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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

From  Jeffrey Yorgey A year ago 49 views 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  Jeffrey Yorgey A year ago 318 views 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  Jeffrey Yorgey 2 Years ago 23 views 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,…

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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 2 Years ago 111 views 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.…

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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  Jeffrey Yorgey 2 Years ago 94 views 0  

Think Outside the Bubble: The Emotional Aspects of the Opt-Out Movement

This paper examines the Opt-Out movement, a current crusade against standardized testing, and the ways this movement uses emotion as emphasized in recent social movement theory. The first section…

From  Sean Miller 3 Years ago 33 views 0  

Visual Representations of Economic Protest in the Media: Comparing WTO to OWS

The discussion surrounding this year’s Center for Ethics theme, Civility and Disobedience, raises interesting questions regarding the conditions under which protests arise as well as how they…

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The Ethics and Future of Cyberactivism

While traditional forms of protest, such as mass movements, have proven to be an effective way to enact social change, through cyberactivism, and more specifically hacktivism, a small group of people…

From  Sean Miller 3 Years ago 44 views 0  

The Fight Against Sexual Assault: Understanding the Influences of Legislation, Perception, and Activism from the 1970s to Today

Activism against sexual assault has gained widespread media attention in recent years thanks to both governmental and student-led campaigns. This renewed interest in activism, a form of civil…

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Glitter, Glamour, and Gender: Cinematic Representations of Drag Queens

Drag queens, or members of the male sex who temporarily adopt feminine mannerisms and/or appearance, for the purpose of entertainment or political statement, have played an important role in…

From  Sean Miller 3 Years ago 45 views 0