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Avello Publishing Journal falls prey to plagiarists
17 Apr 2013

‘Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery’, so they say. But can we be so sure?

With not inconsiderable surprise, Sphaleotas has discovered that the Charles S. Peirce Foundation, a hitherto respectable organisation dedicated to supporting education and research related to the work of the founder of American pragmatism, has flagrantly plagiarised the 2013 Avello Publishing Journal Conference’s web page in its Charles S. Peirce International Centennial Congress 2014 publicity material.

One would have to be blind not to notice that, onwards of the section ‘III. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: PANELS’, the Foundation brazenly cuts and pastes from Dr Wakefield’s Call for Papers, typographical errors and all.

It may seem harsh to some, but Sphaleotas feels duty bound to painstakingly enumerate these instances of theft on a line-by-line basis. Indeed, one wonders if this is simply the tip of a particularly lugubrious iceberg.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: PANELS

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

III. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: PANELS

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

A. Panels are 90 minute, open format, sessions. Panel organizers are free to propose any format (including the format described above) that is appropriate to the objectives for their panel. There must be at least two contributors, and their contributions must be consistent with the general guidelines on number of submissions and with the length requirement stated below. All contributors must have confirmed their participation to the panel organizer before submission.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

A. Panels are 90 minute, open format, sessions. Panel organizers are free to propose any format (including the format described above in §II.A) that is appropriate to the objectives for their panel. There must be at least two contributors, and their contributions must be consistent with the general guidelines on number of submissions (§I.D), and with the length requirement stated below. All contributors must have confirmed their participation to the panel organizer before submission.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

B. Length: Length of the papers will depend on the panel format, but may not exceed 3000 words. It is the responsibility of the panel organizer to ensure that all planned activities can be completed within 90 minutes. If your proposed format does not allow at least 30 minutes for discussion, please include a justification for this in your proposal.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

B. Length: Length of the papers will depend on the panel format, but may not exceed 3000 words. It is the responsibility of the panel organizer to ensure that all planned activities can be completed within 90 minutes. If your proposed format does not allow at least 30 minutes for discussion, please include a justification for this in your proposal.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

C. Deadline: 3 April 2013. This is a firm deadline: no panel submissions will be accepted if they carry a time stamp later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

C. Deadline: 1 April 2013. This is a firm deadline: no panel submissions will be accepted if they carry a time stamp later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

D. Submissions must be attached to an email:

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

D. Submissions must include two (separate) files, attached to an email (see §I.A above):

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(1) A file set up for anonymous review, entitled “Panel Submission”, which must include

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(1) A file set up for anonymous review, entitled “Panel Submission”, which must include

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the panel title

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the panel title

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. an abstract for the panel (450-600 words) explaining: the topic of the panel; its relevance to the Avello Publishing Journal; how the proposed contributions jointly advance the discussion of the panel topic; and the proposed format of the panel

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. an abstract for the panel (450-600 words) explaining: the topic of the panel; its relevance to the Congress; how the proposed contributions jointly advance the discussion of the panel topic; and the proposed format of the panel

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. an abstract (450-600 words) for each contribution to the panel

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. an abstract (450-600 words) for each contribution to the panel

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(2) A file (one file for the whole panel, not separate files for the several contributors) entitled “Contributor Information,” which must include

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(2) A file (one file for the whole panel, not separate files for the several contributors) entitled “Contributor Information,” which must include

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the panel title

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the panel title

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. the name of the panel organizer, with institutional affiliation (if applicable) and contact information (telephone number, email address, and postal mailing address)

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. the name of the panel organizer, with institutional affiliation (if applicable) and contact information (telephone number, email address, and postal mailing address)

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. for each contribution: author name, title of contribution, institutional affiliation (if applicable) and contact information (telephone number, email address, and postal mailing address)

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. for each contribution: author name, title of contribution, institutional affiliation (if applicable) and contact information (telephone number, email address, and postal mailing address)

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

d. anticipated audio-visual equipment needs for the panel

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

d. anticipated audiovisual equipment needs for the panel

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection and Final Submission of Panels: Panel organizers will be notified of the Avello Publishing Journal Committee’s decision by 11 April 2013. At that time the organizer will also receive instructions for the final submission of their panel. The details of those instructions may vary depending upon the format of the panel; for panels following the format of contributed paper sessions, final versions of the papers to be presented must be included in the final submission. The deadline for final submission of panels is 3 April 2013. This is a firm deadline.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection and Final Submission of Panels: Panel organizers will be notified of the Program Committee’s decision by 1 July 2013. At that time the organizer will also receive instructions for the final submission of their panel. The details of those instructions may vary depending upon the format of the panel; for panels following the format of contributed paper sessions (§II.A), final versions of the papers to be presented must be included in the final submission. The deadline for final submission of panels is. 1 September 2013. This is a firm deadline.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

