Conference Notice: UWICHiPS 2017

Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) - 2017

April 19, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Department of History and Philosophy, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Keynote speakers:

Paget Henry
Brown University


Frederick Ochieng'-Odhiambo
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

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Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) 2017

Conversations XII: Interrogating Caribbean Philosophical and Intellectual Traditions

Organised by: The Department of History and Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and Education, The University of the West Indies

Date: April 19-21, 2017

Venue: Cave Hill Campus

General Theme: The theme of the twelfth edition of Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) centres on interrogating Caribbean philosophical and intellectual traditions. In this endeavour, we seek papers exploring the variety of philosophical and intellectual issues within, or relevant to, the Caribbean region. We are interested in papers that examine the theoretical foundations of issues pertinent to the Caribbean: issues such as those pertaining to investigation of identity, race, and social change; the question of diaspora; slavery, colonialism, and reparations; aesthetics and ethics; religion, spirituality, and culture; gender and sexuality; regionalism and integration; ramifications of CSME.

Keynote Speaker: Paget Henry, Professor of Sociology and African Studies, Brown University

Deadline: Abstracts (300-500 words) are due by November 30, 2016. Send to Participants whose abstracts are accepted should submit completed papers by March 15, 2017