Herder's Aesthetics & Historical Concerns
Houston, September 2002
Call for Papers Ästhetik und Geschichte bei Herder Herder's Aesthetics and Historical Concerns Bi-annual conference of the International Herder Society (IHS) Rice University Houston, Texas September 26-30, 2002 At its bi-annual conference, the IHS will explore Herder's significant contributions to aesthetics and his development of a historicist hermeneutic. Since these are issues of extraordinary significance not just for Herder studies but for the entire German eighteenth century, the executive committee of the IHS has determined to invite representative of parallel scholarly societies to offer several joint sessions at our meetings. A call for papers has already been sent out to the membership of the North American Kant Society, and we propose to invite similar participation by the Goethe and Lessing Societies. The conference is planned to include some ten working sessions of three to four speakers each, to be organized thematically based on accepted paper proposals. The IHS invites any interested scholar to submit a proposal for a paper that addresses the theme of the conference. Such proposals should be no more than a page in length and may be submitted in either German or English to the executive committee of the IHS by February, 2002. In Europe, paper proposals may be sent to: Professor Gerhard Sauder Universität des Saarlandes Fachrichtung 4.1 Germanistik Postfach 151150 66041 Saarbrücken Germany fax: +49(0)681 / 302-4371 email: email@example.com In North America proposals may be sent to: Professor John Zammito Department of History, MS-42 Rice University 6100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005-1892 USA fax: +1-713-348-5207 email: firstname.lastname@example.org The executive committee will review all proposals and send out invitations as shortly after the submission date as is feasible, in order to allow for the arrangement of schedules and the pursuit of funding to attend the conference.