CFP: North American Society for Social Philosophy Session @ the 2022 Eastern APA

Submission deadline: September 29, 2021

Conference date(s):
January 5, 2022 - January 8, 2022

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Conference Venue:

North American Society for Social Philosophy
Baltimore, United States



The North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) is seeking proposals for a panel on:

Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Democracy in the Disinformation Age

for its group session at the Eastern Division APA to be held from Jan. 5th-8th, 2022, in Baltimore, MD. (The specific date and time of the session will be announced later in the fall.) We anticipate being able to accommodate online participation if necessary.

We welcome submissions from both members and non-members, but we require that all presenters join the North American Society for Social Philosophy if their papers are accepted and if they present at the conference.

Individual abstracts of 300-400 words should be sent to the panel organizers, Jennifer Bulcock [email protected] and Erik Anderson [email protected], by Sept. 29th, 2021 (new deadline). Please email us with any questions.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Propaganda, disinformation, misinformation

Public argumentation

Rhetoric and reason in the public sphere

Social media & democracy

Political polarization

Reasonable and unreasonable disagreement

Free speech on campus

Politics in the college classroom

Contemporary controversies over academic freedom

“Cancel culture”

Building inclusive campuses

Hate speech

Libel laws


COVID skepticism

Climate denialism

Crises of epistemic authority

Procedural justice

Civil disobedience

Voting rights and the preservation of democracy

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