repenser l’identité: ces mensonges qui unissent, trans. Nicolas Richard (Paris: Grasset, 2021); German: Identitäten: Die Fiktionen der Zugehörigkeit, trans. Michael Bischoff (Berlin: Hanser Berlin, 2019); Italian: La menzogna dell’identità: Come riconoscere le false verità che ci dividono in tribù, trans. Flavio Santi (Milan: Feltrinelli, 2019); Spanish: Las mentiras que nos unen: Repensar la identidad, trans. María Serrano Giménez (Madrid: Taurus, Grupo Penguin Random House Spain, 2019); and Swedish: Identitets Illusionen: lögnerna som binder oss samman, trans. Ulrika Kallenberg (Stockholm: Fri Tanke, 2019).
  20. On the Very Idea of Religion: The 2017 Terry Lectures (In preparation). (New Haven: Yale University Press).
  21. Reading Fanon (In preparation.)


Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (New York: Audible Studios, 07-23-13). Read by Kwame Anthony Appiah.

The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen (New York: Audible 07-24-13). Read by Kwame Anthony Appiah.

Race in the Modern World (New York: Foreign Affairs, 03-02-15). Read by Kevin Stilwell.

The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity (Prince Frederick, MD: HighBridge Audio, 10-16-2018). Read by Kwame Anthony Appiah.


Poems of Three Generations, Richard Stafford Cripps, Peggy Appiah, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Abena Appiah (Kumasi: Peggy Appiah, 1977).

On my website.


Civil Paths to Peace: Report of the Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding (London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2007) Commission Members: Amartya Sen (India) (Chair), John, Lord Alderdice (United Kingdom), Kwame Anthony Appiah (Ghana), Adrienne Clarkson (Canada), Noeleen Heyzer (Singapore), Kamal Hossain (Bangladesh), Elaine Sihoatani Howard (Tonga), Wangari Muta Maathai (Kenya), Ralston Milton Nettleford (Jamaica), Joan Rwabyomere (Uganda), Lucy Turnbull (Australia).

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the 21st Century: Report of the Global Citizenship Commission (New York: Open Book Publishers, 2016) Commission Members: K. Anthony Appiah, Laurel Bellows, Nicolas Berggruen, Paul Boghossian, Gordon Brown (Chair), Craig Calhoun, Wang Chenguang, Mohamed ElBaradei, Fonna Forman, Andrew Forrest, Ronald M. George, Asma Jahangir, John Kufuor, Graça Machel, Catherine O’Regan, Ricken Patel, Emma Rothschild, Robert Rubin, Jonathan Sacks, Kailash Satyarthi, Klaus Schwab, Amartya Sen, John Sexton, Robert Shrum, Jeremy Waldron, Joseph Weiler, Rowan Williams, Diane C. Yu (Executive Director).


  1. Early African-American Classics (edited with an introduction) (New York: Bantam, 1990).
  2. Langston Hughes: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  3. Zora Neale Hurston: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  4. Toni Morrison: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  5. Gloria Naylor: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  6. Alice Walker: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  7. Richard Wright: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  8. Ann Petry: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1994), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  9. Frederick Douglass: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1994), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  10. Chinua Achebe: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad Literary Series (New York: Amistad Press, 1993), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  11. Identities (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995), edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  12. A Dictionary of Global Culture (New York: Knopf, 1996) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  13. Encarta Africana (Redmond, Washington: Microsoft, 1999) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  14. Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience (New York: Basic-Civitas, 1999) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  15. Encarta Africana 2000 (Redmond, Washington: Microsoft, 1999) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  16. The Poetry of our World: An International Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Edited by Jeffrey Paine with Kwame Anthony Appiah, Sven Birkerts, Joseph Brodsky, Carolyn Forché, and Helen Vendler (Edited and introduced African section.)
  17. Africana: The Concise Desk Reference (Philadelphia, Running Press, 2003) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  18. Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience, Second Edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.
  19. Buying Freedom (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007) edited with Martin Bunzl.
  20. The Encyclopedia of Africa (Oxford University Press, 2010) edited with H. L. Gates Jr.


Critical Inquiry 18.4 Identities. Guest-edited with Henry Louis Gates Jr. Editors’ Introduction “Multiplying Identities.”


Avenging Angel (London: Constable, 1990; New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991).

Nobody Likes Letitia (London: Constable, 1994).

Another Death in Venice (London: Constable, 1995).


“The Pool.” In Shade: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Gay Men of African Descent Bruce Morrow and Charles Rowell (ed.) (New York: Avon Books, 1996.)


Christopher J. Lee Kwame Anthony Appiah, Routledge Critical Thinkers (New York: Routledge, 2021).

Philosophy & Public Issues: Symposium on Kwame Anthony Appiah The Lies that Bind Volker Kaul (ed.) Vol. 10, No. 2 (2020).

New Literary History, Special Issue: On Kwame Anthony Appiah Jahan Ramazani and Rita Felski(ed.) Volume 49, Number 3 (2018).

Neuroethics Special Issue: Symposium on Anthony Appiah Experiments in Ethics Neil Levy(ed.) Volume 3, Number 3, November 2010.


The Ethicist, The New York Times Magazine, usually weekly, starting September 30, 2015. (300+ columns)

Online Journalism Collection


1.              “Philosophy, the Humanities, & the Life of Freedom,” Daedalus Vol. 151 (3) (Summer, 2022): 1-14.

2.              “Analyse: Gegen ‘Rassen’” in Kristina Leopold und Marina Martinez Mateo ed. Critical Philosophy of Race: Ein Reader (Berlin: Suhrkamp,2021):  37-88.

3.              “A Tale of Two pandemics: The True Cost of COVID in the Global South,” Long Read, The Guardian, 23 November 2021

4.              “Ethical Modularity: A Museum Guide,” Museum Magazine, American Alliance of Museums (Sep. 2021)

5.              “Experiments in Political Theory,” in Benjamin Boudou & Astrid von Busekist (ed.) Raisons Politiques: Études de pensée politique No. 84 2021/4 : 33-41.

6.              “Kinds of Writing,” The Philosopher’s Cocoon, Guest Post, 04/13/2021.

7.              “The Lies that Bind: A Précis” Philosophy and Public Issues (New Series), Symposium on Kwame Anthony Appiah The Lies that Bind, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2020): 3-17.

8.              “Responses to Critics,” Philosophy and Public Issues (New Series), Symposium on Kwame Anthony Appiah The Lies that Bind, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2020): 89-109.

9.              “Why are Politicians Suddenly Talking Their ‘Lived Experience,’” The Guardian November 14, 2020.

10.           “The True Face of Freedom Wears a Mask,” The Wall Street Journal (August 6, 2020)

11.           “Self-creation or Self-discovery?” in Daniel M. Weinstock, Jacob T. Levy & Jocelyn Maclure ed. Interpreting Modernity: Essays on the Work of Charles Taylor (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2020).

12.           Foreword to Muhammad Ibn ‘Umar al-Tunisi In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, trans. Humphrey Davies (New York: NYU Press, 2020).

