Sunday, October 5, 2008

Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC)

Annual Meeting

Ottawa

Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, May 29, 2009

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC) invites papers discussing any aspects of existential or phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers dealing with theoretical or cultural issues in relation to authors such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoeyevsky, Kafka, Beckett, Husserl, Heidegger, Jaspers, Levinas, Malraux, Marcel, Buber, Frankl, Sartre, Camus, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir, Irigaray, or Laing are all welcome. Submissions from all disciplines are welcome. EPTC will meet at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, from May 26 to May 29, 2009, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada. (For more information on Congress, see: http://www.fedcan.ca/.)

I. Interested authors should submit the following electronically in Rich Text Format: 1. A copy of your paper, not more than 4500 words, and prepared for anonymous review (identifiable by paper title only). 2. A separate abstract, not more than 100 words, also listing the paper's title, author's name, complete mailing address, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address.

II. If you are interested in either presenting a commentary (of not more than 1000 words) on a paper, or chairing a session, please submit a brief e-mail note indicating as much, including your name, complete mailing address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and relevant areas of interest.

EPTC is able to waive Congress fees for a few delegates each year. Such awards will be made according to criteria of financial need and quality of paper at the discretion of the conference program coordinator. Non-tenure-stream delegates interested in this award should append a note indicating as much to their submission materials.

The submission deadline for the above materials is Monday, February 2, 2009.

Submissions should be sent to: eptc2009@gmail.com.

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