20th Annual Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall, One University Heights
- The Deryl Howard Memorial Fund
- Office of the Deans, UNCA
- UNCA Philosophy Club
- NC Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau
- The Thomas Howerton Distinguished Professorship of Humanities
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Announcing the Call for Papers for the
20th Anniversary Session of the
Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
The University of North Carolina at Asheville
February 8-9, 2019
Our symposium provides a professional-style philosophical forum for aspiring undergraduates to present
significant and original work. All papers will be evaluated by blind review process. At the conference,
judges from universities with important graduate programs will award prizes for the top three presentations.
We are honored to announce that our judge and keynote speakers this year will be:
Dr. Vrinda Dalmiya [University of Hawai’i]
Dr. Chris Cuomo [University of Georgia]
In addition, in celebration of 20 years of wonderful undergraduate
conferences, we will be holding an opening reception on Friday Feb. 8
for all participants and any alumni of the UNCA Philosophy Program
or of the conference.
Please submit each of the following as separate MS Word files to firstname.lastname@example.org:
¨ a paper (approximately 10 pages or 3000 words)
¨ an abstract (150-200 words)
¨ a separate cover sheet with name and affiliation
Papers on any philosophical topic are welcome. Papers should be designed for a 20-minute presentation
time [approximately 10 standard double-spaced pages]. The paper should not contain the author's name or
Abstracts should be attached to the paper, should be one paragraph, double-spaced, no more than 150
words. These abstracts should not contain the author's name or institutional affiliation.
Cover sheets should be on a separate sheet, and should contain the title of the paper, the author's name, and
the author's institutional affiliation, address, e-mail address, and phone number.
Submissions must be received by Monday, NOVEMBER 26, 2018
Participants will be notified by December 15, 2018
For submissions or further information, please contact:
Dr. Melissa Burchard
Department of Philosophy, CPO # 2830, UNCA
One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804-3251
Sponsoring Organizations include: The Deryl Howard Memorial Fund, the Office of the Deans,
The UNCA Philosophy Club, The NC Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, The Thomas
Howerton Distinguished Professorship of Humanities & The UNCA Philosophy Department
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