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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…

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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…

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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  Jeffrey Yorgey 8 Months ago 17    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…

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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  Jeffrey Yorgey 9 Months ago 78    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  Jeffrey Yorgey 10 Months ago 63    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  Jeffrey Yorgey A year ago 75    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…

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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…

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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  Sean Miller 2 Years ago 65    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…

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"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…

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Center For Ethics-"Resistance in the Pennsylvania Coal Country: Past and Present"

Erik Loomis U. Rhode Island This talk will provide a quick history of resistance among the peoples of the Pennsylvania coal fields from the 19th century to the present, focusing on how corporate…

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Center For Ethics-"From the Party of Lincoln to the Party of Calhoun: The Supreme Court and Voting Rights in Historical Perspective"

Presenter Scott Lemieux Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:30PM Miller Forum, Moyer Hall in 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that an important provision of the Voting Rights Act…

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Center For Ethics-"Silencing Protest: On the Ethics and Politics of Social Theory"

Does history make protest or does protest make history? Do protests rise up through the fissures and structural instabilities of systems (e.g., capitalist, liberal, racial, environmental, sex/gender…

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