Undergraduate Philosophy Conferences & Journals

(Listed in order from closest deadline onward)

Aporia, Brigham Young University’s undergraduate journal of philosophy, is pleased to announce the Fall 2017 call for papers. Aporia is dedicated to recognizing exemplary philosophical work at the undergraduate level. We are now accepting submissions for the Fall 2017 issue, which will be published online. We will announce the papers selected for publication mid-December. We hope that you will inform all philosophy students of this opportunity to be recognized and to participate in the philosophical community. We especially invite professors to encourage authors of outstanding undergraduate work to submit their papers. Attached is a flier announcing the call for papers; this flier also contains important information about the submission process, as well as the due date for submissions: November 1st, 2017. Thank you for supporting Aporia in recognizing and encouraging excellent undergraduate philosophical research.

For further questions, please contact Ariana Fuller by email, or refer to our website: http://aporia.byu.edu/site.php?id=submissions.


The Southern Utah University Philosophy Program is pleased to announce our 2018 Undergraduate Philosophy Conference! The conference will be held on Saturday, March 3rd Dr. Jovana Davidovic (University of Iowa) will provide our keynote address, “Liability to Defensive Harm, Forfeiture and Reciprocity Theory of Rights.” We invite high quality papers from undergraduate students in all areas of philosophy, but special preference will be given to papers addressing the theme of “Rights.” Papers should be between 2000-3000 words, should include an abstract of about 200 words, and should be prepared for blind review (please include full contact and affiliation information in your submission email only). Accepted authors will be eligible to receive a travel stipend courtesy of the Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values. Please submit your papers as a word or .pdf file to SUUPhilosophy@gmail.com by December 31st 2017.




 April 20-21, 2018

Pacific University

Forest Grove, Oregon

 Keynote talk by L. A. Paul (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

 The 22nd annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 20-21, 2018 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, including paper and abstract (Word documents), should be sent to: ian.oloughlin@pacificu.edu

.Submission deadline is February 1, 2018.

Final decisions will be made by February 28, 2018. Volunteers for session chairs are also welcome.Selected papers from the conference will be published in Volume 9 (2018) of the journal Res Cogitans.


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