Friday, January 30, 2009

UT Austin Graduate Conference (Final)

Call for Papers

University of Texas at Austin: 2009 Philosophy Graduate Conference
“Experience, Judgment, and Action”
April 17-19

Distinguished Keynotes: Peter Railton (Michigan) and Fred Dretske (Duke)

Keynotes: Mark Schroeder (USC) and David Barnett (UC Boulder)
We invite high quality papers in any area of contemporary philosophy. Authors of accepted papers will have approximately 25-30 minutes to present. Presentations will be followed by a short discussion period opened with a reply by a University of Texas at Austin graduate student. The conference will feature festivities in the evenings, including a conference party and other organized revelry.

The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2009.

Please prepare submissions in accordance with the following guidelines:

(1) Authors must be graduate (or post-graduate) students in philosophy. Co-authored papers will be considered so long as all authors are currently graduate (or post-graduate) students. Authors may submit no more than one paper for consideration.

(2) Papers must not exceed 4000 words and must be suitable for a 25-30 minute presentation.

(3) Papers must be prepared for blind review: please remove any and all potentially identifying information, such as author’s name, institutional affiliation, and personal acknowledgements.

(4) Papers must be accompanied by a separate cover page (i.e., included as a distinct document). On the cover page, please include: (a) paper title, (b) author’s name, (c) author’s institutional affiliation, (d) author’s e-mail address, (e) a word count, and (f) a short abstract of no more than 150 words.

(5) Please submit papers and cover pages as distinct e-mail attachments to Although .pdf file format is preferred, .doc and .rtf file formats will be accepted as well.

Further information regarding the conference can be found at the conference website:

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