THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PLACE:

42nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL MERLEAU-PONTY CIRCLE

November 2-4, 2017

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The conference is being directed by Prof. Ann Murphy and will feature the M. C. Dillon prize and lecture for the best graduate student paper submission. Keynote address will be delivered by Rosalyn Diprose (University of New South Wales) and Gayle Salamon (Princeton University). The Call for Papers and registration information is available on the conference website.

Submissions are invited for a special panel on the theme of Sanctuary. A sanctuary is place of refuge or safety. Submissions on practices and places of sanctuary are invited for this special panel, which will address the theme of sanctuary in multiple contexts and in reference to several possible themes, including: migration and immigration, home-making, exile, vulnerability, violence, ecology, religion, and politics. Please note your interest in being included for consideration on this panel at the time of submission.

The conference poster can be viewed and downloaded here.