22nd Annual Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

February 18, 2022 - February 19, 2022
Department of Philosophy, UNC Asheville

Laurel Forum
One University Heights
Asheville 28804
United States

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Duke University
University of North Carolina, Charlotte


University of North Carolina, Asheville

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22nd Annual

Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

The University of North Carolina at Asheville

The Liberal Arts Campus of the University of North Carolina

February 18-19, 2022 [in person, as conditions allow]

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 determine prizes for the top three presentations [1st place--$175; 2nd place--$125; 3rd place--$100].

We are honored to announce that our judges and keynote speakers this year will be:

Dr. Shannon Sullivan [University of North Carolina--Charlotte]

Dr. Felipe De Brigard [Duke University]

Please submit each of the following as three separate MS Word or pdf files to [email protected]:

¨     a paper

¨     an abstract

¨     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 institutional affiliation.

Abstracts 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.

EXTENDED DEADLINE!  Submissions must be received by 5:00p.m. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2022


Participants will be notified soon after Friday January14, 2022

For submissions or further information, please contact:

Dr. Duane H. Davis

Department of Philosophy, CPO # 2830, UNCA

One University Heights

Asheville, NC 28804-3251

[email protected]

Sponsoring Organizations include:  the Gordon Wilson Fund, the Deryl Howard Memorial Fund, the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Deans, the Belk Chair in Humanities, the UNCA Philosophy Club, the NC Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, & the UNCA Philosophy Department

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