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MIDSOUTH PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE (RHODES COLLEGE)

February 24-25, 2012



The thirty-sixth annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference is scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday, February 24-25, at RHODES COLLEGE in Memphis. Papers in any area are welcome.  There will be a $40 registration fee, $30 for graduate students, payable by cash or check at the conference (but not by credit or debit card).


JONATHAN WEINBERG (University of Arizona) will deliver the keynote address.

Papers in any area are welcome.  Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words.  On the first page of your paper, NOT as a separate file, include the following nine items:

  (1) a word count - 3000 words maximum!
  (2) the author's name
  (3) academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student)
  (4) institutional affiliation (if any)
  (5) mailing address
  (6) email address
  (7) telephone number
  (8) the paper's title
  (9) an abstract - 100 words maximum!

Submissions which do not include all nine items on the first page will not be considered.  No more than one submission by the same author will be considered. Due to the size of the conference, we will not be able to accommodate special scheduling requests. You should submit a paper only if you can attend the entire conference. Email a copy of your paper, as an attachment, in Rich Text Format (RTF) or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) to midsouth@lclark.edu Please title your paper as follows: YourLastName_YourFirstName.rtf - for examples:
Hegel_Georg.doc
Locke_John.rtf
Russell_Bertrand.pdf

Papers must be received by JANUARY 10.

Papers will be reviewed by a committee.  Notification of acceptance will be made via email in early February.  Submissions whose authors cannot be contacted through email will be rejected.

Due to the size of the conference, we will not be able to accommodate special scheduling requests.  You should submit a paper only if you can attend the entire conference.

Each paper will have a commentator.  Those interested in commenting should send a note to midsouth@lclark.edu by January 15 of availability and areas of interest.  Persons whose papers are accepted will be expected to serve as commentators if asked.

Thomas Nenon has reserved rooms for Thursday (2/23) through Saturday (2/25) nights at the Comfort Inn on 100 North Front Street.  Call 901-526-0583 and identify yourself as a participant in the MidSouth Philosophy Conference by February 15 in order to ensure availability and to receive the conference rate.  The airport shuttle goes to the Comfort Inn for about $15, taxis for about $30.

http://legacy.lclark.edu/~midsouth/MPC.html

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