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Call for papers: 



    Wardman Park Marriot, Washington, D.C.

    Wednesday, April 17, to Saturday, April 20, 2019

    For information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/


    DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 1, 2018


    We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per session. Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. All philosophical approaches welcome. Non-philosophers must make clear the connection of their project to the philosophical tradition.


    Please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and telephone number) to http://www.pcaaca.org.


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    Travel and research grants are available: https://pcaaca.org/resources/applying-pca-endowment-travel-grants


    All presenters must be members of the PCA and must register for the conference.


    Here is the schedule of deadlines and pertinent dates:


    1 July                          Database Opens for Submissions

    1 October                    Registration Opens

    1 October                    Deadline for Paper Proposals

    15 November              Early Bird Registration Rate Ends

    1 December                Preliminary Program Available

    15 December              “Drop Dead”: Participants Not Registered Removed from Program

    3 January 2019            Final Program to the Publisher

    17-20 April 2019        Washington, D.C.!


    Please send all inquiries to the area chair:


    Jason T. Eberl, Ph.D.

    Saint Louis University

    (314) 977-6665; jason.eberl@slu.edu

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