13th International Conference on Persons: Call for Papers

Aug. 3rd to Aug. 7th, 2015

Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Papers in any area or discipline are welcome, so long as their themes are of concern to the ideas and concepts of persons, personhood, and personality as a philosophical, theological, psychological, social, political, historical, creative or linguistic concern.

Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words and should be prepared for blind review.

In the e-mail sent with the submission, we require the following eight items:

1.  Word count – 3000 words maximum

2.  Author’s name

3.  Academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student)

4.  Institutional affiliation (if any)

5.  Mailing address

6.  E-mail address

7.  The paper’s title

8.  An abstract – 200 words maximum

Submission deadline for abstracts is MAY 25th, 2015. Abstracts will be accepted on that date, with full texts of paper due by July 1.

Submissions which do not include items 2-8 (if only abstract is being submitted) will be disqualified. Word count is due when full paper is submitted. No more than one submission by the same author will be considered.

Email as an attachment a copy of your paper and/or abstract in rich text format to:


Papers and/or abstracts will be reviewed by a committee. Notification of acceptance will be made via email in early June.

Each paper will have a commentator. Those interested in commenting should send a note to PersonsConference2015@gmail.com by May 25th detailing availability and areas of interest. Persons whose papers are accepted will be expected to serve as commentators, if asked.

Copies of papers will be available by July 1st. E-mails of authors will also be available for purposes of sending your commentary in advance of the conference.

Lodging Details will be announced soon, The Conference will begin with Registration from noon on Mon. August 3rd.  Further details about meals, schedules, and Conference fees will be provided as they become available.


0 Responses to “13th International Conference on Persons: Call for Papers”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s



"A Self-realized being cannot help benefiting the world. His very existence is the highest good."
Ramana Maharshi