Society of Adventist Philosophers Calls for Papers On Essentialism

The Society of Adventist Philosophers is inviting submissions for papers and panels to be presented at its annual symposium. The title of the November 21, 2013, conference will be: Essentialism: Adventism and Questions of Race and Gender.

The keynote speaker this year is George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne University and the editor of the book Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do?

The society invites presenters to submit abstracts or papers that address the metaphysics of race and/or gender and its epistemological and ethical implications. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, addressing Adventism and its relation to:

  • Essentialism
  • Constructivism
  • Questions of racial/gender identity
  • Phenomenological and existentialist accounts of race/gender
  • Hermeneutics and race/gender
  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • Feminism

Find out more here.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/5273