NASPH 2023 Conference Information

The conference this year will be hosted by the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada from Sept. 21-23, 2023. The program can be found here. To register for the conference, click here.

Both the conference proceedings and lodging will be at the Aloft Hotel Calgary (~25min drive from airport).

Rooms have been reserved for conference participants at a rate of 139 CAD. To get that rate reservations must be made by Monday, Aug. 21. Additional lodging details can be found here.

NASPH Satellite Session at SPEP (10/12/2023)

On October 12, 2023 (9:00-11:45am), NASPH will host a SPEP Satellite Session. The topic of the session is “Making Room for Affect and Affective Labor in Hermeneutics.” There will be three papers, followed by discussion:

  • Karen Davis (Lewis University), “Interpreting Pain: The Chronic and the Kairotic”
  • Miriam Ambrosino (Stony Brook), “A Preliminary Approach to ‘A Hermeneutic Politics of Emotion”
  • Ellie Anderson (Pomona College), “Hermeneutic Labor in Sexual Experience”


The CFP for the 2023 NASPH Annual Meeting can be found here. This year’s conference will be held September 21-23 at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. The deadline for submissions is July 1.

The program will feature a keynote address by Dr. Francisco Gonzalez (Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa), as well as two book panels: one on Dr. Nathan Dickman’s Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Priority of Questions in Religions, another led by Dr. Ted George and Dr. Graham McCaffrey on “Humanities and Health Care: An Evolving Relationship.”

CFP: Canadian Hermeneutics Institute

The 14th annual Canadian Hermeneutics Institute will take place May 31 – June 2, 2023 at the Aloft University Hotel in Calgary, Alberta. Professor Dennis Schmidt is this year’s visiting scholar.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 20, 2023. Presenters will be notified no later than March 31, 2023 as to whether their abstract has been accepted. For more information,

Submissions instructions and registration information can be found at: