North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics CFP 2011

The North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics (NASPH) will hold its 6th Annual Conference, Sept. 15-17, 2011 at Boston College.

Invited Speakers: James Risser (Keynote), Ted George, Drew Hyland, Dennis Schmidt, Charles Scott

CALL FOR PAPERS: Submissions for papers are invited on all themes related to philosophical hermeneutics. In order to promote a spirit of dialogue and meaningful reflection on each paper, presenters will be asked to make their papers available for posting on our web site to be read in advance. Sessions will consist of 15-20 minutes of reflective summaries of papers, followed by 45-60 minutes of discussion.

Since papers will not be read in-session, there is some flexibility regarding length: submissions may be between 3,000 and 6,000 words in length. Complete papers in English, formatted for blind review, must be submitted electronically to Attachments in either *.doc, *.rtf, or *.pdf format are preferable. The deadline for full-paper submissions is June 1, 2011. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by July 15, 2010. For more information about the society and/or to be put on an e-mail list, please visit our blog at or contact David Vessey ( or Monica Vilhauer (