The Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress
an international conference geared to offer the highest quality, highest altitude discussion of ethics, broadly conceived
University of Colorado, Boulder
August 11-14, 2016
The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to invite paper proposals for the ninth 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).
Keynote 1: Nomy Arpaly (Brown University)
Keynote 2: David Brink (UCSD)
Keynote 3: Lawrence Blum (UMass, Boston)
Pre-RoME Symposium on Affirmative Action and Higher Education
- Lawrence Blum (UMass Boston)
- Bernard Boxill (UNC Chapel Hill)
- Stephen Kershnar (SUNY Fredonia)
- Judith Lichtenberg (Georgetown)
- George Sher (Rice)
The event will take place from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in HUMN 150 on Wednesday, August 10. We strongly encourage RoME participants to arrive in Boulder in time to attend this special event.
In order to be considered for the Young Ethicist Prize, complete papers must be submitted by June 1, 2016 and abstracts must have already been accepted for participation.
Announcement of a winner will be made at the event.
Indicate in your submission whether you would consider being a commentator on another paper, should your paper not be accepted to the conference for presentation.