2017: Call for Papers: Southwest Regional EPS

January 05, 2017
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Evangelical Philosophical Society
Call For Papers


“Philosophical Eschatology” 

The Riley Conference Center
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
March 31 – April 1 

Keynote Speaker: Jerry Walls

Scholar in Residence and Professor of Philosophy,

Houston Baptist University 

All full members and student members of EPS are invited to submit paper proposals on topics related to this year’s theme, including heaven, hell, purgatory, resurrection, the afterlife, etc. Quality papers on topics not directly related to the theme are also welcome.

Full Members: Paper proposals should include a title and abstract (300 words), the presenter’s name and institutional affiliation, and the presenter’s membership status. An acceptable paper should be delivered in 25 minutes with 5-10 minutes for discussion.

Student Members: In addition to the above requirements, student papers are to be sponsored by a full member of EPS. Proposals should include the student’s degree program and email confirmation from the sponsor who has agreed to oversee the paper’s preparation.

All paper proposals should be submitted to benarbour03@yahoo.com

The submission deadline is February 13, 2017.

 Student Paper Competition: Student members whose papers are accepted for inclusion in the program will be eligible to enter a student paper competition. Students who wish to enter the competition must submit the following to Greg Trickett at gtrickett@wc.edu by March 3, 2017:
  1. A titled, full version of the paper to be presented suitable for blind review.
  2. A 200-300 word abstract with the paper title as it appears on the blind review submission, the student’s name, pursued degree, and societal and institutional affiliations.
Winner(s) will be announced at the final plenary session of the conference. Students must present their papers at the conference to be considered for the competition.
Tawa Anderson, Chair, tawa.anderson@okbu.edu (405) 585-4437

Ben Arbour, Program Chair, benarbour03@yahoo.com (979) 574-1300

Joshua Farris, Secretary, jfarris@hbu.edu (281) 649-3214