Students: Present a Conference Paper

Several of our history majors have presented papers at this conference.  If you are have written an academic paper (or are writing an academic paper) dealing with religion and history I would encourage you to think about presenting at this conference.  Stop by my office (B260) to talk more.

Call For Papers: The North American Undergraduate Conference in
Religion and Philosophy
Date: Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, 2011
Location: St. Francis University, Loretto, PA
Theme: Race in America
Deadline: 250 word abstract, February 18, 2011; complete submission,
March 11, 2011

We cordially invite undergraduates to submit proposals for the fifth
annual North American Undergraduate Conference in Religion and
Philosophy. Submissions are encouraged from students majoring in all
academic fields.

Although any paper related to religion and philosophy will be
considered, priority will be given to those addressing this year¹s
theme, ³Race in America.²  As philosopher Cornel West asserted, ³A
fully functional multiracial society cannot be achieved without a sense
of history and open, honest dialogue.²  Accordingly, this year¹s
conference will forthrightly address philosophical and religious
questions of race and how these questions relate to politics, culture,
society, and history.  To begin our conversation, this year¹s keynote
speaker will be George Yancy, Associate Professor of Philosophy at
Duquesne University and author of _Black Bodies, White Gazes: The
Continuing Significance of Race_.

Paper proposals (roughly 250 words) should give a concise description
of the presentation.  The deadline for proposals is February 18, 2011.
Please include your full name, paper title, institution, e-mail, phone
number, and the name and contact information of your major professor.
Presenters must submit their full paper by March 11, 2011 to be
considered for conference prizes. Proposals and final papers should be
sent via e-mail attachment to Dr. Arthur Remillard at

The keynote address will be given on Friday evening, with a student-led
discussion to follow. All student presentations will be given on
Saturday from approximately 9:00am-5:00pm.  This conference is open to
the public and free for presenters and non-presenters alike. For more
information, directions, contacts, scheduling, etc., please visit our
website:; or join our Facebook group, ³St.
Francis University Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.²

This conference is organized by St. Francis University and Westminster
College, with support from SFU¹s School of Arts and Letters,
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, and the Institute for

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