CFP - EXTENDED DEADLINE: 2024 Great Lakes Philosophy Conference: "Blame and Forgiveness"

Submission deadline: February 10, 2024

Conference date(s):
April 12, 2024 - April 14, 2024

Go to the conference's page

This event is online

Topic areas


Great Lakes Philosophy Conference 

Blame and Forgiveness 

Dates: April 12-14, 2024 

Location: Virtual, via Microsoft Teams 

*NEW* Deadline for Submissions: February 10th, 2024 

Notification of Acceptance: February 15th, 2024 

Any paper that relates to the theme of “Blame and Forgiveness,” broadly construed, will be considered. Topics might include, but are not limited to, trends in ethics, interpersonal ethics, social ethics, justice and peace, philosophy of race, just war theory, ethics within and across disciplines and specialties, the intersection of blame and/or forgiveness and politics, epistemology, applied and professional ethics or theology, metaethics, metaphysics, and political or ethical theory. 

We hope to have an interdisciplinary event and welcome submissions from undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, as well as from a range of fields including but not limited to law, public policy, business, health sciences, history, religious studies, political science, social science, or related fields. Submissions from active scientists, researchers, or practitioners are also welcome, particularly insofar as those presentations could complement the theme of the conference. We also especially welcome proposals from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in the field andare committed to making this year’s conference inclusive and welcoming to all. And, new this year, through a partnership with A2Ethics, we are happy to invite submissions from high school students.  

**There will be a prize for the best undergraduate student paper.** 

**There will be a prize for the best graduate student paper.** 

**There will be a prize for the high school student paper.** 

To apply, please submit an extended abstract of up to 500 words through the GLPC Abstract Submission Form. 

Final papers should be suitable for a 20-25 minute presentation. Presentations should aim to be accessible and lively as part of constructive, collaborative, informal sessions.  

Keynote Speaker: 

Professor Miranda Fricker, New York University  

The Great Lakes Philosophy Conference is being hosted by the Siena Heights University philosophy department with generous support from the Aquinas Forum at Siena Heights University. Send any questions to [email protected]

Please note that there will be a small registration fee associated with participation in this conference. 

Supporting material

Add supporting material (slides, programs, etc.)