2015-16 Undergraduate/Graduate/Otherwise-Potentially-Appropriate-for-Undergraduate Conferences and Journals

Organized by Russell Marcus, Hamilton College. Additions/corrections are welcome: Email me

Note: I'll keep these lists as current as I can, in order of submission deadlines. Entries without submission dates are usually for organizations with past conferences/journals. The links are the best I can find and might be worth checking.

Conferences Journals Other Lists (at bottom).

Summer Programs in Philosophy for Undergraduates

See also these resources for students. including some links to summer institutes

Conference Location/Organization Submission Date Conference Date Keynote Speaker(s)
SoCal Philosophy Conference July 15, 2015 October 17th, 2015 Mark Johnson (University of Oregon)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville August 24, 2015 Sept 25, 2015 Laurie Paul (UNC Chapel Hill)
Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Marist College (Poughkeepsie) (cfp here) September 18, 2015 October 23-24, 2015  
EBICC 2015 - 10th International Brazilian Meeting on Cognitive Science September 30, 2015 December 7 - 11, 2015  
8th Annual Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference (Memphis) October 10, 2015 Friday, November 20, 2015 Quayshawn Spencer (The University of Pennsylvania)
Puget Sound Undergraduate Philosophy Conference October 15th, 2015 February 12-13, 2016 Sara Goering (University of Washington); David Wong (Duke University)

Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

December 13, 2015 February 29, 2016 none
Georgia State December 20, 2015 January 22, 2016 William G. Lycan (North Carolina), "A Defense of Moral Facts"
2016 Southern Utah University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (more info here) December 20 2015 Saturday, February 6, 2016 Brian Collins (California Lutheran)
Inaugural Undergraduate Conference of The Mudd Journal of Ethics (Washington and Lee) December 31, 2015 March 5-6, 2016 Matthew Talbert (West Virginia)
NC Philosophical Society (East Carolina University); cfp here January 1, 2016 February 26-27, 2016 Laurie Paul (UNC Chapel Hill)
Eastern Michigan January 8, 2016 March 5-6, 2016 Michelle Maiese (Emmanuel College)
Midsouth (Rhodes) January 12, 2016 February 19-20, 2016 TBA
The End of Religion? (University of San Diego) January 15, 2016 March 17 – 19, 2016 Gordon Graham (Princeton Theological Seminary); Philip Jenkins (Baylor University)
Kentucky Philosophical Association January 22, 2016 April 16, 2016 Charles Mills (Northwestern University)

Southeast Philosophy Congress (Clayton State, Georgia)

January 31, 2016 February 19, 2016 TBA
Rochester Institute of Technology February 1, 2016 April 1, 2016 Charles Scott (Vanderbilt, Penn State)
San Diego State University: Women in Philosophy and Feminist Epistemology      
The University of Louisville, KY      
South Carolina Society for Philosophy (Wofford College)      
The Good Society (Kentucky Graduate Student Conference)      
Sports and Value      
Wilson College Humanities Conference: Prophetic Fragments      

George Washington University's Philosophy Club

Philosophers' Rally: The Nature of the Nature (Groningen)      
Northeast Florida Student Philosophy Conference      
San Antonio College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
Intermountain West (Utah)      
First Annual Canadian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Calgary)      
College of the Holy Cross      
The Second Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Hopkins)      
2nd Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
SUNY Oneonta      
Illinois State      
Michigan State      
Online Undergraduate Conference on Meaning (UMass Dartmouth)      
Undergraduate Ethics Symposiumon Ethics and the Environment, The Prindle Institute, Depauw University      
North American Undergraduate Conference in Religion and Philosophy      
Scopus: Centre for Croatian Studies Student Philosophy Society      
Goucher College      
Georgia Southern      
12th Annual Northwest Student Philosophy Conference (Western Washington University)      
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill      
Online Undergraduate Ethics Conference (Coastal Carolina University)      
14th Annual Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (UNC Asheville)      
Appalachian Regional Student Philosophy Colloquium (East Tennessee State)      
University of Georgia      


Journals Submission Date
Stance (Ball State)
October 15, 2015 for reviewers
December 11, 2015 for authors
Episteme (Denison) Rolling submissions
Freshphilosophy (Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium) Rolling deadline for online journal
Anamnesis (Colorado College) February 1, 2016
Marist Undergraduate Philosophy Journal  
The Ethical Biologist (UConn)  
Aporia (BYU)  
Ephemeris (Union)  
Philologoi (Belmont)  
Acta Cogitata (Eastern Michigan)  
Meteorite (Michigan)  
Yale Philosophy Review  
Gnosis (Concordia)  
PHIction: A Journal of Philosophy Through Literary Arts (Texas State)  
Prometheus (Johns Hopkins)  
Anemoi (Classics, Medieval and Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies, New College of Florida)  
Paideia (Heidelberg)  
UPenn Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy (2014 cfp)  
The Dualist (Stanford)  
Vassar College Journal of Philosophy  
Arete (Rutgers)  
Dialectic (York)  
The Gadfly (Columbia)  
Interlocutor (Sewanee)  
The Dialectic (New Hampshire)  
Geist (Vanderbilt)  
Geist (San Jose State)  

Here is a good blog, with calls for papers for journals appropriate for undergrads.

Here is a similar OK blog

Some info has been posted here

Past years: 2014-15; 2013-14; 2012-13; 2011-12


Updated: 10-15-2015