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Attend ethics related events on topics including climate change, moral development in youth, race, food, health, religion, and philosophy.
by admin Jan 22, 2019

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EVENTS

The Rock Ethics Institute frequently partners with affiliate faculty and departments as well as external organizations to host ethics-related events. To read more about our Co-Sponsorships and to apply for funding, please visit our Co-Sponsorships page.

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Mina Cikara, "Their Pain, Our Pleasure"

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Mina Cikara, "Their Pain, Our Pleasure"

When: Jan 24, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Mina Cikara, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University is the first speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. In her lecture, she discusses factors contributing to Schadenfreude, a phenomenon that occurs when people strongly identified with their social group experiencing pleasure when they observe threatening out-group members' misfortunes. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Mina Cikara, "Their Pain, Our Pleasure" - Read More…

Race & Revolution: Still Separate - Still Unequal; Larry Ossei-Mensah & Katie Fuller

When: Jan 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Flex Theatre in the HUB-Robeson Center

The Rock Ethics Institute is cosponsoring this event, which is part of the Spring 2019 John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Race & Revolution: Still Separate - Still Unequal; Larry Ossei-Mensah & Katie Fuller - Read More…

Lisa Cacho - "Tragic But Not Criminal, Challenging the 'Objective Reasonableness' of Police Killings"

When: Jan 31, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Where: 118 Katz Auditorium

The Rock Ethics Institute is cosponsoring this lecture, which is a part of "Racial Disposability and Cultures of Resistance", a Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar Series, sponsored by the Department of African American Studies. Lisa Cacho - "Tragic But Not Criminal, Challenging the 'Objective Reasonableness' of Police Killings" - Read More…

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment"

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment"

When: Feb 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Where: 162 Willard

Eric Plemons, Assistant Professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, explores the impact that the decades-long insurance exclusion of trans-surgery, including restricted patient access, limited development and circulation of technical skills to perform the procedures, and a lack of effective administrative processes needed to integrate these services into existing clinical workflows. The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment" - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?"

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?"

When: Feb 21, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, Memorial Lounge

Michael Poulin, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at SUNY Buffalo, is the second speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. His lecture will discuss research that suggests that empathy and personal discomfort need not go hand in hand, and that less discomfort may translate to more prosocial action. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?" - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment"

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment"

When: Feb 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Kurt Gray, Associate Professor of psychology at UNC Chapel Hill, is the third speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. He will discuss why the past 20 years of moral psychology research may be misguided and outlines a new theory of moral judgment grounded in mind perception. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment" - Read More…

Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium

Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium

When: Mar 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Where: Eisenhower Auditorium

Equal Justice Initiative, Just Mercy, civil rights, National Memorial for Peace and Justice, racial violence and oppression Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium - Read More…

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation"

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation"

When: Mar 21, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium

Susan Stryker, is an American professor, author, filmmaker, and theorist whose work focuses on gender and human sexuality. She is an Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, former director of the Institute for LGBT Studies, and founder of the Transgender Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona. The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation" - Read More…