Northern Graduate Philosophy Conference

Call for Papers

8th Annual Northern Graduate Philosophy Conference
November 21-22, 2014
Northern Illinois University

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers University)

Friday, November 21, Holmes Student Center, University Suite

Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014

Submissions by graduate students of approximately 3,000 words in length on any topic in mainstream analytic philosophy are welcome. Submissions accessible to a general philosophical audience will be favored. Only one submission per person will be considered.

Submission Guidelines

Please send the following as separate attachments in .pdf or Word (.doc, .docx) format to

  1. A cover page, containing the following information:
    • Author's name
    • Institutional affiliation
    • Contact information (email, phone number)
    • Title of paper
    • Topic area of paper
    • Word count
  2. The paper itself, free from all identifying information. Please include a title page with an abstract (no more than 150 words).

Responses to submissions will be sent by October 6, 2014.

Please direct all questions concerning the conference to the NIU Graduate Student Advisory Council in Philosophy:

We gratefully acknowledge sponsorship by the Department of Philosophy, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School of Northern Illinois University.