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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 Aug 27, 2018

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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.

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: "Hell Holes or Saviors: Transnational Visions of Southeast Asian Trans Surgery", Aren Aizura

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: "Hell Holes or Saviors: Transnational Visions of Southeast Asian Trans Surgery", Aren Aizura

When: Jan 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium

Aren Aizura, assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Minnesota, investigates the spectrum of perspectives on the quality of care in Southeast Asian clinics providing transgender surgeries, paying particular attention to the marginalization of low-income trans people. The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: "Hell Holes or Saviors: Transnational Visions of Southeast Asian Trans Surgery", Aren Aizura - Read More…

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

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

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 discusses factors contributing to Schadenfreude, a phenonmenon that occurs when people strongly identified with their social group experiencing pleasure when they observe threatening out-group members' misfortunes. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: "Their Pain, Our Pleasure", Mina Cikara - Read More…

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

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

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: "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment", Eric Plemons - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin

When: Feb 21, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium

Michael Poulin, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at SUNY Buffalo, is the second speaker in the Empathy Experts Speaker Series. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray

When: Feb 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: TBA

Kurt Gray, associate professor of psychology at UNC Chapel Hill, is the third speaker in the Empathy Experts Speaker Series. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray - 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: "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation", Susan Stryker

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

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: "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation", Susan Stryker - Read More…

Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry:   All In for Prison Education at Penn State

Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry: All In for Prison Education at Penn State

When: Mar 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Where: Nittany Lion Inn

This summit will bring together representatives from leading prison education and reentry programs from around the country, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, government agencies, and state and local officials to develop a vision for the expansion Penn State’s Prison Education and Reentry Project. Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry: All In for Prison Education at Penn State - Read More…