14TH ANNUAL PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE
April 16-17, 2010
Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, USA
Keynote speaker: Alvin Plantinga (Notre Dame)
The 14th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will
be held April 16-17, 2010 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers. Papers are required to be of philosophical content, but there are no specific restrictions on subject matter within the arena of philosophical discussion itself. Papers should be approximately 3000 words (10-12 pages). Electronic submissions, including paper and abstract (Word documents), should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission deadline is FEBRUARY 1.
Final decisions will be made by February 28. Volunteers for paper commentators are also welcome.
This is strictly an undergraduate conference, with only undergraduates allowed on the conference program. The single exception is the keynote speaker. Past keynotes speakers have included: Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, John Searle, Keith Lehrer, Catherine Elgin, John Perry, Hubert Dreyfus, and Jerry Fodor. This year’s keynote talk following the conference banquet will be by Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame).
The conference schedule will be as follows:
Friday, April 16:
Registration 4:00-6:00 pm
Conference banquet 6:00-7:30 pm
Keynote talk 7:30-9:00 pm
Saturday, April 17:
Breakfast 7:00-8:00 am
Registration 8:00-9:00 am
Paper sessions 8:00-1:00
Conference luncheon 1:00-2:00
Paper sessions 2:00-6:00
Travel and lodging information can be found by going to the conference web site.
Registration costs: $40, payable at the conference. Three meals will be
provided: Friday night banquet, Saturday breakfast and lunch.
For further information, contact Professor Boersema via email or by phone (503 352 2150) or at the address below:
Department of Philosophy
2043 College Way