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Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts
Central and Pacific Division APA Meetings, 2017

The Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts (SPSCVA) invites papers to be presented at its divisional meetings held in conjunction with the Central and Pacific Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association. Papers may address any topic that involves the connection between philosophy and the visual arts: film, photography, video games, or other visual aesthetic media.

Presentations should be 20-25 minutes (10-12 pages double spaced). Participants must be currently paid members of the SPSCVA. (You do not need to be a member of the SPSCVA to submit a paper for consideration.) Please submit full papers only (not abstracts). The Society also welcomes proposals for panels, author-meets-critics, or other special sessions, as well as volunteers to serve as panel chairs.

Please submit papers or panel proposals as e-mail attachments, with ‘SPSCVA’ initiating the subject line in your email.

Submission Deadlines:

For the APA Central Division Meeting: Thursday, September 1, 2016
(March 01-04, 2017, Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO)

APA Central papers & proposals should be sent to:
Richard Nunan (College of Charleston, SC) at

For the APA Pacific Division Meeting: Thursday, September 15, 2016
(April 12-15, 2017, Westin Seattle, WA)

APA Pacific papers & proposals should be sent to:
John McAteer (Ashford University, San Diego) at

We would also like to take this occasion to remind interested scholars that submissions for Volume 21 of Film and Philosophy, a General Interest Edition, are due Thursday, June 30, 2016. Submissions should be between 2500 and 7500 words. For more information about the journal, see:

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