On April 27, 2023, McMaster Divinity College is hosting a conference on “Secularism and the Pursuit of Transcendence.” The call for papers is now open and can be viewed here.

Keynote speakers for the conference include Christina Gschwandtner, Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University, Charles Taylor, Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at McGill University, Merold Westphal, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Fordham University, and Robert Wuthnow, Professor of Sociology Emeritus and former director of the Princeton University Center for the Study of Religion.

We welcome proposals on all aspects and from various academic perspectives on our theme. The deadline for proposals is December 15, 2022.

This conference will take place at McMaster Divinity College at 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on Thursday, April 27, 2023. Parallel sessions will be chosen in advance at registration. Some sessions may be opened to livestream access, but participants are strongly encouraged to attend in person. More details will be released as they become available at: mcmasterdivinity.ca/transcendenceconference



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