CFP: 6th Annual Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference
Submission deadline: Tuesday, October 16 2012
Friday, November 16 2012 - Saturday, November 17 2012
Ida B. Wells Philosophical Association, University of Memphis
Memphis, United States
The Ida B. Wells Philosophical Association invites submission of papers for the annual Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference (IBWPC) that will be held on November 16 -17, 2012. We welcome submissions in all areas of philosophy that engage the experiences of minorities including, but are not limited to African Americans, Latin Americans, and Americans of Middle Eastern descent. The IBWPC is dedicated to furthering philosophical discourse regarding the circumstances and problems such as gender, race, prejudice, sexual orientation, nationhood, etc. that confront minorities in the United States, as well as providing a context in which both minority undergraduate and graduate students can be encouraged in their philosophical aspirations.
Paper submission deadline: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Eligibility for submission: Senior year undergraduate and Master’s students in the 2012-2013 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 selected as a presenter for the conference.
Advisor: Dr. Bill E. Lawson
Coordinator: Corey L. Barnes (firstname.lastname@example.org)