News and Events

Robin James on NPR on "Dangerous Woman"

May 26, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Center Governance Committee member Robin James appeared on NPR's "On Point" in a segment called "'Dangerous Woman:' Pop and Feminism" at the end of May.  Listen to the show here.


Ethics for Social Workers: Registration Open!

April 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Registration is now open for the 2017 Ethics Conference for Social Work Professionals.

Register at socialwork.uncc.edu (direct link here)

 

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Su'ad Khabeer, "Muslim Cool" (now rescheduled)

April 24, 2017 - 12:30 PM

(Rescheduled time below)

Su'ad Khabeer, Asst. Prof. Anthropology, Purdue University, presents:

"Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip Hop in the United States"

Public Lecture, Mon., April 24, 2017, Cone 113...


Nathaniel Comfort, "In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR"

April 18, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Nathaniel Comfort, Professor, Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, presents:

"In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR"

Lunch workshop, Tues., April 18, 2017, Cone 113, 12:30-2:00. Free and...


Upcoming VSED Conference

April 6, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The Ethics Center will be cosponsoring a conference at the Center City Building on April 6, on VSED as an end-of-life care option.  VSED - voluntarily stopping eating and drinking - is a legal option for a competent adult who wishes to hasten the onset of his or her death.  The conference will explore the complex legal and moral issues surrounding VSED.  The...


Kristin Newby - "Food & Precision Medicine in the context of the MURDOCK Study"

April 5, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Kristin Newby, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, and PI of the MURDOCK Study presents:

"Food & Precision Medicine in the context of the MURDOCK Study"

Lunch workshop, Wed., April 5, 2017, Cone 113, 12:30-2:00

Free and open...


Moustafa Bayoumi, "This Muslim American Life in the Age of Donald Trump"

March 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Moustafa Bayoumi, Assoc. Professor English, Brooklyn College, CUNY, presents:

"This Muslim American Life in the Age of Donald Trump"

Public Lecture, Thurs. March 23, 2017, Center City, 7:00-8:30. Everyone welcome!

Please...


Infertility Discussion

February 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

A cosponsored event that might be of interest...

Details below... for your own copy of the flyer, download the pdf here.

Or the .jpg here.

 

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Juliane Hammer, "For Love and Mercy: Exploring Matrimonial Practices in American Muslim Communities"

February 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Juliane Hammer, Assoc. Prof. and Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic Studies, UNC Chapel Hill presents:

"For Love and Mercy...


Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz - "Return of Results in Psychiatric Genomics Research: Challenges and Potential Solutions"

February 16, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz, Postdoctoral Researcher Center for Genomics and Society at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine (and soon Asst. Prof. at the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine), presents:

"Return of Results in Psychiatric Genomics Research:...