Thursday, August 18, 2011

Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference

5th Annual Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference
Friday, October 28 to Saturday, October 29, 2011
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152

Advisor: Dr. Bill E. Lawson
Coordinators: William Allen and Alfonso Giscombe

First Call for Papers
The Ida B. Wells Philosophical Association invites submission of
papers for the annual Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference (IBWPC)
October 28 -29, 2011. We welcome submissions in all areas of
philosophy and particularly papers that illuminate African-American
experiences. The IBWPC is dedicated to furthering discussion of
philosophical issues that arise from the African-American experience,
as well as provide a context in which undergraduates and graduates can
be encouraged in their philosophical aspirations.

Keynote speakers:
Yolonda Wilson, Ph.D., Duke University
Kris Sealey, Ph.D., Fairfield University

Paper submission deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Eligibility for submission: Senior year undergraduates and Masters
students in the 2011-2012 academic year are eligible. Preference will
be given respectively to students intending to enroll in a Masters or
Doctorate program in philosophy the following academic year.

Submission Instructions: Papers should not exceed 3000 words and are
to be submitted electronically (PDF or Word) as an email attachment to
the contact person below. Please provide an abstract of your
submission and curriculum vitae. We will confirm receipt of submission
by email. We will also notify you (by the email address you provide)
if you have been chosen as a presenter.

Contact: William Allen
Email: wsallen@memphis.edu

Ida B. Wells Philosophical Association
313 Clement Hall
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152

No comments: