News and Announcements
  • Conference Lodging Update

    Due to limited room availability at the InterContinental Hotel in New Orleans, arrangements have been made for a restricted number of rooms at the nearby Hampton Inn, Garden District, which is a short streetcar ride to the InterContinental. If you need information on how to make reservations, please email: We also encourage members to look . . . Read More

  • EC Proposal for Expansion of Executive Committee

    The Executive Committee (EC) is proposing to expand its size by one additional member-at-large. The reasons for this expansion are a continual increase in the number of submissions received each year, resulting in a heavy workload for EC members, and the ever-expanding diversity of philosophical perspectives embraced by the Society’s membership. The EC has considered the . . . Read More

  • 2014 SPEP Conference Program

    We are very happy to announce the details of the 53nd Annual SPEP Conference to be held in New Orleans, LA, October 23-25, 2014. The 2014 SPEP Program is now available. We invite you to visit the Philosophy Documentation Center’s SPEP Conference Registration webpage to register for the 2014 conference in New Orleans and pay your . . . Read More

  • Annual SPEP Lecture and Reception at the Eastern APA Meeting

    The thirteenth annual SPEP lecture at the Eastern Division APA meeting will be delivered this year by Linda Martín Alcoff of Hunter College CUNY. The title of her paper will be “Decolonizing Feminist Theory.” There will be a response by Ewa Ziarek of the University at Buffalo and Dilek Huseyinzadegan of Emory University will moderate the . . . Read More

  • Open Position as SPEP Secretary-Treasurer

    Qualifications: familiarity with SPEP; experience with administrative and financial procedures appropriate for running a large international academic organization; Ph.D. in philosophy, with AOS in 19th and 20th century continental philosophy or in any of the areas usually represented on the SPEP annual meeting program. The term for this position is subject to annual review. Position comes . . . Read More

  • 2014 SPEP Call For Papers

    The 2014 SPEP Call for Papers for the 53rd Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, is now available. This year’s conference will be hosted by Loyola University New Orleans with Tulane University. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm EST, Saturday, February 1, 2014. Please download the call for papers for detailed guidelines for submitting papers, . . . Read More

  • Message from the Executive Co-Directors about PhilPapers

    Dear SPEP members, We are writing to you in regard to PhilPapers (, the online directory of articles and books by academic philosophers. As you may know, this site has become an important venue for the distribution of philosophical work. The SPEP Executive Committee would like to see this site become more representative of the breadth, . . . Read More

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