2018-19 Undergraduate/Graduate/Otherwise-Potentially-Appropriate-for-Undergraduate Conferences and Journals

Organized by Russell Marcus, Hamilton College. Additions/corrections are welcome: Email me. Some notes. Past Years. Current Year.

Conferences Journals (Note that some conferences have publications attached; I don't track that here, so read their submission pages closely.)

The APA and Hi-Phi Nation are offering an undergraduate public philosophy writing prize. The deadline is December 20, 2018. I'll post a link when I find one.

See also: Summer Programs in Philosophy for Undergraduates and Other resources for students.
Mike Ashfield at USC maintains this impressive list of events and such in Canada.

Conference Location/Organization Submission Date Conference Date Keynote Speaker(s)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville   October 12-13, 2018 Lisa Downing (The Ohio State University)
Minnesota Philosophical Society Undergraduate Conference August 31, 2018 October 13, 2018 Carl Elliott (Minnesota)
Intermountain West (Utah) August 31, 2018 October 26, 2018 C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley)
Southern California Student Conference in Aesthetics August 31, 2018 November 16-17, 2018 A.W. Eaton
Humanities and Technology Association 40th Annual Conference September 1, 2018 November 1-3  
Houston Community College Philosophy and Humanities Conference September 1, 2018 November 2-3, 2018 Kevin deLaplante
Humphrey Colloquium (Louisville) September 30, 2018 November 2, 2018 Kate Abramson (Indiana)
Puget Sound Undergraduate Philosophy Conference September 30, 2018 January 31-February 1, 2019 Manuel Vargas (UC San Diego)

Illinios Philosophical Association (student essay contest)

October 1, 2018 November 2-3, 2018 Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern)
20th Annual Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (UNC Asheville) cfp here November 28, 2018 February 8-9, 2019 Dr. Vrinda Dalmiya (Hawai’i); Dr. Chris Cuomo (Georgia)
Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference (Memphis) December 1, 2018 April 5-6 Beverly Guy-Sheftall and Kathryn Sophia Belle (formerly Kathryn T. Gines)
Twin Star Conference December 3, 2018 February 15, 2019  
Georgia State December 20, 2018 February 22, 2019 Michael Monahan (Memphis)
Undergraduate Conference of The Mudd Journal of Ethics (Washington and Lee) see here December 31, 2018 March 16-17, 2019  
North Carolina Philosophical Society (cfp here) January 1, 2019 March 8-9, 2019  

South Carolina Society for Philosophy

January 1, 2019 March 8-9, 2019 Cora Diamond (Virginia)
Eastern Michigan January 10, 2019 March 9-10, 2019 Kirsten Jacobson (Maine)
Wilson College Humanities Conference: Consumption January 15, 2019 February 23, 2019 Ana S. Iltis (Wake Forest )
Kentucky Philosophical Association January 15, 2019 (I think) March 22-23, 2019 Lauren Freeman (Louisville)
Midsouth (Rhodes) January 15, 2019 March 22-23, 2019 Sandra Lynne Shapshay (Indiana)
Rutgers-Columbia January 17, 2019 April 6, 2019 Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers) and Achille Varzi (Columbia)

Southeast Philosophy Congress (Clayton State, Georgia)

January 31, 2019 February 15-16, 2019  
23rd Annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference; see also February 1, 2019 April 5-6, 2019 Susan Haack (Miami)
Undergraduate Ethics Symposiumon Ethics and the Environment, The Prindle Institute, Depauw University February 1, 2019 TBA  
MSU Denver Undergraduate Women's Philosophiy Conference February 4, 2019 April 5-7, 2019 Tina Rulli (UC Davis)
Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Marist College (Poughkeepsie) February 8 April 5-6, 2019 Paul C. Taylor (Vanderbilt)
Rochester Institute of Technology February 20, 2019 April 12, 2019 Cheryl Misak (Toronto)
Loyola & Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago February 15, 2019 March 29-30, 2019 Grant Silva (Marquette)
Michigan Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, University of Michigan-Flint) March 1, 2019 March 29, 2019  
University of Kansas Undergraduate Philosophy Conference March 17, 2019 April 20, 2019 Ryan Preston-Roedder (Occidental)

Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Western Michigan Graduate Philosophy Conference      
Eastern Washington University      
Great Lakes Philosophy Conference: Value Theory      
Emmanuel College First Annual Boston Area Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
Ohio Philosophical Association      
SUNY Oneonta      
University of Toronto Scarborough      
Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
Gonzaga Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
7th Annual CUNY Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (LaGuardia CC)      
Michigan State 7th Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      


Journals Submission Date
Arete (Rutgers) October 10, 2018
The Other Philosopher October 21, 2018
Meteorite (Michigan) December 1, 2018
Aporia (St. Andrews) See also here November 10, 2018
Stance (Ball State)

October 19, 2018 (for reviewers)
December 14, 2018 (for authors)

Epistemai (Minnesota) (cfp here) December 21, 2018
Logos (Cornell) January 1, 2019
A Priori (Brown) (cfp here) January 5, 2019
Acta Cogitata (Eastern Michigan) January 10, 2019
Anamnesis (Colorado College) (cfp here) February 13, 2019
Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies Rolling
Ephemeris (Union) Now accepting Submissions
Episteme (Denison) Rolling deadline
Freshphilosophy (Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium) Rolling deadline
Vassar College Journal of Philosophy  
The Mudd Journal of Ethics (Washington and Lee)  
Prometheus (Johns Hopkins)  
Gadfly (LaGuardia)  
Apeiron (Portugal): "Philosophy, War and Democracy" with Noam Chomsky  
Yale Philosophy Review  
Anemoi (New College of Florida)  
Aporia (BYU)  
Gnosis (Concordia)  
Marist Undergraduate Philosophy Journal  


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 or journals which reliably repeat; see below for other potentially-useful links.
I gather some of these from philevents.
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: 2017-18; 2016-17; 2015-16; 2014-15; 2013-14; 2012-13; 2011-12


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Updated: October 18, 2018