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May 2021

Virtues & Vocations Presents Bill Damon: What is the connection between purpose and character?

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Bill Damon: What's the Connection between Purpose and Character?

During spring 2021, Virtues & Vocations is offering a series of conversations at noon on Tuesdays. Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On May 11, 2021, we are thrilled to welcome Bill Damon. Bill Damon and Kenan Institute for Ethics Director Suzanne Shanahan will consider the question, "What is the connection between purpose and character?" There will be time for audience Q&A. To see the full…

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Virtues & Vocations Presents Gilda Barabino: “How can engineering create cultures of belonging?”

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Gilda Barabino: How can engineering create cultures of belonging?

During spring 2021, Virtues & Vocations is offering a series of conversations at noon on Tuesdays. Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On May 18, we are thrilled to welcome Olin College President Gilda Barabino. Gilda Barabino and Kenan Institute for Ethics Director Suzanne Shanahan will consider the question, “How can engineering create cultures of belonging?” There will be time for audience Q&A. To see the…

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Ethics of Now: The U.S. Economy and the Cost of Racism with Heather McGhee

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom

The Ethics of Now with Adriane Lentz-Smith continues from home with a series of brief, thoughtful and timely conversations about the ethical dilemmas of this historic moment. Join Professor Lentz-Smith and author of New York Times Bestseller The Sum of Us Heather McGhee for a conversation on the U.S. Economy and the Cost of Racism. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.   Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7:30pm Register Now on Zoom   Heather McGhee designs and…

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Virtues & Vocations Presents Nicki Washington: Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Virtues & Vocations presents Nicki Washington

During spring 2021, Virtues & Vocations is offering a series of conversations at noon on Tuesdays. Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On May 25, we are thrilled to welcome Nicki Washington. Nicki Washington and Kenan Institute for Ethics Director Suzanne Shanahan will consider the question, "Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?" There will be time for audience Q&A. To see the full line-up of…

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June 2021

2021 Arete Medical Ethics Summer Seminar (Virtual)

June 7 - June 8

Apply now to participate in a special, two-day, virtual (online) version of the Arete Medical Ethics Summer Seminar. This seminar is designed for physicians in training and open to nursing students also. The 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…

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July 2021

LIBERTE’: EXPLORATIONS OF BLACKNESS AND DANCE

July 26 - July 31
Zoom

Liberte', a 6 day virtual dance event will explore the intersections of Blackness and Dance as a means of liberation. The event will include 5, two hour workshops lead by Black Artist/Dancers from Duke University's Inaugural MFA in Dance cohort alongside a virtual performance featuring the artists. Through movement and conversation, we delve into a diverse discourse of blackness through dance. Presented by Ife Michelle Dance in partnership with the Race and the Professions Fellowship at the Kenan Institute for…

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