Thursday, January 26, 2012

Call For Papers: Graduate and Undergraduate Journal

Call for Papers: Gnosis – Journal of Philosophy, Vol.12 No.2 (2012)
Deadline: February 18th, 2012
GNOSIS is published by graduate students under the auspices of the Concordia University Department of Philosophy in Montréal. We are currently accepting submissions for our spring 2012 issue. We are interested in publishing articles across the whole range of philosophical topics and positions.  Gnosis has recently transitioned to an open-source journal database format. Please visit our website. Authors can submit papers directly online after registering. Please provide a short abstract (between 150-400 words) along with your submitted paper (no set limit, but submissions under 7000 words are preferable). We will also be accepting book reviews (2000 word maximum) for books published within the last year. Detailed instructions and guidelines for the authors are available here. Submissions must be blinded for peer-review.

Concordia University, Philosophy Department
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. Ouest
Montréal, Québec, Canada
H3G 1M8

 Appel de Textes: Gnosis – Revue de Philosophie, Vol.12 No.1 (2012)
Date de tombée : le 18 février 2012
Gnosis est une revue publiée par les étudiants des cycles supérieures sous les auspices du département de philosophie à l’université de Concordia situé à Montréal. Présentement, on accepte des soumissions pour sa parution en printemps 2012. Textes dans tous les domaines de philosophie sont bienvenues. Gnosis est une revue à accès ouvert. Visitez notre site internet. Soumissions sont acceptées en ligne. Voir ici pour s’inscrire. La longueur préférable des textes recherchés est de 7000 mots. De plus, on accepte les comptes rendus (longueur maximale de 2000 mots) de livres de publication en 2011 dans le domaine de la philosophie. Tout soumissions devraient être précédé d’un résumé (150-400 mots). Pour plus de détails consulter les critères exigés détaillés. Le fichier ne doit contenir aucune information permettant d’identifier directement l’auteur ou son affiliation institutionnelle.

Université Concordia, Département de Philosophie
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. Ouest
Montréal, Québec, Canada
H3G 1M8

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Call For Papers: Hermes Undergraduate Philosophy Journal

Call For Papers

Hermes, the University of Ottawa's undergraduate philosophy journal, is
seeking submissions for its Canada-wide edition in Spring 2012.

-Essays should be no longer than 5000 words
-All areas of philosophy will be considered
-Submissions may be written in either English or French
-Citations should be in MLA format
-On a separate page, please include the following:
Your home university, year of study, mailing address, email, phone
and a short summary (100 words max) of your field of interest within
Interested applicants should send both a hard and soft copy (Microsoft
Word or compatible format, via email) to
Undergraduate Philosophy Students' Association 
Attn: Hermes c/o Department of Philosophy
University of Ottawa
70 Laurier Avenue East, Room 234
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5
Submission deadline: January 23rd, 2012


Appel de textes

Hermès, la revue de philosophie du premier cycle de l'Université
vous invite à soumettre vos textes pour sa parution pancanadienne du
printemps 2012.

-Les articles ne doivent pas dépasser 5000  mots
-Tous les domaines de philosophie seront considérés
-Les soumissions peuvent être rédigées en français ou en anglais
-Les citations doivent être en format MLA
-Veuillez inclure, sur une page séparée :
Le nom de votre université, l'année de vos études, votre adresse
et de courriel, votre numéro de téléphone, une courte description
de 100 mots) de vos principaux intérêts dans le domaine de la
Toute personne intéressée est priée d'envoyer son article imprimé sur
papier et en format électronique (Microsoft Word ou compatible, par
courriel) à l'adresse suivante :
Association des étudiants du premier cycle en philosophie
À l'attention de : Hermès
Département de philosophie
Université d'Ottawa
70, avenue Laurier Est, pièce 234
Ottawa ON
K1N 6N5

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Call for Papers: 18th Annual Underhill Colloquium at Carleton University‏

Call for Papers for the 18th Annual Underhill Colloquium at Carleton University‏

An interdisciplinary conference presented by the graduate students of the

Department of History

Carleton University

Ottawa, Ontario

March 1-2, 2012

Keynote Address:

“Some Naturalists’ Views of the First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-42)”

Delivered by

Dr. Antoinette Burton

Professor, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Luncheon Speaker:

Dr. Danielle Kinsey

Friday, January 6, 2012

Gonzaga University Graduate Conference

April 13-14, 2012
Gonzaga University
Call for papers
SUBMIT BY: January 31, 2012

Submission Guidelines

Send submissions via email to:

Papers should be prepared for blind review. Omit any self-identifying information within the abstract and body of the paper. 

