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Rescheduled: Danielle Citron, "Why Stopping Online Harassment is Good for Free Speech"

February 23, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Now Rescheduled for Feb. 23 (note change in room, too):

Danielle Citron, Lois K. Macht Research Professor & Professor of Law at the University of Maryland presents:

"Why Stopping Harassment of Women Online is Good for Free Speech"

Public Lecture, Feb. 23, 2016, Cone 113...


Women and Video Games Festival

February 15, 2016 - 5:00 PM to February 21, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The Center is proud to cosponsor the weeklong Women and Video Games Festival at UNC Charlotte, from Feb. 15-21, and are extremely pleased that it coordinates well with our own series on the harassment of women online.  Follow the link for more details about the festival!  Events in the Center's series include...


Jill Stauffer, "Ethical Loneliness"

February 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Jill Stauffer (Associate Professor & Director of Peace, Justice & Human Rights, Haverford College) presents:

Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of not Being Heard

Public Lecture: Feb. 11, 2016, 2:00-3:30, Winningham 107

Free and open to the public

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Gabriela Richard, "Intersectionality at Play: The importance of understanding gendered intersections with race/ethnicity, sexuality and identity in game culture"

February 4, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Gabriela T. Richard, Assistant Professor of Learning, Design and Technology at Pennsylvaia State University, presents:

"Intersectionality at Play: The importance of understanding gendered intersections with race/ethnicity, sexuality and identity in game culture"

Public Lecture, Feb. 4,...


Hamid Dabashi, "Can Non-Europeans Think?"

February 1, 2016 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Anthropology/GIAS 2015-2016 Colloquium Series (Co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy) presents Dr. Hagop Kevorkian, Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature Columbia at University:

"Can Non-Europeans Think?"

Monday 2/1/16, 3:30-5:00 PM, FRETWELL 114
Reception 5:00-6:00 FRETWELL 114

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Jennifer Fishman, "'Let's Pull These Technologies Out of the Ivory Tower': The Ethics, Values, and Politics of Participant-Driven Genomic Research."

January 21, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Jennifer Fishman, Associate Professor in the Biomedical Ethics Unit, Social Studies of Medicine Dept., McGill University (Montreal) presents:

"Let's Pull These Technologies Out of the Ivory Tower': The Ethics, Values, and Politics of Participant-Driven Genomic Research"

Lunch Workshop, Jan. 21, 2016, Cone 210, from 12:30-2:...


Ken Kipnis, "Is it a boy or a girl? Intersexuality in the pediatric patient"

November 4, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Kenneth Kipnis, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii, has been doing ethics work in hospitals since 1983, when he was present following the birth of a child with ambiguous genitalia. He consulted on the inadvisability of "normalizing" surgery for that infant, and later collaborated with Milton Diamond, an international expert on reproductive anatomy, on a co-...


Dept. of Philosophy Presents: Hasana Sharp, "The Strange Companionship of Spinoza and Feminism"

November 2, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Hasana Sharp is Associate Professor of Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal.  She earned her PhD from the Pennsylvania State University (2005) and a diplôme (pensionnaire scientifique étranger) from the Ecole Normale Supérieure des Lettres et Sciences Humaines (2004). Her research is in the history of political philosophy with a focus on Spinoza.  Her recent...


Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)

October 30, 2015 - 7:30 AM

The Ethics Center and GCACRP hope that you can join us for GCACRP's annual Fall Conference Friday 10/30, this year at the David H. Murdock Research Institute at the Kannapolis Research Campus. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 AM and our program will conclude at 3:30. Plan to stay for a tour of the campus after the conference.

Please see the...


Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Workshop

September 19, 2015 - 9:00 AM

In cooperation with the Science and Technology Studies program at Virginia Tech, the Center is sponsoring the Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology conference on Sept. 19, in Charlotte.  The schedule is in the PDF file here.