The 2011 Harvard-MIT
Graduate Philosophy Conference

We invite submissions of extended abstracts from graduate students for a conference hosted by the Philosophy Departments at Harvard University and MIT to be held on March 26th, 2011. We encourage submissions in all areas of philosophy.

Keynote Speaker: Mark Richard, Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University

The deadline for submission of abstracts is January 10th, 2011.


  • Send only extended abstracts (1000 words) to by January 10th, 2011. All submissions must be sent as attachments in PDF or Word formats.

  • Authors must be current graduate students in philosophy. Co-authored papers are permitted if all authors are current graduate students.

  • Successful applicants must produce their full-length paper by March 1st, 2011. Full-length papers should be no more than 4000 words and must be suitable for a 40-45 minute presentation.

  • Extended abstracts should be anonymized and accompanied by a separate cover sheet including:

    • author’s name
    • institutional affiliation
    • mailing address
    • email address
    • phone number
    • title of paper
    • the topic area(s) of the paper

  • Send all questions or concerns to

Hosted jointly by the Department of Philosophy, Harvard University, and the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology