CFP: Eastern Study Group of the North American Kant Society, 12th annual meeting (Washington University (DC), April 24-25, 2015)

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 12th annual meeting of the Eastern Study Group of the NAKS, that will take place at Washington University (DC), April 24-25, 2015.

Submission deadline: January 15, 2015

The Eastern Study Group of the NAKS invites submissions for its 12th annual meeting to take place at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2015. Our hosts this year are Professors Huaping Lu-Adler and Karen Stohr.

Keynote speakers:

  • Henry Allison, University of California, San Diego and Boston University.
  • Tamar Shapiro, Stanford University.

Please send all papers electronically to the organizer: Oliver Thorndike at (

Submissions should be prepared for blind review and be limited to 5,000 words, including footnotes and references (longer submissions will not be considered). Please prepare your file in PDF format, include an abstract of a maximum of 300 words (abstracts without the accompanying submission will not be considered), and a word count at the end of the paper. When pertinent, please indicate whether you are a graduate student in the body of the text. Contact information should be sent in a separate Word file.

The selection committee welcomes contributions on all topics of Kantian scholarship (contemporary or historically oriented), including discussions of Kant’s immediate predecessors and successors. Reading time is limited to 30 minutes. The best graduate student paper will receive a $200 stipend and be eligible for the Markus Herz Prize. Women, minorities, and graduate students are encouraged to submit.
Papers already read at other NAKS study groups or meetings may not be submitted. Presenters must be members of NAKS in good standing. Selected papers are eligible to be considered for inclusion in the book series Rethinking Kant, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishers.
Papers will be posted in the “members only” section of the NAKS website and circulated in advance among participants, who are expected to have read them at the time of the conference.
ENAKS receives support from NAKS.
Earlier programs are available in our website:

For questions about ENAKS or the upcoming meeting, please contact Oliver Thorndike (

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