Monday, January 30, 2012

Philologoi: The Belmont University Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy

Philologoi: The Belmont University Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is a student-run scholarly journal deeply rooted in the history of philosophy. We provide an engaging and reflective forum for showcasing exceptional undergraduate work, particularly that which explores philosophy as a way of life. W e will accept original work on all topics of philosophical interest from students nationwide, to be published in the summer of 2012.


Papers should not exceed 16 pages.

Please use one-inch margins, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, footnotes rather than endnotes, numbered pages, and the Chicago style for citations.

Papers should be prepared for blind review. Your name, affiliation, and contact information as well as a brief abstract should appear on a cover sheet only .

Questions and papers to be submitted to “” as a .doc or .docx attachment.

Deadline: March 4, 2012

Thursday, January 12, 2012

2012 KPA STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST (Kentucky Undergrads Only)


$100 PRIZE

Eligibility: Contest open to any undergraduate student who attends a college or university in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Only one essay may be submitted by each entrant.

Topic: The essay may be on any topic within the field of philosophy. Regardless of the topic, it should exhibit an appropriate degree of sophistication becoming of an advanced undergraduate student in philosophy.

Submission: The essay should be no longer than 3,000 words, suitable for reading aloud, and prepared for blind review. Include the following information as a cover page in a separate file:

1) Title of paper.
2) 150-word abstract.
3) Author’s name.
4) Author’s institutional affiliation.
5) Author’s email address.
Please send submissions by email to Dr. Bob Sandmeyer at, with ‘KPA STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST’ appearing in the subject line. Deadline: March 1, 2012.

Awards: First Place Winner will receive $100 and read the essay at the KPA Spring 2012 Meeting, to be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Centre College, Danville, Kentucky. Runner-Up will receive a letter of recognition from the Kentucky Philosophical Association. Meeting information here.