2019-20 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.)

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)
Humanities and Technology Association 40th Annual Conference August 30, 2019 November 7-9, 2019 Carl Mitcham
Houston Community College Philosophy and Humanities Conference August 1, 2019 October 18-19, 2019 Anthony Cashio (University of Virginia at Wise)

Illinios Philosophical Association (student essay contest)

September 1, 2019 November 8-9, 2019 Todd Stewart
Minnesota Philosophical Society Undergraduate Conference September 16, 2019 October 26, 2019  
Humphrey Colloquium (Louisville) September 23, 2019 November 8, 2019 Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown)
Great Lakes Philosophy Conference: Ethics in Action January 1, 2020 April 3-5, 2020 Derrick Darby (Michigan)
North Carolina Philosophical Society (cfp here) January 1, 2020 March 27-28, 2020 Jennifer Morton (UNC Chapel Hill)
Eastern Michigan January 9, 2020 March 7-8, 2020 Shannon Spaulding (Oklahoma State)
Wilson College Humanities Conference: Bold Women January 15, 2020 February 29, 2020  
Rutgers-Columbia January 20, 2020 April 4, 2020 Ted Sider (Rutgers)
National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium (Johns Hopkins) January 24, 2020 April 3-4, 2020  
Prometheus Undergrad Philosophy Conference (Hopkins) January 31, 2020 April 11, 2020  
23rd Annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference; see also February 1, 2020 April 17-18, 2020 Michael Ruse
Midsouth (Rhodes) February 7, 2020 March 20-21, 2020 Thomas Nenon (Memphis)
25th Annual SUNY Oneonta National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference February 21, 2020 April 17-18, 2020 Alice Dreger
Michigan Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, University of Michigan-Flint) February 28, 2020 March 27, 2020  
Kentucky Philosophical Association   April 4, 2020  
Puget Sound Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville      
Intermountain West (Utah)      
Southern California Student Conference in Aesthetics      
Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (UNC Asheville)      
Ida B. Wells Philosophical Conference (Memphis)      
Twin Star Conference      
Georgia State      
Undergraduate Conference of The Mudd Journal of Ethics (Washington and Lee) see here      

South Carolina Society for Philosophy


Southeast Philosophy Congress (Clayton State)

Undergraduate Ethics Symposiumon, The Prindle Institute (Depauw)      
MSU Denver Undergraduate Women's Philosophiy Conference      
Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Marist)      
Rochester Institute of Technology      
Loyola & Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago      
University of Kansas Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      

Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Emmanuel College First Annual Boston Area Undergraduate Philosophy Conference      
Ohio Philosophical Association      
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
Dialectic August 1, 2019 for Fall 2019
Arete (Rutgers) (cfp here) October 11, 2019
Vassar College Journal of Philosophy November 1, 2019
Duke University Journal of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics December 1, 2019
Stance (Ball State)
December 21, 2019
Logos (Cornell) January 1, 2020 February 2, 2020
A Priori (Brown) (cfp here) January 5, 2020 January 17, 2020
Meteorite (Michigan) January 15, 2020 January 30, 2020. Note that authors of papers accepted will be invited to present at an undergraduate conference in April in Michigan.
Anamnesis (Colorado College) (cfp here) January 24, 2020
Amherst College Law Review February 2, 2020
Aperto Animo (UNC) (cfp here) February 8, 2020
The Reed (St. Olaf) March 10, 2020
Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies (Carleton) Rolling
Aporia (St. Andrews) See also here Rolling
Epistemai (Minnesota)  
Acta Cogitata (Eastern Michigan)  
Ephemeris (Union)  
Episteme (Denison)  
Anemoi (New College of Florida)  
Aporia (BYU)  
Gnosis (Concordia)  


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.

Past years: 2018-19; 2017-18; 2016-17; 2015-16; 2014-15; 2013-14; 2012-13; 2011-12


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Updated: September 15, 2019