News and Events Archive

Dorothy Roberts, "Prisons, Foster Care, and The Systemic Punishment of Black Mothers"

March 31, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Dorothy Roberts is George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights at the University of Pennsylvania.  She is internationally known for her work on the ways that law and public policy implicate questions of justice, especially for women, children and African-Americans. 

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Frank Pasquale, "Big Data Overdrive: The Quest for Universal Surveillance"

March 12, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Frank Pasquale is Professor of Law at the University of Maryland's Francis King Carey School of Law and the author of Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information, as well as numerous articles on big data and its regulation.

"Big Data Overdrive: The Quest for Universal Surveillance"

Publc Lecture, Thursday, March 12,...


Lisa Guenther, "REACH Coalition: Reciprocal Education and Community Healing on Tennessee's Death Row" (afternoon lecture)

February 5, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Lisa Guenther is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbit University and the author of Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives (Minnesota University Press, 2013) as well as numerous articles in contempoary political theory.

"REACH Coalition: Reciprocal Education and Community Healing on Tennessee's Death Row"

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Lisa Guenther, "On Pain of Death: A Critical Phenomenology of Lethal Injection" (lunch workshop)

February 5, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Lisa Guenther is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbit University and the author of Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives (Minnesota University Press, 2013) as well as numerous articles in contempoary political theory.

"On Pain of Death: A Critical Phenomenology of Lethal Injection"

Lunch/workshop, Thursday, Feb. 5, 12:30-2:...


Paul B. Thompson, "The Ethics and Philosophy of Industrial Agriculture"

January 22, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Paul B. Thompson is Professor of Philosophy and the W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics at Michigan State University. He is the author of 13 books and edited volumes, such as The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics and The Ethics of Aid and Trade. He has served on numerous national and international committees on...


Ethics Center First Blog Entry

Hello!

 

I'm pleased to inform you that the Ethics Center is starting a blog!  We will use this platform to deliver in depth information and follow ups on events and news.

We are busy over here preparing for next semester’s great events.  We wanted to remind you that we still need donations for the 2nd Annual Center Symposium, titled “Social Sustainability:...


Why We Ought to Fear the ‘Normal'

Hello!  The UNC Charlotte Center for Professional and Applied Ethics in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences wishes to welcome back everyone to the Spring 2013 semester!  We have lots of good things lined up, so please check out the Spring 2013 Calendar of Events here.

We excitedly remind you that our first event of the...


Pharmacognetics and Health Care Coverage

Hello!  We have an upcoming featuring Dr. Michael Manolakis titled "Should Pharmacognetics Drive Health Plan Coverage Descisions?"  This event is Wednesday, February 6, from 12:30-2 in the Winningham 107.

Dr. Manolakis will describe the evolution of the pharmacy benefit, which is the component of the larger health care benefit that provides coverage for prescription...


Hank Greely, "Personalized Genomic Medicine" featured in the Charlotte Observer!

Check out  this Charlotte Oberserver article on our next speaker, Hank Greely, who will present "Personalized Genomic Medicine" March 27 from 12:30-2pm in the College of Health and Human Services room 128.  Space is still available, so RSVP to ...