2018 Canadian Society for Aesthetics

          Annual Meeting

          Call for Papers


                   University of Regina

                  Regina, Saskatchewan

                     26 - 28  May 2018

            The 2018 annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Aesthetics will take place in company with 70 other Canadian associations, as part of the 87th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.  (For information check the Congress website:  www.congress2018.ca )  Submissions on any topic in aesthetics are invited.  But special interest is expressed for papers in the following areas:  1) Environmental and everyday aesthetics   2) Philosophy of fiction and narrative   3) Ethical and political issues in any of the arts    3) Images and Representation    4) Aesthetic education   5) Philosophy of music.   

      In the initial stage of consideration, preference will be given to completed papers of 10-12 standard pages, accompanied by a 150-word abstract and suitable for presentation in fewer than 25 minutes. Abstracts, if submitted alone, will be assessed later and only if vacancies occur in the programme.  Submissions should be prepared for blind review.  Proposals for panels on special topics or recent publications are also invited, and should include names and affiliations of all participants plus an abstract of the subject matter. 

    Participants selected for inclusion in the programme are required to pay CSA membership and conference registration fees.   400 travel awards (for up to $500 each) are offered by the University of Regina for Congress presenters who are either graduate students or recent Ph.D. graduates; the application process is outlined on the Congress website https://www.congress2018.ca/student-funding .  

    All submissions to our CSA conference must be sent as e-mail attachments (PDF, Word or RTF formats) to 

Ira Newman; Philosophy; Mansfield University; Mansfield PA 16933 (USA);               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .        

          Please note: we are extending the

        deadline for submissions to:       1 March 2018

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