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New Mexico-West Texas Philosophy Conference


Speaker: TBA

When: Mar 24, 2017 - 12:00am - 12:01am

Where: TBA



March 24, 2017 to Sunday March 26, 2017 (Time: TBA)


Hosted by UNM.

March 24—26, 2017 • University of New Mexico

We invite papers on any philosophical topic in English or Spanish for our annual conference to be held in
Albuquerque, New Mexico. The submission deadline is January 17, 2017. Papers ought not exceed 3,000 words
(excluding footnotes and references) and presentable within 25 minutes. Each paper should be prepared for
anonymous review and submitted electronically to (using There
will be commentaries on each paper, and authors of accepted papers will be invited to comment on other

The New Mexico – Texas Philosophical Society has a longstanding tradition of publishing outstanding
contributions in its journal, Southwest Philosophical Studies. Submissions will be automatically considered for
publication, unless otherwise indicated in the submission process. Journal editorial practices require a strict
maximum limit of 3,000 words and endnotes in MLA format.

Conference Hotel
The Hotel Parq Central, Albuquerque, NM. Room rates from 3/23 to 3/25 (Thursday to Saturday evenings):
Single King $120/night; Double-Double Guest Room $130/night

Registration and Fees
Conference registration fees are paid according to the schedule below. Presenters should arrange for payment
to be forwarded to the Treasurer before March 17, 2017. Conference participants may pay the registration fee
via a link to, which will be available on the Society’s website.  Check or cash only
accepted at the conference. Payments made at conference will only be accepted from the hours of 9am-12noon,
on either Friday March 24th or Saturday, March 25th

                      Status                                                         Before 3/17/2017                     After 3/17/2017 or at
                                                                                                                                               the Conference

Full-time professors                                                      $70.00                                          $90.00

Part-time professors & adjuncts                                   $45.00                                          $65.00

Graduate students                                                        $35.00                                          $55.00

Undergraduates/retired persons                                   $25.00                                         $45.00

Observers not on the program                                      FREE                                           FREE

Submissions may be eligible for the following awards. Those wishing to be considered for an award should
indicate so in the submission process:

(1) Hubert Griggs Alexander Memorial Award for an excellent paper by a philosopher at any career level
on aesthetics, philosophy of language, symbolic form, Hispanic philosophy, classical philosophy, or
philosophy’s role in the humanities. Award recipient will receive a $100.00 prize and publication in
Southwest Philosophical Studies;

(2) Houghton Dalrymple Memorial Award for an excellent paper by a graduate student or recent Ph.D.
(within the last three years) on epistemology or Hume. Award recipient will receive a $100.00 prize and
publication in Southwest Philosophical Studies.

(3) Glenn C. Joy Awards for the three best submissions by a philosopher at any career level on any topic.
First prize is $750, second prize is $250, and third prize is $100.

If you have any comments or questions, contact Paul Wilson: