CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 12th East/West Philosopher’s Conference

12th East/West Philosopher’s Conference
Walls: Thinking Through Insularity
May 22-29, 2020, University of Hawai'i

The 12th East/West Philosopher’s Conference will be dedicated to the topic of walls. While walls can be physical, they can also be psychological, social, political, economic, and ontological. Understood metaphorically, walls are any real or virtual barrier to the uninhibited flow of people, products, affects, and ideas...

We invite proposals for individual papers and panels. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to the Conference organizers via: ewpc2020 [at];

Submission Timeline: November 1, 2019

Please see more information on the conference in the PDF attachment.

Keynote Presenters

  • Jonardon Ganeri, New York University, Abu Dhabi: “Bridges and Doors: The Importance of the Interjacent Intellectual"
  • Wendy Brown, University of California, Berkeley: “What Kinds of Boundaries Sustain Democracy and the Earth? Thinking in the Inter-regnum Between the National and the Global