The Howard University Student Journal of Philosophy is accepting submissions of original essays from current undergraduate students relating to current events. Interested undergraduate students are encouraged to submit a paper written for class, seminar, summer institute, or special program in any area of interest to current events to be considered for the 2019/2020 academic year; include ‘Current Events Journal Submission’ in the subject heading.
A non-exhaustive list of ideas for this section are a philosophical exploration of a book, movie, or television show; the implications for democracy, authoritarianism, capitalism, socialism, etc., of a governmental/political action at the local, state, or federal level; or a celebrity interaction with a fan, the police, or moneyed institution.
Citation Format: Chicago Style, Footnotes
Format: Papers should not include your name or other identifying information. In your initial email submission, please include two separate word documents: (1) the article submission, and (2) a title page with your name, college or university, and preferred email. Please do not submit previously published material, and alert us if you’re accepted and prefer to be published with a different journal. Submissions should ideally be less than 2,500 words with an abstract of no more than 250 words.
Instructions for Authors: Please email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org and include ‘Philosophy Journal Submission’ in the subject heading.
The Howard University Student Journal of Philosophy asks that each undergraduate submit only one paper for the journal per year.