  1. “The case for capitalizing the B in Black,” The Atlantic (June 18, 2020)
  2. Dreams made possible by others,” The Wall Street Journal (April 20, 2020)
  3. The Philosophy of Work,” Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 7, September 2021.
  4. “Silence,”Wall Street Journal Magazine Soapbox (January 15, 2020).
  5. “For the Humanities” in Ignacio López-Calvo and Christina Lux (ed.) The Humanities in the Age of Information and Post-Truth (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2019):25-44.
  6. Se le identità uniscono, anziché dividereIl Sole 24 Ore, Milan, Rome (26 November 2019)
  7. “Cultural Identity: A Cosmopolitan View” Andres Lepnik ed. Architecture in Dialogue Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva (Berlin: ArchiTangle GmbH, 2019)
  8. “Waarom je niet kunt spreken ‘als witte man,’” Het Parool, Amsterdam (27 October, 2019)
  9. “The False Divide Between Locals and Citizens of the World,” The Wall Street Journal, Ideas Section, October 5, 2019.
  10. “The True Meaning of Cosmopolitanism and Why We Need to Embrace it to Survive,” Haaretz October 5, 2019.
  11. “Why be Cosmopolitan?” (in Hebrew) Haaretz The Next 100 Years September 29, 2019, 10.
  12. “What does it mean to ‘look like me’?” The New York Times Sunday Review, September 22, 2019, 7.
  13. “An Unscientific Postscript,” Chapter 14 in Gina Gustavsson and David Miller (ed.) Liberal Nationalism and its Critics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020): 266-274.
  14. “Why Do Politicians Blame ‘Cosmopolitans’ for Local Problems?New York Times Screenland, August 25, 2019, 11.
  15. “Stonewall and the Myth of Self-Deliverance,” The New York Times Sunday Review, June 22 2019.
  16. “Honneur,” in Gloria Origgi (ed.) Passions Sociales (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2019): 286-293.
  17. “The Importance of Elsewhere: In Defense of Cosmopolitanism,” Foreign Affairs March/April 2019; translated as “In weiter Ferne, so nah,” Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft, April 4, 2019.
  18. “The Red Baron,” New York Review of Books, October 11, 2018, reprinted in The Guardian as“The Myth of Meritocracy: Who Really Gets What They Deserve?” October 19, 2018. Translated as “Contro La Meritocrazia,” in Internazionale 14-20 December, 2018, Number 1286.
  19. “Can We Choose our own Identity?” The Guardian, September 8, 2018.
  20.  “Why Social Class Matters, Even If We Don’t Agree What It Means,” The Chronicle Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, September 7, 2018. (Website: August 19, 2018)
  21. “Class Act,” The New York Times, Sunday Magazine, First Words, September 2, 2018.
  22. “Cultural Borrowing is Great. The Problem is Disrespect,Wall Street Journal, Saturday Essay, September 1, 2018. Republished: as “From Yoga to Rap, Cultural Borrowing is Great; The Problem is Disrespect,” The Wire,
  23. “People Don’t Vote for What They Want. They Vote for Who they Are.” The Washington Post, Opinion, September 1, 2018.
  24. Crazy-Rich IdentitiesThe Atlantic, August 25, 2018.
  25. Go Ahead: Speak For Yourself,” The New York Times, Sunday Review, August 12, 2018.
  26. “Building Capacity for a Global Genome Editing Observatory: Conceptual Challenges,” J. Benjamin Hurlbut, Sheila Jasanoff, Krishanu Saha, Aziza Ahmed, Anthony Appiah, Françoise Baylis, Gaymon Bennett, George Church, Glenn Cohen, George Daley, Kevin Finneran, William Hurlbut, Rudolf Jaenisch, Laurence Lwoff, John Paul Kimes, Peter Mills, Jacob Moses, Buhm Soon Park, Erik Parens, Rachel Salzman, Abha Saxena, Tania Simoncelli, O. Carter Snead, Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Robert D. Truog, Patricia Williams, & Christiane Woopen in Trends in Biotechnology Volume 36, Issue 7, 639–641, July 2018 DOI:
  27. “Building Capacity for a Global Genome Editing Observatory: Institutional Design,” Krishanu Saha, J. Benjamin Hurlburt, Sheila Jasanoff, Krishanu Saha, Aziza Ahmed, Anthony Appiah, Françoise Baylis, Gaymon Bennett, George Church, Glenn Cohen, George Daley, Kevin Finneran, William Hurlbut, Rudolf Jaenisch, Laurence Lwoff, John Paul Kimes, Peter Mills, Jacob Moses, Buhm Soon Park, Erik Parens, Rachel Salzman, Abha Saxena, Tania Simoncelli, O. Carter Snead, Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Robert D. Truog, Patricia Williams, & Christiane Woopen in Trends in Biotechnology Volume 36, Issue 8, 741–743, August 2018 DOI:
  28. “Jack Whitten: Rooted Cosmopolitan,” Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture: 1963-2017 Katy Siegel, Kelly Baum (ed.) (New York: Gregory R. Miller and Co, 2018): 28-35.Catalog for Baltimore Museum of Art/The Met Breuer Museum show of Jack Whitten’s sculpture.
  29. “The Forest of Reasons” in Subramanian Rangan (ed.) Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018): 89-105.
  30. “Trust and Entrustment,” in Liechtenstein Institute OSCE-LCM Briefing: Princeton, Vienna, November 2017 Wolfgang Danspeckgruber (ed.) (Princeton: Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, 2017): 39-44.
  31. “Afterword,” in Cosmopolitanisms Bruce Robbins and Paulo Lemos Horta (ed.) (New York: New York University Press, 2017): 271-274.
  32. “Boundaries of Culture,” Presidential Address to the MLA, January 2017, PMLA Vol. 132: 3, May 2017, 513–525.
  33. “The Achievement of Chinua Achebe,” NYR Daily, May 22, 2017.
  34. “The Law of Honor,” in Mortimer Sellers (ed.) Law, Reason and Emotion (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017): 165-183. (Papers from the XXVII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)).
  35. “In Defense of Hierarchy,” with Stephen C. Angle, Julian Biaggini, Daniel Bell, Nicolas Berggruen, Mark Bevir, Joseph Chan, Carlos Fraenkel, Stephen Macedo, Michael Puett, Jiang Qian, Mathias Risse, Carlin Romano, Justin Tiwald & Robin Wang, Aeon 22 March 2017.
  36. “Culture, Identity and Human Rights,” in Steven Lecce, Neil McArthur, and Arthur Schafer (ed.) Fragile Freedoms: The Global Struggle for Human Rights (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).
  37. “Pride and shame: patriotism as a contested concept” online at
  38. National Questions: Questioning patriotism.
  39. Foreword to Chinua Achebe The African Trilogy (New York: Penguin, 2017).
  40. “Homo Sum,” De Groene Amsterdammer, Wednesday November 30, 2016.
  41. “There is no such thing as Western Civilization,” The Guardian November 9, 2016. (Greek Translation.)
  42. “Respecting Gay People: Justice and the Interpretation of Scriptural Traditions” in Michael Sweeny (ed.) Justice through Diversity? A Philosophical and Theological Debate (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016): 551-572.
  43. “The Diversity of Diversity” in Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor (ed.) Our Compelling Interests Our Compelling Interests: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016): 161-169.
  44. “Taking Issue, Taking Stock,” MLA Newsletter Vol. 48: 4 (Winter 2016): 2.
  45. Setting Boundaries,” MLA Newsletter Vol. 48: 3 (Fall 2016): 2.
  46. Ghosts in the Machine,” MLA Newsletter Vol. 48: 2 (Summer 2016): 2.
  47. Boundary Conditions,” MLA Newsletter Vol. 48: 1 (Spring 2016): 2.
  48. “Identidade Como Problema” in Identidades Brasilio Sallu Jr., Lilia Moritz Schwarcz, Diana Vidal, Afrânio Catani (orgs.) (São Paolo: Editora da Universidade de São Paolo, 2016): 17-32.
  49. “Належна повага: честь у житті права” (A Decent Respect: Honor in the Life of the Law) Kostiantyn Gorobets and Yulia Khyzhniak (trans.) Philosophy of Law and General Theory of Law (Ukranian Journal) (1-2: 2015): 102-119; also in юриспруденция (Jurisprudence) (Russian Journal)
  50. “What is the Point of College?” New York Times Magazine, Education Issue, September 8, 2015.
  51. “The Evolution of Meaning,” in Adam Strom, Dan Eshet and Michael Feldberg (ed.) Washington’s Rebuke to Bigotry (Boston: Facing History and Ourselves, 2015): 107-112.
  52. “Race, Ethnicity, and Philosophy,” in Ivàn Jaksić (ed.) Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and his Critics (New York: Columbia University Press, 2015): 48-55.
  53. “Capitalism and Human Progress” in Subramanian Rangan (ed.) Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business and Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015): 99-114.
  54. “The Problem of the Color Line: Race in the Modern World,” Foreign Affairs Volume 94 Number 2 (March/April 2015): 1-8.
  55. “Expressive Neutrality,” in Daniel Weinstock and Roberto Merrill (ed.) Political Neutrality: A Reevaluation (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014): 83-96.
  56. “A Master of his Trade,” in Ivor Agyeman-Duah and Ogochukwu Promise Essays in Honour of Wole Soyinka at 80 (Banbury, Oxfordshire: Ayebia, 2014): 98-107.
  57. “Cosmopolitanism and Difference,” The World Post May 14, 2013
  58. “Achebe Took Literature about Africans Global,” The Root, March 22, 2013. Reprinted in Nana Ayebia Clarke and James Currey (ed.) Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections (Banbury, Oxon.; Ayebia Clarke Publishing, 2014).
  59. “Mondo plurale e codici d’onore: Ecco come cambia la morale,” Reset, March 22, 2013.
  60. “L’onore della Democrazia: Perché essere rispettati è il fondamento della politica,” La Repubblica Anno 38 No. 61 (March 13 2013): 58-59.
  61. “Identity in the Twenty-First Century,” with Amartya Sen in The Brilliant Art of Peace: Lectures from the Kofi Annan Series Abiodun Williams (ed.) (Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace, 2013): 59-72.
  62. “The Democratic Spirit,” in Daedalus 142 (2) (Spring 2013): 1-13.
  63. “Wir Kosmopoliten,” FIPH Journal (Forschungs Institut für Philosophie Hannover) Nr. 2 (October 2012): 6-7.
  64. “Courageux comme un lâche,” Libération, Special Issue: En voilà des idées, (20 November 2012): 7-8.
  65. “The Election,” New York Review of Books November 8, 2012 Volume LIX, Number 17, 52.
  66. “Anthropology and Moral Philosophy,” in A Companion to Moral Anthropology Didier Fassin (ed.) (Oxford: Blackwell, 2012): 561-577.
  67. “From ‘Thick Translation,’” Translation: A Transdisciplinary Journal, Inaugural Issue, September 2011, 21-22.
  68. “From Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Translation: A Transdisciplinary Journal, Inaugural Issue, September 2011, 32-33.
  69. “Foreword,” in Adjaye, Africa, Architecture: Essays Peter Allison (ed.) (London: Thames and Hudson, 2011).
  70. “Identity, Politics and the Archive,” in Becoming Worthy Ancestors: Archive, Deliberation and Identity in South Africa Xolela Mangcu (ed.)  (Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2011): 89-108.
  71. “What’s wrong with defamation of religion?” in The Content and Context of Hate Speech: Rethinking Regulation and Responses Michael Herz & Peter Molnar (ed.) (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011): 164-182.
  72. “Identity Against Culture,” in Teresa Stojkov ed. Critical Views: Essays on the Humanities and the Arts The Townsend Papers in the Humanities No. 4 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011): 15-52 .
  73. “Den Toten die Ehre erwiesen” in the catalog for the exhibition “Angelo Soliman: Ein Afrikaner in Wien,” Phillip Blom ed. (29 September 2011-29 January 2012) Wien Museum.
  74. “Occidente, monolite inesistente,” Enrico DelSero (trans.) Reset 127, (Settembre/Ottobre 2011): 71-79. 
  75. “Our Library,” in Know the Past, Find the Future: The New York Public Library at 100 Caro Llewellyn ed. (New York: Penguin Classics, 2011): 7-10.
  76. “De liberale aard van de gewortelde kosmopolitiet,” in “Liberalisme & Identiteit,” Idee: Tijdschrift van d Mr. Hans van Mierlo stichting 32.3 June 2011: 4-9.
  77. “‘Group Rights’ and Racial Affirmative Action.” The Journal of Ethics, (25 March 2011): 1-16.
  78. “Zurück in der Zukunft: was es heißt, ein Kosmopolit zu sein,” in Multikultur 2.0: Willkommen im Einwanderungsland Deutschland Susanne Stemmler ed. (Berlin: Wallstein Verlag, 2011): 52-59.
  79. “The First Liberal,” Slate, Friday, March 11, 2011
  80. “Se människan!” Axess Magasin: Sveriges Största Intellektuella Tidskrift  No. 1 (Feb 2011): 38-41.
  81. “Prepared Testimony,” Hearing before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Second Session, November 10, 2010, (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2012): 30-31.
  82. “The Art of Social Change,” New York Times Sunday Magazine, Sunday, October 24, 2010
  83. “Kwame Anthony Appiah on Honour,” The Daily Telegraph, London, Friday, October 15, 2010
  84. “Philippa Foot,” in Time Magazine, Monday October 25, 2010,9171,2025635,00.html
  85. “Why I nominated Liu Xiaobo,” in Foreign Policy, Friday October 10, 2010
  86. “China’s Burden of Shame,” in Foreign Policy, Friday October 10, 2010
  87. “The Multicultural Mirage,” in the Toronto Globe and Mail, Commentary, Wednesday October 6, 2010
  88. “What will future generations condemn us for?” The Washington Post, Outlook, September 26, 2010, B1, B4. Reprinted in: The Sydney Morning Herald, September 29, 2010. Minneapolis Star-Tribune, October 1, 2010.The Wisconsin Cap Times October 2, 2010. October 3, 2010. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Forum, October 3, 1010. The Maine Sunday Telegram, October 3, 2010. Dallas Morning News, October 15, 2010.
  89. “Best Weapon Against Honor Killers: Shame,” in The Wall Street Journal, Life and Culture, September 25, 2010
  90. “Malthusian Madness,” in Slate Magazine, September 23, 2010
  91. “My Daily Read,” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 21, 2010,
  92. “Going Back to Aristotle.” New York Times, Room for Debate, August 19, 2010.
  93. “More Experiments in Ethics.” Neuroethics Vol. No. 3, (April 2010): 233-242.
  94. “Relativism and Cross-Cultural Understanding.” In Relativism: A Contemporary Anthology Michael Krausz (ed.) (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010): 488-500.
  95. “Dignity and Global Duty.” Boston University Law Review Vol. 90 No. 2 (April 2010): 661-675.
  96. “Cosmopolitan Ethics,” in Witnesses to History: Documents and Writings on the Return of Cultural Objects Lyndel V. Prott (ed.) (Paris: UNESCO, 2009): 95-109.
  97. “Whose Culture Is It, Anyway?” in Cultural Heritage Issues: The Legacy of Conquest, Colonization and Commerce James A. R. Nafziger and Ann M. Nicgorski (ed.) (Leiden: Martinus Nijhof, 2009): 209-221.
  98. “Defending the Universal (Encylopedic) Museum,” in Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values Selma Hol and Mari-Tere Álvarez (ed.) (Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2009): 82-83.
  99. “La diversidad de la identitad,” Mercedes García Bolós (trans.) in Identitad y Cosmopolitismo: La filosofía de Kwame Anthony Appiah Antonio Lastra and Antonio Fernández Díez (ed.) (Valencia: Letra Capital, 2009): 25-52.
  100. “Ciudadinia global” María Ángeles Romeo (trans.) in Identitad y Cosmopolitismo: La filosofía de Kwame Anthony Appiah Antonio Lastra and Antonio Fernández Díez (ed.) (Valencia: Letra Capital, 2009): 105-130.
  101. “Philosophy in and out of the Armchair:” in The Force of Argument: Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley Jonathan Lear and Alex Oliver (ed.) (London: Routledge, 2009): 1-18.
  102. “Explaining Religion,” in Simon Levin (ed.) Groups, Games and the Global Good (New York: Springer, 2009): 195-203.
  103. “Introduction,” in Franz Fanon Black Skin, White Masks (New York: Grove Press, 2008): vii-x.
  104. “Experimentálna filozofia,” Kritika & Kontext, No. 37, Volume XIII, 2008, 112-115.
  105. “Experimental Philosophy,” Presidential Address to the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, 2007. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association Vol. LXXXII No. 2. (November 2008): 7-22.
  106. Untitled Essay in Home is the Place You Left Michael Elmgren and Ingar Dragset (ed.) (Berlin: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2008): 47-50. (For the Trondheim Kunstmusem in association with the exhibition “Home is the Place You Left.”)
  107. “Lyle’s Images,” in Blow Up: Lyle Ashton Harris Terry Ann R. Neff (ed.) (Scottsdale, AZ: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2008): 15-22.
  108. “Causes of Quarrel: What’s Special about Religious Disputes?” in Tom Banchoff (ed.) Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics (Oxford University Press, 2008): 41-64.
  109. “Sen’s Identities” in K. Basu and R. Kanbur (ed.) Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honour of Amartya Sen Vol 1. Ethics, Welfare and Measurement (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008): 475-488.
  110. “Education for Global Citizenship,” in David L. Coulter, John R. Wiens (ed.) Why Do We Educate? Renewing the Conversation. 107th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education Vol. I, (Boston: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008): 83-99.
  111. “‘Causas De Discordia’: ¿Qué Hay De Especial En Las Disputas Religiosas?” Antonio Fernández Díez y Antonio Lastra trans. La Torre del Virrey, No. 5, (Summer 2008): 11-22.
  112. “Kosmopolitisme anno 2008,” Ny Tid, Oslo, April 4, 2008, 38.
  113. “De qui est-ce la culture?” Le débat, (January-February 2008): 158-169.
  114. “Bending Towards Justice.” Journal of Human Development Vol. 9, No. 3, (November 2008): 343-355.
  115. “Ser ciudadanos del mundo,” Mirta Rosenberg trans. La Nación. ADN Cultura. Buenos Aires.February 23, 2008.
  116. “Llegó la hora del cosmopolitismo,” Jesús Cuéllar Menezo trans. El Pais. Madrid. January 10, 2008. Òpinion.
  117. “The new new philosophy,” New York Times Sunday Magazine, Idea Lab, December 9, 2007, 34, 36.
  118. “The Primacy of Practice,” The Kettering Review Vol. 26.2 Fall 2007, 43-51.
  119. “Ethics in a World of Strangers: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Spirit of Cosmopolitanism,” in Justice, Governance, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Difference: Reconfigurations in a Transnational World (Humboldt University Distinguished W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures, 2004-2005) with an introduction by Günther H. Lenz and Antje Dallmann (Berlin: Präsident der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2007).
  120. “Immigrants and Refugees: Individualism and the Moral Status of Strangers,” in The Philosophy of Michael Dummett, The Library of Living Philosophers Vol. XXXI Randall E. Auxier and Lewis Edwin Hahn (ed.) (Chicago and La Salle: Open Court, 2007): 825-840.
  121. “Keynote Address: Global Citizenship,” in Symposium: New Dimensions of Citizenship, Fordham University Law Review Vol. 75, No. 5, April 2007, 2375-2391.
  122. “What’s wrong with slavery?” in Buying Freedom Martin Bunzl and K. Anthony Appiah (ed.) (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007): 249-258.
  123. “Does Truth Matter to Identity?” in Race or Ethnicity: On Black and Latino Identity Jorge Gracia (ed.)(Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007): 19-44.
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  5. “The Prophet of Maximum Productivity,” Rev: Veblen: The Making of an Economist who unmade Economics by Charles Camic The New York Review of Books. January 14, 2021, Vol. LXVIII, Number 1.
  6. “The Defender of Differences.” Rev: Franz Boas: The Emergence of the Anthropologist by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt, Gods of the Upper Air by Charles King, and From Boas to Black Power: Racism, Liberalism, and American Anthropology by Mark Anderson, New York Review of Books, May 28, 2020, Volume LXVII, Number 9.
  7. “The Key to All Mythologies.” Rev: Lévi-Strauss: A Biography by Emmanuel Loyer (trans. Ninon Vinsonneau and Jonathan Magidoff), Claude Lévi-Strauss: A Critical Study of His Thought by Maurice Godelier (trans. Nora Scott), The New York Review of Books February 13, 2020, Volume LXVII, Number 2.
  8. “Dialectics of Enlightenment.” Rev: Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason byJustin E. H. Smith, New York Review of Books, May 9, 2019, Volume LXVI 66, Number 8.
  9. “Surreal Anthropology.” Rev: Phantom Africa by Michel Leiris (Brent Hayes Edwards trans.) New York Review of Books March 8, 2018, Volume LXV, Number 4, 8-10.
  10. “We’re Still Puzzled.” Rev: The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House by Edward Klein and The New New Deal: The Hidden History of Change in the Obama Era by Michael Grunwald New York Review of Books November 8, 2012, Volume LIX, Number 17, 68-70.
  11. “Battling with Du Bois.” Rev: Democracy’s Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W. E. B. Du Bois by Lawrie Balfour and In the Shadow of Du Bois: Afro-Modern Political Thought in America by Robert Gooding-Williams New York Review of Books December 22, 2011, Volume LVIII, Number 20.
  12. “The Apple Fell Far from the Tree.” Rev: The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family by Peter Firstbrook New York Review of Books May 12, 2011, Volume LVIII, Number 8.
  13. “Religious Faith and John Rawls.” Rev: A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith, with “On My Religion” by John Rawls and Reading Obama: Dreams, Hopes and the American Political Tradition by James T. Kloppenberg New York Review of Books December 9, 2010, Volume LVII, Number 19, 51-52.
  14. “Science Knows Best.” Rev: The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris, New York Times Book Review, October 3, 2010, 12.
  15. “Seven Habits of Truly Liberal People. Alan Wolfe’s Persuasive Portrait of Liberalism.” Rev: The Future of Liberalism by Alan Wolfe, Slate Magazine Online, February 16, 2009,
  16. “How Muslims Made Europe.” Rev: God’s Crucible: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 570-1215 byDavid Levering Lewis New York Review of Books November 6, 2008, Volume LV, Number 17, 59-62.
  17. “What was Africa to Them?”Rev: Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa 1787-2005 by James T. Campbell, Black Gold of the Earth: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond by Ekow Eshun, American Africans in Ghana: Black Expatriates and the Civil Rights Era byKevin J. Gaines, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route Saidiya Hartman, and The Door of No Return: The History of Cape Coast Castle and the Atlantic Slave Trade by William St. Clair, New York Review of Books September 27, 2007, Volume LIV, Number 14. Republished as “Le rêve Africain des Afro-américains,” Claire Saint-Germain trans. in La revue Internationale des livres et des idées Janvier-Février 2008 No. 3, 3-7.
  18. Rev: Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger by Arjun Appadurai, Common Knowledge, Vol. 13, No 1, Winter 2007, 143.
  19. “Into the Woods.” Rev: Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales Nelson Mandela (ed.), New York Review of Books, December 18, 2003, Vol. L No 20, 46 et seq.
  20. “You Must Remember This.” Rev: The Ethics of Memory by Avishai Margalit, New York Review of Books, March 13, 2003, Vol. L No 4, 35-37.
  21. “History of Hatred.” Rev: Racism: A Short History by George M. Fredrickson, New York Times Book Review August 4, 2002, 11-12.
  22. “What Garland Knew.” Rev: The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter, The New York Review of Books, June 27, 2002, Vol. XLIX No 11, 4-6.
  23. “The House of the Prophet.” Review: Martin Luther King Jr. by Marshall Frady, The New York Review of Books, April 11, 2002,Vol. XLIX No 6, 79-83 .
  24. “Chaps in Timbuktu.” Rev: Thomas Hodgkin: Letters from Africa 1947-1956 Elizabeth Hodgkin and Michael Wolfers (ed.), Times Literary Supplement July 6, 2001, 30.
  25. “Equality of What?” Rev: Sovereign Virtue: The Theory and Practice of Equality by Ronald Dworkin, The New York Review of Books November 16, 2000, Vol. XLVIII No. 7, 63-68.
  26. Rev: The Mismeasure of Desire by Edward Stein Journal of Homosexuality 200142 (1): 151-163.
  27. Rev: Two Faces of Liberalism by John Gray New York Times Book Review, October 29, 2000, 26.
  28. “Dancing with the Moon.” Rev: In the Arms of Africa: The Life of Colin M. Turnbull by Roy Richard Grinker, The New York Review of Books November 16, 2000, Vol. XLVII No. 18, 55-59.
  29. “Battle of the Bien-Pensant.” Rev: Critical Condition: Feminism at the Turn of the Century by Susan Gubar, The New York Review of Books, April 27, 2000, Vol. XLVII No. 7, 42-44.
  30. “The Rite Stuff.” Rev: African Ceremonies by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, The New York Times Book Review, Dec 5, 1999.
  31. “How to Universalize Liberalism?” Dialogue and Universalism, 1998, Vol. 8, Issue 10, Selected Contributions to the Third World Congress of Universalism, Part I, 27-35.
  32. “Africa: The Hidden History.” Rev: Africa: A Biography of the Continent by John Reader, The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1998 Vol. XLV No. 20, 64-72.
  33. “Africans Before Americans.” Rev: Exchanging Our Country Marks by Michael A. Gomez New York Times Book Review May 10, 1998, 24.
  34. “… Some Day.” Rev: A Country of Strangers by David Shipler New York Times Book Review November 16, 1997, 11.
  35. “The Multiculturalist Misunderstanding.” Rev: On Toleration by Michael Walzer and We Are All Multiculturalists Now by Nathan Glazer, The New York Review of Books October 9, 1997 Vol. XLIV No. 15, 30-36. Excerpted as “The Multicultural Mistake” in The Utne Reader January/February 1998 No. 85, 24-27. Translated as “Misforstått multikulturalisme” Carsten Hveen Carlsen (trans.) in Mangfold Eller Enfold: 21 stemmer om kultur i vår tid Trond Giske (ed.) (Oslo: H. Aschehoug & Co. (W. Nygaard), 2009): 135-156.
  36. “Mokélé-Mbembe, being the Faithful Account of a Hazardous Expedition to find the Living African Dinosaur.” Rev: Congo Journey by Redmond O’Hanlon. The London Review of Books Vol. XIX No. 8 24 April 1997, 19-21.
  37. “Telling it like it is.” Rev: Sexual Investigations by Alan Soble. Times Literary Supplement June 20, 1997, 5. (Reprinted in Australian Financial Review.)
  38. Pagan’s Father by Michael Arditti. Briefly Noted in The New Yorker September 23, 1996.
  39. “The Marrying Kind.” Rev: Virtually Normal: An Argument About Homosexuality by Andrew Sullivan and The Case for Same-Sex Marriage by William N. Eskridge Jr., The New York Review of Books June 20, 1996 Vol. XLIII No. 8, 48-52.
  40. “The African World.” Rev: The Black Diaspora by Ronald Segal Boston Globe September 10, 1995, 74.
  41. Rev: One by One from the Inside Out by Glenn C. Loury Wilson Quarterly Summer 1995 Vol. XIX No 3, 77-80.
  42. “The Color of Money.” Rev: Race and Culture by Thomas Sowell Transition 66, Summer 1995, 66-90.
  43. “Identity Crisis.” Rev: The Black Album by Hanif Kureishi New York Times Book Review September 17, 1995, 42.
  44. “Madmen and Specialists.” Rev: Colonial Psychiatry and the ‘African Mind’ by Jock McCulloch The London Review of Books Vol. XVII No. 17 September 7, 1995, 16-17.
  45. “How to Succeed in Business by Really Trying.” Rev: Race and Culture by Thomas Sowell, The New York Review of Books January 12, 1995, Vol. XLII, No. 1, 29-33.
  46. “The Hybrid Age?” Rev: The Location of Culture by Homi Bhabha Times Literary Supplement May 27, 1994, 5.
  47. “A Black Man’s Burden.” Rev: W. E. B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race by David Levering Lewis Boston Sunday Globe November 7, 1993, B 15.
  48. “Giving up the Perfect Diamond.” Rev: The Holder of the World by Bharati Mukherjee New York Times Book Review October 10 1993,7.
  49. “Azaro and the Spirits.” Rev: Songs of Enchantment by Ben Okri The Washington Post Book World Vol. XXIII No. 40, 5, 13.
  50. “The Lover Who Flew Solo.” Rev: The Lives of Beryl Markham by Errol Trzebinski Washington Post Book World August 29, 1993, 5.
  51. Rev: Africa: Brothers and Sisters by Virginia Kroll (Vanessa French, illustrator) and Joshua’s Masai Mask by Dakari Hru (Anna Rich, illustrator) New York Times Book Review September 5, 1993, 17.
  52. “Invisible Entities.” Rev: Patterns of Thought in Africa and the West by Robin Horton Times Literary Supplement July 2, 1993, 7.
  53. “The Art of Sympathy.” Rev: African Laughter by Doris Lessing New Republic June 28, 1993, 30-37.
  54. “Europe Upside Down: Fallacies of the new Afrocentrism.” Rev: Behind the Eurocentric Veils: The Search for African Realities by Clinton Jean Times Literary Supplement February 12, 1993, 24-25.
  55. “Spiritual Realism.” Rev: The Famished Road by Ben Okri The Nation Vol. 255, No. 4, 146-148. Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism (Chicago: Gale Research, 1995).
  56. “Poet Laureate of Africa.” Rev: The Collected Poetry by Léopold Sédar Senghor (translated and with an introduction by Melvin Dixon) The Washington Post Book World Vol. XXII No. 27, 2.
  57. “Italian Days.” Rev: The Uncle from Rome by Joseph Caldwell The Village Voice June 30, 1992, 67-68.
  58. “Racism Today: Hard Data Versus the ‘Soft Facts’ of Culture.” Rev: Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile and Unequal by Andrew Hacker, Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty and the Underclass by Christopher Jencks and Race: How Blacks and Whites Feel about the American Obsession by Studs Terkel. Christian Science Monitor April 10, 1992, 10-11.
  59. “Don’t Touch That Dial.” Rev: Cultural Imperialism by John Tomlinson. Voice Literary Supplement April 1992, 20.
  60. “Where Home Once Was.” Rev: Native Stranger by Eddy Harris. New York Times Book Review March 22, 1992, 18.
  61. “See Spot Run.” Rev: Consciousness Explained by Daniel Dennett. The Village Voice November 26, 1991, 77.
  62. Rev: Kwame Nkrumah: The Conakry Years June Milne (ed.). Times Literary Supplement. July 12, 1991, 8.
  63. Rev: Conditionals by Frank Jackson. International Studies in Philosophy 1991 Volume 23.1, 124-5.
  64. “South Africa’s Melting Pot.” Rev: Umfaan’s Heroes by Jon Elkon. New York Times Book Review September 30, 1990, 30.
  65. “A Prophetic Pragmatism.” Rev: The American Evasion of Philosophy: A Genealogy of Pragmatism by Cornel West. The Nation April 9, 1990, 496-498.
  66. “Metaphys Ed.” Rev: Contingency, Irony and Solidarity by Richard Rorty. The Village Voice September 19, 1989, 55.
  67. Rev: Minimal Rationality by Christopher Cherniak. Philosophical Review, 99, January 1990, 121-123.
  68. “Thought in a time of famine.” Rev: An Essay on African Philosophical Thought by Kwame Gyekye, Times Literary Supplement, July 29-August 4, 1988, 837.
  69. Rev: Calendriers d’Afrique Cahier 7 “Systèmes de Pensée en Afrique Noir”, Michel Cartry (ed.) International Journal of African Historical Studies, 20, No. 4 (1987): 761-762.
  70. Rev: Thoughts: An Essay on Content, Christopher Peacocke, Philosophical Review, 98, January 1989, 110-114.
  71. Rev: Frege’s Puzzle, Nathan Salmon. History of European Ideas, Volume 9, Issue 2, January 1988, 243-24.
  72. Rev: African philosophy: myth and reality, Paulin Hountondji, Queens Quarterly, Winter 1985, 873-874.
  73. “Making the language theirs.” Rev: African Short Stories, Chinua Achebe & C.L. Innes (ed.); and Modern African poetry, Gerald Moore & Ulli Beier (ed.) Third ed., New York Times Book Review, August 18, 1985.
  74. “Modernization and the mind.” Rev: Philosophy and an African Culture, Kwasi Wiredu, Times Literary Supplement, June 20, 1980: 697.
  75. “‘Over-bureaucracy’ a major battle.” Rev: The Economies of the Middle East, Rodney Wilson (ed.) Voice 91, February 1980.
  76. “Genes, clones, catastrophes.” Rev: Recombinant DNA: Science, Ethics, Politics, John Richards (ed.) Quarto, Dec. 1979.
  77. “What holds the Emirates together?” Rev: The United Arab Emirates: Unity in Fragmentation, Ali Mohammed Khalifa, Voice 92, April 1979.
  78. “Mediaeval misunderstandings explained.” Rev: The Arabs and Mediaeval Europe, Norman Daniel, Second ed., Voice 90, No. 2, 1979.
  79. “Compassion amidst the web of violence.” Rev: The Uprooted, Kanty Cooper, Voice 88, September 1979.
  80. “Bridging the gap in understanding Islam.” Rev: The Muslim Mind, Charis Waddy, Voice 88, September 1979.
  81. “How not to do African philosophy.” Rev: African Philosophy: An Introduction, Richard A. Wright, Universitas 6.2, 1979.


