>From: "Ed Madden" <[log in to unmask]>
>IIHU: International Institute for Human Understanding
>"The Primacy of Meaning to Human Understanding"
>An Interdisciplinary Conference in the Human and Social Sciences,
>Nursing, and Medical Humanities
>The International Institute for Human Understanding is celebrating its
>eighth annual international and interdisciplinary conference with
>Englewood Hospital and Medical Center's Nursing Research Committee.
>CALL FOR PROPOSALS
>Workshops: April 1-2, 2003
>Conference: April 3-5, 2003
>Committed to fostering human understanding in the human sciences, we
>invite abstracts for papers, symposiums, workshops and posters,
>reflecting research, theory, position papers, projects and esthetic work
>from all disciplines concerned with human understanding. The primary
>aim of the conference is to raise our consciousness to new levels of
>human understanding; so all abstracts, which have that potential, are
>We invite abstracts from, educators, philosophers, nurses, mental
>health counselors, psychotherapists, political and health activists, and
>those working in the fields of religious studies, social work, medicine,
>ethics, and other human sciences. (One year we even had a talking
>parrot!) We hope to encourage dialogues about human understanding among
>the disciplines. The conference is designed to create lively
>discussion, to enable the sharing of ideas, and to facilitate and
>develop new possibilities and perspectives geared toward fostering human
>Abstracts of papers, workshops, and symposiums should be one page and
>Four copies should be submitted.
>One copy should identity the author(s) and affiliation; this copy
>should also be camera-ready for conference proceedings (i.e. author/s
>and affiliation followed by abstract).
>The remaining three copies are peer-reviewed.
>Each presentation will be thirty minutes.
>Workshops will be held on April 1 and 2. You can request either the AM
>or PM session.
>Please attach a separate page with your name, mailing address, phone
>number, and e-mail address.
>If you would like to enclose a self-addressed stamped postcard, we will
>be glad to assure you that your abstract has been received.
>The conference will be held just 15 minutes from NYC at the Glenpointe
>Marriott in Teaneck, New Jersey.
>Transportation available (public bus directly to NYC $2.80).
>Send Abstracts to: Robert Dunlap, Chair, Program Committee, 1720 Phelps
>Street, Columbia, SC 29205.
>Due Date: February 1, 2003
>For further information about the Institute, please go to our web site