Conferences and Journals
There are many opportunities to present your philosophy work here on UWG’s campus, including at the English & Philosophy Undergraduate Research Conference every fall and UWG Scholars’ Day every spring.
You should also consider presenting your work off campus. The following annual conferences welcome submissions from undergraduate students. Reach out to any philosophy professor for help with applying and to learn about opportunities for travel funding!
- Georgia Collegiate Honors Council Conference
Location varies by year (within Georgia)
- Georgia State University Student Philosophy Symposium
Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA
- Southeast Philosophy Congress
Clayton State University in Morrow, GA
- Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
UNC Asheville in Asheville, NC
- EMU Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy
Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI
- Michigan Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
University of Michigan–Flint in Flint, MI
- Midsouth Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Rhodes College in Memphis, TN
- Mudd Journal of Ethics Undergraduate Conference
Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA
- NCUR (National Conference on Undergraduate Research)
Location varies by year (national)
Undergraduate Philosophy Journals
Aporia is an undergraduate journal of philosophy at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Aporia is published twice yearly: an online edition in the fall, and a print edition in the spring.
Dialogue is the official journal of Phi Sigma Tau, the International National Honor Society in Philosophy. It is the continuing goal of Dialogue to provide a vigorous and lively vehicle for the exchange of philosophical ideas among graduate and undergraduate students interested in philosophy. Dialogue accepts for publications articles, discussions, and reviews in all areas of contemporary philosophical research. It appears twice each academic year: a single issue in October, and a double issue in April.
- The Dualist
The Dualist is a national undergraduate philosophy journal published by Stanford University undergraduates. Its purpose is to offer students from all universities an opportunity to participate in a normally inaccessible part of academic life—the production and publication of papers for general philosophical readership. Established in 1993, The Dualist has since become the most renowned and prestigious undergraduate philosophy journal in the U.S., featuring thoughtful articles authored by undergraduates around the world. Each year, The Dualist publishes quality undergraduate papers in philosophy. The journal is distributed to philosophy departments across the nation, and archived copies of recent issues are also available online.
- Ephemeris: The Journal of Philosophy
Ephemeris is an undergraduate journal of philosophy, student-run and dedicated to harvesting exceptional undergraduate writing grounded in the distinct value and interest of the philosophical endeavor. Ephemeris originates from Union College's Philosophy Club—a forum for social and intellectual interaction among philosophers at Union. Contributions are solicited in all areas of the philosophical discipline, political theory, metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, religion, feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, eastern philosophy, philosophy of mind and so on.
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.
- The UBC Journal of Philosophical Enquiries
The UBC Journal of Philosophical Enquiries (previously Hemlock) is a student-run academic philosophy journal published by the Philosophy Students’ Association of the University of British Columbia. We accept undergraduate submissions in English from all universities. We accept papers on any philosophically relevant topic. Papers should be well-written and demonstrate advanced philosophical ability. We particularly invite submissions of papers developing original theses.
- Logos: The Cornell University Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy
Logos: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal is a refereed journal at the Sage School of Philosophy in Ithaca, New York. An entirely student-run journal, Logos publishes undergraduate work in all branches and traditions of philosophy. Undergraduates from around the globe are invited to submit papers annually for peer-review. Accepted papers are published in the current year's edition of Logos.
Prometheus is an international undergraduate philosophy journal published by students at Johns Hopkins University. The purpose of the journal is to promote philosophic discourse of the highest standard by offering students an opportunity to engage in open discussion, participate in the production and publication of an academic philosophy journal, and to establish a community of aspiring philosophers from all walks of life. Prometheus accepts undergraduate papers on all philosophical topics. Essays written for classes, honors theses, and independent work are welcome.
- The Reed
The Reed is an interdisciplinary undergraduate journal of Existentialism published by students of St. Olaf College. The Reed functions as a forum for Existential themes at the undergraduate level. While existentialism is an area that can be explored within the context of a wide array of mediums, we focus primarily on academic essays and short stories as these are most conducive to our journalistic goals.
Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal is produced and edited entirely by undergraduate students at Ball State University. We aim to enrich student learning by providing an opportunity for undergraduate students to have their original work reviewed by or published in a peer-reviewed academic journal. Stance seeks papers concerning any philosophical topic.
- The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy
The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy commits itself to the clear, engaging, accessible presentation of what we, the students and faculty of the Vassar College Department of Philosophy, consider exemplary undergraduate philosophy conducted at our peer institutions. We hope that our pluralistic approach to philosophy will both reflect and further the diversity of thought found in our disciplinary interests.
- The Yale Philosophy Review
The Yale Philosophy Review is an annual journal that showcases the best and most original of philosophic thought by undergraduate students, worldwide. The goal of the Review is to promote philosophic discourse of the highest standard, and to bring together a community of young philosophers in both the United States and abroad. Each issue contains a selection of essays on a broad range of philosophic topics, as well as book reviews and interviews of philosophic content.