Call for Papers: The Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities

Call for Papers
North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is hosting the first annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The purpose of this conference is to give undergraduate students from around the region the opportunity to present their work in a public and professional academic setting. We invite submissions of original scholarship, including creative work, focusing on any area of the humanities including, but not limited to, the following disciplines: literature, creative writing, philosophy, ancient and modern languages, history, ethnic studies, religious studies, women’s studies, cultural studies, film and visual culture, and the fine arts. Presentations must take the form of 10-15 minute papers or readings (about 6 to 8 double-spaced pages). Submissions are due Friday, September 30, 2016.

Jess Walter, author of multiple critically acclaimed books including No. 1 New York Times bestselling novel Beautiful Ruins, will be the keynote speaker.

The registration fee is $30 per person. The lunch and keynote only fee is $20 per person. (This fee helps cover the cost of food, publicity, facilities, and programming for the conference.) The fee is payable online or by check made payable to North Idaho College and mailed to Nikole King, North Idaho College, English Department, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. We encourage participants to pay in advance, but payment will also be accepted at the conference during registration.

Please register by Friday, October 28, 2016.

For more information and details about the conference, please visit their website.



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Call for Papers: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Call for Papers

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will be hosting its 11th
Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

To be held at SIUE, Edwardsville, IL on October 21st and 22nd, 2016

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. George Yancy, Emory College, Atlanta, Georgia
Author of Look, A White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness. (2012),
Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race (2008),
and editor and author of numerous influential books & articles,
including a series of 19 interviews with philosophers and public
intellectuals on the issue of race for The New York Times

Submission Deadline: September 4, 2016
The best student papers will be published in
Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal
(peer-reviewed, open access)

Submission Requirements:

• Submit your paper as an electronic attachment in .doc, .rtf, or .pdf
file format to
Professor Saba Fatima at
• Papers in any area of philosophy are welcome.
• SIUE is committed to issues of diversity and especially encourages
women and minorities to consider submitting.
• In the subject line of the e-mail please indicate “Undergraduate
Philosophy Conference”
• In the body of the message, please indicate author’s name,
university affiliation, email, and the title of the paper.
• Make the first page of the paper a cover page, which should include
the author’s name, university affiliation, email contact, word count,
and the title of the paper.
• Prepare the rest of the paper for blind review. Self-identifying
information should only appear on the cover page and in the body of
the email submitted to Professor Fatima.
• The paper must not exceed 3000 words in length (not counting
bibliography and notes).
• Students submitting papers must be currently enrolled undergraduates.
• For more information, check out