Presented by the GPPC, the Drexel University Department of English & Philosophy, and the Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences:
Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2017
Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
CALL FOR PAPERS: Undergraduates are invited to submit philosophical essays suitable for a fifteen to twenty minute presentation on any topic, to be followed by commentary and discussion. Papers must not exceed 2,500 words or 10 pages, double-spaced, and must be prepared for blind review. One submission per person.
The top eight submissions will be read by their authors at the conference and published in Fresh Philosophy, the undergraduate philosophy blog/journal of the GPPC http://www.freshphilosophy.com. Reviewers will include Philosophy faculty and undergraduate Philosophy majors including the journal editors.
The deadline for submissions is Sunday, December 18, 2016.
Please send your submission by email attachment as an electronic file in .doc or .rtf format to Peter Amato at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of accepted papers will be sent by Saturday, February 4, 2017. Commentators will be needed to present brief remarks following each paper. If you are interested in being a commentator, whether or not you intend to submit a paper, let us know.
Author Meets Critics: Jill Stauffer, Ethical Loneliness: the Injustice of Not Being Heard
February 25, 2017, 1pm – 5pm
Magill Library, Philips Wing
Speakers:Macalester Bell (Bryn Mawr College)
Robert Bernasconi (Pennsylvania State University)
Yannik Thiem (Villanova University)
Krista Thomason (Swarthmore College)Contact: Jill Stauffer, email@example.com
The GPPC is a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1980 and includes 15 member institutions. Our purpose is to promote philosophical inquiry into the vital intellectual and social issues of our day.