Call for Abstracts: Pacific Northwest/Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Émilie Du Châtelet, portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour
Émilie Du Châtelet, portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Pacific Northwest/Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Meeting at:

University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
March 2-4, 2018

The meeting of the Pacific Northwest/Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will be held at the University of Washington over the weekend of 2-4 of March, 2018. Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University) will be the keynote speaker. 

As with other Seminars in Early Modern Philosophy, papers on any subject in early modern philosophy (roughly, the period from Montaigne to Kant) are welcome. We particularly encourage papers which suggest new or less frequently discussed topics, themes, and critical approaches to the history of modern philosophy, discuss and familiarize the group with new texts, or deploy an interdisciplinary approach. We welcome submissions from advanced graduate students. Submitted abstracts will be peer reviewed anonymously by a group of faculty from universities throughout the region. Reading time of papers should be approximately 45 minutes.

Submissions: Please send an abstract of no more than 600 words by November 20, 2017. Abstracts should not contain identifying information, which should appear on a separate cover page. We prefer that abstracts be sent electronically by attachment in PDF format to: Michael Rosenthal (rosentha@uw.edu). 

Attendance is free and all are welcome. Please note that no financial assistance can be provided to support travel expenses and accommodation.

Details on the program and accommodations will be available in early January.

Michael Rosenthal

Department of Philosophy
University of Washington
Seattle, WA  98195

E-Mail:  rosentha@uw.edu