CFP: University of Iowa Graduate Philosophy Conference

Submission deadline: March 26, 2021

Conference date(s):
March 26, 2021 - March 27, 2021

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, University of Iowa
Iowa City, United States

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Date: March 26-27th, 2021

Keynote: Dr. Myisha Cherry (UC-Riverside), Friday, March 26th, 3:30-5:00 pm

Submission deadline: February 12th, 2021

Submissions should be sent to

Paper length: maximum 3,000 words  

Abstract length: maximum 200 words

The conference will be held entirely over Zoom on Saturday, March 27th, beginning at 9:00 am.

Papers on any topic of interest in philosophy are welcome. Submissions should be prepared for blind review and formatted as either .doc, .docx, or .pdf.  Include two documents.  (1) The paper.  (2) A title page with the paper's title, abstract, author's name, email address, and institutional affiliation.  

Notifications of acceptance will be sent out the first week of March.

Accepted paper presentations will be 25 minutes long, with a 10 minute commentary presented by an Iowa graduate student. Presenters will then have 5 minutes to respond, followed by a 15-minute question period. 

Questions should be sent to the same address as the submissions.

Our department has a MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) chapter. As such, we especially encourage submissions from members of groups underrepresented in the philosophy profession including, but not limited to: people of color, women, queer and gender non-conforming people, people from economically disadvantaged groups, and people with disabilities.

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