Hofstra Universty (NY)
August 7-9, 2016.
University, with the sponsorship of the North American Kant Society, invites
submissions for the next Kant Multilateral Colloquium to take place at Hofstra
University (Hempstead, NY) on August
theme of the meeting is: Kant on Violence,
Revolution, and Progress: Historical, Political, and Metaphysical Themes. “Revolution” and
“progress” are interpreted broadly, in order to include not only their
historical or political meaning, but also Kant’s “Copernican Revolution” in metaphysics,
science, aesthetics, religion, etc.
Multilateral Colloquium is an annual conference involving approximately forty
participants from Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Germany. This is the
first time the meeting will be hosted in
a North American country, and in particular the first time it will be hosted in
the USA. We welcome this development as part of NAKS’s efforts to build
stronger relations with other Kant societies and scholars around the world.
from other countries may choose to present their work in their native language,
provided an English version is available and circulated in advance. Each
participating country will determine its own selection process.
Our host at Hofstra is Professor
Terry F. Godlove. The selection committee is integrated by an international
group of scholars and is chaired by Professor Robert Louden (University of
for US Participants: We welcome contributions from any aspect of Kantian
scholarship, including discussions of Kant’s immediate predecessors and
successors. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2016. Notices of acceptance
will be issued by April 15th.
Please send all papers electronically to Professor Louden (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Submissions should be
prepared for blind review and be limited to 4000 words, including footnotes and references
(longer submissions will not be considered).
Please prepare your file in PDF format, include
an abstract of a maximum of 250 words, and a word count at the end of the
information should be sent in a separate Word file. When pertinent, please indicate whether you are a graduate student
in the body of the text. The best
graduate student paper will receive a $200 stipend from NAKS. Women, minorities, and graduate students
are encouraged to submit their work.
Presentations cannot exceed 30-35
minutes, followed by 15-20 minutes of discussion. We encourage authors not to read their texts. All accepted
papers will be avaliable in the members only section of the NAKS website, and
participants in the conference are expected to read them in advance.
already presented at other NAKS study groups or meetings may not be submitted. Presenters must be members of NAKS in good standing.
questions about the meeting, please contact Robert Louden (Louden@maine.edu).