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

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