Submissions are invited for the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) sessions at the 2017 Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA).  The upcoming meeting will be held in the city of Seattle, Washington, from April 12 to April 15, at the Westin Seattle.

Deadline: September 20th, 2016

ISEE invites submissions of individual papers (approximately 20 minutes running time) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author-meets-critics, etc.; 2 hours running time).  Those working interdisciplinarily and in any area of ethics concerning environmental issues are encouraged to submit proposals. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • animal studies
  • green religion
  • sustainability
  • climate ethics
  • conservation ethics
  • environmental education
  • environmental justice
  • environmental policy
  • ecophenomenology
  • environmental pragmatism
  • food, water, & agricultural ethics
  • geoengineering, synthetic biology, & nanotechnology
  • feminist, post-colonial, and queer studies

Submission Procedure:

You can get a sense of ISEE’s sessions by reviewing Pacific APA sessions from 2013 and 2014.

For individual paper submissions, please submit either: 1) a full paper, or 2) a 300-word abstract.

For themed sessions, please submit the proposed session title, a brief description of the session, names of presenters, and titles for each paper. Paper abstracts (of up to 300 words) are strongly encouraged.  Participants should be confirmed as willing to attend if the session goes forward.

Prepare submissions for blind review by providing contact information in a second document. Please include “ISEE/APA” in the subject line.  Materials should be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Aline M. Ramos, ISEE secretary, at

The deadline for submitting materials is September 20th, 2016.