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Center For Ethics Spring 2019: "Climate Depression & Environmental Angst: The Emotional Toll of Ecological Loss"

Jennifer Atkinson, lecturer of interdisciplinary arts and sciences and associate director of the pre-major program and discovery core at the University of Washington, Bothell Monday, February 4, 7…

From  Center for Ethics on February 5th, 2019 21 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  

Election Series 2018: State and Local Political Coverage in Pennsylvania: Perspectives on a Changing Media Landscape

Dave Davies has covered state and local politics and government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania for more than 30 years. He’s currently senior reporter for WHYY-FM a public radio station in…

From  Center for Ethics on October 10th, 2018 12 plays 0  

Center for Ethics: James Hansen “Global Energy, Climate and Health: Young People’s Burdens and Opportunities”

A climatologist, activist, and one of the first to study global climate change, Hansen directs the Program on Climate Science, Awareness, and Solutions at Columbia University’s Earth Institute.…

From  Center for Ethics on September 8th, 2018 215 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  

Michael Kazin lecture, “Should the U.S. Have Fought in World War One”

Kazin will examine the debate over whether the U.S. should prepare for and then declare war on Imperial Germany, which was one of the most contentious and significant in American history. In the…

From  Center for Ethics on March 29th, 2017 63 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  

Center For Ethics: Andrew Bacevich lecture and book signing, "America's War for the Greater Middle East"

Military historian Bacevich will deliver a talk based on his new book, “America’s War for the Greater Middle East,” which chronicles and critiques US military involvement in the…

From  Center for Ethics on September 20th, 2016 84 plays 0  

Amaney Jamal Talk

Amaney Jamal is Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Her books include Barriers to Democracy, which explores the role of…

From  Center for Ethics on April 1st, 2015 75 plays 0  

Eboo Patel: "Civil Discourse: Promoting Social Change through Interfaith Action"

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 7:30 PM Miller Forum, Moyer Hall Eboo Patel is a member of President Barack Obama's inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood…

From  Center for Ethics on March 12th, 2015 50 plays 0  

"Radical Politics, State Repression, and the Problem of ‘Eco-Terrorism’"

David Pellow U. Minnesota Monday, October 20, 2014 To what extent are radical environmental and animal liberation movements also struggles over social inequality? In other words, to what degree are…

From  Center for Ethics on October 22nd, 2014 329 plays 0