Amy Reed-Sandoval In The News

December 13, 2021
The Supreme Court seems poised to uphold Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to abortion.
October 21, 2021
Guest: Amy Reed-Sandoval from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
September 10, 2021
The most recent Texas abortion ban drives home the fact that abortion is a migration issue.
Living Philosophy
August 3, 2021
Might an education for children featuring philosophy be one of the keys to developing a more civil society? Prof. Amy Reed-Sandoval (UNLV) discusses how wonder is integral to philosophy and how this complements a child’s natural inclination to know more about the world and others.
April 21, 2021
Prior to Amy Reed-Sandoval's departure for Oaxaca, she spent months studying pre-college philosophical pedagogy, which heralds children’s status as ‘natural’ philosophers with questions that really matter.
The New Yorker
March 11, 2021
In 1988, a young Baptist minister in Buffalo named Daren Drzymala launched Project House Call, a series of protests in which he and fellow anti-abortion activists picketed the homes of local abortion providers. One of their first demonstrations occurred that September, on Yom Kippur, outside the home of a Jewish ob-gyn named Barnett Slepian. A few months later, on the third night of Hanukkah, they targeted Slepian again, and also another Jewish abortion provider, Shalom Press. The protesters prayed and sang Christmas carols outside their targets’ windows.
November 24, 2020
Children are curious by nature, but when philosophy is added to encourage critical and creative thinking, the results often accompany them in the following years of their formation. This week, Amy Reed-Sandoval, professor in the Department of Children's Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) talks with Luz and Michelle about “Children's Philosophy without Borders,” a free online program created for children from speaks Spanish. What benefits does it bring to children and their families, especially during the pandemic?
November 2, 2020
As COVID-19 surges yet again, Mexican cemeteries will close during the Día de Muertos (Mexican Day of the Dead) holiday, which is celebrated on November 1st and 2nd and is often celebrated by bringing orange marigolds (cempasúchil flowers), hired musicians, and picnic lunches to the graves of deceased loved ones.