While “societies” based around a single philosopher often result in old fashioned philosophical hagiography, it’s too bad that it looks like I will have exhausted my travel funds by then, but regardless, er..FYI:
NORTH AMERICAN LEVINAS SOCIETY
Fourth Annual Conference and Meeting: “Philosophy and Its Others”
June 28-30, 2009
University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
The North American Levinas Society invites submissions of individual paper proposals and panel proposals for the fourth annual meeting and conference to be held June 28-30, 2009. While we will organize the conference around the broad theme of “Philosophy and Its Others,” we will consider proposals for paper and panels on any topic related to Levinas in an effort to draw the widest array of interests.
Individual paper proposals: Individual abstracts, prepared for blind review, should be 500 words outlining a 20-minute presentation. Accepted papers will be organized into panels of two or three presentations.
Panel proposal: Panel proposals, consisting of 2-3 speakers, should be 1000 words for a 75-minute session. Please include the session title, name of organizer, institutional affiliations, discipline or department, along with the chair’s name and participants’ names in addition to 250 word abstracts detailing the focus of each paper. Prepare panel proposals for blind review as well.Please send materials via email attachment (preferably Microsoft Word) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: April 13, 2009.
If you have questions regarding the Society or the conference, please send inquiries to email@example.com.