Undergraduate Philosophy Conferences Ordered by conference date
San Diego State University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: October 17, 2015; Papers Due: June 15, 2015. 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: January 22, 2016; Papers Due: December 20, 2015. Keynote speaker will be Professor William G. Lycan, Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: "A Defense of Moral Facts." Undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines are encouraged to submit their work (3750 words) on any philosophical topic.
Midsouth Philosophy Conference: February 19-20, 2016; Papers Due: January 3, 2016. The conference is held at Rhodes College in Memphis. Papers in any area are welcome.
Eastern Michigan University's Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: March 5-6, 2016; Papers Due: January 8, 2016. 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 with an abstract, will be considered for the conference.
William and Mary Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: March 19-20, 2016; Papers Due: February 15, 2016 - Williamsburg, VA. Papers on all topics are welcome (Best: $200; 2nd: $100).
Depauw Undergraduate Ethics Symposium: April 14 - 16, 2016; Papers Due: February 2016 (TBA). Theme TBA.
Pacific Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: April 15 - 16, 2016; Papers Due: February 1, 2016. Pacific University is located in Forest Grove, Oregon. The keynote presentation is by Elliott Sober (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Selected papers from the conference will be published in the undergraduate journal Res Cogitans.
William and Mary Biennial Conference: September 9-10, 2016; Papers Due: TBA - Williamsburg, VA. Topic will be Epistemology and Cognition.
The Mudd Undergraduate Conference in Ethics: March 11-12, 2017, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia. Submission Deadline Extended to January 20, 2017. This conference, which is supported by Washington and Lee University's Roger Mudd Center for Ethics, is the only open undergraduate conference in the country solely dedicated to the academic study of ethical issues. All accepted speakers will not only have the opportunity to present their papers at the conference, but also to have them published in the The Mudd Journal of Ethics.
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.