CALL FOR PAPERS
the eighth annual
Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress
an international conference geared to offer the highest quality, highest altitude discussion of ethics, broadly conceived
Eaton Humanities Building
University of Colorado, Boulder
August 6-9, 2015
The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to announce the eigth annual RoME congress. Papers from all areas of ethics and political theory are invited. To encourage the participation of junior scholars, the University of Colorado will be awarding a Young Ethicist Prize of $500 for most meritorious submission. The prize competition is open to any participating untenured philosopher (including, but not limited to, tenure-track faculty, instructors, and graduate students).
Richard J. Arneson (UCSD)
Shelly Kagan (Yale)
Nancy Sherman (Georgetown)
For more information on other papers and speakers, see our info on past iterations of RoME by navigating using buttons to the left.
Program begins: 12:00 PM, August 6
Program ends: 6:00 PM, August 9
Submission of abstracts: Feb 15, 2015.
Notification of acceptance: May 15, 2015 or thereabouts.
Full paper submission for Young Ethicist Prize Consideration: June 15, 2015.
Submission Instructions: Abstracts only (750-1000 words). Shorter or longer abstracts will not be accepted. Double spaced, prepared for blind-review. Please submit abstracts electronically (in Word format) both to Benjamin Hale (email@example.com) and Alastair Norcross (Alastair.Norcross@colorado.edu). If you do not receive confirmation from one of us within a few days, please resend your submission.
Contacts/Organizers of RoME
Benjamin Hale (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Alastair Norcross (email@example.com)
Grad Student Research Assistant:
Paul Bowman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ryan Jenkins (email@example.com)
Duncan Purves (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Registration (to cover receptions and keynotes):
$150 faculty, $85 students
Main Papers: 30 minutes or 4500 words, whichever is shorter
Comments: 10-15 minutes
Q&A: Remaining Time
Session Length: 75 minutes total
Poster Presentations: Approx 80 minutes
Size: Approx. 38" x 46"
Travel to Boulder:
Apart from renting a car, there are several easy travel options available for those flying into DIA. Find more information here.
Feeling guilty about your carbon emissions? Consider purchasing carbon offsets. It's not a perfect solution, but it doesn't hurt to have a few more trees in the world.
We have approximately 108 blocked rooms at local hotels, though Boulder has a range of other accommodation options. Find more information here. Be sure to check a map for your hotel location, as some are not within (reasonable) walking distance of the University.
Things to do in Boulder:
More information coming soon. In the meantime, here are some points of interest that we recommend. We strongly recommend printing out this map or enlarging to view the full map. Please note that there are many more restaurants and bars than those listed on the Googlemap. (A comprehensive list of restaurants can be found here.) Our list is aimed to give participants in the RoME conference a few tips about where to head for drinks and dinner after the plenaries. For short explanations of each establishment and why we recommend it to you, click HERE:
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