CFP: Chicagoland Graduate Philosophy Conference

Submission deadline: January 10, 2020

Conference date(s):
April 24, 2020 - April 25, 2020

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Conference Venue:

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, United States

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2020 Chicagoland Graduate Philosophy Conference: Self and Other

To be held on April 24-25 of 2020 at University of Illinois at Chicago

Keynote Speakers:

Richard Moran (Harvard University)

Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University)

Graduate students at Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois at Chicago invite paper submissions on any topic related to the conference theme broadly construed, but submissions of high quality are also considered whether or not they relate to the theme. 

Plus, Wi-Phi at Northwestern is pleased to offer $400 in order to sponsor a woman or non-binary graduate student to attend the conference, chosen among the selected papers. If you would like to be considered for the prize, just include a line in your email indicating this.

Potential topics for papers include, but are not limited to, the following:

· The intersubjective dimension of speech acts

· Testimonial knowledge and social epistemology

· Philosophy of mind and explanations of “self” or “self-consciousness”

· Ethical significance of the concept of self and its intersubjectivity

· Personal Identity—metaphysical explanations, ethical consequences of distinctions at the personal level

· Knowledge of self and other

· The socially constructed “self,” the socially constructed “other”

· Aesthetic perspectives on belonging or alienation

· The politics and power of inclusion (or exclusion)

· First personal perspective, third personal perspective and the relationship between them

Submission guidelines: 

· All submissions must be prepared for blind review, with identifying information (name, affiliated institution, email address) included only in the body of your submission email/as a separate cover sheet

· Submitted papers must be no more 3500 words in length

· Submitted papers must include at the top an abstract of no more than 250 words

· Wi-Phi at Northwestern will be willing to offer $400 to a woman or non-binary graduate student to attend the conference. If you would like to be considered for the prize, please include a line in your email indicating this

· Submitted papers must be sent as .doc, .docx, or .pdf files to chicagograd2020@gmail.com 

•Submission deadline: January 10th, 2020

Accepted papers will be announced by February 1st.

The conference will be held April 24-25

Please direct any inquiries to chicagograd2020@gmail.com 

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