CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY
Global Justice, the Environment, and the Economy
CONFERENCE 2011, University of Victoria
Friday (pm) October 14, 2011 – Sunday (am) October 16, 2011
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 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:
Associate Professor of Philosophy,
Kenneth Mark Drain Chair in Ethics
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
Email: kathrynnorlock [at] trentu [dot] ca