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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Call for Papers!

Josiah Royce Society

Centennial Session

Society for Advancement of American Philosophy

44th Annual Meeting

March 16-18

Birmingham, AL

The Josiah Royce Society (JRS) proudly announces a special session to be held during the annual meeting of the Society for Advancement of American Philosophy, March 16-18, 2017. The session commemorates the centennial of the philosopher’s death in 1916.

JRS invites submissions from graduate students and junior faculty members not more than five years out of graduate school. Submissions may address any aspect of Royce’s thought and should not be longer than 3,000 words, exclusive of notes. Submissions should be prepared for blind review and e-mailed to Prof. Michael Brodrick ( michael.brodrick@gmail.com ) by 11:55 PM on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Show your support for Royce by submitting a paper. We look forward to hearing from you.

Monday, May 23, 2016

JRS at 2017 Eastern APA

DEADLINE EXTENDED 05/27/2016

Call for papers/abstracts for a Josiah Royce Society Session at the Eastern APA, to take place January 4th-7th, 2017, in Baltimore, MD, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.

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 by May 27th, 2016.
Notification regarding submission status will be made by June 1st, 2016.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Royce Library Recovery Project

The Royce Library Recovery Project seeks to provide the scholarly community with an unprecedented glimpse into the personal library of Josiah Royce. Based upon recent archival research, I have discovered leads for recovering more than 40% (i.e. 385 volumes) of an estimated 934 volumes that formerly belonged to Royce prior to being donated to Harvard College Library.

This website serves the purpose of raising funding to facilitate archival and library research that will reclaim significant portions of Royce’s personal library. By giving to the Royce Library Recovery Project your support will help fund research that will make an important contribution to the Royce community by making available texts and marginalia that will deepen our understanding of Royce’s life and work. To learn more about this project and its principal researcher, please browse before going to the Donation Page.

Thank you for your interest and support.

Sincerely,
Dr. Ermine L. Algaier IV


Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Saturday, March 26, 2016

CFP: Josiah Royce Society at Eastern APA

Call for papers/abstracts for a Josiah Royce Society Session at the Eastern APA, to take place January 4th-7th, 2017, in Baltimore, MD, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.

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 by May 20th, 2016.


Notification regarding submission status will be made by June 1st, 2016.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Business Meeting Update---Please join us at a new time!

Those attending SAAP this year, please join us for the annual JRS business meeting at a new time. The time of the meeting has been changed and we are now scheduled to meet from 12:40 to 1:40 PM on Saturday, March 5 in the Brighton Room of the Benson Hotel in Portland, OR. All are welcome.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Deadline Extended! Journal of Speculative Philosophy Royce Centennial Issue

Deadline Extended! 
Call for Papers Journal of Speculative Philosophy Special issue on the work of Josiah Royce

The works of Josiah Royce have never enjoyed the same level of attention as those of his peers. Yet, a century after his death, Royce’s unique theories about community, inquiry, and loyalty are enjoying unprecedented attention in the American philosophical community. It seems that these theories have much to offer in an increasingly interconnected global community that’s daily redefining how people relate to one another. However, Royce’s works never envisioned the structures of power and identity at the foundation of contemporary scholarship.

Now, in honor of the centennial anniversary of Royce’s death, the Journal of Speculative Philosophy invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to the theme “Re-Imagining Royce for the Next Century.” Submissions may address how some aspect of Royce’s philosophies relates to, or must be read differently in light of, contemporary theories about race, gender, power, privilege, and oppression. Other topics of interest include how Royce’s work could operate in a global context where issues like climate change, economic development, health epidemics, and the internet provide new opportunities for and barriers to building and expanding communities.

This call for submissions is open to scholars at any stage of their academic career, from graduate students to established scholars. Submissions should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words in length.

Submissions should be emailed to kbarnette@westminstercollege.edu by February 22, 2016. Please prepare your submission for anonymous review.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

2016 JRS Election!

JRS needs to elect a President, a Vice President/President Elect and two At-Large Representatives in 2016. If you know of a member of JRS who might like to serve in one of these positions, please share his or her name with the chair of the nominating committee by e-mailing michael.brodrick@gmail.com no later than Sunday, January 31, 2016. Self-nominations are welcome. For the duties associated with each position, please refer to the JRS Constitution and Bylaws.

Friday, January 8, 2016

REMINDER: JRS at APA Eastern, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington D.C.
Saturday, 01/09 *11:15 AM-01:15 PM*
The Josiah Royce Society
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Chair: Daniel J. Brunson (Morgan State University)

Speakers: 

Robin Friedman (Independent Scholar)
“Royce, History, and the Nature of Philosophy”


Tanya Jeffcoat (University of Central Arkansas)
“Roycean Loyalty, Diversity, and Conflict Resolution: Building Communities in a Multi-ethnic, Multi-racial Society”


Dwayne Tunstall (Grand Valley State University)
“An Unlikely Champion of Royce’s Wise Provincialism”

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Reminder - Journal of Speculative Philosophy Royce Centennial Issue

Call for Papers
Journal of Speculative Philosophy
Special issue on the work of Josiah Royce
The works of Josiah Royce have never enjoyed the same level of attention as those of his peers. Yet, a century after his death, Royce’s unique theories about community, inquiry, and loyalty are enjoying unprecedented attention in the American philosophical community. It seems that these theories have much to offer in an increasingly interconnected global community that’s daily redefining how people relate to one another. However, Royce’s works never envisioned the structures of power and identity at the foundation of contemporary scholarship.
Now, in honor of the centennial anniversary of Royce’s death, the Journal of Speculative Philosophy invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to the theme “Re-Imagining Royce for the Next Century.” Submissions may address how some aspect of Royce’s philosophies relates to, or must be read differently in light of, contemporary theories about race, gender, power, privilege, and oppression. Other topics of interest include how Royce’s work could operate in a global context where issues like climate change, economic development, health epidemics, and the internet provide new opportunities for and barriers to building and expanding communities.
This call for submissions is open to scholars at any stage of their academic career, from graduate students to established scholars. Submissions should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words in length.
Submissions should be emailed to kbarnette@westminstercollege.edu by January 15, 2016. Please prepare your submission for anonymous review.