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SEAC 2014 : 16th International Conference Ethics Across the Curriculum Call for Papers. Topic: Engaging the Future Responsibly


When Oct 2, 2014 - Oct 4, 2014
Where Scottsdale, AZ
Submission Deadline Aug 1, 2014
Categories    ethics   emerging technologies   future   sustainability

Call For Papers

16th International Conference
on Ethics Across the Curriculum

Arizona State University
Scottsdale, Arizona
Date: October 2-4, 2014


Joseph Herkert (Arizona State)
Karin Ellison (Arizona State)
Kelly Smith (Clemson)

Registration, Program,
Travel, Accommodations

Call for Papers

Topic: Engaging the Future Responsibly

Submissions are encouraged on issues and methods regarding responsible engagement of the future. Topics could include:

Science and Technology Issues

Emerging technologies (e.g. robotics, human enhancement, nanotechnology)
Sustainability (e.g. energy, water, agriculture, urban infrastructure)
Climate change (mitigation, adaptation)
Public health

Social and Institutional Issues

Aging populations
Conflict & terrorism
Human rights
Status of women
Economic disparity
Immigration policy
Corporate social responsibility

Methods of Engagement

Ethics advisory mechanisms (e.g. clinical ethics consultation, advisory panels)
Cultural prediction/response (e.g. art, film, literature)
Public engagement (e.g. town halls, social media, online education)
Anticipatory ethics
Scenario building

Although the theme of the conference highlights issues concerning engaging the future responsibly, the Society encourages submissions on any subject or thematic area that advances the mission of the SEAC to promote ethical inquiry and teaching across the curriculum.

Submissions may include full papers or abstracts; session formats will include paper sessions, panels, case study analysis and discussion, and pedagogical demonstrations.

Upload submissions, in PDF format and formatted for blind review, by August 1, 2014 to Easy Chair.

If you are new to Easy Chair, you must register before submitting your paper or abstract. For questions, email Mary Drago.

The Society publishes Teaching Ethics, and papers for conferences may be sent to the editors for their consideration for publication.

Sponsored by:

The Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University
The Ethics Center at Utah Valley University
Dr. James Dale Ethics Center at Youngstown State University
The Ezra A. Hale Chair in Applied Ethics at the Rochester Institute of Technology
FIPSE, the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education

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