24th Annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference

April 1, 2022 - April 2, 2022
Graduate Philosophy Society, University of Colorado, Boulder

United States

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University of Miami
Georgetown University
University of Toronto, Mississauga
Western Michigan University
University of Alberta

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The Graduate Philosophy Society at the University of Colorado Boulder is pleased to invite paper submissions from graduate students for the 24th annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference (RMPC). The conference will be held on April 1st-2nd on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. All conference participants have the option to attend either in person or online via Zoom.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions from all areas of philosophy are welcome. Papers should be suitable for a 25-30 minute presentation (no more than 3,500 words, excluding footnotes and bibliography). Submissions should be suitable for blind review and include a separate cover letter listing author name, institution, paper title, abstract (150 words), keywords (up to 5), and contact information. Full consideration will be given to papers that engage with under-represented literature or approaches.

The deadline for submitting papers is Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by Friday, February 18th, 2022.

Please email papers as .doc or .pdf attachments to [email protected]

For more information, please contact [email protected]


Keynote Speakers

Diana Raffman, University of Toronto

John Greco, Georgetown University

Jennifer Welchman, University of Alberta

Distinguished Graduate Speaker

Elizabeth Cantalamessa, University of Miami


MAP Prize

A prize will be awarded by the University of Colorado Boulder MAP Chapter.

Guidelines for consideration:

1. EITHER the topic of the paper is relevant to MAP's mission to "examine and address issues of minority participation in academic philosophy." This includes but is not limited to:

· Topics relevant to questions concerning marginalization and oppression along the axes of race, gender, class, etc.;

· Engagement with philosophy written by members of underrepresented groups;

· Traditions that are in general considered to be underrepresented 

OR, regardless of topic, the author of the paper self-identifies as a member of an underrepresented group in professional philosophy. 

2. Include a brief (200-500 word) diversity statement addressing i) how the author's experience of diversity has shaped them personally, academically, or professionally, and ii) (especially if the author doesn't self-identify as belonging to an underrepresented group) the author's commitment to diversity and inclusion, including how the author has already put this commitment into practice or how they plan to later on.

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