CFP: Language, Culture and Reality

Submission deadline: June 1, 2014

Conference date(s):
October 3, 2014 - October 4, 2014

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Conference Venue:

Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion Institute of Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange Department of South Asia Studies and the South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, United States

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Theme: Language, Culture and Reality
Subtitle: East and West
Type: International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Institution: Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion
   Institute of Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange
   Department of South Asia Studies and the South Asia Center,
University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA (USA)
Date: 3.–4.10.2014


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Suggested Subtopics:
Language and Culture, Intercultural learning and translation,
Cultural commensurability/incommensurability and translation,
Intercultural learning and translation, Cultural and Ethnic
boundaries, Transcending Culture, Meaning and Culture, Ethnic
identity and Culture, Society, Culture and Consumption, Culture and
Cognition, Cultural Change, Cultural Contact, Cultural Theory,
Material Culture, Ethnic boundaries, Constructing and deconstructing
ethnic identity, Evolution of Culture, Encountering different
cultures, Cultural shock, Culture and Morality, Asian society and
culture, Globalization's effects on culture and values, Hybrid
cultural systems, Cultural meaning, Culture and postmodernity,
Culture and values of modernity, Cultural roots of environmental
problems, Reality and Appearance, God and Absolute, Appearance and
Illusion, Virtual Reality, Monistic and Dualistic Views of Reality,
Ineffability of Reality, Mystic perception of Reality, etc. Abstract 150 words due by: June 1st, 2014

Please email your abstract to Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti:
chandanachak@gmail.com

Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial
review:
1. Books and papers: Magnus Publications
2. Journal of Indian Philosophy and religion
3. Interdisciplinary Journal

Advisory Board Members:
Barbara Amodio (USA), Gordon Haist (USA), Elizabeth Koldzak (Poland),
Tommi Lehtonen (Finland), Maria Marczewska (Poland), Debkumar
Mukhopadhya (India), Deven Patel (USA), Rizwanur Rahman (India),
Brooke Schueneman (USA), Ming Shao (China), Richard Vulich (USA),
Andrew Ward (UK), Su-Chen Wu (Taiwan)

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