CFP: Understanding Embodiment (ICNAP)


The Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American Phenomenologists, 24—26 May 2013, Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey, USA

CONFERENCE THEME: “Understanding Embodiment”

ICNAP: The Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American Phenomenologists calls for abstracts to be submitted for inclusion in our 2013 meeting at Ramapo College May 24—26. Founded in 2009, ICNAP ( is committed to fostering interdisciplinary connections with phenomenology. Founded by colleagues from Architecture, Communicology, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology, ICNAP continues to expand its interdisciplinary connections.

CONFERENCE THEME: “Understanding Embodiment” We welcome works that feature phenomenology in all academic disciplines. In addition to presentations employing phenomenology in single disciplines, we are interested broadly in issues related to theories of embodiment. This includes, but is not limited to, theoretical expositions of the phenomenological conditions of embodiment as they are (1) developed and contested within the phenomenological tradition, (2) taken up and pursued within specific disciplinary contexts, and (3) applied in research, clinical and other practical contexts.

SUBMISSIONS: We accept both individual papers and panel proposals. Participants will have 30 minutes for presentation and 20 minutes for discussion. Only a limited number of panel proposals will be accepted. —For individual papers, please submit a 500—750 word abstract, with name, discipline, title of the paper and contact information on the first page. The second page should contain only the title and abstract for anonymous review. —For panels, please include the title of the program, the names of the chair and all presenters, and a 200—300 word rationale for the panel and 200—300 word abstract for each presenter (name, discipline, title of the paper and contact information). —No more than two submissions per person. Please make sure your submission is in Word.doc or .Docx format (no PDFs) to facilitate anonymous review. —Volunteers for panel moderators are also welcome.

DEADLINES: Submissions due by February 1, 2013. Acceptances notified by March 1, 2013. Send all submissions to Jacqueline M. Martinez ( as email attachment. Please put ICNAP V Submission in the subject line of the email.


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