Conferences

The 8th Annual Felician Ethics Conference: Call for Papers

April 26, 2014
Rutherford Campus of Felician College (Rutherford, NJ)

The 8th annual meeting of the Felician Ethics Conference will be held at the Rutherford Campus of Felician College on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9am to 5:30pm at 223 Montross Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 07070. Macalester Bell (Columbia University), author of Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt (Oxford, 2013), will be speaking on “Honor, Respect, and Contempt.”

Submissions on any topic in moral philosophy (broadly construed) are welcome, not exceeding 25 minutes of presentation time (approximately 3,000 words). Please send submissions via email in format suitable for blind review by March 1, 2014 to: felicianethicsconference@gmail.com. Please submit fully finished papers, not abstracts or proposals.

Please direct any questions about the Felician Ethics Conference to Irfan Khawaja, (201) 559-6000 (ext. 6288) or felicianethicsconference@gmail.com. For more information, please view the informative handout.

4th Annual CUNY Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

April 5, 2014
LaGuardia Community College (Long Island City, NY)

The Philosophy Program, in coordination with the Philosophy Club, at LaGuardia Community College is pleased to announce the fourth annual CUNY Undergraduate Philosophy Conference to be held at LaGuardia on April 5th, 2014. The Keynote speaker will be Professor Jacqueline Scott. Dr. Scott is an Associate Professor at Loyola University Chicago; her areas of interest include Nietzsche, Race Theory, African American Philosophy and Chinese Philosophy.

Papers in any area of philosophy are welcome as long as the primary author is an undergraduate. Papers should be suitable for 15-20 minute presentations. Selected papers from the conference will appear in The Gadfly, a publication of the philosophy club, available both in print and online.

Submissions should be sent to lagccphilosophy@gmail.com no later than March 21st, 2014.

Mid-Hudson Valley Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

April 4-5, 2014
Poughkeepsie, NY

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Marist College will host the Fourth Mid-Hudson Valley Undergradute Philosophy Conference April 4-5, 2014. Undergraduates are encouraged to submit papers on any topic in philosophy. The conference accepts at most six papers, and there are no concurrent presentations. Please send papers of no more than 3,000 words by February 15, 2014.

They are accepting electronic submissions by attachment in PDF or MS Word format. Please send submissions to James Snyder at james.snyder@marist.edu. For more information, view the flyer.

Third Annual CUNY Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Friday, April 19, 2013
LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, N.Y.

The philosophy program, in coordination with the Philosophy Club, at LaGuardia Community College is pleased to announce the Third Annual CUNY Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. Keynote speaker Jaysankar Lal Shaw, from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, will talk about distinctive features of Indian philosophy. Papers in any area of philosophy are welcome as long as the primary author is an undergraduate. Papers should be suitable for 15–20 minute presentations.

Additionally this year, poster presentations will be included in the conference. Undergraduate students from any college are invited to submit proposals for a poster board presentation that examines the intersection of philosophy with other disciplines. A final 200-word abstract of the presentation must be submitted prior to the date of the conference in order to be included within the 2013 issue of The Gadfly. Some poster boards may be available, so students do not need to purchase their own. Students will be provided space and time to display their poster boards during the day of the conference.

Papers and poster presentations connected with Asian philosophy are encouraged, but all papers and poster boards are welcome.

Selected papers and poster presentation abstracts from the conference will appear in The Gadfly, a publication of the Philosophy Club, both in print and online.

Deadline

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, March 15. Please e-mail all submissions by that date.

You can RSVP up to one week prior to the date of the conference (April 19) if you will be bringing a large group. However, this is not required, and we would be happy to have you attend regardless of RSVPs. We only ask that you RSVP so that we can get a sense of how many people will be attending so we can make sure there is enough food! Thus, everyone is welcome to attend!

If you have any questions, please contact lagccphilosophy@gmail.com or pdoctor@lagcc.cuny.edu.

Fourth Annual Moravian College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pa.

The Moravian College Philosophy Department and Philosophy Club are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Moravian College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. They are inviting undergraduate students to submit papers on general philosophical topics to be presented at this conference. Papers should be no more than 3,000 words. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 8. Please see the flyer for further details concerning this conference and paper submission guidelines.

Third Mid-Hudson Valley Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: Call for Papers

March 8–9, 2013
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will host the Third Mid-Hudson Valley Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. Undergraduates are encouraged to submit papers on any topic in philosophy. The conference accepts at most six papers, and there are no concurrent presentations.

The keynote address will be given by Alfred Mele, the William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University and the director of the Big Questions on Free Will, a four-year project on free will funded by the John Templeton Foundation and Florida State University.

The deadline for submission of papers of no more than 3,000 words has been extended to Jan. 1 (the original deadline was Dec. 15, 2012). We prefer that you e-mail papers by attachment in PDF or Microsoft Word format. The conference program will be announced in January.

First Annual Coastal Carolina University Online Undergraduate Ethics Conference

April, 2013

The Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values at Coastal Carolina University is sponsoring its First Annual Online Undergraduate Ethics Conference. If you are an undergraduate student who is interested in submitting a paper, please visit the Coastal Ethics website to find out more information about this conference. The submission deadline is Feb. 1. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by early March. Accepted submissions will require a short (maximum 20 minutes) video presentation.