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Person Troff document (with manpage macros) Christopher Beem
by Betsy VanNoy last modified Oct 23, 2019 02:16 PM
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Richard B. Lippin Lecture in Ethics: Automating Inequality, Virginia Eubanks—Canceled
by Betsy VanNoy published Oct 23, 2019 last modified Mar 26, 2020 01:51 PM
The Rock Ethics Institute welcomes Virginia Eubanks as the 2020 Richard B. Lippin Lecture in Ethics lecturer. The lecture, titled after her impactful book Automating Inequality, will consider the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
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Rock Ethics Institute Colloquium
by Betsy VanNoy published Oct 23, 2019 last modified Oct 23, 2019 02:46 PM
"Towards Ethically Bounded Artificial Intelligence Systems: Algorithmic Fairness Through the Lens of Causality" by Vasant Honavar
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Neuroethics and Neural Engineering Faculty Position
by Betsy VanNoy published Oct 29, 2019 last modified Oct 29, 2019 11:32 AM
The Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) and the Rock Ethics Institute (REI) at Penn State seeks applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Neuroethics and Neural Engineering. All academic ranks will be considered (Assistant, Associate, or Professor).
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Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 07, 2018 last modified Mar 04, 2019 06:08 PM
Equal Justice Initiative, Just Mercy, civil rights, National Memorial for Peace and Justice, racial violence and oppression
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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Mina Cikara, "Their Pain, Our Pleasure"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:36 PM
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.
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The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Feb 19, 2019 03:15 PM
CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. 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.
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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:34 PM
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.
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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:33 PM
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.
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The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:32 PM
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.
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