News and Events
Virtual Philosophy Conferences and Series
- Great Lakes Philosophy Conference, Call for Papers. April 14-16, 2023. The conference is virtual via Microsoft Teams. Submission Deadline: January 1, 2023.
Undergraduate Philosophy Conferences
Johns Hopkins University’s first annual Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium. Here's the main web site and here is the application portal. The deadline for submissions is 15 February 2022. The symposium is scheduled to meet virtually via Zoom
- November 10, 1-2pm EST
- November 18, 5-6pm EST
- January 27, 5-6pm EST
- February 9, 1-2pm EST
- Summer Cusp, a workshop for undergraduate students in philosophy who are planning to continue to graduate school. Applications are due 1 April 2019. All expenses covered if accepted. Brochure and Flyer.
Undergraduate Philosophy Journals
- Philologi, an undergraduate philosophy journal, edited by students, is restarting and seeks submissions.
- Stance, Undergraduate Philosophy Student Journal, Call for papers. Deadline 14 December 2018.
- Scientia et Humanitas, a journal published by the MTSU Honors College.
- Arete, Undergraduate Philosophy Journal, Rutgers University.
- Stance, Call for Papers. Deadline 21 December 2019.
Undergraduate Philosophy News
Harold and Carolyn (Jump) Slatton Endowed Scholarship
Purpose and Guidelines:
This scholarship recognizes the achievements of Dr. Bonnie Slatton, an outstanding female higher education academician, who created this scholarship to encourage others to pursue a degree in higher education with an interest in Liberal Arts.
This is a general scholarship and to be eligible for consideration students must:
Full time student in CLA
First preference given to CLA major, second preference to a CLA minor
2.5 minimum GPA
To be considered for the scholarship, please email a brief statement of interest that includes eligibility (i.e., status as full-time, major/minor, and GPA) to Dr. Meredith Dye, Associate Dean, CLA, Meredith.email@example.com. Please include the student M# and MTSU email address.
Deadline to apply: August 15, 2022
The number and amounts of scholarships will be determined by the CLA Dean this AY year based on the applicant pool. Scholarship amounts may vary from small ($500) to larger awards ($2500). Undergraduate and graduate students will be considered for the scholarships.
For questions about the scholarship, please email Dr. Meredith Dye.
Truman Scholarship.Interested students must graduate December 2021 to August 2022 (or later) with a 3.0 GPA or higher. A Truman Scholar is someone who is a “Change Agent” in our society. The internal deadline is October 30, 2020. The Truman pays for graduate school costs. MTSU Fellowship Interest Forms. You may also email Laura Clippard with questions.
PPIA Program works to promote the inclusion and full participation of underrepresented groups in public service and to advance their leadership roles throughout our civic institutions serving domestic and international affairs. For more information here at MTSU, contact Laura Clippard.
- University of Louisville Interdisciplinary MA in Health Care Ethics.
- University of Florida Graduate Program in Philosophy is accepting applications. Link to apply.
- Ohio University MA program is accepting applications (updated January 2022).
- Georgia State University MA program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
- University of Georgia, MA and PhD program, accepting applications for Graduate School in Philosophy. The deadline for completed applications is 6 Jan 2020.
- Marquette University is accepting applications for the MA in philosophy.
- The MA program in philosophy at the University of Mississippi.
- The American Philosophical Association (APA) Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy
- George Washington University has announced a new M.A. in philosophy that complements the longstanding M.A. in Philosophy and Social Policy. More information can be found on the GWU website.
- Texas State University is accepting applications for a Masters program in Applied Philosophy and Ethics.
- University of Florida Graduate Program in Philosophy Call for Applications.
- Western Michigan University Philosophy Department's Masters Program deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.
- Daily Nous. A source for news about the philosophy profession
- An essay that addresses Philosophy as a good major for employment.
Religious Studies News
- The Religious Studies expansion is reported in Sidelines.
- MTSU Scholars Week. Abstract Deadline Monday, 15 March 2021 by midnight. See Scholar's Week Web Page for more information.
- Peace Corps Zoom Session. Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 2:00 - 3:00 pm CST
- NPR program on 50 great teachers, featuring Socrates
- Internship with Jean Crowe Advocacy Center, Nashville, TN. List of duties, responsibilities, etc.