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A Tradition Returns! The Banquet Is Back, in San Antonio

The Søren Kierkegaard Society is delighted to announce that reservations are now being accepted for our annual banquet held in conjunction with the American Academy of Religion meeting.

The banquet will be held on Friday, November 19, from 6pm to 9pm at Maverick Texas Brasserie. The restaurant can be found at 710 South Saint Mary’s Street, San Antonio, and we will convene in the Le Box room.

The evening will feature an interview with longtime Society member C. Stephen Evans conducted by Sharon Krishek.

The cost is $60 for dinner, and advance registrations are required.

Please reserve your place at the banquet by using PayPal below.

The banquet menu is as follows:


Arugula with Pear, Walnuts, Parmesan, and Lemon Vinaigrette


Seasonal Soup

Main Dish:

44 Farms Angus Strip Loin with Sautéed Green Beans and Crushed Red Bliss Potatoes with Herb Butter


Sautéed Seasonal Gulf Fish with Roasted Cauliflower and Curried Cauliflower Puree


House-Made Gnocchi with Goat Cheese Creme Fraiche


Seasonal Cheesecake


Chocolate Marquis 

There is no need to specify your choice of menu items at the time of booking; you may convey your choice to the servers at the banquet itself. Drinks will be available for purchase at the banquet. 

Any member who has not paid dues for 2021 can add that amount to the cost of the banquet when reserving.

Dues are: $20 for Regular Membership

$15 for Student Membership

$10 for Retiree Membership. 

Any questions can be directed to the Society’s Secretary/Treasurer.

We look forward to dining with you in San Antonio!

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Call for Papers, APA 2022 in Baltimore

The Søren Kierkegaard Society USA invites contributions for an upcoming session to be held in conjunction with the American Philosophical Association’s Eastern Division meeting. The theme is open, with submissions accepted in any area of Kierkegaard studies. Special consideration will be given to papers that relate Kierkegaard’s thought to a debate in a contemporary philosophical field of study such as epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, ethics, aesthetics, or metaphysics. A panel will be assembled from the submissions and will be held in Baltimore, January 5-8, 2022. Submissions should be full papers of no more than 3,000 words (excluding references) and directed to Sergia Hay. Since we will likely have commentators for talks, the paper should be submitted in the form you will present rather than a work in progress. The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2021.


Membership Dues

Annual membership dues for the Kierkegaard Society are still being collected.

Regular Membership is: $20 US
Student Membership is: $15 US
Retiree Membership is: $10 US

Please use PayPal to submit your dues. You can use a credit card to pay via PayPal (you do not need an account).

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Alternately, contact the Secretary/Treasurer to send a check.


The Søren Kierkegaard Society sponsors scholarly events annually in conjunction with the American Philosophical Association and the American Academy of Religion.

The Society invites contributions for two sessions of the APA each year, one panel each year at the Eastern APA, with an additional panel that alternates between the Central and Pacific regional meetings.

For more information on APA events, please click here.

The Society holds a panel each year at the AAR, usually by invitation.

For more information on AAR events, please click here.

Finally, the Society hosts a banquet annually in conjunction with the American Academy of Religion. This year the banquet will be held at Maverick Texas Brasserie.

For more information on the banquet, please click here.


To view a record of past American Philosophical Association events click here.


The Søren Kierkegaard Society USA was founded in 1979 by Robert L. Perkins† with the purpose of fostering the study and discussion of Kierkegaard’s thought across all its dimensions and ramifications, including its sources and influence. The Society was organized more formally under the leadership of Sylvia Walsh in 1990 and upholds its mission to this day.

Join the Society

The Søren Kierkegaard Society USA welcomes membership from anyone worldwide interested in Kierkegaard’s thought.

To join the Society or to request further information please use the form below.




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