CFP: The Nature and Norms of Hope

Submission deadline: February 21, 2017

Conference date(s):
April 27, 2017 - April 29, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University
Ithaca, United States

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Call for Papers

The Hope and Optimism Initiative (Cornell/Notre Dame) invites submissions for a 3-day workshop on the theme ‘The Nature and Norms of Hope’ to be held on April 27-29, 2017 at Cornell University.

Papers should be on hope, despair, and related themes, including how they bear on social/political philosophy, moral philosophy, psychology and philosophy of religion. Submissions should be anonymized and take the form of a 500-750 word abstract. Accepted papers should be suitable for approximately 40 minute presentations. Authors selected will be offered travel and housing for the workshop.

Invited speakers include:

  1. Vincent Lloyd (Villanova University)
  2. Miriam McCormick (University of Richmond)
  3. Michael Milona (Cornell University)
  4. Kathryn Norlock (Trent University) 
  5. Nancy Snow (University of Oklahoma)
  6. Margaret Urban Walker (Marquette University)

Deadline for submission: February 21, 2017

Email abstracts to:  hopeoptimism17@gmail.com. In the body of the e-mail, please include the following information:

1.     Paper title
2.     Author’s name
3.     Institutional affiliation
4.     Contact e-mail address and phone number

For more information about the workshop, contact Alex Esposito at: ave9@cornell.edu

For more information about the initiative, go to www.hopeoptimism.org

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