Call for Applications: Intensive Seminar on Teaching New Narratives in Early Modern Philosophy

Submission deadline: February 1, 2018

Conference date(s):
June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018

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Conference Venue:

New Narratives in the History of Philosophy Project , Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, Canada

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In this intensive weeklong seminar, we will work through a range of primary source materials by non-canonical authors, both women and men, to be included in a new teaching anthology (edited by Shapiro and Lascano) with an eye to interpreting texts, identifying philosophical themes within those texts and devising creative ways to incorporate those texts into courses that can serve a range of purposes within the philosophical curriculum.

A familiarity with the standard early modern canon will be presupposed.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 Applications should include the following and be sent to

- Current CV

- Contact information for two references

- Letter of application (preferably 2-3 pages, and no longer than 4 pages) explaining your own background and research interests, your interest in the seminar, and your prior teaching experience and approaches to teaching early modern philosophy

Notification Date: March 1, 2018.

We expect to be able to accept up to 16 applicants for this intensive seminar.

Accept or Decline Offer by: March 8, 2018

Eligibility Criteria: We invite applications from philosophers at various stages of their career from advanced ABD PhD candidates to mid-career faculty. We expect that the majority of selected participants will have prior experience teaching a course in early modern philosophy. Thus, while not required, such experience is desirable. 

Contact Haley Brennan at with any questions.

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