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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…

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…

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…

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

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

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: Aren Aizura, "Hell Holes or Saviors: Transnational Visions of Southeast Asian Trans Surgery" - Read More…

Rock Colloquia Series - Elizabeth Ransom

Rock Colloquia Series - Elizabeth Ransom

When: Nov 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Where: 133 Sparks
Gender and Sex Equity Initiative Speaker Series: The Clinic and Elsewhere "Curiosity, Ethics, and the Medical Management of Intersex Bodies"

Gender and Sex Equity Initiative Speaker Series: The Clinic and Elsewhere "Curiosity, Ethics, and the Medical Management of Intersex Bodies"

When: Nov 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Where: 201 Thomas

Ellen Feder, Professor of Philosophy at American University and expert on the ethics of intersex medical treatment, examines the ways that intersex bodies have become "curiosities" in the medical world, as well as the consequences arising from such curiosity. Gender and Sex Equity Initiative Speaker Series: The Clinic and Elsewhere "Curiosity, Ethics, and the Medical Management of Intersex Bodies" - Read More…

Rock Colloquia Series – Désirée Lim

Rock Colloquia Series – Désirée Lim

When: Nov 08, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The Intersex and Trans Invention of Gender: On Children's Self-Determination

When: Oct 24, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Where: 67 Willard

Join us as Julian Gill-Peterson discusses the roots of the concept of gender in dehumanizing and unethical research and its overlap with the medicalization of intersex and transgender young people. Gill-Peterson will examine the question: "What could childhood gender self-determination really look like??" The Intersex and Trans Invention of Gender: On Children's Self-Determination - Read More…

The 57th Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP57)

The 57th Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP57)

When: from Oct 18, 2018 12:00 AM to Oct 20, 2018 12:00 AM
Where: Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center