Roger Bacon’s Moralis Philosophia: Conference at Saint Bonaventure University

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Call for Papers
October 4, 2021
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Languages, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

The Franciscan Institute at Saint Bonaventure University requests proposals (200-250 words) for scholarly papers and complete panels (3 to 4 papers) for the conference (July 21-24, 2022) dedicated to Roger Bacon’s Moralis Philosophia. This gathering will celebrate the new English translation of this critical text by two eminent scholars of the Doctor Mirabilis, Jeremiah Hackett, and Thomas S. Maloney. Proposals should explore themes in the Moralis Philosophia in the context of Bacon’s writings, medieval culture, and the potential implications for contemporary studies in the humanities and sciences. Ten bursaries covering registration and room/board costs are available to those presenting papers for the conference with the intent of editing their papers for publication in collaboration with the Franciscan Institute.


Panel and paper proposals will be accepted at, no later than October 4, 2021. Notice regarding the acceptance of papers and panels will be communicated to interested individuals no later than December 13, 2021.

Contact Info: 

Ms. Jill Smith, Franciscan Institute, Saint Bonaventure University, 3261 West State Road, Saint Bonaventure, New York, 14778

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