Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Sophia/Western Canadian Undergraduate Conference

WESTERN CANADIAN UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCE OF PHILOSOPHY AND SOPHIA XII
CALL FOR PAPERS

Papers are now being accepted for the second Western Canadian Undergraduate
Conference of Philosophy. It will be held at the University of Victoria,
Victoria, B.C., on March 14th, 2009.

Sophia, the University of Victoria's Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy, is
also accepting submissions for publication in our 2009 issue. This year's
edition will feature an interview with Simon Blackburn.

The submission deadline for both the conference and Sophia is JANUARY 28.

All papers must be philosophical in content, be accompanied with an
abstract, and must not exceed 4000 words. Submissions will automatically be
considered for both the Sophia and the conference unless you indicate
otherwise. Please do not include any identifying information within the
body of the paper itself.

Papers may be sent electronically to sophiajournal@gmail.com or in paper
form to: Sophia Journal Philosophy Students' Union Department of Philosophy
University of Victoria, PO BOX 3045 STN CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 3P4

For full conference and submission information, visit us at
http://www.theviriditas.net/ or email us at sophiajournal@gmail.com

- Editors of the Sophia

Conference at W & J

If you're interested, stop by the department to see:

CFP

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
at Washington and Jefferson
7-10 pp submission, due by 2/28/2009
(submissions welcome on any topic)

Conference to be held: Sat., 4/4/2009

Monday, January 26, 2009

West Virginia University National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

(We have the call for papers, if you're interested.)

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Subject: West Virginia University National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Hello,

The West Virginia University philosophy department will be hosting its Third Annual National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference on March 27th and 28th. Find attached the call for papers/announcement.

Undergraduates are asked to submit a paper on ANY topic in philosophy to wvuphilconference@gmail.com<mailto:wvuphilconference@gmail.com> by Feb. 20th.

Thank you,


Raquel Spencer
Philosophy Club President
West Virginia University

wvuphilconference@gmail.com<mailto:wvuphilconference@gmail.com>
raquelaspencer@gmail.com<mailto:raquelaspencer@gmail.com>

Conference website: http://philosophy.wvu.edu/events/2008_undergraduate_conference

Facebook group name: West Virginia University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Cal Philosophy Graduates

This post is for those who have attended California University of Pennslvania and majored/minored in philosophy.

If you're reading this, please leave a comment and tell us what you're up to--we're interested to know! Also, if you believe that your philosophy education has helped you in your current career, we'd like to hear how. This type of news can be encouraging to our current students.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Some Open Courseware Links

One of our readers calls this listing of open courseware links to our attention:

http://www.christiancolleges.com/blog/2009/top-100-open-coursware-links-on-theology-and-philosophy/

It looks like there are a number of rather interesting courses available there--and they're free.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

CFP Midsouth Philosophy Conference

Note: The undergraduate conference information is towards the end of
the annoucement.

CALL FOR PAPERS

M I D S O U T H P H I L O S O P H Y C O N F E R E N C E

and Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

The University of Memphis

April 17-18, 2009 (PLEASE NOTE APRIL DATE)

The thirty-third annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference is scheduled for
Friday afternoon and Saturday, April 17-18, at The University of Memphis.

There will be a keynote address at the beginning of the conference on Friday
afternoon.

There will be a $20 registration fee, payable by cash or check at the
conference.

Papers in any area are welcome. Papers must not exceed a length of 3000
words. On the first page of your paper, include the following nine items:

(1) a word count - 3000 words maximum!
(2) the author's name
(3) academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student)
(4) institutional affiliation (if any)
(5) mailing address
(6) email address
(7) telephone number
(8) the paper's title
(9) an abstract - 100 words maximum!

Submissions which do not include all nine items will not be considered. No
more than one submission by the same author will be considered.

Email a copy of your paper, as an attachment, in Rich Text Format (RTF) or
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) to midsouth@lclark.edu
Please title your paper as follows: YourLastName_YourFirstName.rtf - for
example, Locke_John.rtf

Papers must be received by MARCH 1. Papers will be reviewed by a committee.
Notification of acceptance will be made via email in late January.
Submissions whose authors cannot be contacted through email will be
rejected.

Each paper will have a commentator. Those interested in commenting should
send a note to midsouth@lclark.edu by March 9 of availability and areas of
interest. Persons whose papers are accepted will be expected to serve as
commentators if asked.

The UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE will have parallel sessions.
See http://www.lclark.edu/~midsouth/MPC.html#undergrad for details.

Thomas Nenon has reserved rooms for Thursday (4/16) through Saturday (4/18)
nights at the Sleep Inn (901-522-9700) on 40 North Front Street, and at the
Comfort Inn (901-526-0583) on 100 North Front Street. Make reservations
directly, and as soon as possible. The airport shuttle goes to the hotels
for about $15, taxis for about $30.

http://www.lclark.edu/~midsouth/MPC.html

PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO ANYONE WHO WOULD BE INTERESTED.


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Midsouth Philosophy Conference

University of Memphis

17-18 April 2009

http://www.lclark.edu/~midsouth/MPC.html

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Monday, January 12, 2009

CFP 2nd Annual Southeast Philosophy Congress

The Second Annual Southeast Philosophy Congress invites submissions
from undergraduate and graduate students in any area of philosophy.
The Congress, hosted by Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia,
runs February 13-14, 2009, with keynote speaker Jack Zupko from Emory
University. Presented papers will be published in online and print
proceedings.

Talks run 20 minutes, followed by a 10 minute question/answer period.
Please email papers, accompanied by a brief abstract, to Dr. Todd
Janke: ToddJanke@Clayton.edu. Submission deadline is January 31, 2009.
To allow time to plan travel, speakers will be notified immediately
upon acceptance and selection will close when all slots are filled.
The registration fee of $45.00 includes lunch both days and a print
copy of the proceedings.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

The best jobs

Courtesy of Joel Press: see item #12 in the list below.


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123119236117055127.html

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

CFP College of Wooster Philosophical Journal

SAPERE AUDE

The College of Wooster Philosophical Journal

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Students Of the
College of Wooster
Philosophy Department
Wooster, OH
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'Sapere Aude', as used in Immanuel Kant's Essay, "What is
Enlightenment?" means 'Dare to Know.' This phrase exemplifies the
mission of Sapere Aude. Our aim is to facilitate intellectual
discovery by encouraging students to reason independently and to
explore unfamiliar philosophical territory.

We invite undergraduate students to submit philosophical papers in all
areas of philosophy. The papers should exhibit independent thought and
exemplify a deep understanding of a philosophical issue.

Papers sent to Sapere Aude for consideration of inclusion must adhere
to the following:

1) Each entry should be prepared for blind review and must have a
title page containing the author's name, college or university, and
year. (No other identifier should be present within the paper).
2) All entries should be no longer than 20 pages and may include
footnotes as a supplement to the text.
3) Paper format: one inch margins, double spaced, 12 pt. font, Times
New Roman, and should adhere to an accepted style of citation.
4) All pages, except the title page, should be numbered.
5) All entries should be submitted as an electronic copy (.Doc only,
please) to Sapere_aude@wooster.edu.

Final papers and graduate school writing samples make particularly
good submissions.

Please send any questions to Sapere_aude@wooster.edu.

Deadline for Submission:
January 31st, 2009