The Hope & Optimism Spring 2016 Workshop will take place at the University of Notre Dame, April 22-23. The workshop is part of the Hope & Optimism Project. Our goal is to bring together philosophers from around the globe writing on hope or optimism to share and collaborate on work in progress.

The workshop will run from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm on Friday and Saturday at the Notre Dame Conference Center. All participants must register in advance here.


Matthew Benton   (University of Notre Dame)
Anne Jeffrey   (University of Notre Dame)


Mark Bernier  (Azusa Pacific University)
Cheshire Calhoun   (Arizona State University)
Dana Howard   (National Institutes of Health)
Adam Kadlac   (Wake Forest University )
Adrienne Martin   (Claremont McKenna College)
Michael Pace   (Chapman University)
Thomas Simpson   (University of Oxford)
Katie Stockdale   (Dalhousie University)