Midsouth Philosophy Conference

MIDSOUTH PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE and Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

The University of Memphis
March 5-6, 2010

The thirty-fourth annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference is scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday, March 5-6, at The University of Memphis. Papers in any area are welcome. There will be a $25 registration fee, payable at the conference.

Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words. On the first page of your paper, include the following nine items:

(1) word count - 3000 words maximum!
(2) 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) and an abstract - 100 words maximum!

Submissions which do not include all nine items will not be considered. No more than one submission by the same author will be considered.

Email a copy of your paper, as an attachment, in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or Adobe Portable Document Format to midsouth@lclark.edu
Title your paper like this: YourLastName_YourFirstName -- examples:

Papers must be received by January 10. Papers will be reviewed by a committee. Notification of acceptance will be made via email in mid-March. Submissions whose authors cannot be contacted through email will be rejected.

Each paper will have a commentator. Those interested in commenting should send a note to midsouth@lclark.edu by March 9 of availability and areas of interest. Persons whose papers are accepted will be expected to serve as commentators if asked.

The conference will bein with the keynote address at 1:30 Friday afternoon. The conference will conclude at 5:20 Saturday afternoon.

The University of Memphis UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE will have parallel sessions. Please encourage students to attend and submit papers. Papers in any area are welcome. Submissions must not exceed a length of 3000 words, and must include a cover letter stating the author's name, university or college, mailing address, telephone number and email address. Send two printed copies to:

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Department of Philosophy
327 Clement Hall
University of Memphis
TN 38152

Papers for the Undergraduate Philosophy Conference must be postmarked by January 10.
Direct questions about the Undergraduate Philosophy Conference to the faculty advisor, Dr. Remy Debes.
Click here for a flyer describing the Undergraduate Philosophy Conference.

Thomas Nenon has reserved rooms for Thursday (3/4) through Saturday (3/6) 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 19 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.

Click here for travel directions to the University of Memphis.

Click here for a map of the campus.

Click here for a map of campus parking.


Midsouth Philosophy Conference