Call for proposals to the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology Midwinter meeting

Join Society members for in-depth discussions on theoretical and philosophical topics in a relaxed atmosphere at a great location

Division 24 of the American Psychological Association 
Third Midwinter Meeting 

Date:  Thursday, March 1 – Saturday, March 3, 2012 
Location:  Austin, Texas, Omni Hotel
Proposal submission:  We will be accepting proposals for papers, symposia, and conversation sessions in all areas relevant to theoretical and philosophical psychology.  Highest priority will be given to sessions that are interactive.  Some suggestions for interactive presentations: 

  1. "Poster" style presentations (i.e., brief presentations highlighting major ideas) by each member of a panel who all address a theme (e.g., implicit cognitive functioning or attachment theory), followed by discussion (with the Chair guiding discussion). 

  2. A relatively brief presentation by a single author, followed by discussion. 

  3. Presentations or symposia addressing targeted topics in which ample time is allotted for discussants’ comments and audience interaction. 

  4. Pre-matched presenter-discussant sessions in which each of 2 or 3 focal papers ad-dressing some theme would be commented on by a discussant designated in advance. 

Please send an abstract of 250 words or less to the Program Committee, Midwinter Meeting. We welcome submissions from graduate students and early career psychologists, and encourage those who are new to theoretical and philosophical psychology to work with a faculty advisor or a mentor in preparing their presentations. 

Deadline for submission:  November 15, 2011 

Registration Rates:  Early registration fee (on or before January 15, 2012): Members, $140; Non-members, $150; students $40; Late registration fee: $160 for members; $170 for non-members; $50 for students. 

Registration availability:  A registration form and hotel information will be available soon on the Society website
Questions?  Please contact Alan Tjeltveit 
Program and Organizing Committee: 

  • John Christopher, Montana State University

  • Kathleen Slaney, Simon Fraser University

  • James Lamiell, Georgetown University

  • Alan Tjeltveit, Muhlenberg College

  • Frank Richardson, University of Texas

  • Michael Zhang, Brigham Young University