Tuesday, May 10, 2011

CFP Merleau Ponty Circle

This recently was sent to me from MP Circle:

Dear MPCircle Friends,

I am writing on behalf of Prof. Susan O'Shaughnessy, Concordia College, USA, to remind you that the deadline for paper and abstract submissions for the fall conference is May 15, 2011.  You will find attached the Call for Papers with further information.  You may also refer yourself to the conference website: http://www.concordiacollege.edu/dept/phil/merleauponty/index.html

Looking forward to seeing many of you next September, 2011.

(For about twenty of you, this will be your first message from the MPCircle membership listserv.  Welcome!)

All best regards,

Galen Johnson
General Secretary

[here is the document attached]

Call for Papers
36th Annual Meeting of the
Merleau-Ponty Circle

Flesh, Truth, Sacred Life

September 15-17, 2011

Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Keynote speakers:
Richard Kearney, Charles B. Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College
Emmanuel de Saint Aubert, École Normale Supérieure/Archives Husserl de Paris
Paper submissions directly pertinent to the theme, “Flesh, Truth, Sacred Life” are particularly 
encouraged, but papers on any area of current research in Merleau-Ponty studies will be 
considered for inclusion in the program.  Completed papers will be given strong priority.  
Detailed abstracts will be considered; a short curriculum vitae should accompany abstracts.  Papers 
should be no more than 4,500 words/30 minutes reading time.  Please format papers for blind 
review and send with a cover letter to the conference director by email in pdf, doc or pages 
The conference features the annual M. C. Dillon Memorial Lecture -- an honor and 
monetary award for the best graduate student submission.  Graduate students who wish to be 
considered for the Dillon award should indicate this in their cover letter.
Deadline for submission:  May 15, 2011
Dr. Susan M. O’Shaughnessy
Merleau-Ponty Circle Conference Director
Please see the conference website at www.concordiacollege.edu/merleauponty/ for upcoming 
additional information regarding this conference.  Further information about the International 
Merleau-Ponty Circle can be found at www.uri.edu/artsci/phl/impc/

Susan M. O’Shaughnessy PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Concordia College, 901 8th St. S., Moorhead, MN 56562 U.S.A

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