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Elizabeth Racine

Elizabeth Racine, "Looking at the Food in Food Deserts"

Date Published: December 2, 2014

Elizabeth Racine is Associate Prof. of Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte.  Prof. Racine is interested in identifying incentives and barriers to healthy eating and physical activity among vulnerable populations. Her research is focused on the evaluation of nutrition and physical activity policies and programs.

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Congratulations to Ethics Bowl!

Date Published: December 1, 2014

Congratulations to the members of the UNC Charlotte Ethics Bowl team (and coach Beth Mason!) for qualifying for the national tournament!  Read the full story here.

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Daniel Goldberg

Daniel Goldberg, "Food Policy, the Social Determinants of Health, and the General Insignificance of Individual Responsibility"

Date Published: October 27, 2014

Daniel Goldberg (JD/PhD) is Asstant Professor in the Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University.  His current work concerns issues regarding the social determinants of health, public health policy and chronic illness, and health inequities. In addition, he maintains an active research program in the history of medicine, and focuses primarily on two topics in 19th century America: the history of medical imaging (especially X-rays) and the history of pain without lesion.  His doctoral dissertation addressed the undertreatment of pain in the U.S., and he has been actively writing, teaching, and speaking on the subject of pain since 2004.

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Julie Guthman, “Killing Life to Make Life: The Biopolitics of Soil Fumigant Regulation in California’s Strawberry Industry”

Date Published: October 14, 2014

Julie Guthman, Professor in the Division of Social Sciences and Co-Director, Multicampus Research Program on Food and the Body, University of California Santa Cruz

“Killing Life to Make Life: The Biopolitics of Soil Fumigant Regulation in California’s Strawberry Industry”

Public Lecture: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2-3:30pm, Cone 113

Free and open to the public

 

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Kenneth L. Marcus

Kenneth L. Marcus, "Have We Moved on from Civility?"

Date Published: September 30, 2014

Kenneth L. Marcus, JD, is President and General Counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and author of Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America (New York: Cambridge University Press: 2010).  Previously he held the Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Chair in Equality and Justice in America at the City University of New York’s Bernard M. Baruch College School of Public Affairs.

 

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Rick Elmore

Rick Elmore: "Instruments of Tears: Art, Violence, and Life in Adorno's Critical Theory"

Date Published: September 12, 2014

Rick Elmore, Ph.D., is Lecturer in Philosophy at Appalachian State University.  He has published several papers on violence, ecology and anthropocentrism, based on his critical appropriation of thinkers such as Derrida, Adorno and Baudrillard.  He is also the author of Between Deconstruction and Critical Theory: Violence, Life, and Method in the Work of Jacques Derrida and Theodor Adorno, currently under review with the University of Edinburgh Press.

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