IV. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

A. Short contributions will be presented by their authors during short contribution sessions. Each such session will comprise six papers and will run for a total of 90 minutes: 10 minutes of presentation time, and 5 minutes of discussion, per contribution.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

A. Short contributions will be presented by their authors during short contribution sessions. Each such session will comprise six papers and will run for a total of 90 minutes: 10 minutes of presentation time, and 5 minutes of discussion, per contribution.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

B. Length:Short contributions should be no longer than 1200 words; longer contributions may not be reviewed.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

B. Length:Short contributions should be no longer than 1200 words; longer contributions will not be reviewed.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

C. Deadline: 3 April 2013. This is a firm deadline: no short contribution submissions will be accepted if they carry a time stamp later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

C. Deadline: 1 September 2013. This is a firm deadline: no short contribution submissions will be accepted if they carry a time stamp later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

D. Submissions must include two (separate) files, attached to an email (see above):

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

D. Submissions must include two (separate) files, attached to an email (see §I.A above):

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(1) A file set up for anonymous review, entitled “Short Contribution Submission,” which must include the title of the contribution, an abstract (75-100 words), keywords, word count and the text of the paper (not to exceed 1200 words).

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(1) A file set up for anonymous review, entitled &#8220Short Contribution Submission,&#8221 which must include

a. the title of the contribution
b. an abstract (75-100 words)
c. keywords
d. word count
e. the text of the paper (not to exceed 1200 words)

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(2)  A file entitled “Author Information,” which must include

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(2) A file entitled “Author Information,” which must include

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the title of the contribution

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the title of the contribution

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. author name and (if applicable) institutional affiliation

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. author name and (if applicable) institutional affiliation

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. author contact information (telephone number, email address and postal mailing address)

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. author contact information (telephone number, email address and postal mailing address)

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

d. anticipated audio-visual equipment needs

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

d. anticipated audiovisual equipment needs

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

E. Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: Authors will be notified by email of the Program Committee’s decision by 11 April 2013.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

E. Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: Authors will be notified by email of the Program Committee’s decision by 31 December 2013.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: POSTERS

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

V. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: POSTERS

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

A. Posters will be on display at a designated location for the duration of the conference; there will also be poster sessions at which conference attendees will be given the opportunity to interact in an informal setting with poster authors.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

A. Posters will be on display at a designated location for the duration of the conference; there will also be poster sessions at which conference attendees will be given the opportunity to interact in an informal setting with poster authors.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

B. Deadline: 3 April 2013. This is a firm deadline: no poster submissions will be accepted if they carry a time stamp later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

B. Deadline: 1 September 2013. This is a firm deadline: no poster submissions will be accepted if they carry a time stamp later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on that date.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

C. Submissions must include three (separate) files, attached to an email:

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

C. Submissions must include three (separate) files, attached to an email (see §I.A above):

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(1) A file set up for anonymous review, entitled “Poster Submission,” which must include the title of the poster, an abstract (75-100 words) and keywords.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(1) A file set up for anonymous review, entitled “Poster Submission,” which must include

a. the title of the poster
b. an abstract (75-100 words)
c. keywords

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(2) A file entitled “Author Information,” which must include

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(2) A file entitled “Author Information,” which must include

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the title of the poster

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

a. the title of the poster

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. author name and (if applicable) institutional affiliation

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

b. author name and (if applicable) institutional affiliation

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. author contact information (telephone number, email address and postal mailing address)

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

c. author contact information (telephone number, email address and postal mailing address)

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(3) A file entitled “Poster Image,” which must an image of the poster in .pdf format

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

(3) A file entitled “Poster Image,” which must an image of the poster in .pdf format

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

E. Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: Authors will be notified by email of the Avello Publishing Journal Committee’s decision by 3 April 2013.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

E. Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: Authors will be notified by email of the Program Committee’s decision by 31 December 2013.

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

CONTACT INFORMATION

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

VI. CONTACT INFORMATION

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

All correspondence related to the inaugural Avello Publishing Journal Conference in Cambridge, England should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief, Jason Wakefield

avellopublishing@yahoo.co.uk

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

All correspondence related to the Congress program should be sent to

PeirceCongress2014@gmail.com

Jason Wakefield [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

If exceptional circumstances make it necessary to communicate directly with the Avello Publishing Journal Committee Co-Chairs, they can be reached by email at their respective academic institutions. When emailing the Co-Chairs please indicate clearly in the subject line that the topic of your message is the inaugural Avello Publishing Journal Conference, Cambridge 2013.

Charles S. Peirce Foundation [Mirror 2013-04-17]:

If exceptional circumstances make it necessary to communicate directly with one or both of the Program Committee Co-Chairs, they can be reached by email at the following addresses:

Rosa Mayorga(rmayorga@mdc.edu)
Matthew Moore (matthewm@brooklyn.cuny.edu)

When emailing the Co-Chairs at the latter two addresses please indicate clearly in the subject line that the topic of your message is the Peirce Centennial Congress.

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