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Ethics for Social Workers: Save the Date

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


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...

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...

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!


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.



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:...

Conference: Incarceration across the Americas

February 10, 2017 - 1:00 PM to February 11, 2017 - 5:30 PM

For the full program, click here.



Student Coffee Hour: Growing Up Immigrant in Charlotte

January 19, 2017 - 7:00 PM

(The Links below won't work.  To register, go here. For parking information, go here.)


Email Link on Webpage!

December 19, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Note the addition to the right of our webpage - a new email link!  Sign-up there and you'll get the blog-posts and other event updates via email, automatically.  The link will take you to a google form, where you type your email in.  If you're willing to click on a radio button, we'd love to know your affiliation, but that's not required.  If you're already on our email...