CFP: Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Dowling College

Posted: 30 de August de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event

CFP: Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Dowling College
(Oakdale, Long Island, New York, March 30, 2012)

In order to increase student awareness of and interest in philosophy,
and to encourage contributions to the scholarly community, Dowling
College Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites
students to submit papers relating to any philosophical topic or
period. Authors of accepted papers will be given the opportunity to
present their work at Dowling College’s second undergraduate
philosophy conference.

Deadline for Submissions: January 10, 2012

Submission Guidelines:

1. Although papers must relate to a philosophical topic or period,
that does not mean that other areas, such as psychology, sociology,
neurology, biology, etc., are excluded. As long as the paper engages
with its topic in a philosophical manner you are more than welcome to
submit the paper. Presenters should plan on having 15-20 minutes to
present their work (approx. 10-12 pages long). Time limits will be
strictly enforced.

2. Attach a copy of your submission in .doc or .docx format to an
email, and send it to dowlingphilconference@gmail.com. Within the
email, please include your name, email address, and college/university
that you are affiliated with.

3. Please do not include your name on your paper, so that it may be
reviewed “blind” by a committee of conference organizers.

4. Authors whose papers are accepted will be notified by Feb 10, 2011.

5. When you submit your paper, please indicate whether you would be
interested acting as a discussant for another speaker’s paper.

Please remember that you do not have to be a philosophy major to
submit a paper! All currently enrolled undergraduates are welcome to
submit their work.

The Rudolph Campus of Dowling College is located in Oakdale, NY. This
is 50 miles from NYC, and 25 minutes walk from the Oakdale LIRR train
station.

For more information contact Adam Kohler at
dowlingphilconference@gmail.com

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