Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Call for Abstracts

philoSOPHIA: a feminist society's Second Annual Meeting
Decatur, Georga
March 19-22, 2008
Host Institutions: Kennesaw State University
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OF WORK IN PROGRESS

We welcome project proposals of work in progress that engage continental feminist theory and philosophy broadly construed to include feminist work on major figures and themes from the continental philosophical tradition, as well as feminist work inspired by continental philosophy more generally. The meeting of philoSOPHIA will be organized into extended workshop groups of approximately fifteen participants each and according to research topic(s) /figure(s). Each group will meet in these workshops for the duration of the conference, and each participant will have 20 minutes to present a current work in progress and 30 minutes for discussion. Abstracts should be approximately 750 words, with title, and should be submitted electronically in .rtf format to submissions@philosophia-afs.org or through the philoSOPHIA website no later than December 1, 2007. Abstracts should be suitable for blind review. In a separate document, please include your name, affiliation, contact information, a brief bio, and the title of your presentation. philoSOPHIA especially encourages abstracts of work in progress concerning the following: The life and work of Simone de Beauvoir, whose centenary will be marked in 2008; Work on the intersection of philosophy and activism; The intersections of race, class, sexuality, and gender; Continental feminist readings of the history of philosophy and of recent continental philosophy and associated traditions, such as psychoanalysis.

Click HERE for a copy of our Call for Abstracts poster.

Submit your abstract online HERE!

For further information, please contact Dr. Stacy Keltner at:

Dr. Stacy Keltner
Kennesaw State University
Department of History and Philosophy
Mailbox # 2206
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Email: sk@philosophia-afs.org

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