  1. Interview with Lire: Magazine littéraire (October 15, 2021)
  2. “Les inégalités raciales nous font perdre de vue les inégalités de classe,” Interview with Gabriel Bouchaud Le Point (October 18, 2021)
  3. “Kwame Anthony Appiah: Identity,” interview with Pelle Axelsson for (August 10, 2021)
  4. Interview with Donatien Grau in Under Discussion: The Encyclopedic Museum (Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2021): 185-195.
  5. The Art of Nonfiction No. 10: Kwame Anthony Appiah. Interview with David Remnick. The Paris Review Issue 236, Spring 2021. 151-180.
  6. “Kosmopolitismus und Kulturerbe: Thomas Thiemeyer im Gespräch mit Kwame Anthony Appiah,” in (Post)Colonialism and Cultural Heritage (Berlin: Humboldt Forum, 2021): 55-75.
  7. “Für universelle Kämpfe müssen Menschen nicht ihre Identitäten aufgeben, Philosophie Magazin, August 14 2020.
  8. Kwame Anthony Appiah : “L’antiracisme, ce n’est pas faire comme si les races n’existaient pas” Philosophie Magazine June 24, 2020.
  9. Kwame Anthony Appiah: “Ecco perché il nazionalismo buono serve,” Discussion with Luca Mastrantonio, Corrierre della Serra, January 10, 2020.
  10. “Afterwords with Thomas Chatterton Williams,” Discussion of “Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race” by Thomas Chatterton Williams, C-SPAN Book Program, October 31, 2019.
  11. “Los intelectuales pueden ser un estorbo para hallar soluciones,” Discussion with Andrea Aguilar, El Pais, May 30, 2019
  12. “Connesso con l’intera famiglia umana,” with Andrea Monda, l’Osservatore Romano, May 12, 2019
  13. “Stories about People and Communities: Talking to Kwame Anthony Appiah” Discussion with Andy Fitch of The Lies that Bind with Andy Fitch, Blog Los Angeles Review of Books, April 12, 2019.
  14. “Socrates Questions, A Contemporary Philosopher Answers,” New York Times, April 11, 2019.
  15. “Unity in Disunity” Carnegie Reporter, Carnegie Corporation of New York, December 18, 2018.
  16. “Lies We Can’t Live Without,” with John Laidler, Harvard Gazette, December 5, 2018.
  17. “Uses and Misuses of Identity,” with Pamela Paul, New York Times Book Review Podcast, August 31, 2018.
  18. “Kwame Anthony Appiah on race, nationalism and identity politics,” with Mark Vandevelde, Financial Times Magazine, September 1, 2018.
  19. “Can a Philosopher Help Calm the Identity-Politics Wars?“ with Jesse Singal, New York Magazine, Daily Intelligencer, Books, August 29, 2018.
  20. “Cosmopolitanism and Convergence,” a conversation with Homi Bhabha New Literary History New Literary History, Volume 49, Number 2, 171-198, Spring 2018.
  21. “Kwame Anthony Appiah: Five Books about Individuality and Identity,“ with Jane Ciabatta for Book Marks at Lit Hub, August 2018.
  22. “Universalismo Più Differenza,” with Barbara Bertoncin, Una Città n. 248, April 2018.
  23. Dublin Calling 18, (Kwame Anthony Appiah, NYU)“ podcast discussion with Gráinne McKeever, School of Sociology, University College, Dublin, June 12, 2018.
  24. “Pictures for Many Different Purposes: Talking to Anthony Appiah,” with Andy Fitch, Blog Los Angeles Review of Books, May 11, 2018.
  25. “The blinding power of nationalism–a word with Prof Appiah,” The New Internationalist, January 20, 2018.
  26. “How to read philosophy,” with Milan Terlunen on the podcast How to Read, November 17, 2017.
  27. “Interview with Kwame Anthony Appiah: Part II,” with Daniel Kodsi, The Oxford Review of Books, September 22, 2017.
  28. “Interview with Kwame Anthony Appiah: Part I,” with Daniel Kodsi, The Oxford Review of Books, September 20, 2017.
  29. “‘The Ethicist’ in the House,” The Brian Lehrer Show, The Greene Space, New York Public Radio, September 19, 2017.
  30. “Fantasyland: A Conversation with Kurt Anderson,” New York Public Library September 12, 2017.
  31. “Many ways of seeing the world with the Ethicist,” The Brian Lehrer Show, New York Public Radio August 30, 2017.
  32. Interview with George Yancy in George Yancy On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017): 271-277.
  33. “Kwame Anthony Appiah on Cosmopolitanism,” a discussion with Ezra Klein on “The Ezra Klein Show,” on Vox.
  34. “Person, Place, Thing,” a discussion with Randy Cohen, Tuesday – Tuesday April 18, 2017 1:30 on WNYE, 91.5 FM.
  35. “La società ibrida,” Interview with Viviana Mazza Corriere della Serra, La Lettura April 16, 2017: 11.
  36. “Interview: In Conversation With Kwame Anthony Appiah,” Interview with Chiran Raj Pandey The Gazelle (NYU Abu Dhabi) February 18, 2017.
  37. “Kwame Anthony Appiah: Een man van eer,”  Interview with Florentijn van Rootselaar (Editor in chief) Filosofie Magazine 2017 No. 1.
  38. “De revolutionaire kracht van eergevoel,” Interview with Leonie Breebaart, Trouw December 4, 2016.
  39. “Volk, ras en cultuur zijn conceptuele vergissingen die leiden tot morele vergissingen,” Interview with Gie Goris, MO: Mondiaal Nieuws, December 1, 2016.
  40. “De American dream is voorbij,” Interview with Koen Vidal, De Morgen, November 26, 2016.
  41. Interview on The Current, Interview with Duncan McCue, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Friday November 18, 2016.
  42. Eer Is Het Probleem, En Ook De Oplossing,” Interview with Lisette Thooft November 10, 2016.
  43. Racial Identity is a Biological Nonsense, Says Reith Lecturer,” Interview with Hannah Ellis-Petersen, The Guardian October1 8, 2016
  44. “The Authors in Conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah, Minna Salami, Emma Dabiri, and Asta Busingye Lydersen,” Chapter 6 of Eva Rask Knudsen and Ulla Rahbek In Search of the Afropolitan: Encounters, Conversations, and Contemporary Diasporic African Literatures) Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016): 143-155.
  45. “A perspective on world citizenship from a Global Thought Leader,” Interview at Wolfson College, Wolfson College Website, June 2016.
  46. “The Consciousness Industry,” Salmagundi Magazine Summer 2015 (no. 187): 513-605, with Christopher Hitchens, Slavoj Žižek, George Steiner, James Miller, Peter Schneider, Charles Molesworth, Benjamin Barber, David Bromwich, Jonathan Schell, Rochelle Gurstein, Daniel Harris, Robert Boyers. 
  47. “Should I Help a Classmate Who Sexually Harassed My Friend Get a Job?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, September 16, 2015.
  48. “Can I Lie to My Father About Being Gay So He Will Pay for College?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, September 2, 2015.
  49. “Can I Wear Jewelry If I Don’t Support Its Origins?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, August 26, 2015.
  50. “How Do I Handle a Racist Remark in a Workplace?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, August 19, 2015.
  51. “How Do I Handle the Towel Saga Next Door?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, August 12, 2015.
  52. “Is It Wrong If a Friend Sells My Hand-Me-Downs?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, August 5, 2015.
  53. “What Can I Do About a Neighbor’s Partying Child?”The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, July 29, 2015.
  54. “Ein Bürger Dieser Welt” Interview with Robin Droemer and Krisha Kops in Hohe Luft Ausgabe 5/15 (23 July 2015): 56-63.
  55. “Should I Ask MY Secretary to Fix Her Teeth?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, July 22, 2015.
  56. “Can I Post a Photo of a Bad Driver,” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, July 15, 2015.
  57. “Should I Respond to My Mechanic’s Racist Poster?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, July 8, 2015.
  58. “Do Another Woman’s Marriage Vows Bind Me?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, July 1, 2015.
  59. “How Do I Counter My Sister’s Abuse Claims Against Our Father?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, June 28, 2015.
  60. “Do I Have to Keep a Secret about a Family Member’s Health?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, June 10, 2015.
  61. “Do I Have to Tell About a Co-Worker’s Rape?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, May 27, 2015.
  62. “May I lie to my husband to get him to see a doctor?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, May 20, 2015.
  63. “Can I change my name to avoid discrimination?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, May 13, 2015.
  64. “What Did Race Mean to Du Bois?” Interview with Timothy Shenk in Dissent Blog May 7, 2015.
  65. “What should I do about a nanny who drinks?” The Ethicists, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, May 6, 2015.
  66. “Doublespeak: Anthony Appiah on the year in race,” as told to Michelle Kuo Art Forum, December 2013, Volume 52, Number 4: 248-251
  67. “Citizens of the World,” Interview with Marcy Goldberg, Passages: The Cultural Magazine of Pro Helvetia Vol. 60 No. 1 (2013): 14-16.
  68. “Descolonizando os livros de História. Entrevista a Guilherme Freitas.” Prosa & Verso, O Globo, May 1, 2013.
  70. “Conversar no es evangelizar,” La Estrella, Panama, September 9, 2012, discussion with Luis Pulido Ritter
  71. “Grading Obama,” The Root, Thursday, November 17, 2011
  72. “Pourquoi en appeler à l’honneur,” in “Les Philosophes: L’Entretien” Philosophie Magazine 49 (May 2011): 62-67.
  73. “Mindannyian több identitással bírunk,” in Magyar Narancs XXII, 35, September 2, 2010, 22-23.
  74. “Kwame Anthony Appiah on Cosmopolitanism,” in David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton (ed.) Philosophy Bites (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2010): 47-57.
  75. “Making Sense of Cosmopolitanism: A Conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah,” Joshua Yates The Hedgehog Review Vol. 11.3 (Fall 2009): 42-50.
  76. “Wer jeden Moment mit etwas füllt, reflektiert seine Erfahrungen nicht.” Discussion with Timo Berger and Carmen Eller in Kulturaustausch (Thema: Freie Zeit. Was Menschen tun, wenn sie nichts zu tun haben.) 59.iv (2009): 16-18.
  77. “Multiculturalismo: Se todo fossem iguais a você.” Discussion with Zeca Camargo in Novos Olhares (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Globo, 2007): 260-271.
  78. “Interview,” in Morten Ebbe Juul Nielsen (ed.) Political Questions, (Automatic Press/VIP, Copenhagen, 2006): – .
  79. “A Conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah.” Catalog for Fred Wilson’s exhibition, Pace Wildenstein, March 2006. Reprinted as “Fragments of a Conversation,” in Fred Wilson: A Critical Reader Dor Globus (ed.) Ridinghouse: London, 2011): 272-302.
  80. “Uma ONU in Casa.” Interview with Diogo Schelp in Veja, Issue 1946, March 8, 2006.
  81. “Interview with Nurrudin Farah,” BOMB magazine, No. 87, (Spring 2004): 54-59.
  82. “Dialogue between Kwame Anthony Appiah and Robert S. Boynton on philosophy, race, sex, &c.” Daedalus Vol. 132 No. 1 (Summer 2003): 104-110.
  83. “Global Culture and its Discontents.” Discussion with Michael Malone in A Parliament of Minds Michael Tobias, J. Patrick Fitzgerald, and David Rothenberg (ed.) (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2000): – .
  84. “Política externa agrava xenofobia,” September 16, 2001, Folha, São Paulo, Brazil.
  85. “Straightening Out ‘The Bell Curve.’” Discussion with Harriet A. Washington in Emerge December/January 1995, 28-32.
  86. “Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism: Part I.” Discussion with Harvey Cox, Christopher Queen, Arvind Sharma, Nur Yalman. Boston Research Center for the Twenty-First Century: Luncheon Seminar, University Place, Suite 450 South, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge MA 02138-5761. April 12, 1994.
  87. “Race and Racism: American Dilemmas Revisited,” Salmagundi Fall 1994-Winter 1995 (Nos. 105-5): 3-155. Conversation with Orlando Patterson, Christopher Lasch, Dinesh D’Souza, Barbara Fields, Jim Sleeper, James Miller, Jean Elshtain, David Rieff, Michelle Moody-Adams, Norman Birnbaum, Ron Edsforth, Larry Nachman, Jim Adams, Gerald Early, Raymond Franklin, Terence Diggory, Lorrie Goldensohn, Gretchen Gerzina, Barry Goldensohn, Robert Boyers, Peggy Boyers.
  88. “Art Beat.” Conversation with Adrian Piper in Voice Literary Supplement October 1992, 12.
  89. “On the Gulf War,” Society for African Philosophy in North America Newsletter.
  90. “An Evening with Wole Soyinka.” (Revised version of “Easing the Transition: An Evening with Wole Soyinka.” The New Theater Review 1.2, Summer 1987.) Black American Literature Forum 22.4, Winter 1988, 777-785.
  91. “Easing the Transition: An Evening with Wole Soyinka,” The New Theater Review 1.2, Summer 1987.
  92. “Interview with Achebe.” With John Ryle & D.A.N. Jones in the Times Literary Supplement, February 26, 1982, 209.
  93. “Assessing Risk.” With Tim Eiloart, Joan Miller, Claire Ryle, Isaac Levi & Tony Webb in Theoria to Theory 14.2, 1980.
  94. “Finding Mental Capacities in the Brain.” With Colin Blakemore & Nick Humphrey in Theoria to Theory 11.1 & 2, 1977.
  95. “But Where is the Fringe in Scientific Publishing?” With David Davies & Roger Woodham (Editor and Deputy Editor of Nature) in Theoria to Theory 9.3, 1975.
  96. “Conversation in the Fog at London Airport.” With Jacques Monod & Mark Fitzgeorge-Parker in Theoria to Theory 9.2, 1975.
  97. “Alternative Technology.” With Fritz Schumacher, Dorothy Emmett & Gordon Laing in Theoria to Theory 9.1, 1975.


