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WCMI 2010: The 25th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium

April 8 - April 10, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles


University Hall 1000, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

Proposals for paper presentations on any topic in the philosophy and theology of Bernard Lonergan are invited. Proposals for papers that bring Lonergan's philosophy and theology into conversation with contemporary thinkers and current trends are especially welcome. Proposals for papers that describe or explore practical and pedagogical applications of Lonergan's thought are also welcome.

Students pursuing the study of Lonergan's philosophy or theology at the graduate level are also invited to submit proposals.

Proposals should be no longer than 3 pp. and must be sent by email attachment to in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format. The email accompanying the proposal must include the author's name and affiliation, the title of the paper, address, telephone, and email address. Submission deadline for proposals: January 15th, 2010.

Notification of acceptance will be made by Feb. 15, 2010. Completed papers must be submitted by email in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format by March 15th, 2010 for copying and distribution prior to the symposium.

Presentations must not exceed 3000 words (30 minutes reading time). The papers upon which the presentations are based may be any length.

All accepted papers will be reviewed for publication in Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies.

Registration Fee: $30 (includes banquet), payable on the morning of the first day of the symposium. The registration fee is waived for graduate students.

Pre-registration: Please pre-register by Mar. 1st, 2010 by sending an e-mail to Mark D. Morelli. Provide your name, and indicate whether or not you will be attending the now- renowned banquet on Saturday night so we can make appropriate arrangements with campus food service. Please let us know if you require a vegetarian meal.

Accommodations: Custom Hotel (a postmodern experience), located within walking distance of the university. Ask for the LMU rate. You may be able to obtain cheaper rates on general hotel booking sites. Call toll-free in the US and Canada: (877) 287-8601 for reservations.