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April 2019

Kenan Graduate Fellows in Ethics Spring Workshop

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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graduate fellows

Please join the 2018-19 Kenan Graduate Fellows in Ethics for their final research workshop of the academic year.   Panel 1 (2:05-3:05): How ethical or moral constructs might affect political practice. With Sarah Zigler, Antong Liu, Eric Cheng Panel 2 (3:15-4:15): Representation, perception, and participation for particular groups. With Karen Little, Sara Wingrove, Kelly Hunter Panel 3 (4:25-5:25): Politics of information, activism, and access. With Marcus Mann, Chris Kennedy, Cole Rizki   Each panel will run for about an hour,…

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May 2019

Religions and Public Life Graduate Fellows Research Workshop

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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Religions & Public Life

Please celebrate the end of the academic year with the 2018-19 cohort of Religions and Public Life graduate fellows, as they present public talks based on their research. The workshop runs Wednesday, May 1, 2:00-5:30PM in the Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke Building room 101; light refreshments will be served. Each panelist will give a 6-8 minute “TEDx”-style presentation, followed by open discussion and Q&A.   Workshop Schedule: Panel 1 (2:05-2:55): The Voice of Faith: Praise and Preaching Adam…

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ReMed – Reimagine Medicine

May 20 - June 14
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  The goal of ReMed is to foster the character, imagination, and practices needed to work effectively in contexts of human suffering. Interactive classes in history, ethics, self-care, and the arts, paired with hospital shadowing experiences, allow participants to learn from leaders and practitioners across many disciplines and to explore a variety of paths to health and healing. The curriculum uses graphic art, music, expressive writing, puppetry, movement, improvisation, and mindfulness to explore themes often ignored in traditional medical education.…

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June 2019

Communities and Congregations: a conversation with Gerald Taylor

June 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
229 Gray Building (York Room), 407 Chapel Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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061119 Gerald Taylor convo

  Please join us for a conversation with Gerald Taylor about organizing at the intersection of churches and other civic groups, and how that organizing interacts with politics in NC. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Parking provided in the Bryan Center Garage (PGIV) -- RSVP on the web form to receive your parking pass and instructions. Email amber.diaz@duke.edu for more information or questions about parking. Gerald Taylor is one of the most creative experienced organizers and strategic…

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Arete Medical Ethics Summer Seminar

June 24 - June 28
Medical Ethics Summer 2019

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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July 2019

Arete High School Summer Seminar in Ethics, Philosophy, and Religion

July 9 - July 14
Arete High School Seminar 2019

The “Arete Summer Seminar in Ethics, Philosophy, and Religion at Duke University” will aim to prepare high school students with a “tool kit” for approaching these subjects in college, offering them a roadmap of sorts. Plato and Aristotle will be primary interlocutors along with a number of other great minds. The seminar will examine the meaning of virtue, the substance of human nature, the question of human flourishing, the metaphysics of reality, and the nature of “truth.” Students will also discuss the…

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