  1. “Conversation and conditionals,” Keele University, Conference on Philosophy of Language and Logic (Spring 1981)
  2. “Soyinka and the philosophy of culture,” University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Conference on African Philosophy—read in absentia (Spring 1981)
  3. “Other peoples’ gods,” Wesleyan University (October 1982)
  4. “Symbol and ceremony in African traditional religion,” African Studies Association Conference (November 1982)
  5. “Closing the gap between logic and language: the case of the indicative conditional,” Institute of Philosophy, Oslo University (February 1984)
  6. “Modernization and the mind,” International Development Seminar, Oslo University (February 1984)
  7. “A causal theory of truth conditions,” Thyssen Foundation Seminar, Evesham, England (April 1984)
  8. “What Caesar meant,” Cambridge University, Department of Philosophy (November 1984)
  9. “Soyinka and the space of the self,” Departments of English and Afro-American Studies, University of Michigan (April 1985)
  10. “How not to do African philosophy,” Africana Studies Center, Cornell University (October 1985)
  11. “Anti-realist semantics: the problem of output,” Philosophy Department Discussion Club, Cornell University (October 1985)
  12. “Deconstruction as a philosophy of language,” Third Colloquium on Twentieth-Century Literature in French, Louisiana State University (March 1986)
  13. “A critique of pragmatist theories of meaning,” Philosophy Department, Howard University (March 1986)
  14. “African literature, African theory,” African Literature Association, Michigan State University (April 1986)
  15. “Soyinka and the philosophy of culture,” African Literature Association, Michigan State University (April 1986)
  16. “Nation and narration—a commentary,” Cornell University, Conference on Nation and Narration, Society for the Humanities (April 1986)
  17. “A pragmatist’s reason for not adopting the pragmatist theory of meaning,” Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania (November 1986)
  18. “Local epistemology,” Departments of Philosophy and Comparative Studies, Ohio State University (January 1987)
  19. “Functionalism and the case against anti-realist semantics,” Department of Philosophy, Duke University (March 1987)
  20. “Alexander Crummell and the Invention of Africa,” Skidmore College, Conference on Race, Religion and Nationalism (April 1987)
  21. “Inside views: Some theories of African interpretation,” University of Pennsylvania Faculty Seminar on Non-western Literatures (April 1987)
  22. Reply to Thomas Donaldson “The duty to divest,” Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs Session at A.P.A. Central Division Meeting, Chicago (May 1987)
  23. “Why Componentiality Fails,” Department of Philosophy, Stanford University (May 1987)
  24. “What? Me worry???,” Duke Critical Theory Center, Conference on Convergence in Crisis: Narratives of the History of Theory (September 1987)
  25. “Africa’s New Philosophies,” Department of Philosophy, Howard University (October 1987)
  26. “Ideals of Agency,” Joint Meeting, Departments of Philosophy, Cornell and Syracuse Universities (October 1987)
  27. “Ideals of Agency,” Department of Philosophy, Boston University (November 1987)
  28. “Social Forces, ‘Natural’ Kinds,” Science Gender and Race panel of the Radical Philosopher’s Association, A.P.A. Eastern Division Meeting, New York (December 1987)
  29. “Out of Africa: Topologies of Nativism,” Yale University, Conference on The Teaching of African Literature in the United States (March 1988)
  30. Roundtable on “The Appropriation of Third World Culture by the Avant-Garde,” Columbia University (March 1988)
  31. “Ideals of Agency,” Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia (April 1988)
  32. “The Making of an American Opera,” A discussion of the making of “X” with Tony, Thulani and Kip Davis: Seton Hall University (April 1988)
  33. “Race and the Humanities: Concluding Remarks,” Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, Conference on Race and the Humanities (April 1988)
  34. “Philosophy and Religion,” Ohio State University, Conference on Africa in the 1990’s (April 1988)
  35. “Technologies of Representation,” Louvain University, Conference on Literature and Technology (August 1988)
  36. “Whatever the Consequences,” English Institute (August 1988)
  37. “Varieties of Racism,” University of Notre Dame, Program of Cultural Diversity (September 1988)
  38. “Functionalism and Idealization,” University of Notre Dame, Department of Philosophy (September 1988)
  39. “Race and the Humanities,” Yale University, Conference on Race and Education (October 1988)
  40. “Inventing an African Practice in Philosophy: Epistemological Issues,” African Studies Association, Chicago (October 1988)
  41. “Expanding the Canon and the Curriculum,” Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York (November 1988)
  42. “Marginalia: A Post-Colonial Inventory,” Michigan State University, Twenty-sixth Modern Literature Conference: Third World, Diaspora, Revolution. Panel on “Culture and Différance” with V.Y. Mudimbe and Abena Busia (November 1988)
  43. “Alexander Crummell and the Invention of Africa,” Amherst College (February 1989)
  44. “What have the humanities got to do with race?” Colgate University, Faculty Development Seminar (March 1989)
  45. “Reality and Relativism,” Colgate University (March 1989)
  46. “Thick Translation,” Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, Conference on Translation (March 1989)
  47. “Functionalism and Ideals of Agency,” University of Michigan Department of Philosophy (March 1989)
  48. “The Understanding of African Culture by Black Americans: Alexander Crummell and the Invention of Africa,” Florida A&M University (March 1989)
  49. “Human Characteristics and the Concept of Race,” Florida A&M University (March 1989)
  50. “Reply to Devitt,” Oberlin College, Conference on Realism and Relativism (April 1989)
  51. “Reflections on Akan Philosophy,” Symposium: Philosophy and Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution (April 1989)
  52. “Racisms,” Middlebury College (April 1989)
  53. “Idealization in Psychological Theory,” Middlebury College (April 1989)
  54. “Africa’s New Philosophies,” Northwestern University, Monday Night Colloquium in African Studies (May 1989)
  55. “The Institutionalization of Philosophy,” Bryn Mawr, Conference of the Mellon Fellowship Program (June 1989)
  56. “Is the ‘Post’ in ‘Postcolonial’ the ‘Post’ in ‘Postmodern?’” Harvard, N.E.H. Summer Seminar on “The Future of the Avant-Garde in Postmodern Culture” (July 1989)
  57. “The Intellectual in Contemporary Africa,” lecture series International Summer School on African, Afro-American and Caribbean Studies: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives, Oxford Centre for African Studies (July 1989)
  58. “Indigenizing Theory,” Oxford, Conference on Cross-Examinations of African Discourse (July 1989)
  59. “Functionalism and Ideals of Agency,” University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Colloquium in Philosophy (October 1989)
  60. “Postmodernism and Postcoloniality,” African Studies Association Meeting, Atlanta—SAPINA-sponsored session on The Invention of Africa (November 1989)
  61. “Concluding Comments,” Cornell University, Workshop in Naturalized Epistemology (December 1989)
  62. “Tolerable Falsehoods: Structures, Agents and the Interests of Theory,” Haverford College, Department of Philosophy (March 1990)
  63. “Social Forces, ‘Natural’ Kinds,” Conference on “Gender and Ethnicity: Bridging the Two Cultures” at Steven’s Institute of Technology (April 1990)
  64. “Idealization and Agency,” Northwestern University, Department of Philosophy (April 1990)
  65. “The Future of African and African-American Studies,” University of Rochester, Frederick Douglass Institute (April 1990)
  66. “Is the ‘Post’ in ‘Postcolonial’ the ‘Post’ in ‘Postmodern’?” Braudel Center, SUNY Binghamton (May 1990)
  67. “Humanity, Humanities, Humans,” Simpson College, George Washington Carver Centennial (September 1990)
  68. “Is the ‘Post’ in ‘Postcolonial’ the ‘Post’ in ‘Postmodern?’” University of Virginia (September 1990)
  69. “Concerning V.Y. Mudimbe’s The Invention of Africa,” Conference of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Villanova College (October 1990)
  70. Respondent to Ian Baucom, Maria Bezaitis and Bogumil Jewsiewicki on “Postmodernism and African Studies,” Society for African Philosophy in North America Panel at African Studies Association Meeting, Baltimore (November 1990)
  71. “Postcolonial Predicaments,” Departments of Afro-American Studies and Philosophy, Rutgers University, Newark (November 1990)
  72. “African Art in Postmodern America,” Newark Art Museum (November 1990)
  73. “Race, Racism and Pan-Africanism,” Bates College (December 1990)
  74. “Postcolonial Predicaments,” Humanities Institute, Columbia University (December 1990)
  75. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” Afro-American Studies, Harvard University (February 1991)
  76. “Ideal Agents,” Philosophy Department, Harvard University (February 1991)
  77. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” English Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (April 1991)
  78. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” Dillard University (April 1991)
  79. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” Afro-American Studies, Smith College (April 1991)
  80. “Rational Ideals,” Philosophy, Smith College (April 1991)
  81. “The Cross-cultural Self,” Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Colloquium (April 1991)
  82. “Reason and Local Epistemologies,” Center for Ethnic Studies, Brown University (April 1991)
  83. “Ethnography and the Law,” Program for Assessing and Revitalizing the Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania (May 1991)
  84. “Altered States,” Faculty Panel on “Nationalism and the Politics of Identity” on the occasion of the inauguration of President Neil Rudenstine, Harvard University (October 1991)
  85. “Ancestral Voices,” Salmagundi Conference on Race and Racism, Skidmore College (October 1991)
  86. “What’s in a name? Changing Identities in African Cultures,” Commonwealth Center for Cultural Change, University of Virginia (November 1991)
  87. “African Identities: Asante, Ghana, Africa and Other Places,” African Studies Program, Harvard University (November 1991)
  88. “The Return of Civil Society in Africa,” National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park (November 1991)
  89. “One Way to Think about Translation,” Philosophy Colloquium, University of South Carolina (November 1991)
  90. “What Does Philosophy have to do with Black Studies?” Queen’s University Public Lecture (November 1991)
  91. “Idealization and Rationality,” Philosophy Colloquium, Queen’s University (November 1991)
  92. “Philosophy and African Studies,” African Studies Association, St. Louis Missouri (November 1991)
  93. PEN Panel on African Literature, Chair, New York (November 1991)
  94. “Burying Papa,” Center for Literary and Cultural Studies, Harvard University (December 1991)
  95. “Concluding Commentary,” Boston University African Studies Center, N.E.H. Seminar on “African Interpretations of the Colonial Experience in Literature and Film” (December 1991)
  96. “A Burial,” Red Lion Seminar, Chicago (February 1992)
  97. “Soyinka and the Philosophy of Culture,” Tudor and Stuart Society, Johns Hopkins University (February 1992)
  98. “Ancestral Voices,” Lugard Lecture, International African Institute, London (March 1992)
  99. “Literary Nativism,” Leeds University, Department of English (March 1992)
  100. “A Funeral,” West African Studies Seminar, University College London (March 1992)
  101. “Race, Canon, Curriculum,” Department of Philosophy, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (April 1992)
  102. “What is African-American Philosophy?” Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs, New York (April 1992)
  103. “Thick Translation,” The Machette Lecture, Brooklyn College (April 1992)
  104. “Free Speech and the Aims of the University,” Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan (April 1992)
  105. “What is African-American Philosophy?” Center for African and African-American Studies, University of Michigan (April 1992)
  106. “A Funeral,” Society for the Humanities, Cornell University (April 1992)
  107. “What is African-American Philosophy?” Graduate Student Colloquium, Philosophy, Cornell University (April 1992)
  108. “Recent African Philosophy,” American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, Louisville Kentucky (April 1992)
  109. “Multiculturalism,” Black-Jewish Dialogue, Central Synagogue, Manhattan (May 1992)
  110. “No Bad Nigger: Blacks as the Ethical Principle from Huckleberry Finn to Ghosts,” Dissident Spectators, Disruptive Spectacles Conference, Harvard University (May 1992)
  111. “How did we get to be many?” Conference on the History of Pluralism, SUNY Stonybrook (June 1992)
  112. “The Uses and Misuses of Other Cultures,” Jesse Ball Du Pont Seminar, National Humanities Center (June 1992)
  113. Radio Interview “All Things Considered,” National Public Radio (July 7, 1992)
  114. Radio Interview “Fresh Air with Terri Gross,” National Public Radio (July 22, 1992)
  115. Radio Interview “On the Line,” WNYC Public Radio, New York (July 30, 1992)
  116. Radio Interview: WMUZ Radio, Detroit (August 7, 1992)
  117. “Memory and Identity in Africa,” Commonwealth Center for Cultural Change, University of Virginia (October 1992)
  118. “Crossing the Boundaries,” Keynote Address, Center for Critical Analysis of Contemporary Cultures, Conference on Traveling Objects/Transnational Exchanges (November 1992)
  119. “Nervous Natives,” Conference on Postcolonial Culture, Scripps College (November 1992)
  120. “Moral Horizons: Arguments for Universalism in Some Recent African Fiction,” Center for Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (November 1992)
  121. “My Kind of Multiculturalism,” New England Teachers’ Conference, Springfield Mass. (December 1992)
  122. “The Limits of Pluralism,” Michigan State University (February 1993)
  123. “Culture, Subculture, Multiculturalism,” Multicultural Education Working Group, University of Maryland Center for Ethics and Public Policy (January 1993)
  124. “Secrets,” Seminar: Secrecy, Knowledge, and Art: Approaches to Epistemology in Africa, to open the exhibition Secrecy: African Art that Conceals and Reveals, The Museum for African Art, New York (January 1993)
  125. “Problems of Multiculturalism,” Montclair State College (February 1993)
  126. “In My Father’s House,” Soundings: Radio Program (February 1993)
  127. “Africa’s Multicultural Lessons,” Sarah Lawrence College (March 1993)
  128. “Africa’s Multicultural Lessons,” Calvin College, Michigan (March 1993)
  129. Commentator on Professor Stanley Hoffman’s Tanner Lectures on Human Values: The University Center for Human Values, Princeton University (March 1993)
  130. “Africa’s Multicultural Lessons,” Center for the Humanities, University of Missouri (March 1993)
  131. Rational Psychology: University of Missouri Philosophy Department (March 1993)
  132. “Radio Interview,” University of Missouri NPR Station (March 1993)
  133. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” Conference on Postcoloniality, Yale University (April 1993)
  134. “Africa’s Multicultural Lessons,” Georgetown University (April 1993)
  135. “In My Father’s House,” Cambridge Forum Radio Talk and Discussion (April 1993)
  136. “In My Father’s House,” Discussion with Stuart Hall and Anil Ramdas on VPRO, Dutch Television (May 10, 1993)
  137. “Fallacies of Eurocentrism and Ethnocentrism,” American Enterprise Institute, Washington DC (May 1993) (C-SPAN 2, 11 May 1993)
  138. “Power and Secrecy,” Conference on Forty Years After: The Rosenberg Case and the McCarthy Era Harvard University (May 1993)
  139. “Many Faces of Family,” Goddard Community Center, New York (May 1993)
  140. “African-American Philosophy?” Conference on African-American Intellectual History, Rockefeller Center, Bellagio (May 1993)
  141. “In My Father’s House,” Jesse Ball Du Pont Seminar, National Humanities Center (June 1993)
  142. “Fallacies of Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism,” Jesse Ball Du Pont Seminar, National Humanities Center (June 1993)
  143. “Africa’s Multicultural Lessons,” SUNY, Old Waterbury, Faculty Summer Seminar (June 1993)
  144. “Teaching ‘Race’,” Facing History and Ourselves, Summer Seminar (July 1993)
  145. “Afrocentrism,” Discussion, WBAI New York, with Pleythell Benjamin (July 29, 1993)
  146. “Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism,” Summer Seminar on Multiculturalism and Civic Education, Harvard School of Education (Prof. Sandra Stotsky, convener) (August 1993)
  147. “Dilemma’s of Modernity,” Ohio State University, N.E.H. Summer Seminar (Profs. Abiola Irele and Isaac Mowoe, conveners) (August 1993)
  148. Radio Interview “Multiculturalism,” with David Brudnoy, WBZ Boston (September 6, 1993)
  149. “Beyond Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism,” Community College of Philadelphia (October 1993)
  150. “Fallacies of Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism,” Duke University (September 1993)
  151. Radio Interview “In My Father’s House,” with David Brudnoy, WBZ Boston (October 27, 1993)
  152. “Africa’s Multicultural Lessons,” De Paul University, Africa Quarter (October 1993)
  153. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” De Paul University, Faculty Seminar (October 1993)
  154. “Race: From Culture to Identity,” University of California at Irvine, Humanities Center (October 1993)
  155. “The Reception of African Art in America,” Giving Birth to Brightness, M.I.T. (October 1993)
  156. “Constructing Identities in Africa and America,” Paul Desjardins Memorial Lecture, Haverford College (October 1993)
  157. “Akan Philosophical Psychology,” Paul Desjardins Memorial Symposium, Haverford College (October 1993)
  158. “Traveling Stories,” WGBH Fellowship Program, WGBH Boston (October 1993)
  159. “Multicultural Education,” Mount Holyoke College, Department of Philosophy Public Lecture (November 1993)
  160. “Realizing the Virtual Library,” Harvard Conference on the Gateway Library (November 1993)
  161. “Multicultural Education,” Grace Church School in New York (November 1993)
  162. “Reading The Tempest,” ACLS seminar for High School Teachers, Harvard School of Education (December 1993)
  163. “Beyond Eurocentricity and Afrocentricity in the Study of African Religion,” American Association for the Study of Religion, Annual Meeting, Washington DC (November 1993)
  164. “Re-conceptualizing Philosophical Practice: Is Race Relevant?” African Studies Association Meeting, SAPINA-sponsored panel (December 1993)
  165. “Multiculturalism and Education,” Amherst College, Conference on Affirmative Action (January 1994)
  166. “African Identities,” Humanities Seminar, Northwestern University (January 1994)
  167. “Culture, Subculture, Multiculturalism,” Public Lecture, Northwestern University (January 1994)
  168. “Culture, Subculture, Multiculturalism,” Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto (January 1994)
  169. “African Identity at the End of the Twentieth Century,” EPIIC Program, Tufts University (February 1994)
  170. “Why there are no Races,” (Commonwealth School, Boston, February 1994)
  171. “Why there are no Races,” (Black History Month Celebration, Black Medical Students Association, Harvard Medical School, February 1994)
  172. “Culture, Subculture, Multiculturalism,” Department of Philosophy, Holy Cross (February 1994)
  173. “The Challenge of Pluralism: Multiple Cultures of Multiple Identities,” CUNY Graduate Center, W. E. B. Du Bois Distinguished Visiting Lecture (March 1994)
  174. “Normative Idealizations in Descriptive Theories,” CUNY Graduate Center, Department of Philosophy (March 1994)
  175. “Multiculturalism and Citizenship,” Bohen Foundation (March 1994)
  176. “African Identities,” EPIIC Program, Tufts University (March 1994)
  177. “Teaching ‘Race’,” Facing History Institute (March 1994)
  178. “In My Father’s House,” Queens Evening Readings, New York (March 1994)
  179. “Beyond Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism: Education in An Age of Multiple Identities,” Fordham University, New York (April 1994)
  180. “Culture, Subculture, Multiculturalism,” Department of Philosophy, University of South Florida (March 1994)
  181. “Beyond Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism,” Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts at Boston (April 1994)
  182. “Natives in a Nervous Condition,” The Wetmore Lecture, Department of English, Brown University (April 1994)
  183. “Culture and Identity in an Age of Multiculturalism,” Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University (April 1994)
  184. “In My Father’s House,” NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, Ramapo College (June 1994)
  185. “Race Through History,” Facing History and Ourselves Teacher’s Seminars: Pine Manor College, Bard College, Norwich Free Academy (July 1994)
  186. “Group Identities and Individual Lives,” Summer Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education (July 1994)
  187. “Race Through History,” Summer Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education (July 1994)
  188. “Some Confusions About Identity,” Cultural Studies, African/Diaspora Studies, Tulane University (September 1994)
  189. “Identity versus Culture,” The Avenali Lecture, University of California at Berkeley (September 1994)
  190. “What is a Racial Identity?” Hannah Arendt Symposium, New School for Social Research (October 1994)
  191. “Race, Culture, Identity: An Essay on Human Misunderstanding,” Tanner Lecture on Human Values, University of California at San Diego (October 1994)
  192. “Race and Identity,” Panel presentation at Union College, Schenectady (November 1994)
  193. “Reply to My Critics,” African Studies Association Panel on In My Father’s House, Toronto (November 1994)
  194. “Race and Identity,” Rutgers Conference on Race and Philosophy (November 1994)
  195. “Resistance Literature,” Cultural Studies Colloquium, Yale University (November 1994)
  196. “Relations Between Elites and the Common People in Africa,” Columbia University, African Studies Colloquium (November 1994)
  197. “Sustaining the Nation,” University of Maryland, College Park (November 1994)
  198. “The Encyclopædia Africana: A Prototype,” Computer Humanities User’s Group, Brown University (January 1995)
  199. “Race Culture and Identity,” MillerComm Lecture, University of Illinois, Urbana (March 1995)
  200. Radio Interview “Race Culture and Identity,” Focus 580 WILL AM 580, Urbana (March 3, 1995)
  201. “Rational Psychology,” Department of Philosophy, University of Illinois, Urbana (March 1995)
  202. “Identity’s Pitfalls,” Black Nations, Queer Nations Conference, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, CUNY Graduate Center, New York (March 1995)
  203. “Africa’s Postcolonial Condition,” Plenary Session, African Literature Association, Columbus, Ohio (March 1995)
  204. “Philosophy in Postcolonial Africa,” Panel, African Literature Association, Columbus, Ohio (March 1995)
  205. “Against National Culture,” Text and Nation Conference, Georgetown University (April 1995)
  206. “Nervous Natives,” University of Georgia, Athens, Humanities Center Lecture (April 1995)
  207. Commentator on Professor Amy Gutmann’s Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Stanford University (May 1995)
  208. “Fuzzy Frontiers: African Identities as the Millennium Approaches,” Interfaculty Seminar in African Studies, Oxford University (June 1995)
  209. “Against National Culture,” Keynote Address, Annual Conference of the Association of University Teachers of English in South Africa (AUETSA), University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg (July 1995)
  210. “African Studies in North America,” University of Namibia (July 1995)
  211. “Against National Culture,” Public Lecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (September 1995)
  212. “Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections,” Department of Philosophy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (September 1995)
  213. “Collective Memory and Individual Histories,” Keynote Address, “The Pasts We Tell Ourselves: Remembrance, Restoration, Reconstruction,” University of California, Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (October 1995)
  214. “Against Culture,” Emory University, ILA, Conference: “Race, Identity and Public Culture” (October 1995)
  215. “Against National Culture,” Program in Ethics and the Professions, Harvard University (October 1995)
  216. “How Can I Remember Who I am, If I Don’t Know Who We Are?” Center for Literary and Cultural Studies, Harvard, Conference on The Persistence of Memory (October 1995)
  217. “Building a CD-ROM Encyclopædia Africana,” Panel Discussion on New Media, African Studies Association, Orlando (November 1995)
  218. “Civic Nationalism,” Response to Sheldon Hackney, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Plenary Session, American Studies Association (November 1995)
  219. “Race, Culture, Identity,” Distinguished Speaker’s Series, University of Texas at Austin (December 1995)
  220. “Notes on Racial Identity,” Race, Power and the Mind Symposium, University of Michigan (February 1996)
  221. “African Philosophy and Concepts of the Person,” Department of Philosophy, University of Kansas, Lawrence (March 1996)
  222. “Against National Culture,” Visiting Humanities Lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence (March 1996)
  223. “National Conversations,” Visiting Interdisciplinary Scholars Seminar, Humanities Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence (March 1996)
  224. “Racial Identities,” Visiting Interdisciplinary Scholars Seminar, Humanities Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence (March 1996)
  225. “Race, Culture, and Identity: Why Race Won’t Do What We Ask Of It,” Hamline University, St. Paul’s Minnesota (April 1996)
  226. “Race, Culture, and Identity: Why Culture Won’t Do Much Better,” Hamline University, St. Paul’s Minnesota (April 1996)
  227. “Cosmopolitan Patriotism,” Philosophy Department Discussion Group, University of Idaho (April 1996)
  228. “Race, Culture, Identity,” Public Lecture, University of Idaho (April 1996)
  229. “Rational Psychology,” Department of Philosophy, Ohio University (May 1996)
  230. “Understanding Racial Identity,” Public Lecture, Ohio University (May 1996)
  231. “Against National Culture,” Kane Lecture, Ohio State University (May 1996)
  232. “Culture, Community, Citizenship,” Public Lecture, Mankato University (May 1996)
  233. “Rational Ideals,” Philosophy Discussion Club, Mankato University (May 1996)
  234. “How Do I Know Who I Am, ‘Til I Know Who We Are?” History Forum, Mankato University (May 1996)
  235. Interview with HotWired for World Wide Web on “Color Conscious” (June 1996)
  236. “Race Through History,” Facing History and Ourselves Teacher’s Seminars: Columbia Teachers’ College (July 1996)
  237. “The Identity of Africa,” with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Cornel West, Guggenheim Foundation, Peter Lewis Critical Issues Forum (September 1996)
  238. Interview with Wole Soyinka: The Beatification of Area Boy: Works and Process, Guggenheim Museum (September 1996)
  239. “The Global Beloved Community,” Cambridge Forum: The Beloved Community (November 1996)
  240. “The Scholarly Essay: Writing as a Philosopher,” The Gordon Gray Lecture in Expository Writing, Harvard University (November 1996)
  241. “Identité: Ni Race, Ni Culture,” “Paris—New York: Migrations of Identities” Columbia University (November 1996)
  242. “Some thoughts on the relations of philosophy and history,” Mellon Seminar in History, University of Pennsylvania (November 1996)
  243. “Narratives of Unity and Diversity,” Blackside Productions Seminar, Sheraton Commander Hotel, Cambridge (November 1996)
  244. Comments on “Peoples and Publics” by Ben Lee: MacArthur Fellows Program Roundtable on Creativity, Globalism and Global Creativity, Chicago (November 1996)
  245. Response to Charles Taylor and Shirley Williams “Disintegrating Democracies,” Council on Foreign Relations (December 1996)
  246. “The History Curriculum: Modest Proposals,” Panel at the Park School, Boston (January 1997)
  247. “Reply to Critics,” Discussion of Color Conscious, New School for Social Research (February 1997)
  248. Radio Interview “The Dictionary of Global Literacy,” Monitor Radio (Boston) (February 1997)
  249. Discussion of Four Films About Intellectuals of the African Diaspora: W. E. B. Du Bois, Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, John H. Clarke: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (February 1997)
  250. Radio Interview “The Dictionary of Global Literacy,” WWRL Radio (February 1997)
  251. Radio Interview “The Dictionary of Global Literacy,” WCCO-AM (Minneapolis) (February 1997)
  252. Radio Interview “The Dictionary of Global Literacy,” Talk of the Nation with Ray Suarez (March 1997)
  253. “The Liberal Idea of Education,” Distinguished Lecture Series, Arts and Humanities, Columbia Teacher’s College (March 1997)
  254. “In Defense of Cosmopolitanism,” Hans Maeder Lecture, New School For Social Research (March 1997)
  255. “Liberalism and the Diversity of Identity,” Center for Higher Educational Transformation, South Africa (March 1997)
