News and Events Archive

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 - 7:00 PM

To register for the conference, click here.

Ethics Conference for Social Work Professionals

April 23, 2018 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.