CFP: Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture

Submission deadline: January 15, 2012

Conference date(s):
May 29, 2012 - June 1, 2012

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Conference Venue:

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Waterloo, Canada

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EPTC Call for Papers, Waterloo 2012

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture / Théorie et culture existentialistes et phénoménologiques (EPTC/TCEP) invites papers discussing any aspects of existential or phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers dealing with theoretical or cultural issues in relation to authors such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Kafka, Beckett, Husserl, Heidegger, Jaspers, Levinas, Malraux, Marcel, Buber, Frankl, Sartre, Camus, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir, Irigaray, or Laing are all welcome. Submissions from all disciplines are welcome. EPTC/TCEP will meet at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, from May 29 to June 1, 2012, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada. The Congress will bring together some 100 learned associations and more than 9000 scholars from Canada and the international community for approximately 10 days of interdisciplinary symposia, cultural events, and public discussions. For more information, see:

  1. Interested authors should submit the following electronically in Rich Text Format:
    1. A copy of your paper, not more than 4500 words, and prepared for anonymous review (identifiable by paper title only).
    2. A separate abstract, not more than 100 words, also listing the paper's title, author’s name, complete mailing address, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address.
  2. If you are interested in either presenting a commentary (of not more than 1000 words) on a paper, or chairing a session, please submit a brief e-mail note indicating as much, including your name, complete mailing address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and relevant areas of interest.

EPTC/TCEP is able to waive Congress fees for a few delegates each year. Such awards will be made according to criteria of financial need and quality of paper at the discretion of the conference program coordinator. Non-tenure-stream delegates interested in this award should append a note indicating as much to their submission materials.

The submission deadline for the above materials is Sunday, January 15, 2012.

Submissions should be sent to: [email protected].

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