  256. “Liberal Cosmopolitanism,” University of Cape Town, Center for African Studies (March 1997)
  257. “Justice, Reparation, Truth,” Final Panel, Facing History and Ourselves Conference (April 1997)
  258. “Insiders and Outsiders,” Panel, African Literature Association Conference, Michigan State University (April 1997)
  259. “A Foucault for Liberals,” Hannah Arendt/Reiner Schürmann Symposium in Political Philosophy, New School for Social Research (April 1997)
  260. Panel Member “Is there such a thing as race?” Debates! Debates! TV Program (May 1997)
  261. Discussion of Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race: Fulani! TV Program (May 1997)
  262. “Cosmopolitan Patriotism,” Seminar, Conjunto Universitário Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (June 1997)
  263. “On Writing In My Father’s House,” Department of History, Universidade Federal, Rio de Janeiro (June 1997)
  264. “Cosmopolitan Patriotism,” Debate Series Folha de São Paulo, São Paulo (June 1997)
  265. “Race and Identity,” Department of Sociology, Universidade de São Paulo (June 1997)
  266. “Race Through History,” Facing History and Ourselves Teacher’s Seminars: Columbia Teachers’ College (July 1997)
  267. “The Responsibility of Intellectuals,” Kumasi, Ghana (September 1997)
  268. “Du Bois as a Pan-Africanist Intellectual,” USIA Center, Accra, Ghana (September 1997)
  269. “What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Art?” Yale Art Museum, Conference on Baule Art: African Art, Western Eyes (October 1997)
  270. “Seminar on: ‘Cosmopolitan Patriots’ and ‘Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections’,” NYU Law School (October 1997)
  271. “Alain Locke As A Theorist of Multiculturalism,” Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference, New School (October 1997)
  272. Radio Interview “The Dictionary of Global Literacy,” WBAI with Amy Goodman, New York (October 19, 1997)
  273. “Race in a Postmodern Society,” Case Western Reserve University, College Scholar’s Program (October 1997)
  274. “Response to Charles Kesler,” Conference on Immigration and Naturalization, Duke University (October 1997)
  275. “Race and Philosophy,” Department of Philosophy, Kent State University (November 1997)
  276. “The Question of African Identities,” Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, African Studies Center (November 1997)
  277. “Cosmopolitanism and Patriotism,” Conference on Africa and Extended Security, Stockholm (November 1997)
  278. “A Foucault for Liberals,” The Moffett Lecture, Princeton University (November 1997)
  279. “The ‘Amistad’ Libretto: Incorporating African Folk Culture,” The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Symposium on the Anthony Davis and Thulani Davis Opera Amistad, Field Museum (November 1997)
  280. “Cosmopolitan Patriotism,” Center for African Studies, Emory University (January 1998)
  281. “Cultural Studies and Area Studies,” Center for African Studies, Emory University (January 1998)
  282. “Philosophy, Africa and the Diaspora,” Morehouse University (January 1998)
  283. “The Contemporary Novel in Africa,” Salzburg Seminar, Schloss Leopoldskrohn, Salzburg, Austria (March 1998)
  284. “What do we talk about when we talk about African Art?” Art Institute of Chicago (March 1998)
  285. “Race and Culture,” SUNY Purchase (April 1998)
  286. “The Possibilities of Afro-Liberalism,” University of Louisville, Kentucky (April 1998)
  287. “Cosmopolitan Patriotism,” Einstein Forum, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (April 1998)
  288. “Liberalism and Education,” Einstein Forum Seminar, 7 Am Neuen Markt, Potsdam (April 1998)
  289. “Gay Goes Global,” Final Plenary Queer Globalization/Local Homosexualities: Citizenship, Sexuality and the Afterlife of Colonialism, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, CUNY (April 1998)
  290. “Reply to our Critics,” American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting, Chicago: Author Meets Critics: Philip Kitcher, Michelle Moody Adams discuss Color Consciousness by K. Anthony Appiah and Amy Gutmann (May 1998)
  291. “Cosmopolitan Patriots,” Department of English and American Studies, University of Frankfurt (June 1998)
  292. “Theories of Postcoloniality,” Postcolonial Studies Group, University of Frankfurt (June 1998)
  293. “Identity and Ethics,” Department of Philosophy, University of Frankfurt (July 1998)
  294. “Color Conscious,” Seminar in American Studies, University of Frankfurt (July 1998)
  295. “African Novels and Global Conversation,” African Studies Center, University of Bayreuth (July 1998)
  296. “How to Universalize Liberalism,” Society for Universalism in Philosophy (August 1998) Discussion of Cosmopolitan Patriotism: Fulani! TV Program (September 1998)
  297. “Cosmopolitan Reading,” English Institute (September 1998)
  298. “The Hyphen in ‘African-American Philosophy’,” Africa in the Americas, Harvard University (October 1998)
  299. “Liberalism in Difficulty,” Harry Howard Jr. Lecture, Vanderbilt University (October 1998)
  300. “An Argument Against (One Way of Thinking About) Rationality,” Department of Philosophy Colloquium, Vanderbilt University (October 1998)
  301. “Individuality,” New York Institute for the Humanities (December 1998)
  302. “Encomium for Nurrudin Farah,” Presentation of Neustadt Prize, University of Oklahoma (October 1998)
  303. “Individuality,” New York Humanities Institute (December 1998)
  304. “Citizens of the World?” Amnesty Lecture, Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford (February 1999)
  305. “Race and Individuality,” Global Studies, University of Wisconsin (February 1999)
  306. “Rewriting the African Past,” Black History Month Lecture, Hunter College (February 1999)
  307. “Discussion with Wole Soyinka on Democracy in Africa,” Africana Studies, New York University (February 1999)
  308. “Race and Individuality,” Center for the Study of Race and Social Division, Boston University (March 1999)
  309. “Cosmopolitan Reading,” Department of Comparative Literature, Brown University (March 1999)
  310. “Stereotypes and the shaping of identity,” Response to Robert Post’s Brennan Lecture Prejudicial Appearances: The Logic of American Anti-Discrimination Law, University of Miami (March 1999)
  311. “Reading Race, Class and Gender in Alice Walker’s Color Purple and Toni Morrison’s Beloved,” Lock Haven University “Major Black Writers: Alice Walker Lecture” (March 1999)
  312. “Defending Liberal Individualism,” Plenary Roundtable On Violence, Money, Power & Culture: Reviewing the Internationalist Legacy, 93rd Annual Meeting, American Society of International Law, Washington D.C. (March 1999)
  313. “New Work in African History,” Commonwealth School, Boston (April 1999)
  314. “Individuality, Imagination and Community,” Keynote Speech at Conference on “Exploring the Black Atlantic”. RutgersUniversity (April 1999)
  315. “Writing Africa,” Hemmingway Centennial, John F. Kennedy Library (April 1999)
  316. “African Thought, From Anthropology to Philosophy,” Columbia University, Program in African Studies Seminar (April 1999)
  317. “Why Individuality Matters,” Rutgers University Department of Philosophy (April 1999)
  318. “Children’s Moral Education,” Panel, Harvard University (April 1999)
  319. “Culture and Foreign Policy,” Council on Foreign Relations (May 1999)
  320. “Contre ‘la culture,’” Musée des Arts de l’Afrique et l’Océanie (May 1999)
  321. “The possibilities of Afro-liberalism,” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (May 1999)
  322. “American Multiculturalism and Gay Culture,” École Normale Supérieure (May 1999)
  323. “L’Afrocentrisme,” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (May 1999)
  324. “Individuality,” Department of Philosophy and School of Law, University College, London (May 1999)
  325. “Enlightenment and Cultural Dialogue: Lessons From the Novel,” Volkswagen Stiftung, Zukunftsstreit: Debates on Issues of our Common Future 7th Symposium: Political Philosophy Today: Rethinking the Enlightenment Hanover (June 1999)
  326. “Transition: Past and Future,” NPR Weekend Edition, with Paul Theroux (July 1999)
  327. Discussion of Encyclopedias, Global and Local, BBC World Service Outlook (July1999)
  328. “American Liberalism in a Global Conversation,” Harvard Summer School (July 1999)
  329. “Using the Arts to Teach About Identity,” Facing History and Ourselves Institute (July 1999)
  330. “Internationalizing Human Rights,” Harvard Law School, Human Rights Program, 15th Anniversary (September 1999)
  331. Some Problems for Liberalism,” Sawyer Seminar, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (September 1999)
  332. “The Ethics of Cosmopolitanism,” Nexus Institute Conference: No Place for Cosmopolitans? Tilburg, The Netherlands (October 1999)
  333. Race and Individuality,” Florida Atlantic University, Public Intellectuals Graduate Program, (January 2000)
  334. Commentator on Michael Ignatieff’s Tanner Lectures on Human Values: The University Center for Human Values, Princeton University (April 2000)
  335. “How should we address the greatest evils and injustices of our time?” Contribution to panel at Tenth Anniversary Symposium, The University Center for Human Values, Princeton University Questioning Values, Defending Values (April 2000)
  336. “Africa’s Muses,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 2000)
  337. “The Cosmopolitan Scholar,” Harvard University, Phi Beta Kappa Oration (June 2000)
  338. “Creating Encarta Africana,” Solomon, Smith, Barney, Plaza Hotel, New York (June 2000)
  339. “Liberal Education,” Montreal Conference on “Promoting Subgroup Identities in Public Education” (June 2000)
  340. “Using Encarta Africana in the Public Schools,” Boston Public Schools Office of Information Technology (June 2000)
  341. Africa Journal, Worldnet Television (August 2000)
  342. “E Pluribus Unum,” Panel, Yale Law School Reunion (September 2000)
  343. “Encarta Africana: The Project of the Century,” Conference on African-American Literature, Salt Lake City, Utah (October 2000)
  344. Discussion with Wole Soyinka, Langston Hughes Festival, Schomburg Library (November 2000)
  345. “Education and Identity,” Teachers as Scholars Program (November 2000)
  346. “The Power of the Prize,” The Power of the Word (Conference on African Literature), Churchill College, Cambridge (November 2000)
  347. “Hope and Commitment,” World AIDS Day Celebration, Trinity Church, Copley Square (December 2000)
  348. “Soul Making,” Tanner Lectures on Human Values, Cambridge University (April/May 2001)
  349. “Individuality, Identity and Education,” University of South Carolina (November 2001)
  350. “Identity, Individuality, and the State,” University of Basel (January 2002)
  351. “Soul Making,” Paul Robeson Memorial Lecture, Columbia University, New York (February 2002)
  352. “Race, Gender and Individuality,” Humanities Without Boundaries Series, Center for the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Madison (April 2002)
  353. “The Arts of Soul-Making,” Conference on Art, Philosophy and Politics, Institute for the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Madison (April 2002)
  354. “Race and the Ethics of Identity,” University of Maryland, College Park, Distinguished Lecturer Series (April 2002)
  355. “The University in an age of Globalization,” Princeton-Oxford Conference on Globalization, Oxford (June 2002)
  356. “Immigrants and Refugees: Individualism and the Moral Status of Strangers,” Program in Ethics and Public Affairs, Princeton University (September 2002)
  357. “Reparations,” Yale Law School Conference on “Yale, New Haven and American Slavery,” Panel talk with Ronald Dworkin, Seanna Schiffrin, Charles Fried (September 2002)
  358. “On Being Oneself,” Distinguished Visiting Lecture, Georgetown University (October 2002)
  359. “Immigrants and Refugees: Individualism and the Moral Status of Strangers,” Paper, Georgetown University Philosophy Department (October 2002)
  360. “Race and Individuality,” Princeton Alumni Weekend (October 2002)
  361. “Why History Matters,” 92nd Street Y, New York (October 2002)
  362. “Socratic Paradox?” Laurance Rockefeller Fellows Seminar, University Center for Human Values, Princeton. Response to R. Weiss. (November 2002)
  363. “Race and Individuality,” Geddes Hanson Lecture, Princeton Theological Seminary (December 2002)
  364. “Identity and Memory,” Presidential Panel on “The Haunting of History,” MLA Convention (December 2002)
  365. “Whose Life Is It Anyway: Identity and Individuality in Ethics and Politics,” Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan (March 2003).
  366. “Thinking It Through: What Philosophers Actually Do and Why It Matters,” Friends of Princeton University Library (April 2003)
  367. “Race and Individuality,” Benjamin E. Mays Lecture, Morehouse College (April 2003)
  368. “Respecting Identity,” Fales Lecture in English and American Literature, New York University (April 2003)
  369. “The Ethics of Identity,” President’s Lecture Series, Princeton University (December 2003)
  370. Panelist, Religion and Politics Discussion, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland (January 2004)
  371. “Making a Life,” Center for American and World Cultures, University of Miami of Ohio (January 2004)
  372. “Concluding Remarks,” Princeton Workshop in the History of Science, Science Across Cultures: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, Session II (February 2004)
  373. “The Ethics of Identity,” The Hourani Lectures, Department of Philosophy, SUNY Buffalo (September, October 2004)
  374. “The Ethics of Identity,” Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center (November 2004)
  375. “Humane, All too Humane,” Presidential Forum MLA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia (December 2004)
  376. “The Diversity of Identity,” Martin Luther King Lecture, Rice University (January 2005)
  377. “The Ethics of Identity,” Presidential Lecture, Hunter College (February 2005)
  378. “Does Truth Matter to Identity?” Conference on Black and Latino Identity, SUNY Buffalo (April 2005)
  379. “Du Bois and the Problem of the 21st Century,” Columbia University, Core program Humanities Lecture (April 2005)
  380. “The Problem of the 21st Century: Dubois and Cosmopolitanism,” British Association for American Studies, Annual Meeting, Cambridge University. Keynote Speech (April 2005)
  381. Radio Interview: Start the Week, BBC Radio Four (April 2005)
  382. “The Politics of Identity,” British Academy Symposium on The Politics of Identity, London, with Professor Ann Phillips (April 2005)
  383. Radio Interview: Nightwaves, BBC Radio 3 on The Ethics of Identity (April 2005)
  384. “The Trouble with Culture,” University of Chicago Law School, Legal Theory Seminar (April 2005)
  385. “The Politics of Identity,” Russell Sage Seminar, New York (May 2005)
  386. “Du Bois and the Problem of the 21st Century,” W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture, Humboldt University, Berlin (May 2005)
  387. Radio Interview: Philosophy Talk, KALW Public Radio on The Ethics of Identity (June 2005)
  388. “The Politics of Identity,” Mellon Foundation/ITHAKA, New York (June 2005)
  389. Odyssey, Chicago Public Radio on The Ethics of Identity (June 2005)
  390. “Folk Biology and the Genetics of Race,” Panel on Genomics and Identity Politics, International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Annual Meeting, Guelph Ontario (July 2005)
  391. “The Ethics of Identity,” University of Richmond Faculty Assembly (August 2005)
  392. “Challenges to Cosmopolitanism,” Freshman Assembly Lecture, Princeton University (September 2005)
  393. “The Trouble with Culture,” Mellon Seminar, Columbia University (September 2005)
  394. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Center for Medical Law and Ethics, University College, London (October 2005)
  395. “Whose Culture Is It Anyway?” British Museum, William Fagg Memorial Lecture. (October 2005)
  396. “Shelley’s Philosophy,” Response to Richard Rorty “Romanticism and Pragmatism,” Heyman Center Lecture, Columbia University.
  397. “The End of Ethics?” Flexner Lectures, Bryn Mawr College, October, November 2005)
  398. “Reply to Gracia, Moody-Adams and Nussbaum,” Author Meets Critics: The Ethics of Identity, APA Convention, New York (December 2005)
  399. “How to Decide if Races Exist,” Symposium on Race and Natural Kinds, APA Convention, New York (December 2005)
  400. Reggie Bryant on WHAT-AM, Philadelphia, on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (December 2005)
  401. WWRL’s Morning Show with hosts Karen Hunters and Steve Feuerstein, New York,on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  402. The Brian Lehrer Show on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  403. Midmorning, Minnesota Public Radio on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  404. Antena Radio, Mexican Public Radio, on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  405. “What’s Wrong with Slavery?” New York Historical Society (January 2006)
  406. “Addicted to Race,” Podcast on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  407. Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  408. Marc Steiner Show, WYPR, Baltimore, on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  409. Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU, on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  410. Radio Times, WHYY, Philadelphia, on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (January 2006)
  411. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Walter H. Capps Center Public Lecture, University of California, Santa Barbara (February 2006)
  412. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis (February 2006)
  413. News Now, Voice of America,on Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (February 2006)
  414. The Tavis Smiley Show, PBS/KCET (February 2006)
  415. “Embracing and Excluding: The Parameters of Pluralism,” Upper Main Line Ministerium and the Metanexus Institute for Religion and Science, United Church of Christ at Valley Forge, Wayne Pennsylvania. With commentary by Linda Peterson, Joseph Serano, Dr. Anjum Irfan, Burt Siegel. Moderator Rabbi Alan Iser. (March 2006)
  416. “Who Owns Art?” The New York Times Times Talks, discussion with James Cuno, Phillipe de Montebello, Elizabeth C. Stone and Michael Kimmelman, New School University (March 2006)
  417. “Religious Cosmopolitanism,” Religious Life Council, Princeton University (March 2006)
  418. “Du Bois’s Cosmopolitanism,” First James Baldwin Lecture, Princeton University (March 2006)
  419. “Du Bois’s Cosmopolitanism,” Worlding the Text: Crosscurrents in Literary Studies, University of Virginia English Department Graduate Conference 2006 (March 2006)
  420. “What’s Wrong with Slavery,” Scholar for a Day: Kwame Anthony Appiah, African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania (April 2006)
  421. “Identity,” (with Amy Gutmann and Amartya Sen, Jacob Weisberg moderator), 92nd Street Y (April 2006)
  422. “Introducing Wole Soyinka,” 92nd Street Y, New York City (April 2006)
  423. “Ethics and Cosmopolitanism,” Beamer-Schneider Lecture in Ethics, Case Western University (April 2006)
  424. “The Limits of Tolerance? Multiculturalism Now,” A conversation with Pascal Bruckner, Necla Kelek, Richard Rodriguez, and Dubravka Ugresic, PEN International Festival, New York Public Library (April 2006)
  425. “Culture, Identity, and Integration: A New Transatlantic Challenge,” Brussels Forum of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, K. Anthony Appiah, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Rob Riemen, Loretta Sanchez, Patrick Weil. Moderator: Roger Cohen (April 2006)
  426. Discussing Cosmopolitanism with Ian Buruma and Akeel Bilgrami, Philosophy Department, Princeton University.
  427. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” International Institute and Humanities Public Lectures, UCLA (June 2006)
  428. “Cosmopolitanism,” in Session on Social Dances: Networks, Power, and Meaning (with Howard Rheingold, PUSH Conference A New Life, Minneapolis (June 2006)
  429. “Slavery—Some Thoughts,” Harold Medina Seminar, Princeton University (June 2006)
  430. “How to Decide if Races Exist,” Aristotelian Society, London (June 2006)
  431. “The question of cultural property,” Introductory remarks for Round Table 3, Qui possède les objets? Opening of the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris (June 2006)
  432. “Globalizing and identity,” 16th Globalization lecture, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam (June 2006)
  433. “Identity, Politics and the Archive,” The Origins Centre, University of the Witwatersrand (July 2006)
  434. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” McCloskey Speaker Series, The Aspen Institute (August 2006)
  435. Interview with Zeca Camargo for Fantastico!, TV Globo, Brazil (August 2006)
  436. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Book One: Talk, Simon’s Rock College of Bard (August 2006)
  437. “Citizenship of the World?” University of Michigan (September 2006)
  438. “What’s Special About Religious Disputes?” Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University (September 2006)
  439. “West of What?” Center for Race and Ethnicity, Rutgers University (September 2006)
  440. “Global Citizenship?” New Dimensions of Citizenship Conference Fordham University School of Law (September 2006)
  441. “Who Owns Culture?” Cultural Heritage Conference Willamette University (October 2006)
  442. “Cosmopolitanism: A Dangerous Idea,” Pop!Tech, Camden, Maine (October 2006)
  443. “Cosmopolitanism,” Knox College (October 2006)
  444. “The Ethics of Identity,” University of North Florida (October 2006)
  445. “Cosmopolitanism in the Arts,” Art Institute of Chicago Presidential Lecture (November 2006)
  446. “The Cosmopolitanism of W. E. B. Du Bois,” Grinnell College (November 2006)
  447. “Articulating the Value of the Humanities in Graduate Education,” Council of Graduate Schools, Washington DC (December 2006)
  448. “The Difficulties of Religious Toleration,” The Bayle Lecture, Rotterdam (December 2006)
  449. “Cosmopolitanism,” Alliant University Faculty Convocation Address (January 2007)
  450. “Identity and the Nation,” Department of Philosophy, Oberlin College (February 2007)
  451. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Oakley Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Williams College (February 2007)
  452. “On the Reception of ‘African Art’,” Oakley Center Faculty Seminar, Williams College (February 2007)
  453. “Conversation with Nurrudin Farah,” New York Public Library, South Court Center Auditorium, Cullman Center, NYPL, and Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University (February 2007)
  454. “Cosmopolitanism,” Lewis and Clark College (February 2007)
  455. “Museums: Towards a Culture of Cosmopolitanism,” Getty Villa, Los Angeles, USC International Museum Institute Lecture Series Who Owns the Past in the Future? (February 2007)
  456. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” President’s Speakers’ Series, California State University, Monterey Bay (February 2007)
  457. “Making Sense of Moral Conflict,” Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas (March 2007)
  458. Panel on “Black Men and Mental Health,” The State of Black Men in America: Six Faces of Being a Black Man Conference, Princeton University (March 2007)
  459. “Fifty Years Of Ghanaian Independence,” Forward Ever, Backward Never: A Panel Discussion on the 50th Anniversary of Ghana’s Liberation, Princeton University (March 2007)
  460. “West of What?” Mellon Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University (March 2007)
  461. Seminar on “Experiments in Ethics,” University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (March 2007)
  462. “Understanding Moral Conflict,” Envisioning and Creating Just Societies: Perspectives from the Public Humanities Distinguished Speaker Series organized by the Center for the Study of Public Scholarship (CSPS) and the Center for Humanistic Inquiry (CHI), Emory University (April 2007)
  463. “Black Identity Across the Atlantic: A Historical Background,” Conference on Diversity in Black America: Immigration and Identity in Academia and Beyond, Princeton University (May 2007)
  464. “The Global Academy and the Humanistic Vocation,” Panel on The Global Academy and the Geography of Ideas, Annual Meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, Montreal (May 2007)
  465. “The Identity of Education,” University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Graduation Ceremony (May 2007)
  466. “How the World Got Smarter,” University of Pennsylvania Baccalaureate Ceremony, University of Pennsylvania (May 2007)
  467. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Frederic Ives Carpenter Lectures, Department of English, University of Chicago, “Global Citizenship,” “Understanding Moral Disagreement,” “The Cosmopolitanism of W. E. B. Du Bois” (May 2007)
  468. “Cosmopolitanism,” Princeton High School, Juniors in Social Studies (June 2007)
  469. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Conversation with James F. Hoge (editor, Foreign Affairs) at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York (June 2007)
  470. “Principle and Prudence,” Seminar on The Police and Young People at All Stars, New York (May 2007)
  471. “Du Bois and the Africana Encyclopedia,” Jack and Jill Regional Meeting, Orlando Florida (May 2007)
  472. “Responsibility in a Global Age,” Lunch time talk to Henry Crown Fellows, Aspen Institute (June 2007)
  473. “The Diversity of Identity,” 24th International Social Philosophy Conference, North American Society for Social Philosophy, Millersville University (July 2007)
  474. “What’s so Special about Religious Disputes?” Donald S. Brown Memorial Lecture, University of Vermont (September 2007)
  475. “Cosmopolitanism,” Honors College, University of Vermont (September 2007)
  476. “Che cos’è l’Occidente?” Festival Filosofia, Modena Carpi, Italy (September 2007)
  477. “Bending Towards Justice,” Plenary Lecture, Human Development and Capability Association, 2007 Conference, Ideas Changing History, The New School (September 2007)
  478. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Prentiss M. Brown Convocation Lecture, Albion College (September 2007)
  479. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” 2007 Celebration of Scholarship, Kent State University (September 2007)
  480. “Cosmopolitanism,” Development School for Youth, New York, Orientation Ceremony 2007 (September 2007)
  481. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Conference “Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Race, Class and the Quest for Global Justice,” Gender Studies, Notre Dame University (September 2007)
  482. “Cosmopolitanism,” University of Rhode Island (October 2007)
  483. “The Politics of Culture, the Politics of Identity,” Eva Holtby Lecture at Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario, Canada (October 2007)
  484. “Ethics in a Global Age,” American Academy in Berlin (October 2007)
  485. “Cosmopolitanism,” Colorado College (November 2007)
  486. “My Cosmopolitanism,” Senghor-Damas-Césaire Lecture in Africana Studies in conjunction with the Villanova Center for Liberal Education, Villanova University (November 2007)
  487. “Global Citizenship,” Kohlberg Memorial Lecture, Association for Moral Education, NYU. Co-sponsored by Facing History and Ourselves (November 2007)
  488. “Cosmopolitan Roots,” Humanities Institute of Stony Brook, SUNY Stony Brook (November 2007)
  489. My Cosmopolitanism,” Jacobs Residency Lecture, Mercersburg Academy (December 2007)
  490. Experimental Philosophy,” Presidential Address to the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association (December 2007)
  491. Conversation about Experiments in Ethics with Bob Dunning, Across the Nation, Sirius Radio (January 2008)
  492. Conversation about experimental philosophy with Neil Conan, Talk of the Nation, NPR “The Next Big Thing: What’s the Big Idea?” (January 2008)
  493. The Life of Honour Four Seeley Lectures, Faculty of History, Cambridge University (January 2008)
  494. Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU, on Experiments in Ethics (February 2008)
  495. Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio on Experiments in Ethics (February 2008)
  496. The Brian Lehrer Show on Experiments in Ethics (February 2008)
  497. “Education for Global Citizenship,” 2008 Global Education Summit, National Association of Independent Schools, New York (February 2008)
  498. “The Case Against Intuition,” Yale Legal Theory Seminar (February 2008)
  499. “How to Argue with Strangers,” The Center for Democratic Deliberation, Rock Ethics Center, and Africana Research Center, Penn State University (March 2008)
  500. “My Cosmopolitanism,” Lake Forest Academy (March 2008)
  501. “Cosmopolitan Roots,” The Selfridge Lecture, Lehigh University (March 2008)
  502. “Understanding Moral Disagreement,” Lehigh University (March 2008)
  503. “Experimental Ethics,” Ethics in Society Program, Stanford University (March 2008)
  504. “Global Citizenship,” Stanford Law School (March 2008)
  505. “My Cosmopolitanism,” Hewlett Foundation, Palo Alto (March 2008)
  506. “Chinua Achebe and Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah in Conversation,” Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton (cosponsored by Labyrinth Books, Princeton Public Library, Princeton University Center for African American Studies and Program in African Studies) (March 2008)
