Call for Abstracts: Pre-RoME Workshop

The Society for the Study of Ethics and Animals (SSEA) invites abstracts for a day-long workshop on August 9, 2017 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Abstracts on any topic relating to animal ethics are welcome. This preconference event is being held in conjunction with the 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, which takes place at CU Boulder from August 10-13. The SSEA is pleased to announce that David DeGrazia will offer the keynote address at the workshop, thanks to generous support from CU Philosophy Department’s Center for Values and Social Policy. Abstracts that engage with DeGrazia’s work are especially welcome.

 Abstracts are due on March 31. Notification of acceptance by May 1. Abstracts should be 750-1000 words and prepared for blind review. Please submit abstracts to Bob Fischer ( The workshop will have a pre-read format, with the aim of providing focused, constructive feedback on works in progress. If your abstract is accepted, the full paper will be due on July 1 for distribution to other attendees.