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CFP: SACP at the World Congress of Philosophy

Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy will hold panels at the World Congress of Philosophy to be held at Pecking University in Beijing, August 13-20, 2018. Conference details can be found here:

The conference topic is “Learning to be Human,” and papers dealing with the conference topic are solicited. Please submit your title to Secretary of the SACP, Marzenna Jakubczak by February 15, 2018.

If you want to submit a round table proposal, keep in mind that a round table needs to have at least three different nationalities.

For both an individual proposal and a round table, please use the attached form.

We look forward to receiving your proposals

WCP2018 — Round Table form

WCP2018 — Society Sessions form

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Maine

The University of Maine’s Department of Philosophy seeks a dynamic, innovative scholar and teacher to join our small, collegial, pluralistic department at Maine’s flagship land and sea grant institution. This is a tenure-track, academic-year position at the assistant professor level anticipated to start September 1, 2018.

We invite applicants for an academic-year, tenure-track position as assistant professor with an area of specialization in environmental philosophy, broadly construed. Candidates will be expected to teach core and advanced courses in environmental philosophy, including environmental ethics, with a standard 3-2 load. Area of concentration in applied ethics, including teaching one or more courses such as contemporary moral problems, biomedical ethics, business ethics, technology and philosophy, and/or philosophy of law. Ability to teach logic is desirable. We prefer candidates with an interest in publicly engaged philosophy. An interest in collaborating across disciplines in service, research and/or teaching is also desirable. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

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Philosophy Junior Position New School

Position: Philosophy, Tenure-track (Assistant) 

The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts in New York City seek applicants for a tenure-track appointment with the Department of Philosophy to begin Fall 2018.

The area of specialization and the area of competence are open. We encourage applicants who work in areas currently underrepresented in the department to apply. The successful applicant must have a significant record of research excellence, as well as a demonstrated commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate teaching.  Our teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year which consists of four classroom courses, two undergraduate, two graduate, with the usual non-teaching duties; the fifth course is comprised of dissertation supervision. Salary competitive.

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2017.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting applications from a diverse pool. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply.

Applicants apply on-line using the faculty application on The New School human resources website Using our online application system, candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample and three of letters of reference.  Letters of reference should be sent by email attachment to Despina Dontas

Information about The New School for Social Research, Eugene Lang College, and the Philosophy Department can be found at:

Benefits: Comprehensive University benefits package including health and retirement plans, tuition remission. Visit:

The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

CFP: SACP 50th Annual Conference, June 8-11, 2018

Call for Proposals 

Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
50th Annual Conference
June 8-11th, 2018  

Hosted by Pedagogical University of Cracow, Krakow, Poland; supporting co-organizers are National Museum in Krakow and Institute of the Middle and Far East of Jagiellonian University

CONFERENCE THEME: Power and Creativity

Keynote Speaker: Graham Parkes (University of Vienna), “Will to Power and the Field of Dao/De: Nietzsche and Zhuangzi on Creative Experience”

Deadline for Abstracts and Panel Proposals: January 31, 2018

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CFP: SACP Panels at APA Pacific Division

APA Pacific Division, 2018

Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego CA, March 28-30, 2018


The Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy invites submissions to be considered for inclusion in panels at the upcoming APA Pacific Division Meeting.  Submissions focusing on any area of Asian and/or Comparative philosophy will be considered.  Both individual papers and completed panel proposals are encouraged.


REQUIRED (for each paper proposal):

  1. Title of Paper
  2. Name of Presenter
    a. Presenter’s Affiliation
    b. Presenter’s e-mail address
  3. Approximately 200-word Paper Abstract


REQUIRED (for each panel proposal):

  1. Title of Panel
  2. Title of each Paper
  3. Name of each Presenter
    a. Affiliation of each Presenter
  4. E-mail address of each Presenter
  5. Approximately 200-word Paper Abstract for each Paper
  6. Name and Affiliation of Panel Chair


Please send each completed proposal as an e-mail attachment to Jim Behuniak ( by September 29th, 2017.  Please note that this is an earlier-than-usual deadline, as the APA is now awarding second panel sessions on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Thank you.

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