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Submissions

Submissions

ALL SUBMITTERS:

  1. Everyone submitting an individual paper or a proposal for a symposium must be a current CPA member.  On-line payment is available through the CPA website
  2. All texts must be submitted in English or in French in PDF format through the EasyChair abstract management portal

SYMPOSIA

  1. Proposals for symposia are due by 11.59 PM  Monday, January 17, 2022.
  2. A description of the theme and a complete list of participants, including chair, is required. All participating Canadian philosophers must be current CPA members.
  3. Symposia run for three hours and include at least three speakers. 
  4. Limit of one symposium proposal per organizer.
  5. We strongly encourage submissions that include presentations in French or that bring together presenters from more than one region of Canada.

 

SUBMITTED PAPERS

  1. The deadline for submitting is 11.59 PM Monday, January 17, 2022.
  2. Submissions must be prepared for anonymous refereeing: all identifying information must be removed.
  3. Limit of one submission per author, except that two different submissions may come from one author provided that one is written and presented in English and one is written and presented in French. A co-author of a submission is not entitled to additional submissions.

There are two formats for individual paper submissions. Please note that due to the online format of this year's conference, commentators will not be assigned. 

 a)  Submit a completed paper of no more than 3000 words. Papers exceeding this word count will not be considered.  Word count does not include the bibliography, notes or abstract. Submitted papers must include an abstract of no more than 50 words. Accepted papers will be scheduled for hour-long sessions (30-35 minutes for presentation followed by by a discussion period). 

 b)  Submit an abstract of no more than 500 words (excluding bibliography). Accepted abstracts will be scheduled for half-hour sessions (20 minutes for presentation followed by a discussion period). Abstracts are not eligible for essay prizes.

 

PRIZES

A number of prizes are awarded by the Association for essays submitted for the Annual Meeting of the CPA: two faculty essay prizes (one tenured, one non-tenured) and up to three student essay prizes. One student prize is reserved for each official language. Only current members of the CPA may submit papers to the annual conference. Members of the Executive, the Board of Directors, the Administrative Committee and the Program Committee (including the Program Chair) are not eligible for these awards. Prize-winning papers may be eligible for publication in Dialogue, pending successful review. 

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences will again offer an award program to facilitate the participation of graduate students at Congress. The Congress Graduate Merit Award (CGMA) consists of a $500 prize amount.