Loyola University Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Undergraduate Conference

April 3-4, 2020

The Loyola University Philosophy Department's Undergraduate Conference will be on April 3-4, 2020! The main program will take place at Loyola University Chicago's Lakeshore Campus, and the special MAP panel will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art. See below for the general CFP and the special CFP for the MCA panel.

General Call For Proposals

Deadline: February 24

Announcing the 3rd annual LUC undergraduate philosophy conference! This public conference, sponsored by the Philosophy Department, will feature the work of Loyola undergraduate philosophers as well as their peers from other Chicago-area institutions, and will take place on Saturday, April 3-4th, 2020!

Please submit a proposal/abstract of 200-300 words for a presentation on any philosophical topic of your choice by Monday, February 24 to jvukov@luc.edu and krempala@luc.edu.

Papers written for classes or as independent projects are welcomed and encouraged, as well as proposals for prospective papers. If you have an idea you'd like to share, please consider submitting it. All Loyola undergraduate studetns with an interest in philosophy are encouraged to submit an abstract for consideration. Presenting at undergraduate conferences is an excellent way to build your resume, get experience sharing your ideas, and (perhaps most importantly!) spend the day with others who share your interest in philosophy.

Send papers and any questions to the organizers, Dr. Joe Vukov (jvukov@luc.edu) and Kit Rempala (krempala@luc.edu).

Special Call for Proposals: Philosophy and Art at the MCA

Deadline: February 24

Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) will be hosting a panel at the Museum of Contemporary Art! Presenters will give a 15 minute presentation at the MCA on a work currently on display. The pane lis open to submissions from MAP students or any student from an underrepresented or marginalized group. Students may present individually, in pairs, or in small groups. To see which works are on view at the MCA, visit mcachicago.org or plan a visit.

To submit to the MCA panel, please send a 300-word abstract with the names of presenters, description of the presentation, and the title and artist of the work on view. Email your submission to Rebecca Valeriano-Flores (mvalerianoflores@luc.edu) by Monday, February 24.

Past Conferences