Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy

CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY (URL: cswip.ca)

CONFERENCE 2011, University of Victoria:

Global Justice, the Environment, and the Economy

Friday (pm) October 14 - Sunday (am) October 16

THEME: Global Justice, the Environment, and the Economy

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Dr. Laura Westra, Professor Emerita (Philosophy),
University of Windsor

The Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy invites papers from all
areas of philosophy related to the theme of the conference. There are
many possible topics, the following being just a small sample:
• Conceptions of nature and the environment in the history of
philosophy.
• The ethics and politics of food.
• Property and freedom.
• Aesthetics and the environment.
• Global justice and the role of international law.
• Controversial science: debating environmental research.
• Social, cultural, ethical, and political constructions of nature and
the environment.
• Capitalism and distributive justice.
• Shared contexts, shared worlds: families, communities, environments.
• Moral standing / moral consideration beyond humanity?
• Egalitarianism: local, national, global.
• Philosophical implications of biotechnology.
• Gender justice and climate change.
• Environmental science and the role of values.

SUBMISSIONS:
Standard submissions:
Submissions of long abstracts (1000 words) are invited (for eventual
presentation-papers not exceeding 3000 words). Please email the
abstract as both a double-spaced Word.doc and also as a RTF
attachment, prepared for anonymous review. Please note: this requires
that you remove all identifying-author tags from your document content
and file properties. Please include your full contact information in
the email only (not with the abstract).

Submission deadline: midnight Eastern time, Friday April 1, 2011.

Submissions from graduate students wishing to be considered for the

CSWIP Graduate Award:
This newly instigated award gives special recognition to an
outstanding paper to be read by a graduate student at the CSWIP annual
conference. The Award will be announced at the conference. To be
eligible the student must be registered in a graduate degree programme
and not yet have been awarded a PhD by the time of the CSWIP
submission deadline for the conference. Submission deadline: Both the
long abstract of 1,000 words and the completed paper (not exceeding
3,000 words) must be prepared for anonymous review (which requires
that you remove all identifying-author tags from your document content
and file properties). Both the long abstract and the completed paper
must be submitted simultaneously by midnight Eastern time, Friday
April 1, 2011. Email the abstract and the paper as two separate
attachments. Please email as both a double-spaced Word and also as a
RTF attachment. Please include your full contact information in the
email only (not in the paper or with the abstract) and indicate in the
email that you wish to be considered for the CSWIP Graduate Award.

All submissions to be sent electronically to the review coordinator:
Dr. Kathryn Norlock,
Department of Philosophy, Trent University,
Peterborough, Ontario
at: kathrynnorlock [at] trentu [dot] ca

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