CFP: Virginia Philosophical Association Conference

Submission deadline: July 1, 2020

Conference date(s):
October 30, 2020 - October 31, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, Liberty University
Lynchburg, United States

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Pending further information, the 81st Meeting of the VPA is now a hybrid face-to-face/online event.  Accepted submitters will be given the opportunity to specify if they would prefer to present their submission virtually or in person.  Conference proceedings will be broadcast online in real-time for presenters and virtual attendees.  Please check back here and at the VPA website for continued updates.

We welcome submissions in any area of philosophy from philosophers and graduate students. Your paper should be formatted as a Word document or a pdf, sent as an attachment to an email, and have a word count no higher than 4,500. Please prepare the paper for blind review and include a brief abstract. Email your paper to Michael Jones ( with 'VPA Submission' in the subject line. Commentators will be solicited from those whose papers are not selected. Please indicate in your email whether you are willing to serve as a commentator. 

Conference details:

Dates: Friday afternoon, October 30, and Saturday morning, October 31 (ending at noon)

Location: Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia

Cost: There is no conference fee or membership requirement, and Friday night's dinner and a light breakfast on Saturday will be provided by Liberty University. 

Please join us at the Virginia Philosophical Association!

Michael Jones, Liberty University, VPA President

Andrew Kissel, Old Dominion University, VPA Vice President

Thomas Provenzola, Walters State Community College, VPA Secretary

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