The Chambers Philosophy Conference Series is a series of annual conferences held at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Each conference is largely funded by the Robert R Chambers Research Funds. Each year's conference is directed by a faculty member (or set of faculty members) in the UNL Department of Philosophy and is focused on a topic of significant philosophical concern.

The upcoming Chambers Conference will be held May 2-3, 2014.  The conference will be devoted to: Epistemology.  Information about this year's conference, its schedule, and some information about local arrangements, is posted below.  

A list of past, present, and upcoming conferences with links to (past and present) programs is provided below:


Academic Year Directors Topic


Albert Casullo with Sanford Goldberg (Northwestern)



Janice Dowell and John Gibbons

Epistemic Modals


David Henderson with John Greco (St. Louis University)

The Point and Purpose of Epistemic Evaluation
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2010


David Sobel and Mark van Roojen

Practical Reason and Metaethics
April 20-22, 2012

2012-13 Reina Hayaki and Jennifer McKitrick Necessity
March 15-16, 2013
2013-14 Aaron Bronfman and David Henderson Epistemology
May 2-3, 2014


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<td><span class="dname"><a href="facstaff/faculty/library/mdoritybaker.shtml">Dority Baker, Marcia</a></span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">Access Services Librarian &amp; Assistant Professor of Law Library</span></td>
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<td><span class="dname"><a href="facstaff/faculty/resident/rleiter.shtml">Leiter, Richard A.</a></span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">Director of the Schmid Law Library and Professor of Law</span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">(402)472-5737</span></td>
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<td><span class="dname"><a href="facstaff/faculty/library/mnovak.shtml">Novak, Matthew S.</a></span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">Reference Librarian &amp; Assistant Professor of Law Library</span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">(402)472-8302</span></td>
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<td><span class="dname"><a href="facstaff/faculty/library/spearlman.shtml">Pearlman, Stefanie</a></span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">Reference Librarian &amp; Associate Professor of Law Library</span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">(402)472-1346</span></td>
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<td><span class="dname"><a href="facstaff/faculty/library/splaczek.shtml">Placzek, Sandra B.</a></span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">Associate Director of the Schmid Law Library and Professor of Law Library</span></td>
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<td><span class="dname"><a href="facstaff/faculty/library/bstriman.shtml">Striman, Brian D.</a></span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">Head of Technical Services, Catalog Librarian &amp; Professor of Law Library</span></td>
<td><span class="dpos">(402)472-8286</span></td>
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