Center for the Study of Ethics in Society

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society

Lecture Series

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society
Fall 2014 Lecture Schedule
 
 

September 16               Oliver Hahn, Professor, Journalism, University of Passau, Germany

“Pictures Travel, Discourses Do Not: The Mohammed Cartoons Controversy, Global Media Communication, and Ethics”

4:00 p.m. 211 Bernhard Center

Co-Sponsors: Haenicke Institute for Global Education and School of Communication, WMU

Contact: Sandra Borden (sandra.borden@wmich.edu)

 

September 18               Susan Goold, MD, Professor, Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan

“Market Failures, Moral Failures and Health Reform”

Keynote address, 4th annual WMU Medical Humanities Conference

                                    5:30 p.m.Putney Auditorium, Fetzer Center

                                    Complete list of co-sponsors at: http://www.wmich.edu/medicalhumanities/conference2014/

                                    Contact: David Charlton (david.charlton@wmich.edu)

 

September 30               James A. Henry, Professor, School of Social Work, WMU

                                    "The Unseen Force: The Power of Traumatic Experiences in Changing the Course of Development Across the Lifespan"

Event linked to the 2014-15 University Common Read of Yann Martel’s Life of Pi

7 p.m., 209 Bernhard Center (reception afterward)

Co-Sponsors: College of Health and Human Services, School of Social Work, WMU

                                    Contact: Linda Reeser (linda.reeser@wmich.edu)

 

October 28                   “A Fragile Trust”

                                    Screening of documentary about Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal at The New York Times

                                    6 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall

                                    Post-film discussion by Sue Ellen Christian, Associate Professor, School of Communication, WMU

                                    Co-Sponsor: School of Communication, WMU

                                    Contact: Sandra Borden (sandra.borden@wmich.edu)

 

December 4                 Sarah McGrath, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Laurance S. Rockefeller

                                    Preceptor, Princeton University

                                    "Should We Believe in Moral Experts?"

                                    4 p.m., 1115 Moore Hall

8th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference

                                    Co-Sponsor: Department of Philosophy

                                    Contact: Dustin Sigsbee (dustin.m.sigsbee@wmich.edu)

 

December 6                 Lindsay Rettler, Graduate Student and Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University

                                    "Doxastic Blame and Responsibility"

                                    4 p.m. Multicultural Center, Trimpe Building

8th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference

Co-Sponsor: Department of Philosophy

Contact: Dustin Sigsbee (dustin.m.sigsbee@wmich.edu

                       

 

 

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