As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the 21st Annual Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum scheduled to take place October 10-12, 2020 at the Colorado School of Mines has been postponed.  The conference will be hosted by the same institution October 7-9, 2021. 

22nd International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum (POSTPONED)

Rescheduled for October 7-9, 2021

Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO

Directors: Sandy Woodson, Qin Zhu, Wade Robison

Conference Theme: Environmental Ethics

Keynote speakers:
Bill McKibben, founder of
Adam Briggle, University of North Texas
Janisse Ray, author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood and The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food

We welcome submissions addressing any aspect of teaching ethics across the curriculum. For this year’s conference we have a special interest in approaches for teaching environmental ethics, with possible topic areas including (but not limited to) climate change, food and/or water security, energy production and use, literature and the environment, development and community engagement, risk communication, animal rights, the “Green New Deal,” and environmental education, justice, policy and politics, or refugees.


Submissions are to be abstracts of no more than 250 words. Session formats include papers, panels, case study analysis and discussion, poster sessions and pedagogical demonstrations. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit their work.


Presentations are typically 20-25 minutes in length, allowing for 5-10 minutes of Q&A. Submissions are to be formatted for blind review. More information is forthcoming.


The Society sponsors a competition for the best paper submitted by a graduate student. The winner will receive a $500 cash award and free conference registration


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


For more information, contact Sandy Woodson