News and Events

Upcoming Series on Immigration

May 25, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Few topics in current discourse are either more deeply contested or more immediately morally relvant than immigration, as the Trump administration pursues a vision for immigration that is sharply different from the last fifty years of policy.  Currently proposed changes range from radically increased efforts to prevent border crossings; to ending the DACA program designed to shield some...

Expanding Medical Aid in Dying Conference

May 9, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

To register for the conference, click here.

Ethics Conference for Social Work Professionals

April 23, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Half-day conference for Social Work Professionals; earn 4 CEU's for attending.  Topic include Review of New Code of Ethics, Advanced Care Planning, Sexual Violence and Human Trafficking.  Registration $50, now open - click here!

Philosophy Colloquium on Ethics and Politics of Curiousity

April 16, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Of potential interest...

The Philosophy Department will host Dr. Perry Zurn for a colloquium on "The Ethics and Politics of Curiousity:"

See the flyer here (pdf or png)

Death Penalty Discussion by Witness in Residence Initiative

April 9, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Of potential interest...


Graduate Conference: Philosophy in Urgent Times

April 7, 2018 - 9:00 AM

For the program, click here.


Mary Anne Franks, Stopping Nonconsensual Pornography

March 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Mary Anne Franks, Prof. of Law, University of Miami, presents:


"Stopping Revenge Porn"

Public Lecture, Mon. March 26, 2018, Cone 210, 2:00-3:30.

Nonconsensual pornography is a massive problem: according to a recent study,...

Robert Audi, "Religious Disagreement: What it is and How We Can Approach Its Resolution"

March 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Robert Audi, John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, presents:


"Religious Disagreement: What it is and How We Can Approach Its Resolution"

Public Lecture,...

Tara Conley, "Hashtag Genealogies: A Black Feminist Project"

March 20, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Tara Conley, Research Director at Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation, presents:


"Hashtag Genealogies: A Black Feminist Project"

Public Lecture, Tues. March 20, 2018, Cone 113, 2:00-3:30.


Save the Date: End-of-Life Care Conference

March 5, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Ethics Center is pleased to Cosponsor the following end-of-life care conference....