CFP: Philosophy of the City—Detroit

Submission deadline: October 3, 2019

Conference date(s):
October 3, 2019 - October 5, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, the School of Architecture, the School of Law, the College of Liberal Arts and Education, and the Office of the Academic Vice President and Provost at the University of Detroit Mercy, Philosophy of the City Research Group
Detroit, United States

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Philosophy of the City—Detroit

October 3—5, 2019


University of Detroit Mercy

Cities have many lessons to teach us.  The Motor City is no exception.  This October, The Philosophy of the City Research Group will meet in Detroit, questioning the city and all things urban. We hope that you can join us. While the call for papers is open to any relevant topic, we encourage submissions that address the areas below.

City Identity

Philosophy of/in Urban Planning

The City in the History of Philosophy

Urban Crisis

Urban Resilience

Infrastructure

Urban Food

Transportation

Technology and the City

An Updated “Theory of City Form”

Architecture

Urban Aesthetics

Music and the City

Street Art and Street Culture

Law and Justice in the City

Participatory Budgeting

Immigration

Affordable Housing, Gentrification, and Modern-day Redlining

Intersectionality: Gender, Race, Class, Sexuality

Being at Home, Anonymous, or in Exiled in the City

Keynotes by

Diane Michelfelder(Macalester College) and Michael D. Doan(Eastern Michigan University)

Keynote Panel on Urban Food Justice

Paul B. Thompson(Michigan State University),Samantha Noll(Washington State University), and local activists

Submission of Abstracts

Send abstract (350 words, prepared for anonymous review) via www.philosophyofthecity.org by June 1, 2019.

Send inquires to Dr. Shane Epting, shane.epting@gmail.com

Brought to you by the Philosophy of the City Research Group and the

Department of Philosophy, the School of Architecture, the School of Law, the College of Liberal Arts and Education, and the Office of the Academic Vice President and Provost 

at the University of Detroit Mercy

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