CFP Uehiro Cross Currents Philosophy Conference 2012

Posted: 10 de October de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event


Cross Currents

March 8-10, 2012 at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Keynote Speakers:


Dr. Masato Ishida

Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Masato Ishida received his academic training in Japan, Canada, and the United States, and completed his PhD in philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. His specialization includes classical American philosophy, history and philosophy of logic, and traditional Japanese philosophy.

Dr. Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Associate Professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of California, San Diego, as well as president of Sakyadhita: International Association of Buddhist Women and director of the Jamyang Foundation. Karma Lekshe Tsomo’s primary academic interests include women in Buddhism, Buddhism and bioethics, religion and cultural change, and Buddhism in the United States.


The Uehiro Cross Currents Philosophy Conference showcases exceptional work by graduate and advanced undergraduate students in comparative philosophy broadly construed (not limited to East-West comparisons).  We welcome the submission of papers of high quality in any area of philosophy. Papers of a comparative nature are of particular interest, though comparative panels often include papers addressing a common issue from perspectives not strictly considered to be comparative.

Email papers to  Papers should be suitable for a 20-minute presentation. In the body of the email include: 1) Your name, 2) Title of the paper, 3) Institutional affiliation, 4) Contact information (email, phone number, mailing address), and 5) Whether you would like to be considered for a travel award.  Send papers as an attachment in word format with no identifying information for blind review. Notificationof acceptance will be sent by January 20, 2012.

The Uehiro Student Essay Award will be presented to the best student presentation. Competitive partial travel subsidies will be available this year for both international and domestic travel. All submissions will be considered for possible publication in the Uehiro Conference Proceedings, published in the past by Cambridge Scholars Press. For more information, please contact

DEADLINE: Friday, December 9th, 2011


The Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education provides substantial support for this conference.


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