CFP: NYC Minorities and Philosophy Workshop Series

Submission deadline: January 7, 2019

Conference date(s):
February 20, 2019 - April 30, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Columbia University, New York University, Rutgers University, and the Graduate Center, CUNY
New York City, United States


The Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapters of Columbia, NYU, Rutgers, and the Graduate Center, CUNY invite submissions to the Spring 2019 NY-MAPWorks: a workshop series featuring the work of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on topics in critical social philosophy and non-canonical areas of philosophy.

Topics include, but are not limited to: social philosophy (including intersections with epistemology, language, and metaphysics), feminist philosophy and philosophy of sex and gender, philosophy of race, queer philosophy, non-western philosophy, africana philosophy, latinx philosophy, native american philosophy, and women in the history of philosophy.

The Format

The series will alternate locations in New York City (see below for the full list of dates and locations). Each workshop will be two and a half hours long and consist of two talks. Each presenter will have a 50-minute session consisting of a 25-30 minute talk and a 20-25 minute Q&A. The workshop will conclude with a catered reception.

Dates and Locations*

February 20, 6-8 p.m. (NYU)

March 14, 6-8 p.m. (CUNY GC)

April (Columbia) — Date TBA

*Exact building/room locations will be updated on this page no later than two weeks in advance of each workshop.

Submission Guidelines

To apply, please complete the following by January 7, 2019:

1) Send an extended abstract of ~1,000 words (.pdf or .docx), prepared for blind review (please use the title of your abstract as the pdf/docx file name), suitable for a 25-30 minute presentation to a general philosophical audience [email protected].

2) Provide your contact information by completing the google form at

We invite applications from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. We also especially encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of underrepresented groups in academic philosophy, including individuals underrepresented on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, class, and disability.

Travel and Housing

We can guarantee a $200 subsidy for travel costs. Housing with a graduate student can also be arranged.

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