Memphis, TN

TBA, 2024

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The forty-fifth annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, TBA, at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN.

TBA (School) will deliver the Keynote Address, Title.

There is a $60 registration fee for the conference, $40 for graduate students, payable by cash or check at the conference (but not by credit or debit card).

Call for Abstracts for Posters on Teaching Philosophy

There will be a Plenary Workshop on Teaching Philosophy on Saturday afternoon.  There will also be a Poster Display. The Midsouth Philosophy Conference welcomes 500-word abstracts for posters from philosophers that share their teaching expertise. Click HERE for further information and submission details.

Call for Papers

Papers in any philosophical area are welcome.

The Midsouth Philosophy Conference welcomes submissions from women and members of minority groups.

Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words. On the first page of your paper, include the following items:

1. word count - 3000 words maximum!

2. author's name.

3.academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student).

4. highest earned degree (PhD, MA).

5. institutional affiliation (if any).

6. email address.

7. the paper's title.

8. and an abstract - 100 words maximum!

Papers which do not include all eight items will not be considered.

No more than one paper by the same author can be considered.

Submit your paper as a pdf file to:


Title your file this way:


for example: AredntHannah.pdf

In the subject header of your email, put:

MPC Paper Submission

Papers must be submitted by TBA.

Papers will be reviewed by a committee. Notification of acceptance will be made via email. Submissions whose authors cannot be contacted through email will be rejected.

Each paper will have a commentator. Persons whose papers are accepted are expected to serve as commentators if asked. Others interested in commenting should email midsouth@lclark.edu by TBA, stating their availability and areas of interest. Graduate students who are not yet ABD are especially encouraged to volunteer.

Due to the size of the conference, we cannot accommodate special scheduling requests. You should submit a paper only if you can attend both days of the conference.

The conference will begin with the Keynote Address at 1:30 Friday afternoon.

The conference will conclude at 6:00 Saturday evening.

Rooms are available at:

Comfort Inn Memphis Downtown on 100 North Front Street, 901-526-0583.

Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis-Beale Street on 175 Peabody Place, 901-260-4000.

Holiday Inn Memphis-Downtown (Beale Street) on 160 Union Avenue, 901-5255491.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Memphis Downtown on 185 Union Avenue, 901-528-1800.

Moxy Memphis Downtown Hotel on 40 North Front Street, 901-522-9700.

The Rambler on 400 South Main Street, 901-460-7654.

Click here for hotels and driving directions to Rhodes College.

Click here for campus and parking maps.

Updated on 13 April 2023