News and Events

Immigration Series: Flyer and Dates

November 12, 2018 - 3:45 PM

We are pleased to announce speakers, dates and times for the upcoming series on immigration!  They are:

Jan. 24 - Mariana Ortega (Penn State) is author of In-Between:  Latina Feminist Phenomenology, Multiplicity, and the Self (2016). (Atkins Library Halton Reading Room, 2:30-4:00. Including photo exhibit by Verónica Cárdenas and reception)

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Pics and Link from Delfanti Talk

October 30, 2018 - 11:00 PM

For some pics from Alessandro Delfanti's talk - and for a link to the paper he based it around - check out the Facebook page,...


Alessandro Delfanti, "The History of Politics of Distributed Biotechnology"

October 30, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM

Alessandro Delfanti (Assistant Prof. of Culture and New Media at the University of Toronto) presents:

The History of Politics of Distributed Biotechnology

Lunch workshop, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, Cone 112, 11:30-12:45 (note changed start time from last year!).

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NC Trans Pride 2018

October 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Center is pleased to be a co-sponsor of NC Trans Pride 2018 - for the flyer, see here.


Todd Kuiken, "How DIY Bio Gets Ahead on Ethics, Biosafety and Biosecurity"

October 2, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM

Todd Kuiken (Senior Research Scholar Genetic Engineering and Society Center, NC State University) presents:

How DIY Bio Gets Ahead on Ethics, Biosafety and Biosecurity

Lunch workshop, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, Cone 112, 11:30-12:45 (note changed...


4th Annual Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Workshop

September 29, 2018 - 9:30 AM

In cooperation with the Science and Technology Studies program at Virginia Tech, the Center is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology (SEPOT) conference on Sept. 29, at the Center City building in Charlotte.  The schedule is here.
 


Annual Center Breakfast, Sept. 12

September 12, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Please join us for the annual Ethics Center Breakfast on Wed. Sept. 12, 7:30-9:00, Cone 112!

We'll have our annual opportunity to reconnect with one another, as well as announcements and discussion about Center programming for the upcoming year.  We're very excited about some of what we've been able to line up, including a series on biohacking and one on immigration, as well...


Series on Biohacking

June 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Biohacking” refers most broadly to self-help or DIY efforts by people to modify the functioning of their bodies, with goals of improved health or improved physical and mental performance.  The term has been appropriated by advocates of everything from nutritional supplements to quantified-self technologies (like FitBits) to cyborg-style implants to attempts to modify one...


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.