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Annual Center Breakfast, Sept. 9

September 9, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:00am
Please join us for the annual Ethics Center Breakfast on Wed. Sept. 9, 7:30-9:00, Cone 210

Shannon Winnubst, "Queerly Ethical: Mass Incarceration, Same-Sex Marriage, and t

Shannon Winnubst, "Queerly Ethical: Mass Incarceration, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Limits of Politics"

April 15, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Shannon Winnubst is associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University. She has written on queer theory, race theory, feminist theory, and psychoanalysis, and is the author of Queering Freedom and the editor of Reading Bataille Now. Her current work inquires into the conceptual transformations of social difference and ethics underway in...

Eric Juengst, "From 'Personalized to 'Precision' Medicine" (lunch workshop)

Eric Juengst, "From 'Personalized to 'Precision' Medicine" (lunch workshop)

April 13, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Eric Juengst is  Director of the UNC Center for Bioethics and Professor in the Department of Social Medicine and the Department of Genetics at UNC Chapel Hill. From 1990 to 1994, he served as the first Chief of the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Branch of the National Center for Human Genome Research at the U.S. NIH, and from 2005-2010 he directed the Center for Genetic Research...

Canceled  New date TBA ****   Susanne Freidberg, "Refrigeration’s Moral History"

Canceled New date TBA **** Susanne Freidberg, "Refrigeration’s Moral History" [UPDATE: Note new topic!]

April 8, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Susanne Freidberg  is Professor and Chair of Geography at Dartmouth College.  Her work spans the fields of political ecology, cultural economy and science and technology studies (STS). Much of this research has centered on the politics and cultural meanings of food provisioning, in and between different parts of the world.  She has completed fieldwork in Burkina Faso, for example,...

Zeynep Tufekci, "Engineering the Public: Big Data, Surveillance and Computationa

Zeynep Tufekci, "Engineering the Public: Big Data, Surveillance and Computational Politics"

April 2, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Zeynep Tufekci  is Assistant Professor in the UNC School of Information and Library Science, where she studies the social impacts of technology, privacy and surveillance, inequality, research methods and complex systems. She was previously a fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University and taught at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International...

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Center for Professional and Applied Ethics

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
704‑687‑5207
Fax: 704‑687‑1681

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Gordon Hull
Winningham 105C
704‑687‑7804
Email: ghull@uncc.edu

Center Email: ethicscenter@uncc.edu