Undergraduate Bioethics Journal at UConn
Although ‘bioethics’ is often used to describe the application of ethical and moral theories to biological sciences and technology, in its broadest sense, the term ‘bioethics’ refers to the study of the ethics of life. This interdisciplinary field promises to become increasingly important to all people as technology and science becomes increasingly prevalent in daily life. The Ethical Biologist is a new peer-reviewed undergraduate research journal based at the University of Connecticut that seeks to highlight new ideas in bioethics.
We are currently accepting submissions for our inaugural issue, to be published in the spring of 2013. We encourage the submission of pieces that address current issues in bioethics, or that consider the behavioral, biological, environmental, political, legal, or socioeconomic factors that influence bioethical issues.
The deadline for paper submissions for this journal has already passed.
The following is accepted:
- Original Academic Research Papers (2500-3500 words) - Pieces that address a specific area of bioethical study
- Perspectives (1200 word maximum) - Opinion pieces that analyze a recent development in bioethics
- Field notes (2000 word maximum) - Journal-style pieces based on relevant personal experience and written with a more personal voice
Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Episteme, Denison University's Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy
Denison University’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy announces the scheduled publication of Volume XXIV, May 2013
The deadline for paper submissions for this journal has already passed.
Episteme is a student-run journal that aims to recognize and encourage excellence in undergraduate philosophy by providing examples of some of the best work currently being done in undergraduate philosophy programs. Episteme is published under the auspices of Denison University’s Department of Philosophy.
Episteme will consider papers written by undergraduate students in any area of philosophy. Papers are evaluated according to the following criteria: quality of research, depth of philosophic inquiry, creativity, original insight and clarity. Submissions to be considered for the twenty-fourth volume (May 2013) should adhere to the following stipulations:
1. Be a maximum of 5,000 words, a minimum of 2,000 words.
2. Combine research and original insight.
3. Include a cover sheet that provides the following information: author’s name, mailing address (current and permanent), email address, telephone number, college or university name, title of submission and word count.
4. Include a works cited page in the Chicago Manual of Style format. Please use endnotes rather than footnotes.
5. To allow for a blind review process, the author’s name should not appear on the manuscript itself.
6. Submissions should be sent electronically, formatted for Microsoft Word.
Please send papers and cover sheets to email@example.com.
Rolling submissions accepted. Submissions to be considered for May 2013 publication must be received by midnight, Sunday, January 13, 2013.
Questions should be submitted to the Editors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHIction: A Journal of Philosophy through Literature
Attention Philosophers and Writers!
The Department of Philosophy at Texas State University-San Marcos is proud to announce that submissions are currently open for the Fall 2013 issue of PHIction: A Journal of Philosophy through Literature!
What is PHIction?
A student created, edited, and oriented literary journal sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Texas State University.
What kind of writing does PHIction publish?
PHIction is looking for poetry or short fiction (3000 word max.) which concentrates on a philosophical theme. A philosophical theme can be (but is not limited to) problems concerning: identity, time, consciousness, ethics, etc. Look inside the journal here: http://www.txstate.edu/philosophy/other-programs/phiction.html
When will PHIction be published?
Issue 3 will be published in the Fall of 2013. All authors will be notified of acceptance prior to publication.
When do submissions close?
Submissions will be open into the summer.
For all other questions or information, contact us at PHIction@txstate.edu. We hope to hear from you soon!
2nd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS!
What: Conference theme: Ethics
Where: San Diego State University
When: October 19-20, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Russel DiSilvestro, PhD
Submission deadline: August 1, 2013
This event will occur in conjunction with a graduate conference in aesthetics, and a regional conference for undergrads, grads, and faculty/peers; each with their own keynote speakers. The whole event promises to be an enriching experience for all who attend.
Detailed information regarding the call for papers, as well as other information about the conference(s), can be found at our website: http://ugphil.sdsu.edu/
Mosaic presents: A matter of lifedeath conference
CALL FOR PAPERS!
What: An international interdisciplinary conference
Where: The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
When: October 1-4, 2014
Keynote Speakers: Andrea Carlino, Françoise Dastur, David Palumbo-Liu, H. Peter Steeves, Elisabeth Weber
With immense pleasure and great anticipation, Mosaic invites writers from across the disciplines (architecture, film, history, medicine, biology, literature, philosophy, religion, sociology, etc.), to engage questions of life and death in ways that avoid reductive gestures and that exceed oppositions between animate and inanimate, human and animal, presence and absence, the humanities and the sciences, the living and the dead. We welcome provocative proposals for presentations that open to further research and discussion on themes that may include, but are not limited to, the following: finitude, heredity, inheritance, evolution, cyborgism, morphology, immunology, ontology, global warming, biodiversity, artificial life, memory, mourning, spectrality, mutation, transplantation, reproduction, repetition, machine, mechanicity, animality, the unconscious, Thanatos, genetics, code-script, message, biotechnology, bioethics, biopolitics, responsibility, affirmation, promise.
Proposals should include: a title and an abstract of 450-500 words, and on a separate page, the author’s name, brief C.V., institutional affiliation, complete contact information, and email address.
Graduate students presenting a paper at the conference may be eligible for a travel grant. Those intending to apply for a travel grant should enclose a covering letter with their abstract detailing anticipated travel costs for the conference.
Deadline for submission of proposals: December 9, 2013.
For information, see the Mosaic website at: www.umanitoba.ca/mosaic. A conference website will be available (and linked to the Mosaic website) by summer 2013.
Electronic submissions preferred (Rich Text Format). Please direct enquiries and proposals to: email@example.com. Or, by regular mail, please send to:
A matter of lifedeath conference
c/o Dr. Dawne McCance, Editor
Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
208 Tier Building, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
McNair Scholars Program at MSU
The McNair Scholars Program at MSU serves the needs of 25 undergraduate students annually who are either first-generation/low-income or minorities traditionally underrepresented (e.g. Native American, Latino, Alaskan Native, and African American). Eligible scholars are selected who have demonstrated strong academic potential and are committed to attending graduate school and pursuing an advanced degree. A particular focus of the MSU McNair program is providing research/project opportunities and financial support for summer projects for each student who is paired with a faculty mentor.
For more information, click Here.
Undergraduate Scholars Program
The Undergraduate Scholars Program (USP) is dedicated to helping students pursue scholarly activities in all disciplines by providing funding to students who undertake an investigative or creative project in collaboration with a faculty mentor. We encourage you to put together a research project and submit a proposal. We look forward to having the opportunity to fund your work!
For more information, visit their website: http://www.montana.edu/usp/
Application Deadline for Spring 2013: Friday, November 30th, 2012
Application Deadline for Fall 2014: TBD
L&S Student Research Travel Grants
The College of Letters & Science is pleased to announce travel grants for both undergraduate and graduate L&S students to present original research at professional and academic conferences.
For more information, visit their website: http://www.montana.edu/lettersandscience/travel_grants.html
Application deadline for Spring 2013: January 18th, 2013 by noon in the L&S Dean's Office for travel between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013.
There will be a call in August 2013 for funds used for travel to conferences July 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
There will be a call in December 2013 for funds used for travel to conferences January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014.