CFP: Twentieth Annual Philosophy & Religious Studies Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Submission deadline: April 1, 2024

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Undergraduate students are invited to submit papers in any area of philosophy or religious studies for presentatio­­n at CSUB’s Twentieth Annual Philosophy and Religious Studies Conference. The conference provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduates to present and discuss their best work and to connect with the wider academic community.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 1st, 2024. Submissions should be either in the form of full papers (9-10 pages) or as extended abstracts (3-4 pages), prepared for anonymous review, and submitted electronically in Word or PDF format to Dr. Fran Fairbairn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, [email protected]. Final decisions will be made by April 8th. Students whose submissions are accepted will be eligible to apply for financial support. Direct any questions to Prof. Fran Fairbairn ([email protected]). We look forward to reading your submissions!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr.Amanda Lucia (University of California, Riverside)

Amanda Lucia is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California-Riverside. She is author of White Utopias: The Religious Exoticism of Transformational Festivals (2020), which intervenes at the intersection of whiteness, religious exoticism, and contemporary yoga spirituality. Her previous publications include Reflections of Amma: Devotees in a Global Embrace (2014), and numerous articles. She is also the Principal Investigator for the Religion & Sexual Abuse Project, Her current research focuses on celebrity gurus, and negotiations between religious authority and secular law.

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