International Congress of Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo) 14-7 May 2015

Here are three ‘calls for paper’ that may be of special interest to ACPA members:


1. The Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ International Working Group.

(See www.AquinasAndTheArabs.org)

Call for papers on Classical Philosophy in the Lands of Islam & Its Influence at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, MI, USA 14-17 May 2015.

Deadline for submissions: 15 September 2014

Submissions received after that date will be considered only if sessions are not already filled.

Two sessions of 3 presentations of 20 min.  each on  "Classical Philosophy in the Lands of Islam and Its Influence.” Each paper presented will have 10 min. discussion time.

Submissions: send a title and short abstract (150 words or fewer). Please include a copy of a recent CV with the submission.

Please send submissions to richard.taylor@marquette.edu with a copy sent to richard.taylor@hiw.kuleuven.be.

Richard C. Taylor, Marquette University


2. CENTER FOR THOMISTIC STUDIES (Houston, TX) and UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS (St. Paul, MN)

Call for papers on the thought of ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

50th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF MEDIEVAL STUDIES

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

14—17 May 2015

There will be a total of 6 sessions devoted to Medieval philosophical and theological thought, especially that of Aquinas, sponsored by:

The Center for Thomistic Studies, c/o R.E. Houser or S.J. Jensen, Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas (TX), 3800 Montrose, Houston,
TX  77006-4696. FAX: (713) 942-3464.
email:  houser@stthom.edu or jensensj@stthom.edu . Three sessions will be devoted to any topic about the philosophy of Aquinas, his sources, or contemporary applications of his
thought.

The Thomas Aquinas Society, c/o John F. Boyle, Department of Catholic Studies, 55-S, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105.  Fax: (651) 962-5710, email:
jfboyle@stthomas.edu. For these three sessions, proposals on any topic dealing with Aquinas are welcome.

Papers are 20 minutes in length. Deadline for 300 word abstract for presentation at Kalamazoo: 1 Sep 2014.

The Kalamazoo conference is the largest congress for Medieval Studies in the world.  Cost of room and board is quite moderate, and the atmosphere congenial to those interested in
Aquinas.


3. Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure Univ.

4 sessions:

            In Honor of William Cook: Franciscan Themes in Medieval Artistic Representations.

            Mary in the Medieval Franciscan Tradition.

            Philosophical Questions in the Sentences, Commentary of Saint Bonaventure (A Roundtable).

            Bonaventure and the Sacraments.

 

Michael F. Cusato, OFM

Friars of the Holy Land

1400 Quincy St. NE

Washington DC, DC 20017

Phone: 716-207-9777

Fax: 202-529-9889

mcusato@sbu.edu

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