CFP: Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions

Submission deadline: March 1, 2013

Conference date(s):
July 10, 2013 - July 14, 2013

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Conference Venue:

Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver
Denver, United States

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This Conference is intended to provide a formal occasion and central location for philosophers and scholars of the Arabic / Islamic, Jewish and Latin Christian philosophical traditions of the Middle Ages  to present and discuss their current work in medieval philosophy.  

First held at Marquette University in 2008, this Summer Conference alternates between the University of Denver and Marquette University.   

Conference Proposal Submission Guidelines:

Established Scholars: send a title and tentative abstract. 

Graduate Students: send a title, abstract, CV and a supporting letter from your faculty advisor or dissertation director. 

NOTE: Abstracts should be 150 words or fewer. 

Send applications by email to Prof. Sarah Pessin at [email protected]  

OPENING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 7 December 2012.  The Selection Committee will choose presenters on the basis of quality of proposals (title and abstract) and scholarly record as the primary criteria.


PROGRAM ANNOUNCED: April. The first review of submissions will take place March 1. This date should be considered the deadline for submissions since it is likely that the conference program will be completed at that time. Presenters will be asked to confirm their participation by paying the registration fee when offered the conference slot. Otherwise the program slot may be offered to one of the alternates.   

Conference Registration Fee of $35 includes:  Conference attendance for all three days  Breakfast: bagels, fruit, pastry, coffee, tea, water  After-lunch: coffee, tea, water, snacks  For the Registration Form, see website.  

NOTE: The organizers may be willing to consider video presentations followed by discussion via Skype for one or two sessions. Scholars outside the U.S. who are interested in this possibility should contact  the organizers to discuss that possibility.

Organizers: Sarah Pessin & Richard C. Taylor


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