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IAPC Academic Conferences

For over forty years the IAPC has convened numerous academic conferences and published the conference proceedings.  The IAPC has twice hosted the biennial conference of the North American Association for Community of Inquiry, and since 2008 the IAPC has convened a symposium at the American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Annual Meeting.

June 17-20, 2016: 12th Biennial Conference of the North American Association for Community Inquiry (NAACI)

  • Venue: Montclair State University
  • 12th Biennial Conference website

January 7, 2016: “Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Young People’s Philosophical Inquiry”

December 28-29, 2014: “Philosophy of Childhood: Exploring the Boundaries”

December 29, 2013: “The Philosophical Novel for Children: History, Theory and Prospects”

  • Venue: American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division 110th Annual Meeting, Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Chairs: Dr. Darryl De Marzio and Dr. David Kennedy
  • Published Proceedings:  DeMarzio, D. (Ed.) (2015). The Philosophical Novel for Children [Special issue]. Childhood & Philosophy 11(21). (DeMarzio: “The Theoretical and Pedagogical Significance of the Philosophical Novel and Philosophy For/With Children,” introductory essay, pp. 11-22.)

December 28, 2011: “John Dewey and the Child as Philosopher”

December 30, 2010: “Pre-College Ethics Education”

December 29, 2009: “Philosophy, Education and the Care of the Self”

December 27-30, 2008: “Philosophy for, with and of Children”

  • Venue: American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division 105th Annual Meeting
  • Chairs: Dr. Maughn Gregory & Alexandra Perry, EdD Candidate
  • Published Proceedings: Glina, M. (Ed.), Philosophy for, with and of children. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2013).

November 8-11, 2004: IAPC Anniversary Conference

  • Venue: St. Marguerite’s Retreat House, Mendham, New Jersey
  • Chair: Maughn Gregory

June 12-15, 2002: “Community of Inquiry in the Disciplines”

  • Venue: North American Association for Community of Inquiry Bi-Annual Conference, Montclair State University
  • Chair: Maughn Gregory
  • Published Proceedings: Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children

1987: “Philosophy, Literacy and the Teaching of Thinking”

  • Venue: Montclair State College
  • Chair: Matthew Lipman

October 28, 1975: “Equality of Intellectual Opportunity”

November 8, 1973: “Conference on Pre-College Philosophy”