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CfP: Kent State Grad Conf March 10, 2012 (due 1/18/12)

Kent State Graduate Student Conference March 10, 2012

Papers on all Philosophical Topics Welcome
Submission Deadline January 18, 2012

Keynote: John D. Caputo “Two Types of Continental Philosophy of Religion”

Electronic submissions recommended; please submit at:
For problems or questions, contact Faculty Advisor: Frank Ryan at

Submit a 100 word abstract with paper.  Reading length of paper should not exceed fifteen minutes, though longer written versions are acceptable.  We use an open review format where the author’s name may appear on each page of the document.

Accepted papers will be published in our online journal: Proceedings of the Kent State University May 4th Philosophy Graduate Conference.

Local transportation and limited overnight accommodations with Kent State graduate students offered. Free buffet lunch and reception for all attendees.


CfP: Ancient Philosophy Society (due 11/15/11)

Ancient Philosophy Society
19-22 April 2012 at the University of San Francisco

  1. Papers are invited by e-mail attachment to on any topic in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. In light of the vibrant political scene of the city of San Francisco, papers on the theme of polis are particularly welcome. Deadline: Tuesday 15 November 2011.
  2. The author’s name, institution, or references pertaining to the identity of the author must be omitted from the paper, notes, and bibliography. The e-mail accompanying the submission must include the author’s name, the title of the paper, address, telephone, and e-mail address.
  3. Papers must be written in English.
  4. Submission implies that the paper is entirely the author’s own unpublished work and that, where appropriate, the contributions of others are acknowledged.
  5. Those who participate in the meetings of the APS must be members in good standing.
  6. Membership information is available at
  7. Papers may not exceed 3,000 words of text (30 minutes’ reading time), exclusive of footnotes and bibliography. Longer papers will not be forwarded to the Program Committee; abstracts will not be considered for the program.
  8. Papers may be submitted in MS Word™, rtf, or pdf (and pdf is preferred if untransliterated Greek is used).
  9. Because papers selected for presentation are collected and provided to meeting participants, please observe the following conventions: single-spacing, 1-inch margins on all sides, pages numbered, 12-point font for text, 10-point for footnotes.
  10. Only one submission per author will be considered and no one may present a paper in consecutive years.
  11. Receipt of papers will be acknowledged by e-mail.
  12. Decisions will be reached by early January 2012 and authors will be notified by e-mail.
  13. For current information about the meeting, consult the APS website:
  14. Please direct all inquiries to

APS 2012 Local Arrangements Committee:
Marjolein Oele,
Office: (415) 422-4369


CfP: Mimesis Now Conf (due 10/15/11)

Mimesis Now

April 5–7, 2012
University of Rochester

Why mimesis? Why now? How have evolving forms and technologies altered the way we think about this millennia-old concept? How have practices of reproduction, imitation, copying, replication and appropriation enriched, nuanced, and complicated each other and made us continuously rethink the concept of mimesis? From the invention of writing to the advent of ‘new’ media, technologies of reproduction have transformed representational practices and shaped our perception of reality.

This three-day conference at the University of Rochester will gather together scholars in literature, art, cinema, and media studies to explore historical, interdisciplinary, and inter-media issues of mimesis. We welcome paper proposals on topics addressing the theme of mimesis, now. Questions should be addressed to

Possible avenues of investigation

Participation: Please submit an abstract for a 20-minute paper by October 15, 2011 at


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