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The Desire to Acquire Or, Why Shopping Malls are Sites of Religious Violence-Center for Ethics 2009

Ever gotten lost in a shopping mall? That disorientation is a symptom of the spiritual problem seen with malls as "sacred places" in a global religion of the market. A talk and multimedia…

From  Center for Ethics on June 21st, 2019 11 plays 0  

Center For Ethics Spring 2019: "Advancing Our Sustainable Future, One Alum At A Time"

A panel of four Muhlenberg alumni discuss their real world experiences promoting sustainability efforts in a wide range of occupations. The Career Center and the Center for Ethics bring you an…

From  Center for Ethics on March 27th, 2019 26 plays 0  

Center for Ethics: Dr. Mona Bhan

November 5th, 2018. Dr. Mona Bhan, Associate Professor of Anthropology at DePauw University will present a lecture based on her work in the border provinces of Kashmir that analyzes the relationship…

From  Center for Ethics on November 6th, 2018 61 plays 0  

J.R. McNeill, “Global Environmental Change since 1800: Are We in the Anthropocene?” (Slides and Audio)

Environmental historian John McNeill will summarize the broad outlines and driving forces of environmental change in the industrial era, and explore the controversies surrounding what it might mean.…

From  Center for Ethics on October 16th, 2018 58 plays 0  

Atiq Rahman, “Resilience Building in the Anthropocene: Lessons from Bangladesh”

Atiq Rahman is a prominent environmentalist, scientist, and development expert from Bangladesh. He is well-known worldwide for his pioneering role and contribution to environment and nature…

From  Center for Ethics on October 11th, 2018 147 plays 0  

Center for Ethics: "I, Citizen"

November 1, 7 p.m. in Moyer Hall’s Miller Forum Achy Obejas will introduce her newest book of short stories, the “Tower of the Antilles,” with a book signing to follow. These…

From  Center for Ethics on November 2nd, 2017 50 plays 0  

Center for Ethics: "Why is Trump So Enjoyable?"

William Mazzarella will explore the imperviousness of President Donald Trump's popularity to gaffes and scandals. To do this, he will suggest that we need to come to grips with the dimension of…

From  Center for Ethics on September 8th, 2017 334 plays 0  

Mr. Giugni: Humanitarian Aid in Multiple Combat Zones

Mr. Giugni will give a brief presentation and be part of an open discussion that explores his experience of helping to facilitate humanitarian aid in multiple combat zones around the world. Speaker…

From  Center for Ethics on April 5th, 2017 28 plays 0  

Center for Ethics: Post-War Justice

February 20th, 2017 When wars are wrapped up badly, they tend to sow the seeds for future armed conflict: witness the connection between WWI and WWII, the two “Serb wars” in the 1990s,…

From  Center for Ethics on February 22nd, 2017 134 plays 0  

Center for Ethics: Is War Propaganda Ever Good?: American Filmmaking During WWII

During this lecture, Harris will discuss the partnership that developed between Washington and Hollywood following Pearl Harbor. Filmmakers of the time were recruited and encouraged (or coerced?) to…

From  Center for Ethics on February 8th, 2017 113 plays 0  

Eric Fair reading and discussion of "Consequences, a Memoir"

Fair, a Bethlehem native and resident, did a reading and discussion from his book “Consequences, a Memoir,” which chronicles Eric's role as a contract interrogator for the U.S.…

From  Center for Ethics on October 26th, 2016 81 plays 0  

Ethics, Politics and the Quest for Justice at Guantanamo: Reflections of a Gitmo Defense Lawyer

David J. Frakt is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps Reserve and an independent legal scholar, writer and commentator. Lt> Col. Frakt is a highly…

From  Center for Ethics on September 28th, 2016 94 plays 0  

Victor Pickard lecture, “Media Democracy in an Age of Corporate Libertarianism”

The American media system is exceptional in many ways. It is a largely commercial system that is offset by weak public alternatives, it is lightly regulated and in many sectors and it is dominated by…

From  Center for Ethics on March 17th, 2016 49 plays 0  

Paul Offit lecture, “The Strange Case of Vaccine Exemptions”

Offit is the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at Penn. He has written books on the…

From  Center for Ethics on March 3rd, 2016 128 plays 0  

Wendell Potter lecture

Potter spent 20 years in corporate PR, and before retiring was the former head of corporate communications for Cigna. Since leaving this job he has become a vocal critic of the health care industry…

From  Center for Ethics on February 23rd, 2016 29 plays 0  

Robert Epstein Lecture, "The New Mind Control"

Epstein is Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology and a contributing editor for Scientific American Mind

From  Center for Ethics on February 5th, 2016 383 plays 0