CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY: THE NEXT FIFTY YEARS

In conjunction with the Seventeenth Annual Hanna Lecture at Hamline University

CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline March 1, 2000
Conference Date: April 27-29, 2000

The Conference on African Philosophy: The Next Fifty Years invites paper abstract submissions for the meeting to be held April 27-29, 2000. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Hamline University, Saint Paul, Minnesota. Submit a double-spaced abstract of between 750 and 1,000 words. Each submission should also have a cover page that includes personal information, an exact word count for the abstract, an e-mail address, and be postmarked by March 1, 2000. Send submissions to Prof. Samuel Imbo, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Box 219, St. Paul, MN 55104 or Email your abstracts to imbo@hamline.edu. We also wish to hear from those interested in chairing a session.

Those whose papers are accepted will be notified by March 15, 2000. Limited travel stipends are available for presenters in Africa and the Caribbeans. The conference will be held on the campus of Hamline University. For more information, contact Professor Imbo. Updated information about the conference will be available in future announcements.

The conference encourages paper submissions related to its forward-looking theme. Specific topics include:


The Paul Robert and Jean Shuman Hanna Lectureship in Philosophy was created in 1982 to bring a distinguished teacher and scholar in Philosophy, of national or international reputation, to Hamline University. The seventeenth annual Hanna Lecture and keynote address for the conference will be delivered by Professor Kwasi Wiredu. Prof. Wiredu's topic will be "Free Will as an Ideal: An African Viewpoint."