Transcontinental Migrations: Selfhood, Community, and Nature in World Philosophies

April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Department of Philosophy, University of South Florida

4202 E. Fowler Ave, FAO 226
Tampa 33620
United States

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Transcontinental Migrations: Selfhood, Community, and Nature in World Philosophies

University of South Florida Philosophy Graduate Student Organization Conference 2019

Keynote speakers:

Mohammed Azadpur, PhD (Islamic Philosophy)

San Francisco State University, Department of Philosophy

Gil Ben-Herut, PhD (Hinduism, Sanskrit Poetics, Bhakti traditions)

University of South Florida, Department of Religious Studies

Martin Schönfeld, PhD (Comparative Philosophy, Climate Philosophy)

University of South Florida, Department of Philosophy


April 5-7, 2019

University of South Florida PGSO Conference

"Transcontinental Migrations: Selfhood, Community, and Nature in World Philosophies” 

This graduate conference aims at providing a platform for graduate researchers and scholars in philosophy, religious studies, and other diverse disciplines to discuss the philosophical significance of themes in non-western and comparative thought including but not limited to self/personhood, society/community, and environment/nature. We invite papers focusing on metaphysical, religious, moral, and epistemological dimensions of philosophy, broadly construed, from diverse and non-traditional perspectives.


“Eastern” philosophy, Chinese philosophy, South Asian/Indian/Hindu philosophy, Buddhist philosophy, Islamic philosophy, Jewish philosophy, Comparative philosophy, African philosophy, Native American philosophy, Indigenous perspectives, Latin American philosophy, non-canonical philosophy, Pluralism, Global South, critique of orientalism, postcolonial thought

Submission deadline: February 15, 2019

Submission guidelines:

  • Please submit an abstract of 300-500 words to [email protected]

  • All submissions should be in .doc, .docx or .pdf formats and should be prepared for blind review.

  • Please include in your email: (1) author's name; (2) paper title; (3) word count; (4) institutional affiliation; and (5) contact information.

  • Responses to submissions will be sent by March 1, 2019.

  • Please send any questions to Cameron Wright [email protected] 

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