CFP: Kentucky Philosophical Association Spring 2022 Conference

Submission deadline: January 31, 2022

Conference date(s):
April 9, 2022

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Conference Venue:

Department of History, Philosophy, Religion and Legal Studies, Morehead State University
Morehead, United States

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Kentucky Philosophical Association Annual Meeting

Deadline for all calls: January 31, 2022 (11:59 pm EST)

In conjunction with the Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, International Studies, and Legal Studies at Morehead State University


Saturday, April 9th, 2022

Morehead State University

Morehead, Kentucky


Keynote Address

“Reason, Cause and Ground in Leibniz’s Philosophy”

Dr. Brandon Look

University of Kentucky

CALL FOR PAPERS—General Meeting—Saturday, April 9th  

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, and email address, indicate whether you are willing to serve as a commentator should your paper be accepted, and, finally, any A/V needs that are necessary should your paper be accepted.

Please send questions and submissions for the main program to Justin Spinks at [email protected]with ‘KPA SUBMISSION GENERAL’ 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 Beau Branson at [email protected] with “KPA STUDENT CONTEST SUBMISSION” appearing in the subject line.

Although COVID-19 remains an issue, we are looking forward to an in-person conference, along with the personal exchanges, informal conversations, and overall dynamism that comes with this experience.  All current CDC recommendations and MSU masking guidelines will be followed.   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.  Accessibility ccommodations will be made available upon request.

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