Center Affiliate, Dr. Robin James, Participating in NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge Series: "Co-Opting AI"
Center Affiliate, Dr. Robin James, Participating in NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge Series: "Co-Opting AI"
   April 30, 2021

Dr. Robin James, an affiliate of the Center (and also Associate Professor of Philosophy at UNCC), is participating in an event held by NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK) on June 3, 2021, titled "Co-Opting AI: Music." This event "will examine how music is entangled with technological innovation, and AI in particular, and how this is linked to the making and re-making of societal structures." It is part of an IPK series that launched in 2019, “Co-Opting AI: Public Conversations About Design, Inequality, and...

Read More



Kim Q. Hall, "Cultivating Ableism: The Institutional Lives of Gardens"
Kim Q. Hall, "Cultivating Ableism: The Institutional Lives of Gardens"
   March 24, 2021

April 15 (Thurs.), 1:00: Kim Q. Hall (Prof. Philosophy, Appalachian State) presents as part of our series, Stories for Survivability: How we Talk about Disability Ethics and Why it Matters

---> Zoom Registration: https://uncc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpce6hrjkuH93mCWN-F7U1yBvPeEhPBi8W...

Read More



Max Liboiron, "Colonialism and 'Citizen' Science"
Max Liboiron, "Colonialism and 'Citizen' Science"
   March 1, 2021

March 22 (1:00pm): Max Liboiron (Assoc. Prof. Geography, Director of the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR), Memorial University, Newfoundland) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.
 

Read More



Ashley Shew, "Narratives Against Ableist Technologies"
Ashley Shew, "Narratives Against Ableist Technologies"
   February 25, 2021

March 16 (Tues.), 12:00-1:00: Ashley Shew (Asst. Prof. of Science, Technology and Society, Virginia Tech) presents as part of our series, Stories for Survivability: How we Talk about Disability Ethics and Why it Matters

---> Zoom Registration: https://uncc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsd-mvrDMjHtHI1-...

Read More



Nikita Shiel-Rolle, "Beyond the Walls of the Ivory Tower: Perspectives on Equitable Community Based Research”
Nikita Shiel-Rolle, "Beyond the Walls of the Ivory Tower: Perspectives on Equitable Community Based Research”
   February 8, 2021

Nikita Shiel-Rolle, MSc (Principal Research Scientist, Cat Island Conservation Institute, Bahamas) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research

--> Zoom registration: https://uncc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElcuygrD0pGN3z30mrL45Xfph8EjXeW6qr 

Read More



Joel Michael Reynolds, "We Are All Somebody's Child: Disability, Speciesism, and the Problem of Dehumanization"
Joel Michael Reynolds, "We Are All Somebody's Child: Disability, Speciesism, and the Problem of Dehumanization"
   February 5, 2021

Feb. 25 (Thurs.), 3:00-4:00: Joel Michael Reynolds (Asst. Prof. Philosophy, Georgetown) presents as part of our series, Stories for Survivability: How we Talk about Disability Ethics and Why it Matters

---> Zoom Registration: https://uncc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvd--gqjgsEteZLJ5dlRoWfcoD72UEL852

 

Read More



Upcoming Talks: Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research
   February 3, 2021

The Center is pleased to announce the schedule for the remaining speakers in our series:

Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research:

Feb. 9 (Tues.), 12:00-1:30: Omega Wilson (Co-founder of West End Revitalization Association (WERA)) (pdf flyer here)

  • “The Community-Owned and Managed Research (COMR) Model for Equity in Research”...

Read More



Pepijn Al, "The Value of Communities and their Consent"
Pepijn Al, "The Value of Communities and their Consent"
   January 26, 2021

Pepijn Al (University of Western Ontario) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.

Pepijn is a PhD candidate at the University of Western Ontario.  His work on the value of community consent appears in a 2020 paper in BioethicsFrom the abstract for that article:

Read More



Omega R. Wilson, "The Community-Owned and Managed Research (COMR) Model for Equity in Research"
Omega R. Wilson, "The Community-Owned and Managed Research (COMR) Model for Equity in Research"
   January 13, 2021

Omega R. Wilson (Co-Founder, West End Revitalization Association (WERA)) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.

Omega co-founded West End Revitalization Association (WERA) in 1994. WERA’s mission: Support access to “basic public health amenities” (safe drinking water, sewer lines, housing, streets, sidewalks, and storm-water management) for people of color and marginalized communities. To address these civil rights and environmental justice concerns, WERA created...

Read More



John Lincourt (1941-2020)
John Lincourt (1941-2020)
   December 29, 2020

It is with great sorrow that we announce news of the passing of Prof. John Lincourt, the founding Director of the Ethics Center.  Prof. Lincourt served from the Center's founding in 1995 until Rosemarie Tong took over in 2002.  An obituary notice for Prof. Lincourt is here. More information about the Center's history can be found here

Read More