Thursday, February 5, 2009

Midsouth Philosophy Conference CFP

Midsouth Philosophy Conference
and Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
The University of Memphis
April 17-18, 2009

The thirty-third annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference is scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday, April 17-18, at The University of Memphis.

There will be a keynote address at the beginning of the conference on Friday afternoon.

There will be a $20 registration fee, payable by cash or check at the conference.

Papers in any area are welcome. Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words. On the first page of your paper, include the following nine items:

(1) a word count - 3000 words maximum!
(2) the author's name
(3) academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student)
(4) institutional affiliation (if any)
(5) mailing address
(6) email address
(7) telephone number
(8) the paper's title
(9) an abstract - 100 words maximum!

Submissions which do not include all nine items will not be considered. No more than one submission by the same author will be considered.

Email a copy of your paper, as an attachment, in Rich Text Format (RTF) or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) to midsouth@lclark.edu
Please title your paper as follows: YourLastName_YourFirstName.rtf - for example, Locke_John.rtf

Papers must be received by MARCH 1. Papers will be reviewed by a committee. Notification of acceptance will be made via email in mid-March. Submissions whose authors cannot be contacted through email will be rejected.

Each paper will have a commentator. Those interested in commenting should send a note to midsouth@lclark.edu by March 9 of availability and areas of interest. Persons whose papers are accepted will be expected to serve as commentators if asked.

The UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE will have parallel sessions. See http://www.lclark.edu/~midsouth/MPC.html#undergrad for details.

Thomas Nenon has reserved rooms for Thursday (4/16) through Saturday (4/18) nights at the Sleep Inn (901-522-9700) on 40 North Front Street, and at the Comfort Inn (901-526-0583) on 100 North Front Street. Make reservations directly, and as soon as possible. The airport shuttle goes to the hotels for about $15, taxis for about $30.

http://www.lclark.edu/~midsouth/MPC.html

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