Regional Study Groups
NAKS is proud to sponsor the activities of small scholarly groups all around the country. Groups generally meet once a year and have their own procedures for submission and acceptance of papers. If you are interested in participating in one of these events, please check the respective websites for more information.
Pacific Study Group
The Pacific Study Group (PSG) is an informal group that meets once a year (historically, in the fall) to facilitate interaction among Kant scholars by means of 5 or 6 45-minute presentations followed by informal discussion. Please visit the Group's page for more specific instructions about paper-submissions.
Midwest Study Group
The Midwest Study Group of the North American Kant Society was founded in 1995 by Manfred Kuehn, then at Purdue University, in order to advance the discussion of Kant and to promote interaction among Kant scholars. Weekend meetings, held annually in late Fall, feature several refereed papers and plenty of time for discussion and interaction. Recent meetings have also featured invited speakers.
Eastern Study Group
The Eastern Study Group of the North American Kant Society was started in 2004 by Sharon Anderson-Gold, and directed by Pablo Muchnik from 2009 to 2014. Our purpose is to promote the discussion of Kantian scholarship among faculty and students on the East Coast. We hold meetings annually, usually in the Spring, in which a handful of papers selected by a program committee are discussed in a friendly but rigorous atmosphere. We welcome thematic and historical contributions that show the relevance of Kantian thought in its manifold aspects.
Southern Study Group
The Southern Study Group was founded in 2008 by Kristi Sweet and Oliver Sensen, in order to bring together Kant scholars in the southern part of the US. There is an annual study group meeting each spring, featuring refereed papers.
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