CFP: Radical Entanglements: Navigating the Abyss of Human Supremacy and Biodiversity Loss

Submission deadline: June 1, 2024

Conference date(s):
November 1, 2024 - November 3, 2024

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Conference Venue:

the Department of Philosophy & Religion, UNT Philosophy & Religion Graduate Student Association
Denton, United States

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Radical Entanglements: Navigating the Abyss of Human Supremacy and Biodiversity Loss

Call for papers for the Third Annual 

Philosophy and Religion Graduate Student Conference at the University of North Texas

Call for Papers:

We cordially invite graduate students from all fields and disciplines to submit their research and perspectives on the following themes:

Extinction Studies, Rewilding, Radical Ecologies, Multispecies Justice, Environmental Philosophy, Environmental Dissent, Critical Animal Studies, Critical Plant Studies, Posthuman Ethics, Posthuman Feminisms, Critical Food Studies, Radical Water Humanities, Queer Ecologies, and Decolonial and Indigenous Ecologies.


In the spirit of intersectionality, interdisciplinarity, and transdisciplinarity, we encourage conference attendees to explore applications and research that embrace a post-anthropocentric worldview, fostering comprehensive and inclusive approaches to addressing intricate environmental challenges.

Submission Guidelines: 

Prepare an abstract of 500 words for an anonymous review (no name or institutional affiliation on the abstract), infused with a spirit of controversy and innovation, to be submitted to [email protected] by June 1, 23:59 PM CST. Abstracts should be concise yet [1] comprehensive, elucidating the central argument and its relevance to the conference theme.

Include the following details in the email body (not on the abstract):

●                       Name

●                       University affiliation

●                       Current level of graduate studies

●                       Preferred participation mode: in-person or online (limited spots)

Key dates:

●                       Abstract Submission Deadline: June 1, 23:59 PM CST

●                       Notification of Acceptance: July 31, 23:59 PM CST

●                       Final Paper Deadline: October 1, 23:59 CST

Each accepted presenter will have the opportunity to deliver a 20-minute presentation, followed by a 10-minute response from a UNT Philosophy and Religion graduate student, culminating in a 15-minute Q&A session.

We understand that being present in person may not be an option for everyone. To foster ecological responsibility and enable global participation, we will accommodate a limited number of participants online. We recognize the importance of including diverse voices and perspectives, irrespective of geographical constraints, to enrich the discourse on radical ecology and biodiversity crisis solutions.

This conference does not require registration fees. 

For inquiries and clarifications, please contact [email protected].

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