Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Notre Dame Graduate Student Conference



Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
March 6-8, 2009

Deadline for Submission: December 15, 2008

Robert Brandom, University of Pittsburgh
Paul Franks, University of Toronto

Graduate students of the Notre Dame philosophy department invite
papers relating to the philosophy of Hegel and the tradition of German
Idealism. This conference, sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for
European Studies, is designed to provide graduate students in
philosophy and all areas of the humanities the opportunity to present
research on issues related to the philosophical and historical roots,
development, and impact of Hegel’s philosophy and German Idealism.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
• The philosophical origins of German Idealism (in Kant, the post-
Kantians, the Romantics, etc…).
• 19th century critiques of Hegel and German Idealism.
• Influence of Hegel/ German Idealism on 19th and/or 20th century
political developments.
• The impact of Hegel/ German Idealism on contemporary philosophy.
• The revival of interest in Hegel and German Idealism in contemporary
analytic philosophy.

Papers should be suitable for 20-minute presentation (10-12 pages) and
should be submitted in blind review format. Deadline for submission is
December 15, 2008. Please include author’s name, title, and
institutional affiliation in email. Notifications will be made no
later than February 1, 2009. Selected presenters will be provided with
meals and campus hotel accommodations for the conference. Submissions
and questions should be emailed to

For more details, please visit our website:

Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and
the University of Notre Dame Graduate School

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