Sunday, May 24, 2009
Cfp: "Darwin in the Twenty-First Century: Nature, Humanity, and God," University of Notre Dame, November 1-3, 2009.
Sponsored by the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values. This international conference is devoted to evolutionary theory in its scientific, anthropological, philosophical, and theological dimensions as a contribution to the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species. Download conference postcard (PDF). Featured Speakers: Gennaro Auletta, Gregorian University, Rome Francisco Ayala, University of California, Irvine William Carroll, Blackfriars, Oxford University Celia Deane-Drummond, University of Chester Jean Gayon, University of Paris Paul Griffiths, University of Sydney Kenneth Miller, Brown University Alessandro Minelli, University of Padua Sandra Mitchell, University of Pittsburgh Simon Conway Morris, Cambridge University Robert Richards, University of Chicago Bernard Wood, George Washington University Archbishop Jozef Zycinski, University of Lublin, Poland Conference Goals: examine the present state of theoretical discussion of evolutionary theory within the biological sciences reflect on the future directions of evolutionary theory through interdisciplinary discussions by scientists, social scientists, philosophers of science, and theologians explore issues at the intersection of evolutionary theory for our understanding of human nature develop interdisciplinary dialogue involving theology, philosophy, and evolutionary biology to form new perspectives on evolutionary science, Christian humanism, and the theology of creation Call for Papers 20 minute contributed papers on topics of relevance to the conference themes will be accepted for simultaneous sessions on November 2 and 3. Abstracts of 200 words and brief C.V.s are due by June 12, with notification of acceptance by June 19. Abstracts and proposals should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the conference webpage here: http://nd.edu/~reilly/darwinconference.html.