Friday, September 4, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Kentucky Philosophical Association Annual Meeting 2016 - Main Program & Student Essay Contest

Kentucky Philosophical Association
Annual Meeting
In Conjunction with the
Ethics and Social Justice Center,
Bellarmine University
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Bellarmine University
Louisville, Kentucky

Keynote Address:
Charles Mills
Northwestern University

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 Matthew Pianalto 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 Court Lewis at with “KPA STUDENT CONTEST SUBMISSION” appearing in the subject line.

Deadline for both calls: January 22, 2016 (midnight CST)

For more information, contact: Matthew Pianalto, Department of Philosophy & Religion, Case Annex 268, Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475. Email: