Wednesday, January 19, 2011

CFP: The Interlocutor (Sewaee)

The Interlocutor: Sewanee Philosophical Review is seeking high quality
undergraduate essays for its upcoming volume.

Please send this announcement to students who might have an interest
in this opportunity.

Our call for essays and instructions for submissions can be viewed at
http://www.sewanee.edu/philosophy/interlocutor/submit.html

The most recent volume is available at
http://www.sewanee.edu/philosophy/interlocutor/journal.html

If you or your students have questions, please feel free to contact
interloc@sewanee.edu

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Engaging Philosophy - Student Session (Mount Holyoke College)

March 25-26, 2011
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075

Engaging Philosophy, a two- day conference at Mount Holyoke College, hopes to explore and extend possibilities for philosophy being practiced in community settings and being applied to the issues of everyday life.
Speakers will include:

* Linda Alcoff, CUNY Graduate Center
* Lawrence Blum, Unversity of Massachusetts - Boston
* Sally Haslanger, MIT
* Mecke Nagel, SUNY Cortland
* John Perry, University of California, Riverside
* Ken Taylor, Stanford University
* John Wallace, University of Minnesota

One of the six (non-concurrent) sessions will be a student session that will showcase current or recent student projects that somehow bring philosophy into community settings. The session will feature a panel of three current or recent undergraduate students; each student will describe and discuss her or his project and its implications for extending philosophy further into communities. Lynn Pasquerella, president and professor of philosophy at Mount Holyoke, will comment on the presentations.

Current or recent undergraduates who are interested in participating should fill out the preliminary application form and submit a 200-word description of the project from the "Student Session" link on the conference website. The application deadline is January 14, 2011. From these projects the judging panel will select six entrants for a final application, which will consist of a fuller two-page description of the project and the proposed presentation. The deadline for this final submission will be February 11, 2011.

The three students selected will receive travel and lodging expenses for the conference, a $150 stipend, and will join the other conferees for all meals and conversation. One slot will be reserved for the top applicant from Mount Holyoke.

More details here.

WESTERN CANADIAN UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCE OF PHILOSOPHY

The Western Canadian Undergraduate Conference of Philosophy is currently accepting submissions of exceptional undergraduate work. The conference will be held on March 12th, 2011 at the University of Victoria (Victoria, B.C.). This year, we are honoured to feature keynote speaker Ronald de Sousa (University of Toronto), who will be delivering a presentation entitled, "A Rose by Many Other Names: Language, Emotion and the Ineffable."

The deadline for submissions has been extended to February 15th, 2011.

Submissions should be approx. 2,500 words and should include: your name, university affiliation, and a short abstract (250 words). Please send submissions to wcucofp@gmail.com.