CFP: 2024 Kentucky Philosophical Association Meeting

Submission deadline: March 8, 2024

Conference date(s):
April 27, 2024

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Conference Venue:

Department of Political Science, Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, United States

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CALL FOR PAPERS—Kentucky Philosophical Association Meeting—Saturday, April 27th

The Kentucky Philosophical Association is pleased to call for submissions of papers (preferred) or abstracts for its upcoming 2024 meeting on Saturday, April 27th, 2024. We are also pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Dr. Robert B. Talisse (Vanderbilt University) whose talk title is "The Civic Value of Solitude".

Submission requirements

Submissions on any philosophical topic are welcome. Abstracts are acceptable, but preference will be given to completed papers. Papers should not exceed 3,000 words and should be prepared for blind review. Include the following information as a cover page in a separate file:

  • Title of paper
  • 150-word abstract
  • author’s name
  • institutional affiliation
  • email address
  • indicate whether you are willing to serve as a commentator should your paper be accepted
  • any A/V needs that are necessary should your paper be accepted

Please send questions and submissions for the main program to Landon Elkind at [email protected] with ‘KPA 2024 Submission’ appearing in the subject line.

CALL FOR PAPERS—Student Essay Contest
Submissions: follow requirements listed above for submissions to the general meeting.

  • Eligibility: This contest is open to any undergraduate student who attends a college or university in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Each contestant may submit one essay entry only.
  • Awards: The first-place winner will receive $100 and be asked to read the paper at the KPA annual meeting. The runner up will receive a letter of recognition from the Kentucky Philosophical Association.

Please send questions and contest submissions to Christian Pace at [email protected] with “KPA 2024 Student Essay Contest” as the subject line.

The KPA is committed to inclusion and welcomes a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds including but not limited to gender diversity, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities. All conference activities will occur in accessible buildings. To request accessibility accomodations, please contact Landon Elkind at [email protected].

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