CFP: J.L. Austin Centenary Conference (Lancaster Univ., UK)

Here is a CFP that we thought might interest some of you:

2011 will be the centenary year of the birth (in Lancaster) of J.L. Austin. To mark this event, Lancaster University will be hosting a conference on Austin on April 5th to 7th.

Confirmed speakers so far are:

John Searle (Berkeley)
Jennifer Saul (Sheffield)
Paul Snowdon (UCL)

Papers on any aspect of Austin’s philosophy, or on applications of his ideas to contemporary problems, are welcome. If you would like to present a paper, please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words by e-mail to b.garvey@lancaster.ac.uk. Presentations will be 30 minutes, plus 15 minutes for questions. We welcome submissions from graduate students.

Please submit your abstract on or before December 15th, 2010.

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Dr Brian Garvey,
Dept of Politics, Philosophy and Religion,
County South,
Lancaster University,
Bailrigg LA1 4YL,
Lancashire, UK

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