Book Launch: The Aura of Confucius

Julia K. Murray is pleased to host an online launch for her new book, The Aura of Confucius: Relics and Representations of the Sage at the Kongzhai Shrine in Shangai. The launch is going to be carried out with a conversation accompanied by James Robson of Havard University. The event is sponsored by The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Art History and the Center for East Asian Studies and is going to be held via zoom.

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 1-2:30 pm (US Eastern Time); Register HERE.

To see the Facebook Event page click HERE.

For the poster click HERE.


CFP: Metaphysics East and West

The Asian Journal of Philosophy is inviting submissions for a topical collection on the topic of Metaphysics: East and West, with guest editors Micheal Clark, Li Kang, Kris McDaniel, and Tuomas Tahko. This collection will provide new perspectives on these debates by bringing them into contact with Asian metaphysical traditions. Papers should be between 7000-10000 words and prepared for double-blind review. Click HERE for more information about the CFP, requirements, and submissions.

Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture: Issue 37

The Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture is happy to announce the publication of Issue 37. This is a special issue guest-edited by Brad Cokelet. The Journal is published biannually (in February and August) and welcomes contributions of both articles and book reviews by qualified authors from around the world. Click here to see the full volume online. Read below for more information about the edition and the specific authors.

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Online Conference: Comparative Philosophy toward World Philosophy

An international virtual conference themed “Comparative Philosophy toward World Philosophy” is being held at the Center for Comparative Philosophy, San Jose State University, USA. The conference is being co-organized by the International Society for Comparative Philosophy toward World Philosophy and the journal Comparative Philosophy. It is being held via Zoom and is free for all participants. Participants are encouraged to join individual sessions, if at all possible. For more information about the conference see below.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 – Saturday, April 23rd, 2022; Registration form HERE.

For more information about the conference, and the agenda click HERE.

Rutgers Workshop in Chinese Philosophy: Virtue Epistemology

The 5th RWCP will be held in-person and on-line on Friday, April 22, 2022. In this one-day workshop, six scholars of Chinese philosophy will engage two leading virtue epistemologists, Ernest Sosa and Linda Zagzebski. The workshop program and other details are available here. This year’s workshop is co-sponsored by Rutgers Global-China Office, the Confucius Institute, Religion Department, and Philosophy Department. RSVP is required for attendance, either in-person (limited to the room capacity) or online. Q&A is limited to the in-person audience. Click here to RSVP.


On-line Access to Books on Li Zhi

Rivi Handler-Spitz is happy to announce that both her monograph, Symptoms of an Unruly Age: Li Zhi and Cultures of Early Modernity, and the volume she recently edited with Pauline Lee and Haun Saussy, The Objectionable Li Zhi: Fiction, Criticism, and Dissent in Late-Ming China, are now available as full-text, downloadable books. This is thanks to a grant from the Geiss-Hsu Foundation.

New Book Series: Daoism and the Human Experience

Daoism and the Human Experience is a new series that offers a platform to explore, question, and learn about the ways Daoism has or may contribute to the understanding of the philosophical, religious, literary, aesthetic, medicinal scientific, and ecological aspects of human existence. The series is launching in June 2022 with Daoist Resonances in Heidegger. Read below for more information.

Daoism and the Human Experiences seeks book proposals that will both deepen the understanding of Daoism and the world around us. The editors are still accepting proposals for monographs and edited collections that focus on Daoist thought, irrespective of the historical period, as well as information that explores Daoism within a border context.

Additional information can be found in the attached poster: Daoism and the Human Experience Call for proposals HERE.

Hybrid Conference: Self and the Other

The 2nd joint symposium of National Taiwan University and the University of Scranton is being held with the theme of “Self and Other”. It is being held via zoom and in-person at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The conference is free, and registration is required to ensure space for on-site in addition to zoom links for online attendees. For more information about the conference see below.

Monday, April 11th, 2022 – Wednesday, April 13th, 2022; REGISTER HERE.

For more information about the conference, times and participants click HERE.

For information about Monday’s speaker L.A. Paul click HERE.