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Eight Annual Meeting of ENAKS

  • 08 Apr 2011
  • 09 Apr 2011
  • Boston College

EASTERN STUDY GROUP (ENAKS )

April 8-9, 2011

Boston College

The Eastern Study Group of the NAKS invites submissions for its 8thannual meeting to take place at Boston College (Boston) on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, 2011. Our host is Professor Susan Shell. 

Keynote speakers:

  •  Günter Zöller, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich,  Between Rousseau and Freud: Kant on Cultural Uneasiness"

  • Amélie Oksenberg Rorty, Boston University and Harvard Medical School, “Kant on the Natural History of Greed”

The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 14, 2011. Please send all papers electronically to the organizer, Professor Pablo Muchnik, pablo_muchnik@emerson.edu.  

Submissions should be prepared for blind review. Please send contact information in a separate file, indicating in the body of the paper whether you are a graduate student.

The selection committee welcomes contributions on all topics of Kantian scholarship. Reading time is limited to 30 minutes and submissions should not exceed 25 pages. Graduate student submissions are encouraged.  The best graduate student paper will receive a $200 stipend and be eligible for the Markus Herz Prize.

Papers already read at other NAKS study groups may not be submitted and presenters must be members of NAKS in good standing. Selected papers are eligible to be considered for inclusion in the book series Rethinking Kant, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishers.

Papers will be posted in the members only section of the NAKS website and circulated in advance among participants. During the conference, we will devote some time for discussion of primary sources.

We have reserved a block of 20 rooms at the Courtyard Marriot, 40 Webster Street, Brookline, MA 02446 (Marriott Reservations at 866-296-2296, www.brooklinecourtyard.com). Event name: ENAKS; Rate: $149 per night. Reservations must be made by March 6, 2011 to receive the conference rate.

For more information, please contact pablo_muchnik@emerson.edu

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