Ethics and Applied Philosophy Graduate Conference

at UNC Charlotte, hosted by the Philosophical Union of UNC Charlotte

Call for Abstracts

Praxis as First Philosophy

6th Annual Ethics and Applied Philosophy Graduate Conference hosted by the Philosophical Union of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

April 26 - 28, 2024, virtually

Keynote speaker:
Kim Q. Hall, Appalachian State University

Suggested Topics

  • Bioethics
  • Queer Theory
  • Disability Theory
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Political Philosophy
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Decolonial Studies
  • Science, Technology, & Society
    • Environmental Injustice
    • AI/Data Injustice
  • Philosophical Psychology
  • Geographies
  • Body Politics

Additional Information

This fully virtual conference highlights the application of philosophy and ethics to concrete issues and dynamics in the world today. Submissions on any topic within Ethics and Applied Philosophy (broadly construed) will be considered.

While this is a graduate conference, we welcome submissions from undergraduate and independent scholars. Accepted undergraduate work will be recognized as exemplary.

Those interested in presenting at this conference are invited to submit 250-300 word abstracts with 3-5 descriptive keywords. Accepted submissions should be prepared for 15 minute presentations and 10 minutes of Q&A on the day of the conference.


Closed captioning, webinar Q&A, slide sharing in Google Drive will be available. Contact nosaka at charlotte dot edu for additional access needs.


  1. Abstract Submission Deadline

  2. Abstract Acceptance Notification

  3. Acceptance Confirmation Deadline

  4. Conference Dates