CFP: Philosophy, Film, and Television, Undergraduate Conference — Hamilton College, May 3 (Submissions Due March 22)

Thanks to Martin Shuster for passing this announcement along.  Please share it with any interested undergraduates you may know. (And note that there are funds available to bring talented students to Hamilton: What a wonderful opportunity!)

The Department of Philosophy at Hamilton College invites submissions for

Philosophy, Film, and Television Undergraduate Conference

May 3rd, 2013

Increasingly, but also for some time now, philosophers are recognizing the complex philosophical themes and questions presented by film and television; this undergraduate conference aims to engage such topics. Hamilton encourages submissions from any philosophical perspective and poses no restrictions on the applicable film and television content.

Keynote Speaker

Nancy Bauer, Tufts University
“From Reel Girls to Real Girls: What Becomes of Women on Film?”

Submission Details

Abstracts or full papers are due 3/22/13. In case of acceptance, full papers will be required by 4/22/13. Please submit all materials (except for cover page/cover e-mail) prepared for blind review. Submissions should be sent to: philandfilm.hamilton@gmail.com (Questions may also be sent to this e-mail).

Only open to undergraduates. Papers should correspond to a 20-30 minute presentation. It is highly encouraged that audio-visual materials be used (i.e. clips or stills), and A/V equipment will be available.

Hamilton College, on behalf of the Danny Kaleikini Foundation, is able, based on merit as judged by the selection committee, to award a cash prize to selected papers to defray travel costs.

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Hamilton College, Department of Philosophy, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323

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