Friday, October 17, 2008

EPISTEME Undergraduate Conference

The first Episteme Undergraduate Conference will take place at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, on March 27th and 28th, 2009. Episteme will consider for the conference papers written by undergraduate students in any area of philosophy.

Papers will be evaluated according to the following criteria: quality of research, depth of philosophical inquiry, creativity, original insight and clarity.

Submissions to the March 2009 conference should adhere to the following guidelines:

1. Maximum of 5,000 words.

2. Include a cover sheet with author's name, mailing address (current and permanent), email address, telephone number, college or university name, and submission title.

3. Include a Works Cited page in Chicago style. And please use endnotes rather than footnotes.

4. For the purposes of blind review, please remove all references to the author's name on the paper itself.

5. Submit papers electronically as Microsoft Word attachments to episteme@denison.edu.

Submissions to the 2009 conference must be sent by November 14th, 2008. All papers submitted prior to November 14th, 2008, will also be considered for publication in the 2009 journal.

Please direct all questions to the student editor, Denison senior Megan Henricks, at episteme@denison.edu. The conference website is at:

http://www.denison.edu/academics/departments/philosophy/episteme.html

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