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Call for Papers


April 19-20, 2013
Pacific University
Forest Grove, Oregon
Keynote talk, “Facts from Fictions,” by Peter Kivy (Rutgers University)
The 17th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 19-20, 2013 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers. Papers are required to be of philosophical content, but there are no specific restrictions on subject matter within the arena of philosophical discussion itself. Papers should be approximately 3000 words (10-12 pages). Electronic submissions, including paper and abstract (Word documents), should be sent Submission deadline is February 1, 2013. Final decisions will be made by February 28, 2013. Volunteers for session chairs are also welcome. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Volume 4 (2013) of the journal Res Cogitans <> .

This is strictly an undergraduate conference, with only undergraduates allowed on the conference program. The single exception is the keynote speaker. Past keynotes speakers have included: Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, John Searle, Keith Lehrer, Catherine Elgin, John Perry, Hubert Dreyfus, Jerry Fodor, Alvin Plantinga, Cora Diamond, and James Sterba. This year’s keynote talk will be by Peter Kivy (Rutgers University). 
Travel and lodging information can be found by going to the conference web site at:<

Registration costs: $40, payable at the conference. Three meals will be provided: Friday night banquet, Saturday breakfast and lunch. For further information, contact Professor Boersema via email ( or by phone (503 352 2150) or at the address below:

Dept. of Philosophy, Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116

University of Louisville

Steven Humphrey Student Philosophy Colloquium

Friday, Novermber 2, 2012

Bringham Humanities Building 

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentlucky

Undergraduate papers in any area of philosophy are welcome. Papers should be no more than ten pages (20 minutes' reading time). Submissions should be prepared for anonymous review and arrive by the deadline. Submission of a paper constitutes a commitment to attend the Colloquium and deliver the paper, if accepted. 

Submission deadline: October 15th, 2012. Send to Professor Robert Kimball, Department of Philosophy, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. You may email papers (in .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .pdf formats ONLY ) to

For more information and previous conference programs, see

Sapere Aude

The College of Wooster Philosophical Journal

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

  • Each entry should be prepared for blind review and must have a title page containing the author's name, college or university, and year.
  • All entries should be no longer than 20 pages and may include footnotes as a suppkement to the text
  • 1-inch margin, double spaced, 12 pt font, Times New Roman, and should adhere to an accepted style of citation
  • All pages, except the title page, should be numbered
  • All entries should be submitted as an electronic copy to

Please send any questions to

Deadline for submission: January 15th, 2013