  507. “My Cosmopolitanism,” SUNY Plattsburgh (March 2008)
  508. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Xavier University (March 2008)
  509. “What Should We Do With Museums?” MonroeBeardsley Lecture, American Society for Aesthetics, Philadelphia (April 2008)
  510. “What’s Special About Religious Disputes?” Program on Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations, Princeton University (April 2008)
  511. “Experiments in Ethics,” Philosophy Department, The College of New Jersey (April 2008)
  512. “What Does It All Mean for My Life? Identity and Society in the New Age of Mobility,” Public Affairs Conference, Principia College (April 2008)
  513. “Experimental Philosophy,” Rockefeller College Master’s Dinner, Princeton University (April 2008)
  514. “Becoming a Philosopher and Other Experiments,” The Ivy Club, Princeton University (April 2008)
  515. “Experimental Philosophy,” Labyrinth Books, Princeton (April 2008)
  516. “Experimental Philosophy,” The American Whig-Cliosophic Society, Princeton University (April 2008)
  517. “My Cosmopolitanism,” Seton Hall University (April 2008)
  518. “Expressive Neutrality,” “Colloque International: Liberal Neutrality, a Re-evaluation,” Centre de Recherche en Ethique de L’Université de Montréal and McGill University (May 2008)
  519. Commencement Address, Dickinson College, (May 2008)
  520. “Cosmopolitisme. L’ètica en un món d’estranys,” Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (May 2008)
  521. Lección inaugural: “La diversidad de la identidad.” Segunda lección: “Ciudadanía global.” Lección de clausura: “Filosofía experimental.” Identidad y Cosmopolitismo: La filosofía de Kwame Anthony Appiah, Observatorio de Ciudadanía y Estudios Culturales, La Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Valencia (May 2008)
  522. “Privileges,” Commencement Address, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, Princeton (June 2008)
  523. “Cosmopolitismo: l’etica in un mondo di estranei,” Palazzo Ducale Fondazione per la Cultura, Genoa, Italy (June 2008)
  524. “Global Values Versus Cultural Relativism,” Eckerd College (September 2008)
  525. “Cosmopolitan Reading,” Purdue University, Program in Philosophy and Literature (September 2008)
  526. “African Identities,” 40th Anniversary Celebration, Africana Studies, Vassar College (September 2008)
  527. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Conference on “Animal Research in a Global Environment: Meeting the Challenges,” Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C. (September 2008)
  528. “Where is ‘The West’?” John W. Pope Lecture in Renewing the Western Tradition, UNC College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (October 2008)
  529. “The Ethics of Personal Identity,” Symposium on“Identity and Polarization,”Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership, Calgary (October 2008)
  530. “My Cosmopolitanism,” Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize Lecture, Brandeis University (October 2008)
  531. “Cosmopolitan Education,” Council of Independent Colleges, Institute for Chief Academic Officers, Seattle (November 2008)
  532. “Experimental Ethics,” Conference on “The Human and the Humanities,” National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (November 2008)
  533. Conversation with Lyle Ashton Harris, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NYU (November 2008)
  534. “Antiquities Wars: A conversation about loot and legitimacy,” with James Cuno, Sharon Waxman, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Daniel Shapiro, New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU (November 2008)
  535. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Department of English, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (November 2008)
  536. Meet the Author: Amitav Ghosh (“Sea of Poppies”) in Conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah, Asia Society, New York (December 2008)
  537. “Obama, Professor President,” Radio Program, Presenter, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service (January 2009)
  538. “My Cosmopolitanism,” New York Society Library (February 2009)
  539. Ethics in a World of Strangers,” in the “Inequality” series organized by the Cultural and Intellectual Climate Committee at SUNY Cortland (February 2009)
  540. How to be a Citizen of the World,” Phillips Academy, Andover (February 2009)
  541. Norms of Honor” Marx Wartofsky Lecture, Philosophy Department, CUNY Graduate Center (February 2009)
  542. Cosmopolitanism,” Jones Lecture, Lafayette College (February 2009)
  543. “Cosmopolitanism,” Enduring Questions: The Mark Collier Lecture Series, Baldwin Wallace College (March 2009)
  544. “Race and the New Genomics,” City College (March 2009)
  545. “Citizens of the World? Cosmopolitanism and the Ethics of Identity,” “Is There a Place for Religious States in a Globalizing World?,” “Religious Identity as a Challenge for Modern Politics,” The Leonard and Tobee Kaplan Scholar-in-Residence Program, The Center for Ethics, Yeshiva University, (March 2009)
  546. “Africa’s Diversity,” Princeton Adult School (March 2009)
  547. “The Life of Honor,” Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania (March 2009)
  548. The Life of Honor, The Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Lectures, Princeton University (March 2009)
  549. The Life of Honor, The Page-Barbour Lectures, University of Virginia (March-April 2009)
  550. Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Humanities without Boundaries Lecture, University of Wisconsin at Madison (April 2009)
  551. Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Contemporary Issues Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater (April 2009)
  552. World Citizenship,” Collegiate School, Manhattan (April 2009)
  553. “Cosmopolitanism, Translation and Literary Studies,” Lunchtime Keynote for Translation Caucus (TRACALA) African Literature Association, Annual Conference (April 2009)
  554. Comment on Chapter 7, “Understanding Affirmative Action,” Workshop on Elizabeth Anderson, The Imperative of Integration, Georgia State University (May 2009)
  555. “The Life of Honor,” University of Leipzig, 600-Jahr Feier (June 2009)
  556. “Revisiting The Future: Being Cosmopolitan,” The Spirit of the Haus—Opening 20 years of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (September 2009)
  557. “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Eastern Kentucky University (September 2009)
  558. “Dignity and Global Duty,” Conference on Ronald Dworkin’s Justice for Hedgehogs, Boston University Law School (September 2009)
  559. “Social Identity as a Source of Individuality,” Alexa Fullerton Hamilton Speaker Series, Scripps College (October 2009)
  560. Interview with Chinua Achebe, 92nd Street Y, New York City (October 2009)
  561. “Anglicanism and me,” Conference on “Why Homosexuality? Religion, Globalization, and the Anglican Schism,” LGBT Studies, Yale University (October 2009)
  562. “The Life of Honor,” Leibniz Lecture, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (November 2009)
  563. “Cosmopolitanism, Ethics and Politics,” Internal Justice Day, The World Bank, Washington DC (November 2009)
  564. “Nations and Cultures,” Princeton Philosophical Society (November 2009)
  565. “My Cosmopolitanism,” EXCEL Program Opening Ceremony, NYU (December 2009)
  566. “‘Group Rights’ and Racial Affirmative Action,” American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, 2009: Session on James Sterba Affirmative Action for the Future organized by the Committee on Black Philosophers (December 2009)
  567. “Cultural Property: A Cosmopolitan Perspective,” Seminar on Issues of Cultural Property, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU (February 2010)
  568. “The Life of Honor,” Department of Philosophy,Brown University (February 19, 2010)
  569. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” University of Southern Utah, Grace A. Tanner Lecture (March 9, 2010)
  570. “Cosmopolitanism in the Museum,” Haverford College (March 19, 2010)
  571. “Global Citizenship,” Florida International University, (April 2010)
  572. “Defending Freedom of Expression in the Written Word,” Tzedek Lecture, Eugene, University of Oregon (May 2010)
  573. “The Life of Honor,” Tzedek Lecture, Portland, University of Oregon (May 2010)
  574. “Is Race Biological?” Department of Philosophy, Oregon State University (May 2010)
  575. “Cosmopolitan Education,” The Lawrenceville School (June 10, 2010)
  576. “The Theory and Practice of Cosmopolitanism,” Conference on Democracy and Legitimacy: Dealing with Extremism, Central European University, Budapest (August 2010)
  577. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Nadine Andreas Lecture, Minnesota State University, Mankato (September 2010)
  578. “The Life of Honor,” Nadine Andreas Lecture, Minnesota State University, Mankato (September 2010)
  579. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Convocation Lecture, Berea College (September 2010)
  580. “The Honor Code,” Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio, (September 2010)
  581. “The Honor Code,” Lunchtime Conversation, The Aspen Institute, Washington DC, (September 2010)
  582. “The Honor Code,” Moncrieff with Sean Moncrieff!, Newstalk 106-108 fm, Dublin, Ireland, (September 2010)
  583. “The Honor Code,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia, (September 2010)
  584. “Social Justice and Women’s Leadership,” Panel Discussion, Inauguration of President Lynn Pasquerella, Mount Holyoke College (September 2010)
  585. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Colgate University (September 2010)
  586. “The Honor Code,” The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU Washington DC, (October 2010)
  587. “The Honor Code,” Los Angeles Public Library, (October 2010)
  588. “The Life of Honor,” Department of Sociology, Babson College (October 2010)
  589. Cosmopolitanism,” Paul and Gwen Leonard Lecture, University of Nebraska at Reno (October 2010)
  590. “The Life of Honor” Kenan Lecture, Transylvania University (October 2010)
  591. “The Honor Code,” The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Public Radio, New York 11:30 am, Thursday October 28, 2010.
  592. “The Honor Code,” Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 82nd. Street, New York, (October 2010)
  593. “The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures,” African-American Studies, Harvard University, (November 2010)
  594. “The Honor Code,” The Harvard Book Store, (November 2010)
  595. Discussion with Bridget Kendall, Anna Chen, Dimitar Sasselov on “The Forum,” BBC World Service (November 2010)
  596. “The Honor Code,” Discussion with Chris Lydon on Open Source (November 2010)
  597. “The Honor Code,” New York State Writers Institute, State University of New York at Albany, (November 2010)
  598. “The Honor Code,” Why? Radio,” Prairie Public Radio, Grand Forks, ND, (November 2010)
  599. “The Honor Code,” News and Commentary, WPRB, Princeton Public Radio (November 2010)
  600. “The Life and Death of Honor,” The 15th Irving Howe Memorial Lecture, The Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center (November 2010)
  601. “The Honor Code,” Veronica Rueckert Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (November 2010)
  602. “The Honor Code,” Miami Book Fair, (November 2010)
  603. “When Honor Meets Morality,” The Riz Khan Show, Al Jazeera Television, (November 2010)
  604. Comment on “Joshua Greene—Beyond Point-and-Shoot Morality: Why Psychology Matters for Ethics,” Princeton University De Kamp Seminar, (December 2010)
  605. “Cosmopolitanism & The Global Museum,” Keynote Lecture, International Art Museum Education Forum: Public Engagement and Contemporary Art New York, The Guggenheim Museum (January 2011)
  606. “Introducing the Amnesty Global Ethics Series,” 50th Amnesty International Annual General Meeting, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, (March 2011)
  607. “The Humanities, the Individual, and Society,” Symposium on the Future of the Humanities, The Council of Independent Colleges, Washington DC, (March 2011)
  608. “Sidling Up To Difference,” a conversation with Krista Tippett in “On Being” NPR (March 2011)
  609. “The Honor Code,” The Century Association, New York (April 2011)
  610. “What is Honor?” Address to the All Academy Honor Conference, US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, (April 2011)
  611. “Museums: Looking Forward Ten Years,” Association of Art Museum Curators, Metropolitan Museum of Art, (May 2011)
  612. “Misunderstanding Cultures: Islam and ‘the West’,” Istanbul Seminars 2011: Overcoming the Trap of Resentment, (May 2011)
  613. “Cosmopolitanism,” Katz Lecture, University of Washington, Seattle (May 2011)
  614. “Why should we value the Humanities?” Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada (May 2011)
  615. “The Honor Code: Then & Now,” Freshman Keynote Address, Rice University, (August 2011)
  616. “Cosmopolitanism: Culture and Identity in Modern America,” President’s Convocation Address, Illinois Wesleyan University (August 2011)
  617. “Identity and Identities,” Syracuse University Humanities Forum, (September 2011)
  618. “World Citizenship,” Siena College Symposium on Living Philosophers, Part I, (September 2011)
  619. “The Honor Code,” Rhodes College, (September 2011)
  620. “The Honor Code: Why Moral Revolutions Happen,” Olin Distinguished Lecture, Cornell University, (September 2011)
  621. “Why African Art?” Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, (October 2011)
  622. “Cosmopolitanism,” Wooster Forum, (October 2011)
  623. “The Honor Code,” The Da Vinci Lecture, Marshall University, (October 2011)
  624. “The Life of Honor,” New Jersey Humanities Council Awards Dinner, Montclair Art Museum (October 2011)
  625. “The Honor Code,” Convocation Lecture, Earlham College, (November 2011)
  626. “Director’s Discussion Series,” a conversation with Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Director, at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution (November 19)
  627. “The Life of Honor,” Lewis Burke Frumke Lecture in Philosophy, New York University, (November 2011)
  628. World Today Weekend, BBC World Service, Co-presenter, (December 3, 2011)
  629. “Global Citizenship,” School of Foreign Service in Qatar, (January 2012)
  630. “Mistakes about Islam, Mistakes about ‘the West,’” Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah (February 2012)
  631. “A Conversation about Cosmopolitanism” on Talk to Al Jazeera, Interview with Sami Zeidan on Talk to Al Jazeera Al Jazeera English (February 2012)
  632. “African Identities,” Distinguished Visiting Humanist, University of Rochester (February 2012)
  633. “Islam and the West,” Distinguished Visiting Humanist, University of Rochester (February 2012)
  634. “Cosmopolitanism: Sharing with Strangers,” Lesley University, Boston (March 2012)
  635. “For the Humanities,” University of California, Merced (March 2012)
  636. “The Life of Honor,” Siena College Symposium on Living Philosophers, Part II, (March 2012)
  637. “Self-Creation or Self-Discovery,” International Conference in Honor of Professor Charles Taylor on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday, Musée des beaux-arts, Montreal (March 2012)
  638. “Codes of Honor,” Christopher Newport University (March 2012)
  639. “The Honor Code,” Philolexian Society, Columbia University (April 11, 2012)
  640. “The Humanities: An Education for Freedom” Howard University (12, 2012)
  641. Symposium on The Honor Code, Howard University (April 12, 2012)
  642. “The Honor Code: Making Moral Revolutions,” Carleton College (April 2012)
  643. Seminar on The Honor Code, Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University (April 2012)
  644. Conversation on cosmopolitanism with Elijah Anderson, Open Society Foundations, New York (April 2012)
  645. “The Ethics of Reading,” Conference on the Humanities in the Public Sphere, Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  646. “Honor’s Past, Honor’s Future,” Class of 2012 Last Lectures Series, The Senate Chamber, Whig Hall (April 2012)
  647. “To Whom Are We Morally Obligated,” Princeton Religious Life Council (April 2012) “The Honor Code,” Scholar’s Day, Monroe Community College, (April 2012)
  648. “Towards a New Cosmopolitanism,” A conversation with David Adjaye, Stan Allen, Anthony Appiah, Teresita Fernández, Enrique Walker and Sarah Whiting, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York City (May 2012)
  649. “Living with Connections,” Commencement Address, Occidental College, (May 2012)
  650. “Greeting Across Cultures,” dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany (June 2012)
  651. Notes on Multiculturalism,” Conference on “Challenges to Multiculturalism. A Conference on Migration, Citizenship, and Free Speech,” The New York Review of Books Foundation and Fritt Ord, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo (June 2012
  652. “Coherence,” Conference on the Normative Significance of Cognitive Science, Oxford University, (July 2012)
  653. “Moral Revolutions,” conversation with Richard Aedy, Saturday morning, ABC Radio, Sydney (August 2012)
  654. “The Other Africa,” conversation with Uzodinma Iweala, Sefi Atta, Majok Tulba, Arnold Zable (supported by Melbourne PEN Centre), Melbourne Writer’s Festival, (August 2012)
  655. “Literature and Global Citizenship,” The Alan Missen Oration (supported by Liberty Victoria and the Alan Missen Foundation), Melbourne Writer’s Festival, (August 2012)
  656. “In Conversation” with Spencer Zifcak, Melbourne Writer’s Festival, (August 2012)
  657. “Mutilation and the Media Generation,” Q&A, with Simon Callow, Germaine Greer, and Sefi Atta, ABC Television, Melbourne (August 2012)
  658. “The Value of Studying Philosophy,” Quinnipiac University, (September 2012)
  659. “The Life of Honor,” University of Tennessee, Knoxville (September 2012)
  660. “Identity as a Problem,” University of São Paulo, Brazil (September 2012)
  661. “The Honor Code,” Youngstown State University (September 2012)
  662. “The Honor Code,” Union College, Schenectady (September 2012)
  663. “The Honor Code,” 2012 Intercultural Learning Conference, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Global Center, New York (October 2012)
  664. “Two Cheers for Cosmopolitanism,” The Century Association, Member’s Dinner (October 2012)
  665. “Enthymematic Reading,” in the symposium “An Apology for the Liberal Arts: Reasoning in Literature,” in response to the work of Erika Kiss. Panel with Sandra Bermann, Peter Brooks, University Center for Human Values, Princeton (October 2012)
  666. “An Honorable Profession,” Symposium on the work of Dennis Thompson, Kennedy School, Harvard University (October 2012)
  667. “Being Du Bois: Lessons in the Management of Identities,” First Henry Louis Gates Jr. lecture, Department of African and African-American Studies, Yale University (October 2012)
  668. “A Cosmopolitan Education,” Wardlaw-Hartridge School (October 2012)
  669. “Cosmopolitan Conversations,” Association of Independent Schools, New England, Natick, MA (October 2012)
  670. “Culture and Identity,” Walters Museum, Baltimore (October 2012)
  671. “Courage: A Conversation,” with Pierre Zaoui and Caroline Fourrest, sponsored by Villa Gillet, Centre National du Livre, Paris (November 2012)
  672. “On Writing,” Annual Faculty Book Day Celebration, Washington University (November2012)
  673. “A Decent Respect,” The Hochelaga Lectures, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong Law School, (January 2013)
  674. Convocation Series with Johnnetta Cole, Oberlin College (February 2013)
  675. “The Cosmopolitanism of W. E. B. Du Bois,” Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, 40th Annual Conference, Stockton College (March 2013)
  676. L’onore e l’etica: come cambia la morale insieme ai codici d’onore,” Parole e idee per un Mondo plurale: Un lessico interculturale (curated by Giancarlo Bossetti) Palazzo Morando, Milan (March 2013)
  677. “The Honor Code: Making Moral Revolutions,” Joseph Callahan Distinguished Lecture, Case Western University (March 2013)
  678. “Identity, Honor and Revolutionary Change,” 2013 Dow Visiting Artist Lecture, Saginaw Valley State University (March 2013)
  679. “The Cosmopolitanism of the Museum,” Ritchie Lecture, Yale University (April 2013)
  680. “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” Frontier Forum Lecture, University of South Florida, (April 2013)
  681. La conversation transculturelle et la signification du développement,” Alain Renaut Seminar on “Inequalities between cultures,” La Sorbonne, Paris, (May 2013)
  682. “Cosmopolitan Reading,” Carmel Lecture, Tel-Aviv University (June 2013)
  683. “A Conversation about Honor,” with James Linville, Freshman Scholar’s Institute, Princeton University (August 2013)
  684. “Moral Revolutions of the 21st Century,” Frontiers of Thought Seminar, Porto Alegre & Sao Paulo, Brazil (August 2013)
  685. “Identity, Honor, Politics,” The Robb Lectures, University of Auckland, New Zealand (August 20-August 23, 2013)
  686. “Honor Now,” Assembly for the Class of 2017, McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton University (September 2013)
  687. “Respecting Gay People: Justice and the Interpretation of Scriptures,” Xavier University, (October 2013)
  688. “Reading Together,” NODA (National Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education) Conference, San Antonio, Texas (November 5, 2013)
  689. “Citizenship, Within and Across Nations,” Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York (November 2013)
  690. “Culture, Identity and Human Rights,” Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, (November 2013)
  691. “The Business of Honor,” Paduano Seminar, Stern Business School, NYU (December 2013)
  692. Sermon, St. Peter’s Lithgow, New York (December 2013)
  693. “Human Rights: In Theory and Practice,” Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Human Rights Day Symposium in connection with the exhibit “Justice: the Faces of Human Rights,” photographs by Mariana Cook (December 2013)
  694. Participant, Jacob Lawrence Seminar, Museum of Modern Art, New York (December 2013)
  695. “Ideals and Idealization,” The Carus Lectures, Annual Meeting Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, Baltimore (December 2013)
  696. “Becoming Global Citizens: Civil Discourse Across Differences,” The William Jewett Tucker Lecture, Dartmouth College (February 2014)
  697. “Education for Global Citizenship,” Plenary Address,Association of International Education Administrators, Washington DC (February 2014)
  698. “Reconsidering Magiciens de la terre,” C-MAP Seminar 2014, Museum of Modern Art, New York, “Reconsidering and Reconstructing Exhibitions, Performances and Collections,” (March 2014)
  699. “Cosmopolitan Conversation: Ethics in A World of Strangers,” Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, University of Louisville (March 2014)
  700. “Human Rights in Practice,” Panel Presentation, Human Rights and the Humanities, National Humanities Center (March 2014)
  701. Capitalism and Progress,” INSEAD Assembly on Capitalism and Ethics, Royal Society, London (April 2014)
  702. Honor Now,” Philips Andover (April 2014)
  703. “Evil: a short history of the Philosophy of Evil” Facing History and Ourselves Day of Learning (April 2014)
  704. Discussion with Cornel West of Lines of Descent, Labyrinth Bookstore, Princeton (April 2014)
  705. “Global Conversations,” Ma’a Salama Colloquium, with the Right Honourable Gordon Brown PC MP, NYU Abu Dhabi (May 2014)
  706. Panel discussion with John Sexton and Emma Rothschild on the work of the Global Citizenship Commission, Bonn (June 2014)
  707. “Pat Barker: Regeneration,” NYU FAS Freshman Discussion (August 2014)
  708. “Honor: Then and Now,” Lecture on Freshman Summer Reading, Liberal Studies, NYU (August 2014)
  709. “Honor: Then and Now,” Hofstra Freshman Common Reading Lecture (August 2014)
  710. “Honor and Moral Change: At Home and Abroad,” Hamilton College (September 2014)
  711. “Citizenship within and across the border,” Seminar Discussion, University of Texas, El Paso (October 2014)
  712. “Civic Honor,” University of Texas at El Paso (October 2014
  713. Commentary on Walter-Sinnott Armstrong “Implicit Moral Attitudes,” Workshop on Naturalistic Approaches to Ethics and Meta-ethics, NYU Philosophy Department (October 2014)
  714. “The Honor Code,” The James T. and Virginia M. Dresher Center for the Humanities, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (October 2014)
  715. “Citizen of the World,” Chicago Community Trust Centennial Lecture, Chicago Humanities Festival (November 2014)
  716. “Telling Who We Are,” War Stories: Ancient and Modern Narratives of War,
  717. The NYU Center for Ancient Studies (November 2014)
  718. “What (if anything) might a philosophical approach to world problems be good for?” Pennswood Village (November 2014)
  719. “Cultural Property: A Cosmopolitan Perspective,” Conference on “Cultural Properties: Ownership, Stewardship and Responsibility,” The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University (December 2014)
  720. “The Philosophy of ‘As If’,” The Howison Lecture, University of California, Berkeley (February 2015)
  721. “A Decent Respect: Honor and Citizenship at Home and Abroad,” Lawrence University (February 2015)
  722. “Global Citizenship without World Government,” United Nations Association Seminar, New York (March 2015)
  723. “The Ethics of Identity,” a discussion via the web with students in Richard Foley’s introductory philosophy class at NYU Abu Dhabi
  724. “Cosmopolitanism,” a conversation with Professor Ash Amin (CRASSH, University of Cambridge) (March 2015)
  725. “Relativism” and “Education for Global Citizenship,” two lectures via the web at NYU Shanghai
  726. “Honor Now,” A Night of Philosophy, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Ukrainian Institute of America (April 2015)
  727. “Rooted Cosmopolitanism,” in Pankaj Ghemawat’s course GLOBE: The Globalization of Business Enterprise, Stern Business School, NYU (May 2015)
  728. Commencement Address, LLM/JSD Ceremony, NYU Law School (May 2015)
  729. “The Next Step,” Commencement Address, Sarah Lawrence College (May 2015)
  730. Radio Interview with Christopher Lydon “Let’s Talk about Charleston,” on Open Source Radio (June 2015)
  731. Moral Revolutions,” Le Conversazione, Capri (July 2015)
  732. “A Decent Respect: Honor in the Life of the Law,” XXVII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), Washington D.C. (July 2015)
  733. “Welcome from the Faculty,” President’s Welcome for Freshmen, NYU, Madison Square Garden (August 2015)
  734. “Prejudice, Fidelity and Fidelities,” Salmagundi 50th Anniversary Conference, “Belief and Unbelief,” (September 2015)
  735. “The Honor Code,” National Association of Corporate Directors Annual Board Leadership Conference (September 2015)
  736. “Honor and International Relations,” Conceptual Foundations of international Politics, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (October 2015)
  737. “Global Competencies,” Manhattan Community College Faculty Seminar (October 2015)
  738. “Reasons and Styles of Reasoning,” INSEAD Assembly on Capitalism and Ethics, Royal Society, London (November 2015)
  739. “What’s the Point of the Humanities?” Seymour Riklin Memorial Lecture, Wayne State University (November 2015)
  740. “The Honor Code,” Jaipur Literature Festival, Jaipur, India, a conversation with Homi Bhabha (January 2016)
  741. “The Shadow of the Slave Trade,” a conversation on the memory of slavery in Caribbean writing, Jaipur Literature Festival, Jaipur, India, with Kei Miller, Fred D’Aguiar (January 2016)
  742. “Lines of Descent: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity,” Revolution Books, New York (February 2016)
  743. “Right to Say: Freedom, Respect, and Campus Speech,” Milbank Tweed Forum, NYU Law School, conversation with Jonathan Haidt, Viviana Bonilla López, Jeannie Suk, Jeremy Waldron.
  744. “How (Not) To Be Tolerant,” Veritas Forum, with James K. A. Smith and Alfred Bishai, NYU (March 2016)
  745. Response to Alon Agmon “Justice, Equality and the Common Good,” NYU Law JSD Forum (March 2016)
  746. “Two Cheers for Equality,” Berggruen Institute Meeting on Hierarchy and Equality, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto (March 2016).
  747. “Culture, Identity and Human Rights,” Visiting Lecture in Human Rights, University of Alberta (March 2016)
  748. “Global Citizenship,” Liberal Studies, NYU (March 2016)
  749. “Identities: What they are. Why they Matter.” Lunchtime talk, NYU Philosophy Department (April 2016)
  750. “Leadership” for Sheik Zayed scholars program, NYU New York (March 2016)
  751. “Education for Global Citizenship and the Crisis Facing Black America,” Ikeda Lecture, DePaul University (March 2016)
  752. “African Identity and Identities,” NYU Abu Dhabi, African Studies Seminar (April 2016)
  753. “Leadership in Action: Understanding Identity” in conversation with Kevin Jennings, Annual Conference, Council on Foundations, Washington D.C. (April 2016)
  754. “Of Our Spiritual Strivings: W. E. B. Du Bois as a German Philosopher,” Harold Janz Memorial Lecture, Oberlin College (April 2016)
  755. “Every Picture is Imperfect,” A discussion with Maria Hinajosa on Latino USA (April 2016)
