CfP: WCPA-CSEP 2023 Joint Meeting, Vancouver, October 20–22

WCPA 2023: Western Canadian Philosophical Association, held jointly with
CSEP 2023: Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy

2023 Buchanan D Block, University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada, October 20-22, 2023

  • Abstract registration deadline July 15, 2023
  • Submission deadline July 15, 2023 Topics: philosophy environmental philosophy

Western Canadian Philosophical Association stands for a group of philosophy departments in Western Canada who have been passing the ‘baton’ for half a century to host an annual philosophy conference, usually in late October. UBC is pleased to host this year.

Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy meets with WCPA for several years now and invites submissions on topics in environmental philosophy.

Keynote speakers to be announced at a later date.

UBC is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.

Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

Full papers are welcome on any topic in academic philosophy, approximately 3000 words, 30 minutes reading time. Please precede papers with an abstract of up to 100 words. Papers on environmental philosophy will be considered as submissions to Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy, which meets simultaneously. Papers should prepared for anonymous review and submitted electronically in electronic form, pdf, via easychair:

Proposals for panels with 3-5 speakers, on any topic in philosophy. Papers do not need to be submitted. Panel proposals can be in any format, such as Author-meets-Critic or Symposia. Please ensure that proposed speakers are able to attend the conference prior to submitting. Panels will be allocated time slots of 2 hours 15 minutes or 3 hours 30 minutes, depending on number of participants.

Program Committee

  • Sylvia Berryman, UBC
  • Alex Bryant, UBC
  • Chris Stephens, UBC
  • Jenna Yuzwa, UBC

Questions about submissions can be emailed to