Saturday, November 6, 2010

USF Grad Philosophy Conference

The University of South Florida
Philosophy Graduate Student Organization
Fourth Annual USF Graduate Philosophy Conference
Ipseity & Alterity: Dialectics and Distances between Self and Other.
March 4th & 5th, 2011

Deadline for Submission: December 31st, 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas Flynn, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, Emory University.
Dr. Flynn's Talk is titled “Sartre and Merleau-Ponty on the Dialectic”
Biography information at: http://www.philosophy.emory.edu/facstaff/flynn.shtml

We are also pleased to announce a faculty address by Dr. Charles Guignon.

We are accepting papers from graduate students working on a constellation of issues pertaining to and incorporating selfhood, otherness, intersubjectivity, agency, freedom, dialectics (Hegelian or otherwise), and phenomenology among others. Papers must be suitable for blind review and should not exceed 3000 words (20-25 minute reading time).

Please send two separate files [.pdf, .doc, or .docx formats only please] (i) one containing only the body of your paper with no identifying information and (ii) another with a title, abstract, contact information, and institutional affiliation to: usfphilosophyconference@gmail.com

Conference venue: Tampa and the surrounding St. Petersburg/Clearwater areas provide a nice reason to extend your trip of Florida. Besides the conference, be ready to enjoy temperatures in the 70s, the beaches, and summer-like conditions in early March.

Any questions may be directed to bdunst@mail.usf.edu , conference organizer.
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