  756. “Le Conversazioni: An Evening with Kwame Anthony Appiah,” Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series, a conversation with Antonio Monda, New York Historical Society (May 2016)
  757. Opening Remarks, “Constructive Approaches for Adjunct Faculty,” Breakout Session, ACLS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (May 2016)
  758. Research Collaboration with African Institutions, Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, University of Chicago (May 2016)
  759. “Perstare et praestare,” Remarks at the hooding of graduate students at NYU (May 2016)
  760. “Getting invited back,” Remarks at the Wesleyan graduation (May 2016)
  761. “Religious Determinism,” Fellow’s talk at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center (June 2016)
  762. “Cosmopolitan Contamination: Learning World Citizenship,” Isaiah Berlin Memorial Lecture, Wolfson College, Oxford (June 2016)
  763. “Cosmopolitanism: A Conversation,” with Susan Neiman, MLA International Symposium, “Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations,” Düsseldorf (June 2016)
  764. “Ethics Among the Humanities,” Parr Center for Ethics Inaugural Chancellor’s Lecture (September 2016)
  765. “Two Cheers for Equality,” The President and Provost’s Diversity Lecture & Cultural Arts Series, Ohio State University (September 2016)
  766. Mistaken Identities,” The 2016 BBC Reith Lectures, London, Glasgow, Accra, New York (October 2016)
  767. “Philosophy among the Humanities,” Keynote Lecture, Conference: Why Humanities Matter, Mid-Atlantic Center for the Humanities, Rutgers University-Camden (October 2016)
  768. “Art and Identity,” The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art (October 2016)
  769. “Rooted Cosmopolitanism,” West Point English 101,  (November 2016)
  770. “Challenges of Identity,” University of Louvain (November 2016)
  771. “Challenges of Identity,” Spinozalens Laureate Lecture, Rode Hoed, Amsterdam (November 2016)
  772. “Challenges of Identity,” Radboud University, Nijmegen (November 2016)
  773. “Boundaries of Culture,” Presidential Address, MLA Convention, Philadelphia (January 2017)
  774. Indigenous Rights as Human Rights,” Lecture by Skype, Benito Juárez Autonomous University of Oaxaca, Mexico (January 2017)
  775. “The Cultural Defense in European Law.” Reply to: Giacomo Tagiuri “The Cultural Implications of Market Regulation: Does the EU Destroy the Texture of National Life?” JSD Forum, NYU School of Law (February 2017)
  776. “Person, Place, Thing,” a discussion with Randy Cohen, Princeton Public Library (March 2017).
  777. “The Humanities and Global Issues,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln (March 2017)
  778. Mistaken Identities: Culture, Color, Country, Creed,” Villa La Pietra, NYU Florence (March 2017)
  779. Honour, Citizenship and the Law,” the third Cotterell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence, Queen Mary University, London (March 2017)
  780. Sharing with Strangers: Compassion through the Arts and Humanities in an Age of Globalization,” Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs, Halifax, Nova Scotia (March 2017)
  781. “What on Earth is a Citizen of the World?” NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, in conversation with Cyrus R.K. Patell, Matthew Silverstein, Chiran Raj Pandey (April 2017)
  782. The Dwight H. Terry Lectures, Yale University (April 2017)
  783. “Thinking About Global Justice,” Ideas in Action Summit, NYU Law School (April 2017)
  784. “Germ Line Editing: The Challenge Model,” CRISPR Open Forum, Editorial Aspirations: Human Integrity at the Frontiers of Biology, Harvard University, Program on Science, Technology and Society(April 2017)
  785. “The End of Identity Politics?” The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice (April 2017)
  786. “Trust and Entrustment,” Liechtenstein Colloquium (LCM) on “Rebuilding Trust: Dialogue–Interaction–Crisis Management,” Liechtenstein Garden Palace, Vienna, The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University and the Austrian OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Chairmanship, in cooperation with the OSCE Academic Network (May 2017)
  787. “The Cosmopolitan Nationalism of W. E. B. Du Bois,” week-long seminar, Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI), The New School for Social Research, (June 2017)
  788. “Honor, Citizenship and the Law,” ICSI Public Lecture, New School for Social Research (June 2017)
  789. “An Honorable Business,” PepsiCo Global Compliance and Ethics Meeting, Purchase, New York (June 2017)
  790. “Mistaken Identities,” “On Day One,” Foresight Conference 2017, Center for Strategic Futures, Office of the Prime Minister, Singapore (July 2017)
  791. “Two Cheers for Democracy,” European Conference of Analytic Philosophy 9, Munich (August 2017)
  792. “Nation, Race, Culture, Class,” Scripps Presents, Scripps College (September 2017)
  793. “W. E. B. Du Bois and the Ideal of a Liberal Education,” Providence College (September 2017)
  794. “How Not to Think About Race, Culture and Class,” Amherst College (November 2017)
  795. “Varieties of Ethical Attention,” Virtues of Attention Conference, NYU Abu Dhabi (December 2017)
  796. “Identity and Dignity,” Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, Andrew Mellon Foundation Seminar, Harvard University (February 2018)
  797. Panel on the Rohingya Crisis, Rise for Rohingya, New York University (February 2018)
  798. Panel on “What does a robust and inclusive public sphere look like?” with Jill Lepore and Jonathan Haidt, Middlebury College (March 2018)
  799. “Cosmopolitan Roots,” The Jemison Visiting Professor Lecture, Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama, Birmingham (March 2018)
  800. “Mistakes About Identity,” The Jones Lecture, Lafayette College (March 2018)
  801. A conversation with Stephen Greenblatt on “The Outsiders Within: Shylock, Othello, And Shakespeare’s Strangers,” moderated by Public Shakespeare Initiative Director Michael Sexton, with selected readings from the plays performed by Mark Nelson, Peter Francis James, and Merritt Janson, New York Public Theater (March 2018)
  802. Discussion on “The Philosophy of Race,” with Priyamvada Gopal, Reader in Anglophone and Related Literature, University of Cambridge; Nasar Meer, Professor of Sociology, University of Edinburgh, Forum for European Philosophy, London School of Economics (March 2018)
  803. “What is a science of religion?,” Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Lecture, London (March 2018)
  804. “Ethics, Rights and Duties,” NYU Refugee Awareness Week, Discussion with Imam Khalid Latif, Professor Faiza Patel, Mayor Mohamed T. Khairullah, Firad Kayal, moderated by Mohammed Ali Hojaij (April 2018)
  805. “Theory and the Arts … Beginning with Marcel Duchamp” “Are the Arts Essential,” Brademas Center Conference, NYU Florence (April 2018)
  806. “Cosmopolitan Roots,” Stanford Humanities Center (May 2018)
  807. “Working at Both Ends,” Commencement Address, NYU School of Medicine Graduation (May 2018)
  808. “An Age of Reckoning,” Commencement Address, Elizabethtown College Graduation (May 2018)
  809. “What does philosophy offer to business leaders?” Society for Progress Assembly 2018, INSEAD, Fontainebleau (June 2018)
  810. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” discussion with Robert Mass, Talks at GS, Goldman Sachs, 200 West Street, New York (August 2018)
  811. “Identifying Identity,” The Brian Lehrer Show, New York Public Radio, WNYC New York (August 2018)
  812.  “The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity,” discussion with Robert Wright on “The Wright Show,”, (August 2018)
  813. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” Roundtable Morning Show on Northeast Public Radio, WAMC Albany (August 2018)
  814. “The Uses and Misuses of Identity,” Interview with Pamela Paul, New York Times Book Review Podcast, (September 2018)
  815. “The Lies that Bind,” discussion with Michael Shermer on “Science Salon,” The Skeptic website, (September 2018)
  816. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” Interview with David Remnick, The New Yorker Radio Hour, (September 2018)
  817.  “Literature Matters: The Stories that Shape Us,” Royal Society of Literature, Literature Matters: The Stories that Shape Us, British Library, London (September 2018)
  818. “Identity Matters,” Financial Times Festival, Books Stage with Afua Hirsch, Kenwood House, London, (September 2018)
  819. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” “Think” Host: Krys Boyd, KERA, Dallas, TX, (September 2018)
  820. Is Identity a Mirage?“ Prospect Magazine Podcast conversation with Sameer Rahim (September 2018)
  821. “Anthony Appiah on ‘The Lies That Bind’“ conversation with Robert Boynton at New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU (September 2018)
  822. Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed, New York Public Library, (September 2018)
  823. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity”, Bristol Festival of Ideas, We The Curious, Bristol, Friday, (September 2018)
  824. Guardian Live event with David Reich, chaired by Adam Rutherford, Amnesty International UK, London, (September 2018)
  825. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” Thinking Allowed, BBC Radio Four, (October 2018)
  826. “Government Ethics,” conversation with Walter Shaub, moderated by Susan Glasser, New Yorker Festival, (October 2018)
  827. Conversation on the ethics of immigration with Jess Benhabib at NYU Global Institute for Advanced Studies Oct 13th Conference, “The Economics and Ethics of Immigration (October 2018)
  828. “Mistaken Identities: The Conflict Over Culture, Class, Gender and Nation,” conversation with John Gray, moderated by Ritula Shah, Intelligence Squared, Emmanuel Centre, London, (October 2018)
  829. BBC World Tonight, with John Gray, interviewed by Ritula Shah (October 2018)
  830. Hard Talk, conversation with Stephen Sackur, BBC World Service (October 2018)
  831. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” in conversation with Njideka Akunyili Crosby, moderated by Erin Christovale, Los Angeles Public Library, (October 2018)
  832. “The Lies That Bind,” Seattle Public Library, co-sponsored by Elliott Bay Books, (October 2018)
  833. Conversation with Bill Radke, “The Record,” KUOW-FM, Seattle Public Radio (October 2018)
  834. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” conversation with Clara Jeffery, Editor in Chief of Mother Jones, Jewish Community Center Of San Francisco, Taube Center for Jewish Life, (October 2018)
  835. “The Ethicist Speaks of Identity” The Ethics Project, University of Texas, Austin (November 2018)
  836. “Rethinking Identity,” conversation with Niala Boodhoo, Host/Executive Producer for the radio show “The 21st,” Chicago Humanities Festival, (November 2018)
  837. “Cultures globales, identités communautaires et médias sociaux après les midterms aux États-Unis,” conversation with Frédéric Martel on “Soft Power,” France Culture (November 2018)
  838. Rethinking Identity with Kwame Anthony Appiah,” Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) Radio Hour: Conversation with Eric Newman, Los Angeles (November 2018)
  839. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” Labyrinth Books, Princeton, NJ, (November 2018)
  840. “The Lies That Bind,” Whittle Talks: Reading and Conversation with Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah, Whittle School and Studios, Washington DC (November 2018)
  841. Roundtable on Global Citizenship, Council on Foreign Relations, New York (November 2018)
  842. “Identity Now,” Board of Scholars Meeting, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline MA (December 2018)
  843. Gay Lecture in Medical Ethics, Harvard Medical School (December 2018)
  844. “What’s the Point of a Liberal Education?” Association of American Colleges and Universities, Annual Meeting, Atlanta (January 2019)
  845. Discussing The Lies that Bind with Roger Brooks, President, NY Board Retreat, Facing History and Ourselves (January 2019)
  846. “Defeating Tribalism,” A Night of Philosophy and Ideas, Brooklyn Public Library & Cultural Services of the French Embassy (February 2019)
  847. On Identity and the Law, a conversation with Emerson Sykes, ACLU Podcast: At Liberty, recorded at A Night of Philosophy and Ideas (February 2019)
  848. “Cosmopolitanism Today,” Syracuse Symposium Lecture, Humanities Research Center, Georgia State University (February 2019)
  849. “Art and Identity,” Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University (February 2019)
  850. “Identity and Genetics,” Cross-Divisional Symposium on “Genetics and Identity,” NYU Abu Dhabi (February 2019)
  851. “The Honor Code: Making Moral Revolutions,” The Harper Lecture, University of Denver (February 2019)
  852. “Beyond Identity,” Reasons for Hope Lecture, Central European University, Budapest (March 2019)
  853. “Against Tribalism,” The Trap of Polarization: The Erosion of Democratic Discourse, The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University (March 2019)
  854. “The Lies that Bind,” The Gambaccini Lecture, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University (March 2019)
  855. “Rethinking Identity with Kwame Anthony Appiah,” Why is this Happening? Podcast, a conversation with Chris Hayes (March 2019)
  856. Conversation on Identity and Politics, Liechtenstein Institute, Princeton University (March 2019)
  857. “The Lies that Bind,” The Burke Lecture, Oakland University (March 2019)
  858. Presentations on Organization Theory and Leadership and Governance, Assembly 2019, Society for Progress, Kennedy School, Harvard University (March 2019)
  859. “The Importance of Elsewhere,” Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Counterpoint with Amanda Vanstone (April 2019)
  860. Public Forum: “Of, By & For The People,” conversation with Susan Lori Parks and Oskar Eustis, the Public Theater, New York (April 2019)
  861. “What about the Workers?” Kant Lectures, Stanford University (April 2018)
  862. “What about the Workers?” Whitehead Lectures, Harvard University Department of Philosophy (May 2018)
  863. “Who Owns Heritage?” Annual European Heads of Heritage Forum meeting Stockholm (May 2019)
  864. “The Humanities as a Resource for Negotiating Identity,” The Diversity, Civility, and the Liberal Arts Institute, The Council of Independent Colleges Meeting, Atlanta (June 2019)
  865. “The Lies that Bind: Identity in Our Age,” Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, July 21 2019.
  866. “The Ethicist,” Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, July 22 2019.
  867. “Kwame Anthony Appiah on Pictures of the World,” Conversations with Tyler Cowen July 31 2019.
  868. Is It O.K. for a Chinese Restaurant to Favor Chinese Patrons?” Discussion on Marketing Matters, hosted by Wharton Marketing Professors Barbara Kahn and Americus Reed, SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School, August 7, 2019.
  869. “What about the workers?” Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Syracuse University, August 21, 2019.
  870. “Identity at Home and in the Wider World,” The Morgan Lecture, Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues, Dickinson College (September 19, 2019)
  871. “Mistaken Identities: The Myths That Define Who We Are,” Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging speaker series with Kenji Yoshino, NYU Law School (September 26, 2019)
  872. “Identity at Home and in the Wider World,” The Lawson Lecture, Vanderbilt University (September 29, 2019)
  873. “The Lies that Bind,” Noesis Lecture, Eudaimonia Institute, Wake Forest University (October 17, 2019)
  874. Vem är du?: Identitet, personlighet och populism,” conversation with Åsa Wikforss, Merve Emre, and Christer Sturmark, Maximteatern, Stockholm (October 24, 2019)
  875. “Identitetsillusionen,” Fri Tanke podcast #95 with Christer Sturmark (October 24, 2019)
  876. “On Identity,” with Wayne Modest, Zihni Özdil and Karin Amatmoekrim, Tropenmuseum, Lecture and Discussion, Brainwash Festival, Amsterdam (October 25, 2019)
  877. “The Lies that Bind,” conversation with Pooyan Tamimi Arab, Brainwash Festival, Der Kleine Komedie, Amsterdam (October 26, 2019)
  878. “Filosoof Kwame Anthony Appiah: ‘Bijt je niet vast in identiteit’” Interview with Peter Giesen, de Volkskrant, Amsterdam (18 October 2019)
  879. Interview with Pieter Jan Hagens, Buitenhof, NPO 1 TV Station (October 27, 2019)
  880. Ideale,” Woorden waarmee we worstelen, conversation with Stijn Sieckelinck, Philip Blom, Marli Huijer, and Clairy Polak on Het Filosofisch Kwintet,  NPO 1 TV Station (October 27, 2019)
  881. Een leven zonder identiteit bestaat niet, maar til er niet te zwaar aan,” Interview with Sybilla Claus, Trouw (October 27, 2019)
  882. “Rethinking identity,” with Armen Hakhverdian, Senior Lecturer in Political Science University of Amsterdam, Stuk Rood Vlees Podcast, episode 46 (October 28, 2019)
  883. “The Lies that Bind,” Seminar Luiss, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Rome (November 21, 2019
  884. “Global Citizenship Today,” Lectio magistralis, Cerimonia d’Inaugurazione dell’Anno Accademico 2019-2020, Luiss, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (November 22, 2019)
  885. “Cosmopolitanism Ethics in a World of Strangers: Reflections on Global Citizenship,” Lowell Humanities Series Lecture, Boston College (December 5, 2019)
  886. Discussion of “Self-Portrait in Black and White,” on Afterwords with Thomas Chatterton Williams on CSPAN BookTV (December 27 2019)
  887. “Identity and Identities,” Presidential Colloquium, Smith College (February 3, 2020)
  888. “Empirical Moral Psychology in the Philosophy Curriculum,” Respondent with Valerie Tiberius, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University (February 14, 2020)
  889. Discussion with Gwyneth Williams, former Controller BBC Radio 4, Student Seminar: The Power of Ideas and Why They Are Needed, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School, Harvard University (February 27, 2020)
  890. “Ethics, Identity and Cosmopolitanism,” Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics, Augsburg University–Minneapolis, Minnesota (March 5, 2020)
  891. “The Uses and Abuses of Identity,” The 9th Biennial Wang Center Symposium, “Disarming Polarization: Navigating Conflict and Difference in the 21st Century,” Pacific-Lutheran University—Tacoma, Washington (March 6, 2020)
  892. “Who am I? Who are we? Identity and Global Citizenship” Zoom lecture for International School of Geneva (March 16, 2020)
  893. “Human Dignity and Cosmopolitanism,” conversation with Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz of Valley Beit Midrash (March 17, 2020)
  894. “Global Citizenship and Local Autonomy: Catholic and Calvinist Perspectives,” Zoom lecture for St. Thomas Church, Manhattan, (April 21, 2020)
  895. “Who am I? Who are we? Identity and Global Citizenship,” Aga Khan University (June 11, 2020)
  896. “Rethinking the power of small actions,” BBC Rethink Essay (June 26, 2020)
  897. “Personal Ethics in the Covid-19 Pandemic” Century Salon Via Zoom: Conversation with Frederick Wright Hamlin (June 29, 2020)
  898. “The Future of Inclusion for All,” Lecture for Vodafone, Google, Sky Business Conference (July 14, 2020)
  899. “Unrest at Home and U.S. Foreign Policy,” “Council on Foreign Relations Virtual Meeting, Chair: Kal Penn, with Mary Dudziak and Uzra Zeya (July 13, 2020)
  900. “The Lies that Bind,” Humanities Lecture Series, University of Kansas Hall Center for the Humanities, (July 14, 2020)
  901. “Black Lives Matter,” Healing the Nations, The Next Century Foundation (London) (July 30, 2020)
  902. “Identity and Cosmopolitanism,” Conversation with Oxford Political Review, (August 12, 2020)
  903. Narratives Roundtable, World Economic Forum (September 4, 2020)
  904. “Lecture on Western Civilization and Identity,” Faculty of Columbia’s Core Course: Masterpieces of Western Art (September 17, 2020)
  905. “Being Seen to be Good,” How the Light Gets In, Global Festival, conversation with Crystal Fleming and David Goodhart (September 20, 2020)
  906. “What About the Workers?” Moffett Lecture, University Center for Human Values, Princeton (September 24, 2020)
  907. “Identity at Home and in the Wider World,” Rockefeller Insight Lecture (September 29, 2020)
  908. Five Questions, with Kieran Setiya (September 29, 2020)
  909. “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity,” Friends of Princeton University Library (October 11, 2020)
  910. “The Philosophy of Work,” Moral Sciences Club, Cambridge (October 13, 2020)
  911. Looking Backwards Looking Forwards: From the Problem of the Colour Line to Black Lives Matter” Keynote Address, Pan African Congress 75th Anniversary Celebrations, Manchester Metropolitan University (October 16, 2020)
  912. “Art in theory … or beginning with Marcel Duchamp,” Pocantico roundtable meeting on “Are the Arts Essential?” (October 26, 2020)
  913. “Understanding ‘Racisms’ and Racialism: What is racism and what can we do about it,” Northern Plains Ethics Institute, North Dakota State University (October 27, 2020)
  914. “Solving America’s Identity Crisis,” Center for Science Writings, Stevens Institute of Technology, (October 28, 2020)
  915. Conversations with Alex Byrne on Du Bois on Race, DuBois and My Father, Races and Racial Identity, Race and Gender, Identities. (November 8, 2020)
  916. “COVID Ethics,” Philosophy Forum (November 11, 2020)
  917. “Re-envisioning the Museum Together,” Reframing Museums,” A Louvre Abu Dhabi and NYU Abu Dhabi Symposium (November 16, 2020)
  918. Conversation with Chrystal Genesis on Episode 42 of the podcast Stance. (Starts at Minute 29.)
  919. “Teaching ‘What is a religion?’ online,” presentation for NYU Trustees about a new asynchronous online course created in response to the pandemic (February 24, 2021)
  920. Metropolitan Museum Planning Committee for “People!” Symposium.
  921. Conversation with Jamie Ryerson about writing for a public audience. Line Edit (February 9, 2021)
  922. “What About the Workers?” Research Group on Constitutional Studies, McGill University (February 25, 2021)
  923. Guest discussion of Cosmopolitanism for Joshua Greene’s GEN ED 1046 “Evolving Morality: From Primordial Soup to Superintelligent Machines,” Harvard University (March 3, 2021)
  924. “The Ethics of Work,” Bentson Dean’s Lecture, NYU (March 3, 2021)
  925. “Identity and Individuality,” Frances Steloff Lecture, English Department, Skidmore College (March 4, 2021)
  926. Living in Diaspora, African Students Association, NYU School of Law (March 10, 2021)
  927. “The Invention of Religion,” (“Gods and Other Minds,” “Churches, Morals, Symbols,” “Identities Evolving”) Hempel Lectures, Princeton University (March 17, 18, 19,  2021)
  928. On “Cosmopolitanism,” Visiting Class at University of New Hampshire (March 22, 2021)
  929. A conversation about the philosophical lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic with Stine Jensen, Groningen Night of Philosophy (April 16, 2021)
  930. “One Way to Think about Racism,” Karl Taylor Compton Lecture, M.I.T. (April 22, 2021)
  931. In Conversation – Tristram Hunt and Kwame Anthony Appiah, The Victoria and Albert Museum (April 26, 2021)
  932. “Who Knows? Who Decides? Identity, Authority & Trust,” Spring 2021 Association of Research Libraries Meeting (April 28, 2021)
  933. “Making the World a Better Place: Q&A with Kwame Anthony Appiah,” Ta’seel Commons (May 6, 2021)
  934. “Honor in the World,” Graduation Ceremony, Master or Arts in International Relations, NYU (May 18, 2021)
  935. “The Philosophy of Work,” discussion of paper at the Institute for Law, Philosophy, and Politics Colloquium, University College London (May 18, 2021)
  936. “Political Identities,” Induction Ceremony Cum Laude Society, Poly Prep Country Day School New York (May 19, 2021)
  937. “Comments on African Diversity,” African Diversity: A Radically Interdisciplinary Conversation,” online with Radcliffe Institute and the Africa Center (May 21, 2021)
  938. Conversations about ideas, identity and influence, Institute of Arts and Ideas (May 21, 2021)
  939. Panel on the importance of bioethics, with Kwame Anthony Appiah, Nancy Berlinger, S. Matthew Liao, and Keisha Ray, 2021 1st Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, NYU (May 23, 2021)
  940. “Ethical Modularity: A Museum Guide,” C.E.O. Summit, American Alliance of Museums (June 9, 2021)
  941. Human Rights Crisis: Arresting LGBTQ People in Ghana” conversation with Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz of Valley Beit Midrash (June 19, 2021)
  942. “Receuillement,” reading my translation of Baudelaire’s poem, Musée D’Orsay online (July 14, 2021)
  943. “Pandemic Lessons: The Philosophy of Work and the Modularity of Professional Ethics,” The Tanner Lecture on Human Values, University of Michigan (September 16, 2021)
  944. Panel Discussion, “Re-Framing International: Ethics, Sustainability, and Equity in a Global Context,” with Chika Okeke-Agulu and Deborah Yashar, Betts Auditorium, Princeton University (September 22, 2021)
  945. A Question of Trust, Prologue,Global Forum: A Question of Trust,Athens Democracy Forum (Thursday September 30)
  946. “Capitalism and the Social Good,” Thomas W. Dunfee Distinguished Lecture Series in Ethics, Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (September 30, 2021)
  947. “What is Racism?” Stefanopoulos Lecture in Applied Philosophy and Ethics, Marist College October 1, 2021)
  948. “Democratizing Work,” Plenary Lecture, Global Forum on Democratizing Work (October 5, 2021)
  949. “What is Racism: One Story,” Presidential Scholars Lecture, Amherst College (October 28-31, 2021)
  950. “The metaphor of world citizenship,” Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap (Royal Netherlands Historical Society) Annual Conference, “World citizenship in motion,” in partnership with the Huygens ING for the History of the Netherlands The Hague (November 12, 2021)
  951. “What Universities Owe Democracy,” a conversation with Ron Daniels, Live from the New York Public Library (November 16 2021)
  952. “La diversité culturelle américaine et ses contradictions,” a conversation with Frederic Martel on France Culture, Soft Power (December 5, 2021)
  953. “Facing Hate. Antisemitism, Race, and White Supremacy,” a conversation with Anthony Appiah and Paola Tartakoff. Facing History Webinar (December 8, 2021)
  954. “Trust and Entrustment,” UN Secretary-General’s Senior Management Group, with Timothy Snyder and Baroness Shafik (Feb 1, 2022)
  955. Conversation with George J. Makari about Of Fear and Strangers: A History of Xenophobia, The Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University (Feb 1, 2022)
  956. “What about the workers?” Leeds Ethics Seminar (Feb 9, 2022)
  957. “Civility,” The Civility Project, The Brademas Center, NYU (Feb 9, 2022)
  958. “Living Well: The Humanities as a Preparation for Life,” Humanities Week Keynote Address, Virginia Tech (February 10, 2022)
  959. “The Lies that Bind,” Elizabeth Rockwell Center for Ethics and Leadership, University of Houston (February 17, 2022)
  960. “Are the Arts Essential,” a conversation with Mary Schmidt Campbell, Oskar Eustis, Deborah Willis, Brademas Center, NYU (March 21, 2022)
  961. “Engineering “Race,” Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar: Arché Philosophical Research Centre,
    University of St. Andrews (March 29, 2022)
  962. “Honor as a Challenge for the Law,” Dunbar Lecture in Philosophy, University of Mississippi (March 31, 2022)
  963. “Liberalism, Pluralism, and Polarization,” a conversation with Emily Chamlee-Wright, The Institute for Humane Studies at Georgetown University, (April 5, 2022)
  964. “The place of identity in ethics and politics,” Applied Ethics Lecture, Calgary Institute for the Humanities, University of Calgary (April 8, 2022)
  965. “Living Well: The Humanities as a Preparation for Life,” Chapman Lecture in the Humanities, Wofford College (April 14, 2022)
  966. “Necessary Work,” NYU-Yale Private Law and Contact Theory Colloquium with Patricia Williams (April 21, 2022)
  967. Response to Lecture 1, “Valuing Humanities Heritage,” of “Snatching Something From Death – Value, Justice, and Humankind’s Common Heritage,” Professor Cecile Fabre’s Tanner Lectures, Stanford University, (April 24, 2022)
  968. “Cosmopolitanism in the Twenty-First Century and its Connections to Freire,” Keynote, Democracy, Citizenship, & Sustainability: A Celebration of Freire’s Centennial Year, Paulo Freire Academic Conference, The UCLA School of Education, the University of Southern California (USC), and Soka University of America (May 21, 2022)
  969. “Cultural Heritage and Identities in Africa: Examples from the Kushite Kingdom of Sudan to the House of W. E. B. Du Bois in Ghana,” World Monument’s Fund Paul Mellon Lecture, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 23, 2022)
  970. “Fifty Years and Counting: A Conversation with Professors Wole Soyinka, Kwame Anthony Appiah, and Henry Louis Gates Jr.” Lady Mitchell Hall, Cambridge University (June 23, 2022)
  971. “Ethics and Design: Central Questions of Our Time,” A Conversation with Spencer Bailey, Apple Design Team Online (June 24 2022)
  972. “Living with Identities,” Atlantic (K)new Leadership Convening, The Atlantic Institute, Phuket, Thailand (July 9, 2022)
  973. “What is Utilitarianism?” Royal Institute for Philosophy Fifteen Minute Masterclass (July 18, 2022)
  974. “What is Functionalism?” Royal Institute for Philosophy Fifteen Minute Masterclass (July 18, 2022)


