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

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Reminder: JRS at 2014 E-APA Call for Proposals

Reminder: Call for papers/abstracts

Josiah Royce Society Session at the Eastern APA, to take place December 27-30, 2014, in Philadelphia, PA, at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown.

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 Daniel Brunson at danieljamesbrunson@gmail.com

Deadline: May 23, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Royce Critical Edition Announcement

It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Robert A. McDermott has accepted the invitation of the Board for the Royce Critical Edition to serve as General Editor for that Edition.

Robert is professor of Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.  He received his PhD from Boston University and is professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Philosophy at Baruch College (CUNY).  He has served as secretary of the American Academy of Religion and secretary-treasurer of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy.  He is also President Emeritus of the California Institute of Integral Studies.  His publications include Radhakrishnan (1970); The Essential Arobindo (1971) and  The Essential Steiner (1984).  We look forward to Robert's clear and steady leadership in the coming years.

Jacquelyn Ann Kegley, President, The Royce Critical Edition Board

Thursday, April 3, 2014

JRS Session at 2014 Eastern APA Call for Presenters

Call for papers/abstracts 

Josiah Royce Society Session at the Eastern APA, to take place December 27-30, 2014, in Philadelphia, PA, at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown.

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 Daniel Brunson at danieljamesbrunson@gmail.com

Deadline: May 23, 2014

Notification regarding submission status will be made before June 20, 2014.