As the title of the conference indicates, we are looking for those who have previously, or are currently, focused on research surrounding the philosophies of art and representation within their respective disciplines. There are a vast number of topics and theories that are included in such inquiries. Additionally, there are a great deal of implications and concerns that surface upon diving into these (multi-)disciplinary spheres. These theories and implications have caused turbulence as well as influence across centuries and geographies, and so too in our contemporary movements. Some of the fundamental questions we seek to address include, but are not limited to:
We are looking for contributions that explore these avenues as they relate to the philosophies of today. Some of the fundamental concepts (and examples of relevant thinkers) we seek to address include, but are not limited to:
Each panelist will have approximately 20 minutes to present his or her paper and 10 minutes for discussion (Q&A). While we will try to keep designated undergraduate and graduate panels, due to certain constraints placed on a one-day conference, theme will be prioritized over student rank for each panel.
If you are interested in presenting, we require that you submit a 300-400 word abstract containing the name, topic, and overview of the content for your presentation. It is also recommended that you submit a paper—for example, an essay or research paper that you have written for one of your previous academic courses that addresses one (or more) of the topics of the conference theme—but this is not a requirement. Please submit the form below, your required abstract, and optional paper by February 16, 2018.
Decisions regarding the program will be made in February 2018. For more information, please contact the participating students of Phi Sigma Tau and the Philosophy Club at SDSU at their joint email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by Phi Sigma Tau, the Philosophy Club, and the Department of Philosophy at San Diego State University.
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