Below I have listed brief descriptions for several conferences, grouped by school or organization. In addition to that, I have also listed information on some calls for papers. Please note that some conferences are still accepting papers and some are not, but that information is mentioned. I hope you find this information useful and will be able to attend some of these conferences. Also, good luck to any one who chooses to submit a paper!
The Future of Naturalism is a conference hosted by the Center for Inquiry and the University at Buffalo’s Philosophy Department. It will be from September 20th through the 22nd. Some of the speakers will be: Ernest Sosa (Rutgers University), Brian Leiter (University of Texas), Terrence Horgan (University of Arizona), Harvey Siegel (University of Miami), and Isaac Levi (Columbia University)- just to name a few of the scheduled presenters. To get a full list of events, click here. For registration information please click here.
The Epistemology and Ontology of Necessity and Possibility… will be hosted by the Department of Philosophy and the center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere and the University of Florida(Griffin-Floyd Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611) from Friday October 12th through Saturday October 13th. Speakers will include: George Bealer (Yale University) will be giving a paper on “Impossibility as Logical Inconsistency”, Frank Jackson (ANU) will give a paper entitled “Reflections on Two Space-ism Versus One Space-ism”, Alan Sidelle (University of Wisconsin) will either speak on “Modality and Objects” or “Conventionalism and the Contingency of Conventions”. From the University of Florida Michael Jubien will give a paper yet to be named and Kirk Ludwig will speak on “De Re Necessities”.The University of Florida will also be hosting a number of other events, information for which can be found here.
The University of Miami is hosting a Graduate Conference in Epistemology January 11th & 12th. From what I can see, it looks as if they are still accepting submissions, and please visit the above link for more information.
The University of South Florida also has a very busy schedule this semester. Visit their calender for a complete list of events, but here are a few in brief: 9/27-30 Feminist Ethics and Social Theory Conference, 10/5-6 Pascal, His Times and Influence conference with The Humanities ,11/10-11 Southeastern Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy (with papers from Edwin Curley (Michigan) and others), as well as on 11/16-18 Philosophy and Its History conference (with papers from Daniel Garber (Princeton), Tad Schmaltz (Duke), Doug Jesseph (NC State), Andrea Falcon (Concordia), Peter Barker (Oklahoma), Joanne Waugh (USF), Colin Heydt (USF), Roger Ariew (USF), and others). Many of the times and places for these events are yet to be announced.
Florida State University will be hosting a Graduate Philosophy Conference from September 28th through the 29th. Michael Zimmerman (University of North Carolina) will be the keynote speaker. Please note, that the call for papers has been closed for this conference. FSU will also be hosting the 53rd annual Florida Philosophical Association Conference from November 9th to 11th. Unfortunately the call for papers closed on August 15th.
Interested in submitting? Try these conferences:
- Knowledge Rights and Knowledge Sharing in the 21st Century, hosted but the University of Central Florida from 1/30/2008 to 2/1/2008. The submissions are due no later than 10/30/2007 via e-mail to Dr. Stephen Fiore (firstname.lastname@example.org). Submissions should be abstracts no longer than 500 words. “This conference brings together multiple disciplines to comment and reflect on issues relating to the acquisition, evaluation and use of information in today’s knowledge economy.” I can’t find the flyer on their website, but send me (Amy Wuest) an e-mail at email@example.com and I can forward you the adobe file.
- The Society for Student Philosophers is accepting papers for possible presentation at the APA Central Division Meeting on 4/17th-20th in Chicago, IL. Papers should be about 15 pages (enough for a 30 minute presentation). Please send you paper as an email attachment to Danielle LaSusa at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is 9/21/2007. For more information click here.
- The same group is also accepting papers for their Pacific Division Meeting in Pasadena, CA. Please do not submit a paper more than once. Submissions are due by 9/21/2007 and may be emailed to ssp_pacific@hotmail .com as an attachment. Again their website can be found here.