Category Archives: Undergraduate Conferences, Journals

University of North Texas UG conference

3rd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

UNT DEPARTMENT of Philosophy and Religion in conjunction with

UNT Department of History, UNT Philosophy Club, and Phi Sigma Tau

CALL FOR PAPERS- This year’s theme: History of Ideas

UNT Department of Philosophy and Religion is announcing an open call for philosophy or history papers with submissions open to undergraduate students and Phi Sigma Tau members. This is an exciting pre-professional learning opportunity for anybody considering a path to graduate school or a career in academia. Submissions of papers should be focused on writing, researching, and reviewing philosophical concepts that serve to explore the writer’s particular area of interest.

Keynote Speakers: Mariana Alessandri and Alexander Stehn: University of Texas- RGV

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Submissions on any area of philosophical/historical interest are welcome. Papers should be limited to approximately 30 minutes reading time (approx. 10-12 pages double spaced). Please prepare for blind review, eliminating any author-identifying marks. In addition to the paper submission please provide, in a separate document:

Name

Name of School/Affiliation

Title of Paper

150-word abstract

CONFERENCE INFORMATION: The conference will be held on April 6, 2019, at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February, 2019

Reviews and acceptances will be completed within two weeks from the deadline.

Participants should: * Submit your paper/abstract to untphilosophyconference@gmail.com (include “UNT undergraduate philosophy conference” as the subject heading)

* For more information, email; Michael.thompson@unt.edu

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“Understanding in Community” conference

The Greater Philadelphia
Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
sponsored by
The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium
and
Villanova University Phi Sigma Tau and Department of Philosophy
Call for papers on the theme
Understanding in Community
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Garey Hall 10A
Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085
Organizers: James Benecke, Jessie Dern-Sisco, and Ian Maley
Philosophical essays are welcome on any topic, but preference will be given to papers that reflect this year’s theme “Understanding in Community.” Only undergraduates may submit papers.

More details here: GPPC 2019 CFP FINAL

Midwest Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Call for Papers
The 21st Annual
Midwest Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Creighton University
April 26-27, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Valerie Hardcastle
Submission Guidelines: Submissions from all interested undergraduates on any
philosophical topic are welcome. Please limit submissions to one paper per student.
Papers should be a maximum of 30 minutes reading time (approximately 10-12
pages double-spaced). Authors should include their name, school, email address,
telephone number, paper title, and an abstract of no more than 250 words
separately in the body of the email. All submissions should be suitable for blind
review, with no identifying marks appearing anywhere in the body of the paper.
Papers will be blind reviewed by the officers of the Creighton University chapter of
Phi Sigma Tau. Selected speakers will be notified on a rolling basis but no later than
March 1st.
Deadline for receipt of papers: February 1st, 2019.
Submissions: Papers should be submitted via email (with paper attached in an
anonymized file) to MUPCOmaha@gmail.com
Location: The conference will be held on the campus of Creighton University in
Omaha, Nebraska.
Accommodations and Travel: While we cannot provide reimbursement for travel
or accommodations, students with accepted papers are encouraged to seek funding
from their home institutions. We will be happy to provide documentation
concerning their participation.
For further information (including help with accommodations): Please contact
Phi Sigma Tau President Alyssa Ellerbusch at alyssaellerbusch@creighton.edu

Stance: Call for papers

STANCE

an international undergraduate philosophy journal

CALL FOR PAPERS

Stance seeks original philosophical papers authored by current undergraduates.

Submission Guidelines:

Stance welcomes papers concerning any philosophical topic. Current undergraduates may submit a paper between 1500 and 3500 words in length (footnotes may extend the word limit 500 words at most). Stance asks that each undergraduate only submit one paper for the journal per year. Papers should avoid unnecessary technicality and strive to be accessible to the widest possible audience without sacrificing clarity or rigor. They are evaluated on the following criteria: depth of inquiry, quality of research/academic rigor, creativity, lucidity, struggle, significance, and, most importantly, originality.

Submission Procedures:

This year, Stance is utilizing a new system to better manage paper submissions and correspondence with authors. As such, we have updated our submission procedures. Instructions for submitting your paper can be found at https://www.stancephilosophy.com/for-authors under “Call for Papers.”