Students Present Papers at Conferences
The following conferences provide an opportunity for you to give a presentation. Talk to a faculty member in the department or follow the links for more information.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS DATES OF CONFERENCE North Carolina Religious Studies Association Sept./Oct. November North Carolina Philosophical Society December February American Academy of Religion (SE Region) "SECSOR" December March NCUR (National Conferences on Undergraduate Research) December April Northeast Florida Student Philosophy Conference January March Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (at UNCA) February March WCU Undergraduate Expo March April
Get Published - Journals
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS Stance - Ball State University,
Aporia - Brigham Young University,
Sept. or Oct. for
Jan. or Feb. for
The Dualist - Stanford University,
January for late-
Paideia - Ruprecht-Karls-Universität
Ephemeris - Union College,
Each semester the philosophy and religion department invites several scholars to speak to classes, give a departmental talk, and, in conjunction with The Honors College, deliver a Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities. (Learn more about Jerry Jackson, the WCU faculty member.)
2012-2013 Visiting Scholars
| Jerry Jackson Lecture:
“The God that Does Not Exist”
|Kevin Schilbrack||PAR Faculty paper: "Anti-Metaphysics"||9/26/12|
|David Henderson||PAR Faculty paper: "Wilderness in Henry Bugbee: The Metaphyisical and the Montanan"||11/14/12|
|James McLachlan||PAR Faculty paper: "Hell Is Not Other People: Ideas of Hell and Relational Theologies||
|Jerry Jackson Lecture:
"How the Human Mind Thinks of God: A Cognitive Linguistic Analysis of Anthropomorphic God Concepts"
|Jerry Jackson Lecture:
"Are Most of Us Honest People? Or Dishonest? Or Neither?"
2011-2012 Visiting Scholars
Jerry Jackson Lecture: “Gettysburg at Ground Zero, and Other Conundrums in the Philosophy and Politics of History”
Jerry Jackson Lecture: “Discovering Sodom and Gomorrah in the Medieval West”
“How Many Bad Actions Make Me A Bad Person?”
“The Hospital’s Obligations to the Uninsured and the Undocumented”
“Continental Philosophy of Religion: A Future”
"Understanding Homelessness" (Homeward Bound organization)
" Feminism and Multiculturalism Revisited: French Feminism and the Ni Putes Ni Soumises Movement (Neither Whores Nor Doormats)"
“Understanding Animal Minds”
"Process Theism and Some Problems of Evil"
"Being Open to Change: The Paradox of Provisionality"
"A Goldilocks God?: A Comment on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion”