Monday, April 28, 2008
Annual Meeting, Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture, University of British Columbia, June 3-5 2008.
Update (April 28, 2008): the Programme has been posted here: http://eptc-tcep.net/images/pdf_files/conference_programs/conference_program_2008.pdf. November 4, 2007: The Society for the Study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC) invites papers and panel proposals discussing any aspects of existential or phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers or panel proposals 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 the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada during 3-5 June 2008. The Congress will bring together some 100 learned associations and more than 9,000 scholars from Canada and the international community for approximately 10 days of interdisciplinary symposia, cultural events, and public discussions. For more information see: http://www.fedcan.ca/. 1. Interested authors should submit the following electronically in Rich Text Format: 1. A copy of your paper, not more than 4,500 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. 2. If you are interested in either presenting a commentary (of not more than 1,000 words) on a paper, or chairing a session, please submit a brief email note indicating as much, including your name, complete mailing address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and relevant areas of interest. 3. If you are interested in organizing a panel, please submit the following electronically in Rich Text Format: 1. a brief Panel Call for Papers by Wednesday August 1, 2007. Then, by Friday January 11, 2008 please submit: 2. a copy of each participant’s paper, not more than 4,500 words, and prepared for anonymous review (identifiable by paper title only); and 3. 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 for each participant. Each panel organizer is encouraged to ensure both that the papers for his or her proposed panel meet the general standards of academic conferences, and that the panel as a whole is suitable for EPTC; EPTC reserves the right to reject individual papers and panels. Except for item 3.1 (above), the submission deadline for the above materials is Friday January 11, 2008. 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 programme coordinator. Non tenure-steam delegates interested in this award should append a note indicating as much to their submission materials. Submissions should be sent to Professor David Tabachnick, 2008 Program Coordinator. Further information is available here: http://eptc-tcep.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12&Itemid=26.