Leslie Stephen Lecture, Cambridge University (November 2022)


Great Ideas of Philosophy II: Political Philosophy. (Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2004). “Commentary by Ronald Dworkin, of New York University, and Kwame Anthony Appiah, of Princeton University, is featured.”

Racism: A History (BBC Television, 2007) On-Screen Contributor.

Prince Among Slaves (Sparkmedia, 2007) (Dir. Bill Duke) On-Screen Contributor.

The Examined Life: A Film by Astra Taylor (Sphinx Productions/National Film Board of Canada, 2010). (Dir. Astra Taylor). On-Screen Contributor.

Herskovits: At the Heart of Blackness: A Sixty Minute Documentary. Vital Pictures, 2009. (Dir. Llewellyn M. Smith) On-Screen Contributor.

Mixed Race Britain: How the World Got Mixed Up. (BBC Television, 2011) (Dir. David Okuefuna) On-Screen Contributor.

The Honor Code. Arts Engine, Inc., 2012.(Dir. Katy Chevigny).

Big Problems, Big Thinkers Bloomberg TV, 2016 (Presenter: Terre Blair.)

Can We Live for Ever? Explained, Netflix Series, 2018.


Big Think Interview with Kwame Anthony Appiah 2011.

The Ethicists, The New York Times, with Amy Bloom and Kenji Yoshino, (produced weekly, and available weekly online though iTunes) May 2015-September 2015.

Contributions to Belonging, BBC Radio 4 documentary series, in episodes 2 and 3.

“What happens when a democracy becomes tribal?” Reset.doc May 2019