Undergraduate Philosophy Conferences Ordered by conference date
San Diego State University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: October 18 - 19, 2014; Papers Due: August 1, 2014. The theme this year will be feminist philosophy and women in philosophy. Submissions will be accepted in all areas of feminist philosophy, regarding women philosophers, OR written by female undergraduates. Students submitting need only meet one of the listed areas. Although we encourage female students to submit, it is not required.
Georgia State Student Philosophy Symposium: Februrary 28, 2015; Papers Due: December 22, 2014. Keynote speaker will be Professor Rachana Kamtekar of University of Arizona. Undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines are encouraged to submit their work (3750 words) on any philosophical topic.
Eastern Michigan University's Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: March 6 - 8, 2015; Papers Due: January 12, 2015. Papers selected for presentation will be allotted 20 minute presentation times, followed by formal comments and Q & A. All papers (8 - 12 pages) in philosophy, broadly construed, will be considered for the conference.
Midsouth Philosophy Conference: March 13 - 14, 2015; Papers Due: January 12, 2015. The conference is held at Rhodes College in Memphis. Papers in any area are welcome.
William and Mary Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: March 21-22, 2015; Papers Due: Feburary 15, 2015 - Williamsburg, VA. Papers on all topics are welcome (Best: $100; 2nd: $50). The keynote speaker will be our own Professor Angela Smith.
Illinois State University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: March 27 - 28, 2015; Papers Due: January 16, 2015. The theme is Science, Metaphysics, and the Mind. Keynote speaker is Dr. Jessica Wilson of University of Toronto. Papers should be between 2500 - 3000 words. All topics are accepted though those relevant to the theme are encouraged.
George Washington University Philosophy Club Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: April 3, 2015. Papers Due: Feburary 21, 2015. The keynote speaker for this year's conference will be Professor Drew Leder of Loyola University, who will give an address on the philosophy of service work in prisons. Professor Leder has published leading work in bioethics and related fields, including the philosophy of prisons. We invite undergraduates to submit papers on any philosophical topic, but papers in the fields of applied ethics and political philosophy are strongly encouraged. Papers should be no longer than 3500 words.
Depauw Undergraduate Ethics Symposium: April 9 - 11, 2015; Papers Due: Feburary 1, 2015 - Participating Students attend seminars with visiting scholars and artists. Theme: Value and Virtual Spaces.
Pacific Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: April 17 - 18, 2015; Papers Due: February 1, 2015. Pacific University is located in Forest Grove, Oregon. The keynote presentation is by Daniel Dennett of Tufts University. Selected papers from the conference will be published in the undergraduate journal Res Cogitans.
University of Chapel Hill Philosophy Conference: April 18, 2015. Submission Deadline: Janurary 31, 2015. We invite undergraduates to submit papers on any philosophical topic with length of 10 - 15 pages.
WVU National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: April 18, 2015: Papers Due: Feburary 15, 2015. Papers can be on any topic in philosophy, but should be no longer than 3000 words.
James Madison University's Logic and Reasoning Institute: Colloquia held biweekly on Friday Afternoons. Click the link for the philosophy page and check the bottom right events calendar.
MARCUS: October 10, 2015; Papers Due: TBA. The conference will be held at Sweet Briar College.