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The Central Division is one of three divisions of the American Philosophical Association, along with the Eastern and Pacific Divisions. In accordance with the APA's Bylaws, each Division is responsible for holding an annual meeting, and the Bylaws state that the Central Division's meeting is to be "in the Midwest." Past Central Division meeting locations have ranged from Denver to Pittsburgh and from Minneapolis to New Orleans.

Although the Divisions have geographical names, any Regular Member of the APA may choose to be affiliated with any one of the Divisions. Any APA member can submit papers to be considered for presentation at Central Division meetings. The Central Division's Program Committee also relies heavily on volunteers in finding commentators and chairs for submitted paper sessions, and anyone may volunteer. However, only members affiliated with the Central Division may be officers of the Central Division, serve on the Division's Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, or Program Committees, or vote in Central Division elections.

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Central Division Bylaws

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Central Division Programs

Policies and Procedures for Central Division programs

Central Division Business Meeting Minutes

Central Division Executive Committee Meeting Minutes


Recent Meetings

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Upcoming Events
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Gregory Kavka/UCI Prize in Political Philosophy
Friday, May 31, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Danto/ASA Prize
Friday, May 31, 2019
Submission deadline for the 2019 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2019 APA/PDC Prize
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Nomination Deadline for the 2019 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Recent Blog Activity
2017 Nominating Committee Report
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Member-at-Large (2019)
Claire Horisk
Member-at-Large (2020)
Jennifer Lackey
Member-at-Large (2021)
Shannon Spaulding
Past President
Charles W. Mills
President
Jennifer Nagel
Representative
Mark van Roojen
Secretary-Treasurer (2021)
Elizabeth B. Purcell
Vice President
Julia Driver


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