Submit to the ISEE Newsletter

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Deadline: October 28, 2022

Consider submitting one or more of the following:

Reflection Pond
The “Reflection Pond” includes several short reflections (750-word limit) on any philosophical topic relevant to environmental ethics. Our goal is to share a variety of perspectives. We encourage submissions from the full diversity of our membership, along with early career scholars and graduate students. Please share this call with those whom you think might be interested.

Announcements
We will also publish announcements about events, promotions, awards, public philosophy or new publications or projects that you would like to share that have happened since the last newsletter was published (since October 2021).

Photos
Feel free to send photos from ISEE events with permission to be included in the newsletter.

Send your editorial reflection, announcements, and photos to enviroethicsnews@gmail.com.

We ask that all contributors have a current annual membership in the society ($50 regular / $35 student). Membership dues help fund the activities of the society, including the cost of the annual meeting, support for graduate students, etc. Financial assistance with membership is available on a case-by-case basis. For information on membership: https://enviroethics.org/membership-dues/

Best,

Eric Godoy
(ISEE Newsletter Editor)

Dr. Nancy Tuana (Pennsylvania State University) awarded the 2022 Victoria Davion Award for Intersectionality in Environmental Ethics

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The International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) and Ethics & the Environment journal are pleased to announce publicly the winner of the 2022 Victoria Davion Award for Intersectionality in Environmental Ethics: Dr. Nancy Tuana, DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Pennsylvania State University.

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CALL FOR PAPERS – ISEE @ Central APA 2023

Call for Papers
International Society for Environmental Ethics
2023 American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting

Deadline: Monday, August 15, 2022

Submissions are invited for the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) group sessions at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA) which will be held in Denver, CO from February 22nd-25th, 2023. At the moment, we plan to be in person.

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CALL FOR PAPERS – ISEE @ Pacific APA 2023

Call for Papers
International Society for Environmental Ethics
2023 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting

Deadline: Friday, September 9, 2022

Submissions are invited for the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) group sessions at the 2023 Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA). The meeting will be held April 5-8, 2023 in San Francisco, California.

ISEE invites submissions of individual presentations (approximately 20 minutes) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author-meets-critics, etc.) in any area of ethics and the environment.

You do not need to be a member of ISEE to submit a proposal; however, if accepted we ask that all presenters have a current annual membership in the society ($50 regular / $35 student). Membership dues help fund room and A/V expenses at the APA, along with the other activities of the Society. Financial assistance with membership is available on a case-by-case basis. For information on membership: https://enviroethics.org/membership-dues/

Submission Procedure
For individual paper submissions, please submit either: (1) a 500-word abstract, or (2) a full paper (approx. 3000 words). Before submitting, please confirm you will be able to attend the APA if your presentation is accepted.

For themed sessions, please submit the proposed session title, a brief description of the session, names of all those participating, and titles for each paper/presentation. Paper abstracts (of approx. 500 words) are strongly encouraged. Participants should be confirmed as willing to attend if the session goes forward.

Materials should be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format to ISEE Vice President Katie McShane (katie.mcshane@colostate.edu) by Friday, September 9, 2022.

Please make the subject of your email: ISEE Pacific APA 2023

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CALL FOR PAPERS – A Constructive Environmentalism (Special issue on Steven Vogel)

Deadline: January 9th, 2023

Since the 1980s, Steven Vogel’s critical theory has been distinctive in environmental philosophy for both its rigor and its definite position. Particularly in Against Nature (1996) and Thinking like a Mall (2015), Vogel articulated a constructive environmentalism that simultaneously analyzes the fields of environmental ethics and politics in terms of the critical theory of social alienation and proposes a discourse-based, socialist form of environmentalism grounded in working out the meaning and norms of our environment together through difficult solidarity. In the last decade especially, social constructivist positions in environmental philosophy have come under criticism from a range of positions in environmental thought from new materialism, Actor Network Theory, and object-oriented ontology to a family of approaches articulating how the more than human world is communicative. Anti- and de-colonial environmentalisms have pressed hard on the purported anthropocentrism of positions such as Vogel’s which center the communicative power of human agents in the construction of politics and environmental norms.

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