Ninth Annual UAA Undergraduate Philosophy Conference and UAA Ethics Center Inaugural Convocation
CALL FOR PAPERS
Conference Theme: Living Ethically in the Global World
The Ninth Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference and UAA Ethics Center Inaugural Convocation will be held at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), Anchorage, AK from March 27-29, 2014. The organizers and sponsors are delighted to have Professor Roger Ames as our keynote speaker. The conference and convocation will be forums for exchange of ideas and research between undergraduate students, advanced graduate students and faculty as well as members of the community on various philosophical topics, including those that have ethical and religious significance. The conference and convocation are organized by the Department of Philosophy and UAA Ethics Center and are sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, and Confucius Institute at UAA.
Call for Undergraduate Papers
Undergraduate papers are being called that address this year's conference theme of "Living Ethically in the Global World." Undergraduate papers in all areas of philosophy are also welcomed. International students as well as students from other U.S. universities are particularly encouraged to apply. Papers addressing cross cultural ethics or ethical issues will receive priority.
Call for Convocation Papers
The UAA Ethics Center invites faculty and advanced graduate students to submit papers addressing cross cultural ethics, particularly those using Chinese, East Asian, South Asian or other international frameworks.
Requirements for All Submissions
Abstracts should be between 1,000 and 1,500 words, in Microsoft Word format, and should be sent as an email attachment to the conference contact email@example.com before December 16, 2013. If your abstract is accepted, then a full paper of no more than 4,000 words should be submitted in order to be included in the conference proceedings. Abstracts as well as the anticipated fifteen minute conference presentation should be prepared in English (Full papers for the conference proceedings may be submitted in Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, or English).
Participants are responsible for travel expenses.
A limited number of homestays will be available to undergraduate participants during the conference.
More information will be forthcoming on the UAA Department of Philosophy and UAA Ethics Center Websites by November 2013. In the meantime, for inquiries please contact the following people:
Dr. Kristin Helweg Hanson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr. Raymond Anthony (email@example.com; 907.786.4459)
UAA Ethics Center Co-Director:
Dr. Stephanie Bauer (firstname.lastname@example.org; 907.786.4677)