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7th Annual TRU Philosophy, History & Politics Conference


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7th Annual TRU Philosophy, History & Politics Conference

  2. 2. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE… •The PHP Conference is one of the few undergraduate conferences in Canada •It is organized by students along with two faculty advisors •Sessions run during the day on Friday and Saturday •Each session is 1 hour and 15 minutes long; typically 3 students present in each session
  3. 3. PRESENTING AT THE CONFERENCE • •Submit an abstract on our website with a theme related to Philosophy, History, or Politics, preferably by November 1st, 2013 •The abstract should be approximately 200 words and needs to include the title of your paper, your thesis statement, and a brief summary of the major points of your paper •At the conference you will give a 10-15 minute presentation to a panel that includes fellow students and your professors
  4. 4. HOW DOES PARTICIPATING IN THE CONFERENCE BENEFIT ME? •Great opportunity to practice public speaking in a friendly and relaxed environment •Presenting at the PHP Conference will stand out on your academic resume •You will meet other students in your field of interest from across North America •You get the chance to share with others research that interests you and that you have put a lot of work into
  5. 5. KEYNOTE ADDRESS JAN 17TH, 7PM, IRVING K. BARBER CENTRE Our Keynote Speaker for 2014 is Dr. Chris Frazer, professor of History at St. Francis Xavier University Dr. Frazer’s current research interests are the History of Drag, Pirates, Mexico, and Cuba.
  6. 6. WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION Following Dr. Frazer’s Address we will be hosting a Wine & Cheese Reception in the Panorama Room of the International Building. The Wine & Cheese is included with registration.
  7. 7. CONFERENCE BANQUET JAN 18TH, 5:30PM, HOTEL 540 The dinner will be catered by Hotel 540’s Catering Team Tickets are $30 and include a full buffet dinner and dance You may purchase an additional ticket for a guest.
  8. 8. BANQUET SPEAKER Dr. Jenna Woodrow, assistant professor of Philosophy TRU, will be giving an address on “Multiple Person-hood and the Problem of Self-Knowledge.”
  9. 9. REGISTRATION •Registration is free for TRU students, we are covered through CUEF •Registration closes January 17, 2013. Please try to register by Jan. 10th so that we have a better idea of how many people will be attending •Registration includes lunch on Friday and Saturday, a continental breakfast on Saturday, and tickets for the Wine & Cheese. It does not include banquet tickets •At the conference you must come to the registration table to sign in
  10. 10. FOR MORE INFO, OR TO VOLUNTEER E-mail us at Visit our facebook page: TRU Philosophy, History, and Politics Conference Come and see us at our table in AE on Wednesdays from 10:00-2:00 for merchandise, event tickets, and more information