Undergraduate/Graduate/Otherwise-Potentially-Appropriate-for-Undergraduate Conferences and Journals

Updated 12/20/2011; For current list go here.


Location/Organization Submission Date Conference Date Keynote Speaker(s)
NC Philosophical Society (Elon University) January 4, 2012 February 24-25, 2012 Robert Adams (UNC)
Society for Philosophy and Psychology (Portland OR) January 5, 2012 June 21-24, 2012  
Intermountain West (Utah) January 6, 2012 March 1-3, 2012 C. Kenneth Waters (Minnesota)
Dowling College January 10, 2012 March 30, 2012  
Midsouth (Rhodes) January 10, 2012 February 24-25, 2012 Jonathan Weinberg (Arizona)
Puget Sound Undergraduate Philosophy Conference January 15, 2012 March 30-31, 2012 Niko Kolodny (Berkeley)
Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Marist College (Poughkeepsie) Extended to: February 1, 2012 March 30-31, 2012 Ruth Chang (Rutgers University)
Georgia State January 20, 2012 March 17, 2012 Valerie Tiberius (Minnesota)
SUNY Oneonta

January 30, 2012

April 13-14, 2012 TBA
Houston Baptist University: Divine and Human Action: Agency and Action in Philosophy and Theology January 31, 2012 (Abstracts) March 30-31, 2012 William J. Abraham (Southern Methodist University)
Pacific University February 1, 2012 April 20-21, 2012 James Sterba (Notre Dame);
A Philosophy Talk taping with Ken Taylor and John Perry (Stanford)
Appalachian Regional Student Philosophy Colloquium (East Tennessee State) February 4, 2012 Friday, March 30, 2012 - Saturday, March 31, 2012 Diane Perpich (Clemson University)
University of Liverpool February 10, 2012 March 10-11, 2012 Richard Gaskin (Liverpool), Stella Sandford (Kingston University)
Boston University Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Consciousness (IGCC) (cfp here) February 15, 2012 April 13-14, 2012 Owen Flanagan (Duke) and Mahzarin Banaji (Harvard)
St. Lawrence University Student Philosophy Conference February 24, 2012 April 6-7th, 2012 Paul Forster (Ottawa)
Philosophy and the Science of Happiness Student Conference (George Mason) March 1, 2012 April 14, 2012  
Georgia Southern University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference On Social Responsibility March 1, 2012 April 13, 2012 Drew Dalton
Undergraduate Ethics Symposium, The Prindle Institute, Depauw University (cfp) TBA April 12-14, 2012 Claudia Mills (DePauw); Tamara Metz (Reed); Patricia Raybon (Colorado); Steven Dietz (Texas)
3rd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Rochester Institute of Technology April 13, 2012
May 4, 2012 Massimo Pigliucci (CUNY)
Brockport Philosophy Conference      
Society of Philosophical Inquiry, Western Michigan      
North Shore Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Philosophy of Science)      


Undergraduate journals ordinarily publish annually. Many of the below appear to be dormant, but the first few are operating well.

Journals Submission Date
Logos, Cornell University December 30, 2011
Stance (Ball State) December 16, 2011
PHIction: A Journal of Philosophy in Literary Arts (Texas State) January 20, 2012
The Dualist (Stanford) January 30, 2012
Dialectic (York) February 12, 2012
Ephemeris (Union) (more here) February 15, 2012
Interlocutor (Sewanee) March 1, 2012
Philologoi (Belmont) March 4, 2012
Aporia (BYU)  
The Dialectic (New Hampshire)  
Episteme (Denison)  
The Gadfly  
Geist (Vanderbilt)  
Gnosis (Concordia)  
Yale Philosophy Review  

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