AR-News: (U.S. - N.Y.) animal-liberation philosophy student conference

Mary Finelli hello_itz_me at
Mon Dec 8 23:43:07 EST 2003

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The Center on Animal Liberation Affairs is pleased to announce the First 
Annual Student Association Conference on April 24th, 2004 on the Syracuse 
University Campus. This two-day conference will feature guest speakers, 
panel discussions and presentations of papers by students--graduate and

The conference is multi-disciplinary and encourages students from any course 
of study to submit proposals. Since presentations are limited to graduate 
and undergraduate students, the CALA Student Conference is an ideal place 
for a first conference presentation in an academic setting, especially for 
undergraduate students moving into graduate work.

Call For Papers/Presentations
April 23 - 24, 2004
Syracuse University

Papers are welcomed on any area of animal liberation philosophy from any 
discipline, social struggle, activist background, and academic level - 
undergraduate, graduate, and professors. Because a major goal of the Center 
on Animal Liberation Affairs is to foster philosophical, critical, and 
thinking about animal liberation, papers that contribute to this project 
will be given priority (especially papers that address critical theory, 
political philosophy, social movement analysis, tactical analysis, feminist, 
activism and academia, Continental philosophy or post-colonial 
perspectives). We especially encourage contributions that engage animal 
liberation in disciplines and debates that have received little previous 

The deadline for proposal is February, 15th, 2004. Please send a proposal of 
no more than 1,000 words, not counting bibliography. You may propose 
individual or group 'panel' presentations, but please make clear what the 
structure of your proposal would be. You should also include a single page 
with biographical information and a 150 or so word abstract. All proposals 
will be blind reviewed with preference given to papers focusing on serious 
philosophical issues. Authors of proposals accepted will notified by email 
by March 15th, 2004.

Please send proposals and abstracts to:
studentassociation at

Please send all documents as attachments, MS Word 2000 (or higher) or 
Rich-Text. Confirmation of receipt will be emailed within one week of 

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