[Marxism] conference announcement

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Jul 17 21:08:18 MDT 2004


SOCIETY FOR SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY:
Historical, Continental, and Feminist Perspectives
(SSPP)
www.sspp.us

CALLS FOR PAPERS
FOR THE SOCIETY’S MEETINGS TO BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH
SPEP (Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy) in 2005

The SSPP invites papers for two conference panels. We are seeking papers 
that address issues pertaining to:

1) WORK: in all of its aspects: economic, political, ontological, and 
cultural. Topics might include: paid and unpaid work, mental and manual 
labor, “immaterial” and “affective” labor, work and gender, work and 
race, work and domesticity, the ethics of work and productivity, labor 
movements, “global supply chains,” child labor, sex workers and 
international sex trafficking, alienation, living wage movements, worker 
rights in the developing world, the WTO, bi-lateral trade agreements, etc.

2) LEISURE: in its various aspects and associated realities, including: 
consumer culture, conspicuous consumption, the tourist industry – types 
of tourism (eco-, sex-, resort-), entertainment, cultural capital, class 
and leisure, gender and leisure, race and leisure, leisure in the 
non-west, the history of leisure, leisure time, philosophy as a leisure 
activity.

Complete papers of 3000-5000 words (that can be summarized and presented 
in 20-30 minutes) should be submitted for consideration for the 2005 
meeting (deadline: March 1, 2005). The meeting will be scheduled for 
late October/early November 2005, at a place yet to be determined 
(possibly Salt Lake City, Utah).

Authors should include their name(s) and contact information on the 
cover page ONLY.

Papers should be emailed as attachments in Word or RTF format to 
papers at sspp.us.

For information on the society, and to become a member, please consult 
our web page at www.sspp.us.

For other questions or information, please email us at information at sspp.us.

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THE
SOCIETY FOR SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY:
Historical, Continental, and Feminist Perspectives
(SSPP)
www.sspp.us

CALLS FOR PAPERS
FOR THE SOCIETY’S MEETINGS TO BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH
APA (American Philosophical Association) in 2005

The SSPP invites papers for two conference panels. We are seeking papers 
that address issues pertaining to:

1) WAR: the rhetorics and realities of war, including:  wars on poverty, 
drugs, terror, etc., current conflicts (Sudan, Iraq, Congo, etc.), 
pre-emptive war, the justifying of war, civilians and war, depleted 
uranium munitions, the selling of war, war and empire, “war by other 
means”, proxy wars, resources wars, war and nationalism, war and genocide.

2) PEACE: the politics and culture of peace, including: human rights, 
peace movements, perpetual peace, stateless peoples, minority rights, 
internal conflicts, the UN, the international criminal court, resource 
distribution, truth and reconciliation committees.

Complete papers of 3000-5000 words (that can be summarized and presented 
in 20-30 minutes) should be submitted for consideration for the 2005 
meeting (deadline: March 1, 2005). The meeting will be scheduled for 
December 28-30, 2005 in New York City.

Authors should include their name(s) and contact information on the 
cover page ONLY.

Papers should be emailed as attachments in Word or RTF format to 
papers at sspp.us,

For information on the society, and to become a member, please consult 
our web page at www.sspp.us.

For other questions or information, please email us at information at sspp.us


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