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2014 Undergraduate Conference


10th Annual Philosophy and Religious Studies Undergraduate Conference

California State University, Bakersfield

Friday, May 9th, 2014


The 10th annual CSUB Philosophy and Religious Studies Undergraduate Conference will be held on Friday, May 9th, 2014 on the campus of California State University Bakersfield.  The conference provides a forum for the presentation of work by undergraduates in all areas of philosophical and religious studies.  Papers should be approximately 3,000 words (10-12 pages) and submitted electronically to:

Submission deadline is April 11, 2014.  Final decisions will be made by April 18th.

Conference Schedule:  Friday, May 9th, 2014

Paper Sessions 2:00 - 5:00

Keynote Address 5:00 - 6:00

This year's keynote speaker is Ursula Goodenough, Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis.  Dr. Goodenough is author of the highly regarded book The Sacred Depths of Nature, which has resulted in her teaching about religious naturalism and evolution around the world and on PBS, the History Channel, and NPR.  She also has written three editions of the textbook, Genetics.