Kentucky Philosophical Association (Apr 2020)

CFP: Kentucky Philosophical Association 2020, General Meeting and Student Essay Contest

The Kentucky Philosophical Association 2020 will be held on April 4, 2020, in conjunction with the Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, International Studies, and Legal Studies at Morehead State University. 

Submissions on any philosophical topic are welcome for the General Meeting, with a deadline for all calls on 17 January, 2020. Abstracts are acceptable, but preference will be given to completed papers. Papers should not exceed 3,000 words and should be prepared for blind review. 

Midsouth Philosophy Conference (Mar 2020)

Attend the 44th Annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference in Rhodes College

The forty-fourth annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference is scheduled for March 20-21, 2020 at Rhodes College in Memphis. Papers in any philosophical area are welcome. There will be a $60 registration fee, $40 for graduate students, payable by cash or check at the conference (but not by credit or debit card).

The Midsouth Philosophy Conference welcomes submissions from women and members of minority groups. Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words, and must be submitted by February 7, 2020. Notification of acceptance will be made via email in early February. Submissions whose authors cannot be contacted through email will be rejected.

Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Apr 2020)

Attend the 24th Annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

The Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference is an annual, two-day conference held each spring, attracting students from across the country and internationally. For its 24th iteration, it will be held on April 17-18, 2020.

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 3,000 words (10-12 pages). Submission deadline is on February 1, 2020, and decisions will be made no later than February 28, 2020. 

Wilson College Humanities Department: Bold Women (Feb 2020)

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Wilson College

The theme of this year’s Wilson College Orr Forum is inspired by the 150th anniversary of the founding of Wilson College and its long history educating women as a former women’s college. During the academic year ’19-’20, the College is celebrating its past, present, and future, and they invite all interested scholars to join them in exploring the concepts, themes, and images conjured by the phrase “bold women” on February 29, 2020.Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are all invited to submit papers.

Undergraduate students may also submit abstracts, but their submission must include a letter of support from a current faculty member at their institution. (For more on this, please contact the conference director.) The deadline for submission of a presentation abstract is on January 15, 2020. 


Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy (Mar 2020)

Attend the EMU Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy

The Eastern Michigan University is currently accepting papers for the 2020 Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy held on March 7-8, 2020. Deadline for submissions is on January 9, 2020.

More information will be released soon at:

North Carolina Philosophical Society Conference (Mar 2020)

Joint Meeting with the South Carolina Society for Philosophy

The North Carolina Philosophical Society will be hosting its annual conference on March 27-28, 2020 This year, it will be held jointly with the South Carolina Society for Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Ashville. There is an open call for submission of papers on any philosophical topics, no longer than 3000 words. The deadline to receive papers is New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by the end of January.

More details on the conference can be found at: .

Periodic updates on the conference will be posted on the NCPS website: 



Great Lakes Philosophy Conference: Ethics in Action (Apr 2020)

Facilitating philosophical discussions. Enabling critical investigations. Encouraging productive collaborations. All in the Great Lakes area.

Adrian College and Siena Heights University have partnered to organize and host the fourth annual Great Lakes Philosophy Conference at Siena Heights University on April 3-5, 2020. The conference will be open to undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers. Their goal is to create a welcoming, collaborative space where those with philosophical interests can come together to present their work and have productive, critical discussions.

This year’s theme is Ethics in Action. This year, they are also featuring a special stream for papers on the theme of The Crisis of American Democracy. The deadline for submission is on 1 Jan, 2020. Contact the Philosophy department for more information.