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September 2016

First Amendment Day

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Islamophobia Forum: Unpacking the Sources of Anti-Muslim Fear and Hostility

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join the Parr Center for Ethics for a wide-ranging discussion of the multiple causes and effects of anti-Muslim fear and hostility in the United States. Our panel will include: Juliane Hammer (UNC Religious Studies) Charles Kurzman (UNC Sociology) Timothy Marr (UNC American Studies) Melody Moezzi (author, activist, attorney) Joseph Kennedy (UNC Law)   FREE EVENT, OPEN TO ALL PIZZA WILL BE SERVED! This program is co-sponsored by the UNC Department of American Studies, the UNC Center for Civil Rights,…

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Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UNC Public Policy welcomes UNC students, faculty, alumni, and friends to its 9th annual Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at 5:00PM in Gerrard Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The event is free and open to the public; a brief reception will follow. This year’s Lambeth Lecture will take the form of a conversation between Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and President Emeritus of…

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October 2016

Health, Human Rights, and Public Goods: UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture with Dr. Gopal Sreenivasan

October 4th, 2016 6:00-7:30 PM Nelson Mandela Auditorium FedEx Global Education Center Health care (e.g., surgery) and public health (e.g., vaccinations) contribute to an individual’s health in very different ways. This lecture investigates the significance of this difference for a human right to health. Dr. Gopal Sreenivasan is Crown University Professor in Ethics at Duke University. His primary research interests are in moral and political philosophy, with particular interests in moral psychology and bioethics. He is a leading scholar in…

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Ethics Around the Table with Maggie Cao

October 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for an Ethics Around the Table session with Maggie Cao, a scholar of American art and material culture. She received her doctorate in art history from Harvard University in 2014 and did postdoctoral work at Columbia University’s Society of Fellows before coming to UNC in 2016. Her work focuses on the intersections of art with histories of technology, natural science, and economics. She has also written on media theory, material culture, and ecocriticism. Her first book, forthcoming from…

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Symposium on Climate Ethics

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Please join the Parr Center for Ethics and Institute for the Environment for a day-long Symposium on Climate Ethics to be held on Friday, October 28 2016 at the UNC-Chapel Hill Student Union. We will have three panel sessions followed by a keynote address. The first panel session, featuring Gabriela Valdivia (Geography, UNC), Priscilla Wald (English, Duke), and Rebecca Walker (Social Medicine, UNC) will focus on life in the Anthropocene and the value of nature. How will life be different…

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November 2016

Ethics Around the Table with Ariana Vigil

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Ethics Around the Table with Dr. Ariana Vigil. Dr. Vigil conducts research and teaching in the field Latina/o literature, focusing on issues of activism, transnationalism, and gender and sexuality. Other areas of interest include: Central American-American Studies and Jewish Latina/o studies.  She is currently working on two book projects. The first, Understanding Francisco Goldman is an in-depth look at the major works by one of the leading U.S. Latino novelists. The second project, tentatively titled Gender and Journalism in U.S.…

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PPE Talk: Abhi Nemani

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Caldwell Hall 105,
240 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Abhi Nemani is the cofounder of EthosLabs, "a new company built to connect the dots between governments looking to do things differently, and startups ready to serve." He is also the interim Chief Innovation Officer for the city of Sacramento. Previously, he served as the Chief Data Officer for the city of Los Angeles and the cofounder of Code for America. He received a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Claremont McKenna College. Pizza will be served!

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January 2017

North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl

January 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
February 2017

PPE Undergraduate Seminar: Constitutional Change

February 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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