23rd ANNUAL PACIFIC UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE
April 5-6, 2019 Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon
Keynote talk by Susan Haack (University of Miami)
The 23rd annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 5-6, 2019 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers. Papers are required to be of philosophical content, but there are no specific restrictions on subject matter within the arena of philosophical discussion itself. Papers should be approximately 3000 words (10-12 pages). Electronic submissions are required and should be sent to Ian O’Loughlin at email@example.com. Submissions should include both the full paper and an abstract of no more than 200 words. Please send your paper, prepared for blind review, as an email attachment. The attachment should be a single word document with title, abstract, paper, and bibliography. In the body of the email, please include the title of your paper, your name, and your university. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Volume 10 (2019) of the journal Res Cogitans.
This is strictly an undergraduate conference, with only undergraduates allowed on the conference program. The single exception is the keynote speaker. Past keynotes speakers have included: Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, John Searle, Keith Lehrer, Catherine Elgin, John Perry, Hubert Dreyfus, Jerry Fodor, Alvin Plantinga, Cora Diamond, James Sterba, Peter Kivy, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Daniel Dennett, Elliott Sober, Alva Noë, and L.A. Paul. This year’s keynote talk will be by Susan Haack.
The conference banquet will be on Friday, April 5th and all paper sessions, including the keynote talk, will be on Saturday, April 6th.
Travel and lodging information can be found by going to the conference web site at: www.pacificu.edu/as/philosophy/conference
Registration costs: $50, payable online. Three meals will be provided: Friday night banquet, Saturday Breakfast, breakfast and lunch.
For further information, contact Ian O’Loughlin via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (503 352 1547) or at the address below:
Dept. of Philosophy, Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Meteorite-University of Michigan’s Undergraduate Philosophy Journal
Areté The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Rutgers University, is now accepting paper submissions for publication in its Spring 2019 issue. Approximately 3 papers will be published, digitally and in print (limited run).
Traditionally, only work from juniors and seniors is encouraged, as analytic rigor is a prerequisite for publication. That being said, any paper of exquisite quality from any field of philosophy is welcome for submission. We only require that the paper submitted is your work done for a traditional class, or your independent research during undergraduate studies.
Submissions should not exceed 8,000 words, with a cover page, abstract, and citations. For the purpose of blind review, do not include information in the text of your paper that identifies you as the author or the institution you attend. Please also include a separate document with your biographical information including institution and graduation date. Papers should be submitted via email attachment (from an email address we can use to correspond with you) in Word document or PDF format, to email@example.com by October 31st, 2018.
The authors of papers accepted for publication will be notified in December.
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