Monday, January 25, 2010




April 16-17, 2010

Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, USA

Keynote talk by Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame)

The 14th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will
be held April 16-17, 2010 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest
Grove, Oregon. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the
presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers. Papers
are required to be of philosophical content, but there are no specific
restrictions on subject matter within the arena of philosophical discussion
itself. Papers should be approximately 3000 words (10-12 pages).
Electronic submissions, including paper and abstract (Word documents),
should be sent to

Submission deadline is FEBRUARY 1.

Final decisions will be made by February 28. Volunteers for paper
commentators are also welcome.

This is strictly an undergraduate conference, with only undergraduates
allowed on the conference program. The single exception is the keynote
speaker. Past keynotes speakers have included: Paul Churchland, Hilary
Putnam, John Searle, Keith Lehrer, Catherine Elgin, John Perry, Hubert
Dreyfus, and Jerry Fodor. This year's keynote talk following the conference
banquet will be by Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame).

The conference schedule will be as follows:

Friday, April 16:

Registration 4:00-6:00 pm
Conference banquet 6:00-7:30 pm
Keynote talk 7:30-9:00 pm

Saturday, April 17:

Breakfast 7:00-8:00 am
Registration 8:00-9:00 am
Paper sessions 8:00-1:00
Conference luncheon 1:00-2:00
Paper sessions 2:00-6:00

Travel and lodging information can be found by going to the conference web

Registration costs: $40, payable at the conference. Three meals will be
provided: Friday night banquet, Saturday breakfast and lunch.

For further information, contact Professor Boersema via email
( or by phone (503 352 2150) or at the address below:

Deptment of Philosophy
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove
OR 97116

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