CFP: [Theory] EPTC 2009

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Call for Papers: EPTC Ottawa 2009

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and
Culture (EPTC) invites papers discussing any aspects of existential or
phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers dealing with
theoretical or cultural issues in relation to authors such as Kierkegaard,
Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, 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 Carleton University in Ottawa,
Ontario, from May 26 to May 29, 2009, in conjunction with the Congress of
the Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada. The Congress will bring
together some 100 learned associations and more than 9000 scholars from
Canada and the international community for approximately 10 days of
interdisciplinary symposia, cultural events, and public discussions. (For
more information on Congress, see:

I. Interested authors should submit the following electronically in Rich
Text Format: 1. A copy of your paper, not more than 4500 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.

II. If you are interested in either presenting a commentary (of not more
than 1000 words) on a paper, or chairing a session, please submit a brief
e-mail note indicating as much, including your name, complete mailing
address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and relevant areas of

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 program coordinator.
Non-tenure-stream delegates interested in this award should append a note
indicating as much to their submission materials.

The submission deadline for the above materials is Monday, February 2, 2009.

Submissions should be sent to:

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