2021-22 Undergraduate/Graduate/Otherwise-Potentially-Appropriate-for-Undergraduate Conferences and Journals

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

Note: The pandemic forced the cancellation of many conferences in the past couple of years. I hope that many of the annual (or otherwise regular) conferences will return, in some form or other. If you want a robust list of past conferences and places they were held, look at my 2020-21 page. I'm clearing house here and just including links for conferences already scheduled or that I think have a good chance of running this year. Please email me with updates!

During the pandemic, some folks turned to producing undergraduate journals instead. Do check out the Journals etc. section below.

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(s) Virtual or F2F
Lighthearted Philosophers' Society Annual Conference August 1, 2021 October 8-9, 2021   F2F
The War on Terror Then and Now: Twenty Years After 9/11 (West Point) June 30, 2021 October 13-15, 2021 Robert M. Gates (22nd Secretary of Defense); Martin Dempsey (18th Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff) F2F
Concerned Philosophers for Peace: Effects of Violence and Injustice on People, Politics, and the Environment August 1, 2021 October 29-30, 2021 John Nolt (Tennessee) Virtual
SIUE Undergraduate Philosophy Conference September 12, 2021 October 29-30, 2021 Myisha Cherry (UC Riverside) Hybrid
Indiana Philosophical Association Fall Meeting September 15, 2021 November 12-13, 2021 Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State) F2F
Philosophical Association of the Philippines: The Philippine Gender Turn September 16, 2021 November 17-19, 2021   Virtual
Ethics of Change International Student Conference August 31, 2021 December 7-8, 2021   Virtual
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) November 8, 2021 February 24-27, 2022   F2F, with a virtual option
APA/AAPT Teaching Hubs at Eastern, Central and Pacific APAs November 15, 2021 Eastern: January 7, 2021 (Baltimore). Central: February 25, 2021 (Chicago). Pacific: April 15, 2021 (Vancouver).   F2F
Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (Marist) December 17, 2021 April 8-9, 2022 Quayshawn Spencer (Penn) F2F
Prometheus Mid-Atlantic Undergrad Philosophy Conference (Hopkins) December 31, 2021 April 9, 2022    
SUNY Oneonta National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference January 6, 2022 February 11, 2022 April 1-2, 2022 Alice Dreger  
Eastern Michigan January [6] 13, 2022 March 19-20, 2022 Jaime Ahlberg (University of Florida) F2F, and Virtual
Great Lakes Philosophy Conference: Identity and Ethics January 10, 2022 April 8-10, 2022 Luvell Anderson (Syracuse) Virtual
Disastrous (In)Determination (Concordia) February 7, 2022 April 9-10, 2022 Diane Enns (Ryerson) F2F and Virtual
Epistemai (Minnesota) March 31, 2022 April 15, 2022    
Houston Community College Philosophy and Humanities Conference   April 2, 2022    
Midsouth (Rhodes)   Spring 2022    
CUNY Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (LaGuardia CC)        
Undergraduate Conference of The Mudd Journal of Ethics (Washington and Lee)        
Ohio Philosophical Association        
Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference        
North Carolina Philosophical Society        

South Carolina Society for Philosophy

National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium (Hopkins)        


Journals etc. Deadline (if applicable) and Other Info
A Priori (Brown) January 2, 2022
Acta Cogitata (Eastern Michigan)  
Amherst College Undergraduate Law Review Guidelines here. Submission form here. Next publication in Spring 2022
Anamnesis (Colorado College)  
Aperto Animo (UNC)  
Aporia (BYU) Fall issue: usually October
Spring issue: late January or early February
Aporia (St. Andrews)  
Arete (Rutgers)  
Compos Mentis (Michigan-Flint) April 30, 2021
Dialectic (York)  
Epistemai (Minnesota) March 1, 2022
Episteme (Denison)  
Ephemeris (Union)  
Gnosis (Concordia)  
Logos (Cornell) December 31, 2021. Cash prizes.
Meteorite (Michigan) January 1, 2022
Prometheus (Hopkins) December 31, 2021
The Reed Undergraduate Journal of Existentialism (St. Olaf) January 31, 2022
Sapare Aude (Wooster) February 10, 2022
Tri-College Law Review (Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore) March 6, 2022
Troy Moore Undergraduate Ethics Essay Contest (Georgia State)  
Stance (Ball State)
December 17, 2021
Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies (Carleton)  
Vassar College Journal of Philosophy  


I'll keep these lists as current as I can, in order of submission deadlines.
For conferences, entries without submission dates are usually for organizations with past conferences or journals which reliably repeat.
For journals, entries without submission dates often have rolling deadlines
I gather some of these from philevents.

Past years: 2020-21; 2019-20; 2018-19; 2017-18; 2016-17; 2015-16; 2014-15; 2013-14; 2012-13; 2011-12


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