Please include the following as separate attachments in either Microsoft Word or Rich Text format:

Cover page with author’s name, title of the paper, institutional affiliation, contact information (including email, phone number, mailing address), word count of the paper, and the area of the paper (e.g. philosophy of mind).

A paper of no more than 3,500 words (10-12 pages, double spaced) preceded by an abstract of no more than 200 words.

(Here's a link to Gonzaga's website for anyone who is interested: -Adam)

Thursday, December 15, 2011

University Holiday Closing Memo

University Holiday Closing Memo

As in previous years, building access will be restricted over the holiday
break (December 23, 2011 to January 3, 2012). Staff and students seeking
access to building will be required to sign in and sign out using
staff/student cards. Access hours during the holiday break will be from 9:00
am to 5:00 pm, and closed Sundays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Please see the attached memo sent of behalf of Deborah McCallum,
Vice-President (Administration) in regards to University wide closures.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns regarding
building access.

Sara Payette

Dean's Office Assistant

307A Fletcher Argue Building

phone: 474-9979

fax: 474-7590


Monday, December 12, 2011

2012 Harvard-MIT Philosophy Graduate Student Conference

The 2012 Harvard-MIT
Graduate Philosophy Conference

We invite submissions of extended abstracts from graduate students for a conference hosted by the Philosophy Departments at Harvard University and MIT to be held on March 17th, 2012. We encourage submissions in all areas of philosophy.

Keynote Speaker:
Agustín Rayo
Professor of Philosophy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The deadline for submission of abstracts is January 10th, 2012.

 Send only extended abstracts (1000 words) to by January 10th, 2012. All submissions must be sent as attachments in PDF or Word formats.
 In addition to explaining the paper’s topic and goals, extended abstracts should also include a brief outline of the paper’s major argument(s).
 Authors must be current graduate students in philosophy. Co-authored papers are permitted if all authors are current graduate students.
 Successful applicants must produce their full-length paper by March 1st, 2011. Full-length papers should be no more than 4000 words and must be suitable for a 40-45 minute presentation.
 Extended abstracts should be anonymized and accompanied by a separate cover sheet including:
 author’s name
 institutional affiliation
 mailing address
 email address
 phone number
 title of paper
 the topic area(s) of the paper
 Send all questions or concerns to

Hosted jointly by the Department of Philosophy, Harvard University, and the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Arts Travel Award

To Graduate Students:

The Faculty of Arts is holding an extra competition for the Graduate Student
Conference Travel Award this year. The deadline (in Arts) to submit an application
will be 20 Jan 2012 in support of conference travel completed before the end
of March 2012 (including travel already completed at the time of
application, that meets the criteria). NOTE: Students that have already
received funding from the April 2011 or Nov 2011 competition are not
eligible to apply)

*Note that the department deadline will be 4:30 p.m. on January 17th.

Policy/Procedures are consistent with the regular program as follows:


2. No student will be funded more than once in the year.

3. The maximum allocation will be $350.

4. To be eligible for a travel award, a student must be:

a. Enrolled full-time in a graduate program in the Faculty of Arts, and

b. Presenting a paper, or have another significant role, at an academic


Application is to be made in writing to the Associate Dean and must include:

1. An estimate of expenses, and

2. A statement from the Department Head (or designate) indicating that:

a. The opportunity to participate in the conference would further the
academic credentials of the student,

b. The student is academically deserving, and

c. The Department will match any funding provided by the Dean, at a
ratio of at least 1 to 4.

d. Rank ordering the application from the department

3. Written confirmation that paper/poster has been accepted for