CFP: Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts, Pacific Division APA Meeting, 2019

Submission deadline: September 15, 2018

Conference date(s):
April 17, 2019 - April 20, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts (SPSCVA)
Vancouver, Canada

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The Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts (SPSCVA) invites papers to be presented at its divisional meeting held in conjunction with the Pacific Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association (Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC, April 17 — April 20, 2019).  Papers may address any topic that involves the connection between philosophy and contemporary visual arts: film, photography, video games, or other visual aesthetic media.

Presentations should be 20-25 minutes (10-12 pages double spaced). Participants must be currently paid members of the SPSCVA. (You do not need to be a member of the SPSCVA to submit a paper for consideration.) Please submit full papers only (not abstracts).  The Society also welcomes proposals for panels, author-meets-critics, or other special sessions, as well as volunteers to serve as panel chairs and commentators.

Submission Deadline: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Please submit papers or panel proposals as e-mail attachments, with ‘SPSCVA’ initiating the subject line in your email. Pacific Division papers & proposals should be sent to: John McAteer (Ashford University, San Diego, CA) at:

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