Wednesday, November 28, 2012

CFP: The Tenth Annual Intermountain West Student Philosophy Conference

The Graduate Students at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Utah Proudly Present:

The Tenth Annual Intermountain West Student Philosophy Conference

March 21-23, 2013

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Downing

Ohio State University

Paper: “Locke and his Predecessors on the Status of Secondary Qualities”

Plenary Speaker: Dustin Stokes

University of Utah

The Philosophy Department of the University of Utah is proud to announce the 10th annual Intermountain West Student Philosophy Conference (IWSPC) to be held March 21-23, 2013 in Salt Lake City, UT. Papers in any area of philosophy by graduate or undergraduate students are welcome. Papers should be suitable for a twenty-five minute presentation with fifteen minutes of commentary and Q & A.

Submission requirements: Papers should be no more than 3,000 words and prepared for blind review. Only one submission per author will be considered. The paper should be in .doc or .pdf form and submitted electronically to UUIWGPC at gmail dot com.

Along with your paper, we ask that you also submit a cover letter including the following information:
  1. Paper Title
  2. Author’s name
  3. Word count
  4. Abstract (100 words)
  5. Institutional affiliation
  6. Academic status (graduate or undergraduate student)
  7. Subject area of paper
  8. Email address

Deadline: January 7th. Notification of acceptance will be emailed no later than February 7th. Each student who presents a paper will also be expected to give a five minute commentary on another student's paper.
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Check out our facebook group: 2013 Intermountain West Student Philosophy Conference.

Follow us on Twitter: @UtahPhilosophyG

Any questions should be addressed to Anna at UUIWGPC at gmail dot com

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