News and Events

Rebecca J. Hester, "Embodied politics: health promotion, migrant activism and neoliberalism"

February 12, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM

This working paper is meant to be the introductory chapter of my forthcoming book “Embodied Politics.” In this chapter, I argue that there are two predominant theoretical approaches to health and its promotion, both of which are based in an activist politics. On the one hand, we think of health as a social justice “good,” especially for vulnerable populations living in a neoliberal system that...

Mariana Ortega, “Memento Vivere: Shadow Ground, Aesthetic Memory, and the Border”

January 24, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

For a pdf of the flyer, click here. For more on our series on immigration, see the flyer here...

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)


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!).


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...