CFP: [Theory] Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture

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Matthew King

Call For Papers: EPTC Vancouver, 2008

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and
Culture (EPTC) invites papers and panel proposals discussing any aspects of
existential or phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers or
panel proposals dealing with theoretical or cultural issues in relation to
authors such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoeyevsky, Kafka, Beckett,
Husserl, Heidegger, Jaspers, Levinas, Malraux, Marcel, Buber, Frankl,
Sartre, Camus, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir, Irigaray, or Laing are all welcome.
Submissions from all disciplines are welcome. EPTC will meet at the
University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, in
conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities of
Canada during 3-5 June 2008. The Congress will bring together some 100
learned associations and more than 9,000 scholars from Canada and the
international community for approximately 10 days of interdisciplinary
symposia, cultural events, and public discussions. For more information

1. Interested authors should submit the following electronically in Rich
Text Format: 1. A copy of your paper, not more than 4,500 words, and
prepared for anonymous review (identifiable by paper title only). 2. A
separate abstract, not more than 100 words, also listing the paper’s title,
author’s name, complete mailing address, institutional affiliation, and
e-mail address.

2. If you are interested in either presenting a commentary (of not more
than 1,000 words) on a paper, or chairing a session, please submit a brief
email note indicating as much, including your name, complete mailing
address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and relevant areas of

The submission deadline for the above materials is Friday January 11, 2008.

Submissions should be sent to Professor David Tabachnick, 2008 Program
Coordinator: davidt [at]

EPTC is able to waive Congress fees for a few delegates each year. Such
awards will be made according to criteria of financial need and quality of
paper at the discretion of the conference programme coordinator. Non
tenure-steam delegates interested in this award should append a note
indicating as much to their submission materials.

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