CFP: 2018–get your proposal sent in!


Just a week left. Deadline: February 19, 2018

Call for Proposals

AAPT Workshop-Conference
on Teaching Philosophy

July 25-29, 2018
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC

The AAPT is a collegial community of engaged teacher-scholars, dedicated to sharing ideas, experiences, and advice about teaching philosophy, and to the support and encouragement of both new and experienced philosophy teachers. We are inviting proposals for sessions at the 2018 International Workshop-Conference on Teaching Philosophy.


Interactive workshops related to teaching and learning philosophy at any educational level are welcome. We encourage creative approaches to individual or panel workshops on:

  • Innovative and successful teaching strategies
  • How work in other disciplines can improve the teaching of philosophy
  • Engaging students in philosophy outside the classroom
  • Innovative uses of instructional technologies
  • The challenge of teaching in non-traditional settings
  • Methods to improve student learning
  • Professional issues connected to teaching

This year’s highlighted topic is: Public Philosophy including:

  • Teaching towards a vibrant civic community
  • Bringing traditional philosophies to non-traditional settings, and vice versa
  • Bridging philosophy and other academic disciplines
  • Using non-traditional media and broad outreach to forge our connections

Proposals should include:

  • Session title
  • Length of session (60 or 90 minutes)
  • 100-200 word abstract suitable for the conference program
  • 1-3 page description of session goals and interactive design, planned handouts, etc.
  • A list of relevant sources
  • Contact information for each presenter, including institutional affiliations (included in the email or on a separate cover sheet)

Send submissions, via email, to Jane Drexler,, by Monday, February 19, 2018. 

To facilitate anonymous review, no identifying information should appear in the proposal.


Model proposals from past years
Additional information about the AAPT
Information about the workshop-conference.


Deadline for submissions: February 19, 2018.

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12. February 2018 by AAPT
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