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SAAP 2016 Annual Meeting will be in Portland, Oregon, at the Benson Hotel, March 3-5, 2016.

SAAP 2016 SUBMISSION site is here.

The call for papers is here.

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Annual Meetings

SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY

43rd ANNUAL MEETING

March 3-5, 2016

Benson Hotel, Portland, Oregon

Sponsored by University of Oregon/Oregon State†University

SAAP 2016 SUBMISSION site is here.

Call for Papers, SAAP 2016 is here (PDF) and below.

The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy cordially invites the submission of papers and proposals for its 43rd annual meeting, to be held in Portland, Oregon. The theme of the conference is Inter-American Philosophy, highlighting prominent philosophies from the South, Central, and North Americas, including Indigenous philosophy. Nevertheless, papers from all areas of American Philosophy are welcome.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

One does not need to be a member to submit a paper, but one must be a member in order to present his or her accepted paper. To become a member, please visit the Societyís membership page:† http://www.press.uillinois.edu/journals/plur/saap_membership.html.†

DEADLINE for submissions is September 1, 2015.† This is a firm deadline. We will stop accepting submissions at midnight Pacific Standard Time on September 1. Please submit your paper or proposal following the guidelines below.

All submissions must be submitted electronically via the annual meeting website:
http://www.american-philosophy.org/saap2016/openconf/openconf.php

Electronic submission requires the following:† (1) Submission Title, (2) Submission Type, (3) Author(s) Information, (4) Abstract, (5) Keywords, and (6) a Submission File prepared for blind review.

Anonymity: Papers, Discussion Papers, and Panel Proposals must be suitable for blind review.† Please refrain from making references to your own work, your location, or anything obvious that could reveal your identity. If the authorís identity can be determined through self-references, endnotes, etc., the submission may be disqualified. Avoid headers/footers because they often contain information that breaches anonymity. NOTE: MS Word documents can sometimes reveal the authorís identity through word tags. Microsoft explains how to change or erase these here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word/HA100240611033.aspx#1

Number of Submissions: Please note that multiple submissions will not be accepted and that persons participating in invited sessions may not submit to the regular program.


Past Meetings

SAAP 2015 Annual Meeting, March 5-7, 2015

skyline Grand Rapids

Photo courtesy of Experience Grand Rapids

Program, SAAP 2015 is here

Main conference website is here.

Grand Valley State University is proud to host the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, to be held March 5-7, 2015, at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. The theme for this yearís conference is ďSustainability.Ē

The main conference website is here. This is the place where people can access the on-line registration form and get information about accommodations for the conference and transportation to Grand Rapids. It is also the place where people can get information about dining, entertainment, and cultural attractions in the Grand Rapids area.
To learn even more about the dining, entertainment and cultural attractions in the Grand Rapids area, read the Experience Grand Rapids Visitorís Guide. The Visitorís Guide is published twice a year by Experience Grand Rapids.

We are looking forward to you joining us for the conference! If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Dwayne Tunstall at 616-331-3415 or by email at tunstald@gvsu.edu or Kelly Parker at 616-331-2114 or by email at parkerk@gvsu.edu .

The SAAP 2015 Annual Meeting will be at Grand Valley State University, March 5-7, 2015 and the conference website is here.



March 6-8, 2014
University of Colorado Denver

The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy cordially invites the submission of papers and proposals for its 41th annual meeting, to be held in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the conference is: American Philosophy's Borders: Dialogues and Debates. While papers in all areas of American Philosophy are welcome, some preference will be given to proposals which attempt to engage American Philosophy with other approaches (including Continental Philosophy, Analytic Philosophy, Non-Western Philosophy, and Feminist Philosophy, though certainly not limited to those genres) upon issues or problems of mutual concern.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES


SAAP 2013 Conference

40th ANNUAL MEETING
March 7-9, 2013
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Welcome Message from the Host Institution: Welcome message is here: PDF The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is proud to host the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, to be held March 7-9, 2013, at our beautiful historical Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway Township, New Jersey. The theme for this year's conference is "American Philosophy and Cosmopolitanism." The Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club has special conference rates available to those participants who make reservations by February 11, 2013. The program for the conference will also be posted soon.Stockton's 2,300 acre campus is just minutes away from the excitement of Atlantic City and its famous boardwalk. To learn more about the world class dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions, click on the link below.† DO AC - Official AC Visitors Guide Participants may register now using the mail-in form below. The on-line registration form will be available January 3, 2013.
We are looking forward to you joining us for the conference at one of the best getaways on the East Coast. For more information, please see links below or contact Brian K. Jackson at The Richard Stockton College of NJ at 609-652-4521 or by email at brian.jackson@stockton.edu n.edu

* SAAP 2013: Program


SAAP 2012 Conference

Lincoln Center

General Message from Host: Fordham University welcomes participants to the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, to be held March 15-17, 2012, at its Lincoln Center Campus, 60th Street at 9th (Columbus) Avenue in Manhattan, New York, USA. The theme for the conference is "Global Cities, Cultural Crossroads, Centers for the Arts." Our conference hotel will the the Holiday Inn Midtown, 57th Street at 9th (Columbus) Avenue, at which special conference rates are available to participants who register by February 1. The entire program for the conference will be posted soon, as will information about arts and cultural events and nearby restaurants. Participants may register now using the surface mail form below-- an electronic form using PayPal will soon be available. If paid by March 1, the registration fee is $50 (or $25 for graduate students), with an increased rate after that date. Until March 1, four attractive entree choices will available for the banquet, with fewer choices after that date. We hope you will join us for a very stimulating conference in one of the most exciting cities in the world.† For more information, please contact your Fordham host, Prof. Judith Green <jmgreen@fordham.edu> or any of our SAAP officers.The call for papers is here (.rtf file).

SAAP 2011 Conference

The SAAP 2011 Conference was held in Spokane, Washington, March 10-12, 2011. The theme of the conference is: Narrative and Identity. Papers in all areas of American philosophy are welcome. The full Call for Papers is here. (.doc)


SAAP 2010 Conference

The SAAP 2010 Conference will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 11-13, 2010. Join us!

The program
is here.
The Call for Papers is HERE (webpage) or HERE (.doc file)


SAAP 2009 Conference

The 2009 SAAP annual meeing was in College Station, TX at TAMU, March 12-14, 2009.

The main conference website is here. The conference program is here. 2009 Call for Papers (.doc, here)


SAAP 2008 Conference

The main conference website is here.The conference program is here.2008 Call for Papers (.doc, here) (html click here)

Email: ckeall@uoguelph.ca


SAAP 2007 Conference

March 8th-10th

University of South Carolina,

Columbia, South Carolina

Conference Details

Conference program -- click here

Conference details -- click here

Local contact: Tom Burke burke@sc.edu