The Space of Possibilities: Resistance, Critique, and Imagination
Welcome to the
website of the 15th Annual Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, to
be held March 21st and 22nd, 2014 on the campus of Michigan State
University in East Lansing, Michigan.
aim of this year's conference is to examine the role of imaginative
alternatives in critical social and political philosophy.
Social theorists have to struggle with the limitations
of the present imaginary in theorizing better possible worlds and new
means of resistance while critiquing interlocking systems of oppression.
and attendees will enjoy many
opportunities to exchange ideas with graduate students and faculty
members from MSU and other universities. We are also pleased to
announce that this years Keynote
speaker is Dr. David Schweickart of Loyola University Chicago, whose
work on "Economic Democracy" has provided a successor system theory to
capitalism that previous scholars in Critical Theory have not theorized
This year will be the first in which a roundtable will call on several MSU faculty members.
For more information about Dr. Schweickart and round table participants, please visit our speakers page.
You can use the navigation bar to the left for more
information about the conference, including registration procedures and
program details. If you are interested in redistributing a flyer for this
event, please visit our “schedule” page. For housing, transportation,
and Lansing Metro area information please visit our
“hospitality” page. For further information regarding submissions
please take a look at our official Call For Papers.
For all inquiries and submissions please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to extend our gratitude for support we receive each year
for organization of Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference. This year we
would specially like to thank:
The Department of
Philosophy, MSU Office of Inclusion, MSU Council of Graduate Students,
W.K. Kellog Chair, The Graduate School of MSU…