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2019 Uehiro Graduate Philosophy Conference: Call for Papers

Cross Currents: Affects, Sentiments and Emotions

April 22-24, 2019 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Monima Chadha, Monash University Dr. Jesse Prinz, The Graduate Center, CUNY Dr. Sean Smith, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

DEADLINE: February 15th, 2019

Send abstracts/papers to The Uehiro Graduate Student Philosophy Conference showcases exceptional work by graduate and advanced undergraduate students in all fields of philosophy. A limited number of travel awards will be available to support presenters. The theme of the 2019 edition is cross-cultural exploration of affects, sentiments and emotions. The conference will pay close attention to the affective realm, in itself and insofar as it relates to theories of the self and the self in the social and political world. Possible paper topics include but are not limited to the following: theories or taxonomies of affects or emotions, affects and the formation or constitution of consciousness, selfconscious emotions, distinctions between affective states and emotions, affective neuroscience, political affects and emotions, affective bias, affective socio-political norms, historical conceptions of sentiments, affects and emotions, comparative and crossdisciplinary perspectives on emotions and personhood, morality, politics, culture, psychology and aesthetics. Other related topics will be welcome. Email abstracts and full papers to Papers should be suitable for a 20-minute presentation. In the body of the email include: 1) Your name, 2) Title of the paper, 3) Institutional affiliation, 4) Contact information (email, phone number, mailing address), and 5) Whether you would like to be considered for a travel award. Send documents in word format with no identifying information for blind review. Priority will be given to complete papers. Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 1st 2019. All submissions will be considered for possible publication in the Uehiro Conference Proceedings, published in the past by Cambridge Scholars Press. To view past volumes, visit the website at =true&Sid=false.

2 thoughts on “2019 Uehiro Graduate Philosophy Conference: Call for Papers

  1. lu wang

    Are Chinese students allowed to participate?Is there any cost for the conference, and will the cost of travel and accommodation be borne by the participants themselves or arranged by the organizer?

    1. the department Post author

      Thank you for your inquiry, Lu Wang. Graduate students from around the world are invited to participate and submit their essay to the call for papers. For information on the cost of the conference and funding opportunities, please contact

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