Wednesday, October 4, 2017

CFP: 2018 Kentucky Philosophical Association Annual Meeting & Student Essay Contest

Kentucky Philosophical Association
Annual Meeting

In conjunction with the
Department of Philosophy at Thomas More College and Gateway Community and Technical College

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Thomas More College
Crestview Hills, Kentucky

Keynote Address
Dr. Arnold Farr
University of Kentucky

CALL FOR PAPERS—General Meeting
Submission requirements: Submissions on any philosophical topic are welcome.  Papers should not exceed 3,000 words and should be prepared for blind review. Include the following information as a cover page in a separate file:
  1. Title of paper.
  2. 150-word abstract.
  3. Author’s name.
  4. Author’s institutional affiliation.
  5. Author’s email address.
  6. Indicate whether you would be willing to serve as a commentator should your paper not be accepted.
    Please send submissions for the main program to Kate Johnson at with ‘KPA SUBMISSION’ appearing in the subject line. 

    CALL FOR PAPERS—Student Essay Contest
    Submissions: follow requirements listed above for submissions to the general meeting.
  • Eligibility: This contest is open to any undergraduate student who attends a college or university in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Each contestant may submit one essay entry only.
  • Awards: The first place winner will receive $100 and be asked to read the paper at the KPA annual meeting. The runner up will receive a letter of recognition from the Kentucky Philosophical Association.
    Please send contest submissions to Dr. Clint Jones at with “KPA STUDENT CONTEST SUBMISSION” appearing in the subject line. 

    Deadline for both calls: January 31, 2018 (midnight CST)
    For more information, contact: Kate Johnson, Department of Philosophy, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205 Email:   

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