Call for Papers and Panel Presentations

The 3rd Latinx Philosophy Conference

Rutgers University – New Brunswick

April 19-20, 2018 

Keynote Speakers

Linda Martín Alcoff (CUNY)

Natalie Cisneros (Seattle University)

J.L.A. Garcia (Boston College) 

The Latinx Philosophy Conference celebrates work by Latinx philosophers and philosophical work on issues of particular relevance to Latinx people.  The conference aims to bring together philosophers working on a wide variety of topics, from a wide variety of philosophical traditions. 

Papers and proposals for discussion panels welcome on any area of philosophy, including (but by no means limited to) Epistemology, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Race and Gender, Philosophy of Science, and Social and Political Philosophy.  We also welcome papers and panel proposals discussing issues of concern to the Latinx philosophical community in the United States and abroad.  We invite paper and panel proposals from students and faculty in any discipline. 

Paper submissions should not exceed 5000 words (and should be suitable for a 30-minute presentation).  Paper submissions should be prepared for anonymous review and sent as a PDF file to .  In a separate PDF attachment, please include your name, academic affiliation, email address, telephone number, paper title, and an abstract of no more than 250 words. 

Panel proposals should be between 500 and 1000 words, and should set out in some detail the focus of the proposed panel.  Please only submit proposals if all proposed panelists have confirmed a willingness to attend if selected.  Panels should include no more than four panelists.  Panel proposals should be sent as a PDF to .  In a separate PDF attachment, please include the names of the proposed panelists, their academic affiliations, email addresses, and panel title. 

Deadline: February 16, 2018

Notification of acceptance: March 5, 2018 


Organized by

Stephanie Rivera Berruz (William Paterson University)

Alexander Guerrero (Rutgers University)

Edgar Valdez (Seton Hall University)

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Sponsored by Rutgers University Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies, Seton Hall University, William Paterson University