Wednesday, March 18, 2015

CFP - Royce Society at 2016 APA Eastern

Call for papers/abstracts for a Josiah Royce Society Session at the Eastern APA, to take place January 6th-9th, 2016, in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

This session will include two or three paper presentations and brief commentary on each presentation. Topics are open to anything related to the thought of Josiah Royce.

Papers should be able to be read in 20-25 minutes (around 2500-3000 words). If submitting an abstract, it should be no shorter than 250 words.

Please prepare your paper or abstract for anonymous review, and attach a separate document with the paper title, author name, and contact information.

Prospective presenters are asked to email their proposals to Daniel Brunson at danieljamesbrunson@gmail.com

Deadline: May 11th, 2015

Notification regarding submission status will be made by June 1st, 2015.

Monday, March 16, 2015

CFP - Royce Centennial Issue of Transactions

Call For Papers

Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society
Royce Centennial Issue

In honor of the centennial of Josiah Royce’s death, the Josiah Royce Society and The Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society would like to announce a call for submissions for a special issue devoted to Royce to be published in 2016.

We welcome any high-quality scholarship on Royce’s thought, but are especially interested in historical and philosophical work on both under-studied influences on Royce and his own hidden influence on the twentieth century. Some possible topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Reexaminations of Royce’s studies in Germany and at Johns Hopkins, as well as his years teaching at Berkeley 
  • Royce’s interest in Asian philosophies 
  • Reconsideration of Royce’s engagement with other classical pragmatists 
  • Reassessments of papers in The Philosophical Review (25.3 1916) issue devoted to Royce 
  • Royce’s role in bringing attention to the work of Friedrich Nietzsche 
  • Royce’s engagement with Continental phenomenology, and comparisons of his work with the British Idealists 
  • Royce’s influence on his students, such as W.E.B. DuBois, C.I. Lewis., and George Santayana 
  • Royce’s concept of the “Beloved Community” and its adaption by Martin Luther King, Jr. 
  • Royce’s work as an historian, novelist, and psychologist 

Please submit manuscripts of no more than 7500 words to danieljamesbrunson@gmail.com by September 1st, 2015. All manuscripts should be in a Word-compatible format and anonymized, with a separate cover letter containing the paper’s title, author’s name and contact information, and an abstract of between 100 and 150 words.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Launch of the Royce Edition website


Via David Pfeifer, Director of the Josiah Royce Critical Edition:


I am pleased to announce that the Royce Edition has an active website:

royce-edition.iupui.edu

This website has a critically edited version of The Sources of Religious Insight, the Frank Oppenheim index of Royce’s papers, an extensive bibliography, and much more.

Corrections, suggestions, and comments can be sent to

roycece@iupui.edu


Saturday, January 24, 2015

Announcement: Call for Nominations for Communications Director


The Josiah Royce Society welcomes nominations, including self-nominations, for the position of Communications Director. One nominee will be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Executive Board to be the Communications Director. The person who is appointed to be the Communications Director will serve a two-year term, but may serve an unlimited number of terms. Here is a list of responsibilities and tasks to be performed by the Communications Director:

  • Report to the Secretary 
  • Responsible for encouraging the publication of research related to the work and legacy of Royce, especially by cultivating relationships with extant journals and presses that would be receptive to publishing work by and about Royce 
  • Manage the Society’s website, Facebook group, e-mail listserv, and other communications outlets. 
  • May be asked to assist Secretary in the development and/or distribution of an annual newsletter based on the Society’s activities. 

Please submit nominations to Dwayne Tunstall, President of the Josiah Royce Society, at tunstald@gvsu.edu, no later than February 28, 2015.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

JRS at the APA-Central (02/18-02/21)

Josiah Royce Society Session at the Central APA
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, St. Louis, Missouri
February 18-21, 2015

Panel GV-9. Friday, 02/20, 07:00-10:00 PM

Chair: Tanya Jeffcoat (University of Central Arkansas)

Speaker: Gregory Singleton (Northeastern Illinois University)
"The Problem of Christianity as a Blueprint for a De-Institutionalized Church''

Speaker: Aaron Pratt (Emory University)
"Josiah Royce's Religious Insight: Or, Why We Still Need the Absolute"

Speaker: Dwight Welch (University of Oklahoma)
“Josiah Royce’s Translation Project and Its Impact on Religious Language”

Commentator: Tanya Jeffcoat (University of Central Arkansas)

Friday, September 5, 2014

Reminder: CFP for Royce Society Session at the Central APA

Just a gentle reminder:
Call for papers/abstracts for the Josiah Royce Society Session at the Central APA, to take place at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, St. Louis, Missouri, February 18-21, 2015.
This session will include two or three paper presentations and brief commentary on each presentation.
Papers should be able to be read in 20-25 minutes (around 2500-3000 words). If submitting an abstract, it should be no shorter than 250 words.
Please prepare your paper or abstract for blind review. Attach a separate document with the paper title, author name, affiliation, and contact information (email and phone number).
Prospective presenters are asked to email Tanya Jeffcoat at tjeffcoat@uca.edu
Deadline: September 10, 2014

Thursday, July 3, 2014

CFP: Royce Society at 2015 APA-Central

Call for papers/abstracts for the Josiah Royce Society Session at the Central APA, to take place at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, St. Louis, Missouri, February 18-21, 2015. This session will include two or three paper presentations and brief commentary on each presentation.

Papers should be able to be read in 20-25 minutes (around 2500-3000 words). If submitting an abstract, it should be no shorter than 250 words.

Please prepare your paper or abstract for blind review. Attach a separate document with the paper title, author name, affiliation, and contact information (email and phone number).

Prospective presenters are asked to email Tanya Jeffcoat at tjeffcoat@uca.edu

Deadline: September 10, 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014

SAAP 2015 Call for Papers

The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy cordially invites the submission of papers and proposals for its 42nd annual meeting, to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The theme of the conference is "Sustainability" from a broad perspective and might for example include papers that address environmental justice, environmental philosophy (e.g., environmental ethics, environmental aesthetics, and ecofeminism), political ecology, and social issues such as education and gender justice. Papers in all areas of American Philosophy are welcome.

Submission Deadline: 09/01/2014

http://american-philosophy.org/events/documents/SAAP_CFP_2015.pdf

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Call for JRS panel organizers

Dear Members and Friends of the Josiah Royce Society:

On behalf of the Josiah Royce Society, I invite you to volunteer to organize one of the group sessions sponsored by the Josiah Royce Society at the APA Division Meetings. More specifically, I invite you to volunteer to organize either the 2015 APA Central Division Meeting or the 2015 APA Pacific Division Meeting. The 2015 Central Division  Meeting will be held at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (St. Louis, MO) on February 18 – February 21, 2015.  The 2015 Pacific Division Meeting will be held at the Westin Bayshore, Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) on April 1 – April 5, 2015.

If you are interested in organizing either the 2015 Central Division Meeting or 2015 Pacific Division Meeting, please contact me, Dwayne Tunstall, attunstald@gvsu.edu by June 1, 2014. I’ll provide volunteers with more detailed information about organizing the sessions after June 1, 2014.

Dwayne Tunstall
President, Josiah Royce Society