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42nd Annual International Merleau-Ponty Circle



When: Nov 02, 2017 - 12:00am - 12:00am

Where: Bobo Room, Hodgin Hall



Call for Papers


42nd Annual Meeting

International Merleau-Ponty Circle


November 2-4, 2017

The Significance of Place

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM



Rosalyn Diprose, University of New South Wales

Gayle Salamon, Princeton University


Paper submissions directly pertinent to the theme “The Significance of Place” are particularly encouraged, but papers on any area of current research in Merleau-Ponty studies will be considered for inclusion in the program. Completed papers will be given strong priority.  Papers should be no more than 4,500 words/30 minutes reading time. Please format papers for anonymous review and send with a cover letter to the conference director at

The conference features the annual M. C. Dillon Memorial Lecture – an honor and monetary award for the best graduate student submission, with publication in Chiasmi International.  Graduate students who wish to be considered for the Dillon award should indicate this in their cover letter.

Deadline for submission: June 15, 2017

Conference Director :   Ann V. Murphy,  University of New Mexico

All inquiries:

Lodging Information:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Parq Central from November 1-5.

The rates are $125 per night for a Single King Guest Room. $145 per night for a Double-Double Guest Room. All Hotel Parq Central guest room rates include a complimentary upscale continental breakfast, shuttle transportation to and from the airport and within a 3-mile radius, on-site parking and complimentary internet access. 

 *Please call (505) 242-0040 or email Noelle Wallace at to book a room at the International Merleau-Ponty Circle Rate.  The conference rate is available until 9/15/17.

Online registration is now available at:

A copy of the program is available here.
Accessibility requests, concerns, or suggestions are welcome.  Please directly contact the conference director at  All correspondence will be kept in confidence.

 Funding for the conference from the Department of Philosophy, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Office of the Provost is gratefully acknowledged.