Annual Student Philosophy Symposium

Annual Georgia State Student Philosophy Symposium
Friday February 16th, 2018

Keynote speaker: Professor Bryce Huebner, Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University

Undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines encouraged to submit their work on any philosophical topic.

Submission Requirements: Papers must be prepared for blind review (i.e., no author-identifying information or notes in the body of the paper, only on the cover page). Submissions must not exceed 3750 words (roughly 25 minutest reading time). When submitting, please include the following in the body of the email:

  1. Author’s name
  2. Paper/presentation title
  3. Brief abstract (~100 words describing topic discussed in paper)
  4. Academic status (undergraduate/graduate), major, university affiliation
  5. Regularly checked email address

Authors should email their submission as a Word or PDF attachment to Auj Kausar at [email protected].

Deadline: Papers must be received no later than 12 noon eastern time on December 22, 2017.
Notification of acceptance will be emailed by January 15, 2018.

Further information about official rules and prizes may be found here:

For any questions (including queries from students traveling from outside the area who may need overnight accommodations) – contact Auj Kausar at [email protected].

Sponsored by the Zeta Chapter (Georgia) of Phi Sigma Tau, The Center for Ethics Student Forum, and The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics (all at Georgia State University)

Previous keynotes:

2017: Sinan Dogramaci, Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin
2016: William G. Lycan, Philosophy, UNC-Chapel Hill/ University of Connecticut
2015: Rachana Kamtekar, Philosophy, University of Arizona
2014: Rebecca Kukla, Philosophy, Georgetown University
2013: Alastair Norcross, Philosophy, University of Colorado
2012: Valerie Tiberius, Philosophy, U-Minnesota, Twin Cities
2011: Marcia Baron, Philosophy, Indiana University
2010: David Schmidtz, Philosophy, University of Arizona
2009: Mark Murphy, Philosophy, Georgetown