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The 2021 National Annual Conference and Meetings

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Call for Papers: 2021 EPS Annual Meeting

The 2021 national meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center and the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, from November 16–18. Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung (Calvin University) will be our keynote speaker (“What Are You Guarding? Anger and Its Antidotes from the Christian Tradition”). The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Evangelical Theological Society. We invite paper submissions or proposals for panel discussions addressing any topic of interest to Christian philosophers. 
 
Graduate Student Philosophy Paper Contest 
 
As part of our initiative to help develop graduate student scholarship, the EPS will be awarding a $500 prize for the best graduate student philosophy paper. In order to be considered for the prize, full papers must be submitted. If you are a graduate student, please indicate this in your submission email so you can be considered for the contest. The final draft of the paper should not exceed 3,200 words. To receive the prize, the author must attend the meeting. If the winning author is unable to attend, the prize will go to the runner-up.
 
Submission Guidelines:
 
Please note, presenters should be current members of the EPS or the ETS. If you are not a current member, please renew membership at epsociety.org/store.
 
Submissions should include:
  • Author’s name
  • Contact information (at least email)
  • Title of paper
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Time constraints / preferences:
    • Days and times you CANNOT read the paper
    • Days and times you would PREFER to read the paper
* While we will do our best to accommodate your preferences, inflexibility with regard to possible reading times may make your paper more difficult to accept.
  • An abstract of the paper (100-200 words). Strong preference will be shown to submissions including full text of paper
Deadline and Submission Process
  • All proposals must be received by April 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (EST) to be considered.
  • Proposals should be sent as either doc(x) or PDF attachment to: epsblindreview@gmail.com 
  • Please indicate whether you are willing to serve as a moderator for EPS sessions.  
Guidelines for Presentations
  • Paper should take no more than 25 minutes to read, leaving 10-15 minutes for discussion.
  • Cancellation: Please communicate all cancellations to the moderator of your session. If you need to cancel your presentation and it has already been announced via the conference program, please plan to have a friend or colleague read your paper on your behalf.

Note: EPS Members are also encouraged to submit panel proposals for EPS sessions at the annual conference of the AAR/SBL, November 20-23, San Antonio, Texas (Deadline: May 1).


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