University of San Francisco, November 17-19

Keynote: Avner de-Shalit (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

 

During the last few Philosophy of the City conferences, pertinent research questions and areas have emerged, showing how philosophers can uniquely contribute to an understanding of the city. For this conference, zeroing in on the research strands below remains paramount, but we welcome all submissions aiming to understand the city as a concept, any of its dimensions, or urban affairs. Interdisciplinary scholars who strongly include philosophical insights in their presentations are welcome.

Research Strands

  • Justice and the City
  • Resilient Local Economies
  • Philosophy of (and in) Urban Planning
  • Applied Ethics and the City
  • Race in Urban Affairs
  • Emotions and the City
  • Aesthetics and Public Art
  • Humans, Animals, and Environment in the City
  • Municipal Governance Issues
  • Feminism and the City
  • Urban Food Systems
  • The Pedestrian in the City
  • The City in the History of Philosophy
  • Metaphilosophy and Philosophy of the City
  • Shaping the City through Technology: Smart Cities, Engineering and Architecture

 

Abstracts

For individual submissions, provide abstracts of 200-300 words.  For panels of 3-4, each abstract should be 150-200 words.  To suggest an unconventional presentation, please inquire.  Send submissions and questions to Shane Epting, shane.epting@gmail.com, and please have all abstracts submitted no later than July 15th. All submissions should be prepared for anonymous review.

 

Confirmed Speakers

Keynote Speaker : Avner de-Shalit (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Conference Committee: Ronald Sundstrom, Remmon Barbaza, Mary Marcous, and Shane Epting

 

Confirmed Sessions

TBD

 

Registration

Registration fees are as follows*:

  • All Full-Time Faculty - Early Bird Pricing: $100 ($103.20 w/service fee).
  • All Full-Time Faculty - After Oct. 15: $130 ($134.07 w/service fee).
  • Graduate Students, Part-time and Adjunct Faculty - Early Bird Pricing: $50 ($51.80 w/service fee).
  • Graduate Students, Part-time and Adjunct Faculty - After Oct. 15: $80 ($82.62 w/service fee).
  • General Admission (non-academic): $80 ($82.62 w/service fee).
  • Pre-Approved Community-Based Organization Members: Free - Email Shane Epting for registration.
  • * No Refunds on Registration Fees
Registration

 

Hotel Reservations

TBD

 

Sponsors

This conference is brought to you by The Philosophy of the City Group and sponsored by:

University of San Francisco

University of North Texas

Center for Science Technology

The Center for Environment Philosophy