Saturday, March 13, 2010

Undergraduate Animal Ethics Conference

Utah Valley University Animal Ethics Conference
March 29 - April 1, 2010
Keynote Speaker: Tom Regan

CALL FOR UNDERGRADUATE ABSTRACTS:

Abstracts are now being accepted for undergraduate presentations on the topic of human-animal ethics and the theological, moral, legal and social status of animals in contemporary society. Acceptable themes include (but are certainly not limited to) animal ethics, ethics of food, humans and animals and the environment, animal testing, animal exploitation, religion and animals, history of animal ethics, the moral status of animals, factory farming, commentaries, critiques, and so on.

Submitted abstracts should range between 150-250 words and will undergo a blind review process. Those selected will be asked to present a paper of approximately 7-8 pages (or 15 minutes) in length at the conference.

The conference will be held at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah (45 miles south of Salt Lake City) on March 31, 2010. Professor Tom Regan will present a keynote address on Thursday, April 1. The conference is sponsored by the Utah Valley University Center for the Study of Ethics, Department of Philosophy and Humanities, Center for Engaged Learning and Animal Allies Club. Conference events are part of the Utah Democracy Project. Visit http://uvuanimalethicsconference.blogspot.com/ for updated information on the conference including the schedule.

Please include a Cover Sheet with the following information: author's name, institutional affiliation, title of paper, address, phone number, and email address. Please do not include any of this information on the abstract itself.

The deadline for abstracts is March 15, 2010.
You will be notified of your acceptance by March 21, 2010.

Please submit all abstracts and/or questions to the following email:
animalethicsconference@uvu.edu
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