Philosophy Student Events & Opportunities

Call for Papers

Northwest Philosophy Conference 2016

Gonzaga University

Oct. 14-15, 2016

Submission Guidelines

Papers on any philosophical topic are welcome. Papers should be suitable for a 20-minute presentation (about 3000 words, not including material that will not be presented, such as abstract, bibliography, and any footnotes or endnotes). Submissions should be formatted for blind review (only title at top of Page 1) and sent as Word or PDF documents to

Ted Di Maria (

In the body of the email, please include paper title, 100- to 200-word abstract, author name, affiliation, status (graduate student or faculty), and contact information. Within two business days, you will receive email confirmation that your paper has been submitted successfully. Papers should be approximately 3,000 words (10-12 pages).

Submission deadline is Sept. 1, 2016. Final decisions will be made no later than Sept. 10, 2016. Those who submit papers before an early Aug. 15 deadline will be notified of their acceptance before Sept. 1.

To facilitate and encourage discussion, paper sessions will have session chairs rather than commentators for individual papers.

The CFP can be viewed at the conference website at where further information about the conference will become available.