A new Hope?

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optimisim and the good life

23 Apr 2022

Philosophy can equip us with the tools to manage dark times. This workshop aims to highlight how philosophy can help brighten our lives.

 

Submission Deadline 

March 5th, 2022

 

We invite submissions on topics relating to:

​happiness 

the good life 

sparking joy 

handling suffering 

anything that gives you hope for the world

talk types

"APA-style" talks

25-minute talks followed by ten minutes of invited commentary, a

5-minute reply from the speaker, and then Q&A. Talk format intended for those looking for more experience with the American Philosophical Association (APA) session format, especially: 

– advanced undergrads

– grad students at any stage

– post-grad early career researchers

– independent scholars

"coffee hour"  talks

Hour-long, informal conversations about a paper in progress (or even just an idea in progress!) between the speaker and participants. Talk format intended for those looking for a chance to bounce some new or not-so-fully-baked ideas off some cool people, especially:

– grad students at any stage

– post-grad early career researchers

– adjunct faculty

– independent scholars

"colloquium" talk

Hour-long lecture presentation, followed by an hour of Q&A. Talk format intended for those looking for more experience with a longer-form/job talk presentation, especially: 

– late-stage grad students

– post-grad early career researchers

– adjunct and untenured faculty

– independent scholars

 Submission Instructions 

 For an  APA STYLE TALK,  please submit a SHORT PAPER (<3500 words), which may then be distributed to commentator.

 OTHERWISE, submit an EXTENDED ABSTRACT (750-1000 words)

Submissions should be PDF or .docx files and should be prepared for anonymous review: please remove all mentions of your name, institutional affiliation, and twitter handle.

You may submit for more than one talk type, though no one will be selected to present twice at the same workshop.

 

If you are submitting for more than one talk type, please complete multiple submissions

If you are not submitting for a talk, but are interested in being a commentator, please indicate this on the Get Involved form

 Submissions will close at 11:59pm PDT March 5, 2022 

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