NEW Eventbrite Conference Registration

As of 1/28, we have set up a new method of paying for the 2020 Conference Registration, Dues and Banquet with Eventbrite. Please visit this webpage, and please pay early!

If you previously mailed a check to register, you do not have to re-register. If you previously attempted to register with PayPal and did not send a check, you must re-register with Eventbrite.

We do not believe that anyone was successfully charged via PayPal, as our account was suspended. If you believe that you were charged through PayPal, please send an e-mail to and so we can try to rectify the situation!

Call for Papers: Lex Naturalis, Vol 5, 2020

We are accepting proposals for the latest issue of this natural law journal.  All topics related to the natural law are welcome, especially those related to the history of natural law theory.  

Abstracts (300-500 words) are due by January 15, 2020, and completed papers (5000-7000 words)) are due by May 30. 

All submissions should be sent as an attachment to Walter Raubicheck, Editor, at

2020 Conference Hotel Information – Pittsburg

The hotel site for our 2020 conference is the Drury Plaza Hotel (Pittsburgh Downtown), 745 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, located in downtown Pittsburgh in the former Federal Reserve building. The conference will be held at the Drury Plaza hotel March 5 and 6.  We will host the third day at the Cathedral Center of the Ruthenian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral on March 7.  A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference at $139 per night, plus applicable taxes.  Parking is $29 per day.  Room comes with free breakfast. 

When making a reservation, to receive this rate, please specify that you are attending the American Maritain Association conference, using Group number 2374968.  Reservations can be made either online at www.druryhotels.comor by calling 1-800-325-0720.

To receive this rate, reservations must be made by no later than February 2, 2020.

The hotel has a café, and is within reasonable walking distance to a variety of restaurants. Transportation between the hotel and the Cathedral will be provided for the Saturday, March 7 portion of the conference.
Conference attendees are strongly advised to use this hotel.  The pricing that we have received is quite competitive.

While there is no hotel shuttle pick up for this hotel at the Pittsburgh Airport, downtown Pittsburgh is reasonably accessible from the Airport, which sits slightly outside of town.  If you are having difficulties arranging travel to the Airport, contact Matthew Minerd atmminerd@bcs.edufor advice.