Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 15, 2013

SLU Undergrad Philosophy Conference call for papers

Call for Papers
Saint Louis University Undergraduate Conference

Saint Louis University’s Second Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference taking place on
March 21-23rd, 2014.
feat. Christine Korsgaard (Harvard)*, Laura Ruetsche (Michigan)

The paper length is 2500-5000 words. All works referred to must be cited consistently.
Submitted work must predominantly be authored by undergraduate(s).
Co-authorship permitted.

The DEADLINE for electronic submission is Monday, February 3rd, 2014.

Papers on any topic related to philosophy will be reviewed by the Conference Submission Panel and authors will be notified by or on February 17th, 2014.

Paper copies will be accepted if mailed to the Philosophy Department at Saint Louis University addressed to Ben Conover. All mailed submissions must be postmarked 3 days in advance of the electronic submission date.

E-Mail for Submissions: philosophyclub@slu.edu

Mailing Address:
Philosophy Department, Adorjan Hall 130, 3800 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63108

Please Address Any Questions to Ben Conover or Tim Schmitz.(bconover@slu.edu) or (tschmit9@slu.edu)

*Christine Korsgaard will be speaking at the Department Colloquium on Friday, March 21st, which will also serve as the kick-off event for the Conference.

October 10, 2013

Midsouth Undergrad Philosophy Conference

Call for papers here.

Funding for travel to national undergrad research conference

Dear PHRE students,

I write to encourage you to consider presenting your current research at NCUR this spring. The deadline for submitting an application is October 25. There’s nothing like participating in a conference of your peers to discover your own voice and to experience the impact you can make as a scholar. Don’t pass up this exciting opportunity! If you have a paper or project underway, please talk with your academic adviser or mentor as soon as possible. All the information about applying for funding is below.

Jennifer G. Jesse
Chair and Professor of Philosophy and Religion

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Truman State University has a long-standing tradition of sending students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research to present their research, scholarship, and creative activities.  We will continue that tradition this year by supporting student attendance at the 28th Annual NCUR Conference in Lexington, KY, to be held from April 2-5, 2014.

Funding of student participation and the coordination of all travel arrangements will be handled through the Office of Student Research (OSR).  Students who wish to receive financial support from the University for NCUR travel, registration, and lodging must submit an application to the Office of Student Research; we expect to be able to provide support for up to 25 students.

OSR-Funded Travel to NCUR 2014

  1. Students who wish to apply for funding from the Office of Student Research for travel to NCUR 2014 must submit a completed application including an abstract by 11:59 PM on Friday October 25, 2013.  A copy of the application form can be found at the OSR website at http://osr.truman.edu/ncur.  Abstract guidelines can be found at http://www.cur.org/ncur_2014/ .
  2. The Office of Student Research will rank the applications and award travel funds to no more than 25 students.  Priority will be given to senior students, students who have not previously attended NCUR, and students who will not have the opportunity to present their research elsewhere (except for Truman’s Student Research Conference).  Applicants will be notified whether or not they have been awarded funding via email no later than November 8, 2013.  Students who are denied funding from the OSR are encouraged to seek alternative sources of travel funds.
  3. After a student has secured funding for travel to NCUR 2014 (whether through the OSR or from some other source), he or she must submit their abstract to NCUR through the NCUR web site (http://www.cur.org/ncur_2014/) by the December 6, 2013 deadline.  Please note that students will be responsible for submitting their own abstracts to NCUR.  Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of faculty at the University of Kentucky, and students will be notified whether their abstract has been accepted by NCUR by January 14, 2014.
  4. The Office of Student Research will contact all students who have been accepted by NCUR to present at the conference in January 2014, and will coordinate registration and travel for the entire Truman group.