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December 2019

Ethics of Now: Jennifer Eberhardt

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St
Durham, NC 27701
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With cutting-edge and vital research, Jennifer Eberhardt teaches us how our brains work and how racism does its work. By illuminating how we unconsciously associate blackness and crime, and by working with law enforcement agencies to disrupt those associations, she shows us that the problems with the criminal justice system are ones we created and ones we can solve. Use Uber code eqby6z6 for a free ride to the event!   The Ethics of Now is a series of conversations…

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January 2020

Providential Modernity Seminar with David Cook

January 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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Providential modernity

The next Providential Modernity seminar will meet at 1:00PM on Thursday, January 9, in the Ahmadieh Family Conference Room (West Duke Building, room 101). The seminar will feature David Cook (Religion, Rice University) discussing his project, “Mainstream and popular Ottoman-era Muslim apocalypses.” Paper attached. A vegetarian lunch will be served; please RSVP to receive a copy of the paper (and request parking on East Campus, if needed) to Amber Díaz Pearson. Abstract: There has been comparatively little work on Ottoman…

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February 2020

Ethics of Now: Kiese Laymon

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St
Durham, NC 27701
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Kiese Laymon does not dissemble. By turns raw, real, fantastical, and funny, his memoirs and fiction articulate the slow death of living amidst state violence and the poetic transcendence of managing to keep on keeping on nonetheless. Personal but public, his writing speaks to and for all of us. The Ethics of Now is a series of conversations between Duke historian Adriane Lentz Smith and a range of artists, advocates, and authors that explore the ethical challenges facing the Durham…

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June 2020

Arete Medical Ethics Summer Seminar

June 15, 2020 - June 19, 2020
Arete Medical Ethics Summer Seminar, June 15th-19th 2020

This seminar invites students to examine the central ethical questions that arise in the everyday practice of medicine and to interpret those questions through a moral framework drawing from both natural law and medicine’s traditional orientation toward the patient’s health. This framework will be contrasted with principlism and consequentialism as participants consider what sort of practice medicine is, whether it has a rational end or goal, and how medicine contributes to human flourishing. The seminar will consider common clinical ethical…

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October 2020

Normative Ethics and Welfare Economics Conference

October 24, 2020
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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