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Call for Papers-SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry



3rd Annual Symposium

June 6 – 8, 2014

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Northern Forest Institute

At Huntington Wildlife Forest


Organization Overview

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Northern Forest Institute invites submissions for its third annual symposium of interdisciplinary scholarship in land use and ethics.

Submissions from a range of disciplines and professional fields are encouraged. Topics include a variety of approaches to land use, the moral implications of these approaches, and their impacts on social and environmental justice.


Traditional Paper:

The symposium welcomes work in progress. One aim of this meeting is to provide a collegial environment for new and in-process work to be offered for comment and critique. Submissions must include a 250-word abstract. Accepted papers/research will be presented by the author followed by a fifteen minute period of open discussion.

Panel Discussion:

Proposals should include a description of the issue that the panel will address, an explanation of the relevance of the topic to more than one discipline/field and an indication of how each paper addresses the issue. Proposals should include a 600-word abstract for the panel as a whole. Duration of the discussion period will be determined by the number of presenters.

Poster Presentation:

Proposals should describe the research project in a 1000-word outline including its relationship to the symposium’s theme. Posters will be on display throughout the event, with authors available for a designated time.

Session Chair/discussant:

Please send a CV to Marianne Patinelli-Dubay including your areas of research interest/expertise.

Scheduling: The Program Committee assumes that it may schedule a paper or session at any time between noon on Friday, June 6 and Sunday, June 8, 2014.

Each paper is meant to contribute to an ongoing conversation around land use and ethics. Presenters are strongly encouraged



DEADLINE for submissions is December 16, 2013.

All submissions must be submitted as a Word document via e-mail to Marianne Patinelli-Dubay according to the guidelines below.

Acceptance notifications will go out no later than January, 16 2014 along with detailed travel and accommodation information, preliminary information is below.

Submissions must include the following:

Submission Title

Submission Type (including required abstract/proposal as noted below):


Panel discussion

Poster presentation

Author(s) Information:

Affiliation (independent scholars are welcome)

Full name

Daytime phone


Mailing address



For all correspondence regarding submission and/or program content, contact Symposium Chair Marianne Patinelli-Dubay

For information on fees, lodging and accommodations contact Business Manager Zoe Jeffery


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