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January 2022

The New Corporation Film Screening and Discussion with Michael Hardt, Deborah Gallagher and Renata Kamakura

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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The New Corporation: Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion. When: January 20, 2022, 6-8pm. Where: Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101.

The Kenan Institute for Ethics is sponsoring a screening of The New Corporation, a documentary film examining how corporations brand themselves as socially conscious entities while contributing to climate change, inequality, and the erosion of democracy. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Michael Hardt (Literature), Dr. Deborah Gallagher (Nicholas School of the Environment), and Renata Kamakura (Sunrise Movement). Refreshments will be provided.

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The Ethics of Now presents Viet Thanh Nguyen

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Ethics of Now with Adriane Lentz-Smith. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen on struggle, trauma, memory, and the power of the fictions we weave. Thursday, January 20, 2022, 7:30pm EST, dukeethics.org/eon

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM WEBINAR Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen writes incisively, acerbically, and hilariously about power, trauma, and the meanings we make out of a fractured world. As a storyteller and critic, he encourages us to contend with past and present, and to generate more liberatory futures. Join Duke History professor Adriene Lentz-Smith for a discussion with Nguyen on Struggle, Trauma, Memory, and the Power of the Fictions We Weave.

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Data Privacy Day: A Conversation with Neil Richards about his Book “Why Privacy Matters”

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Data Privacy Day: A Conversation with Neil Richards about his book "Why Privacy Matters." Headshot of speaker and book cover. Other event details listed.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM WEBINAR In honor of Data Privacy Day 2022, we will be discussing with Professor Neil Richards his recent book "Why Privacy Matters." We will talk about what privacy means and “what privacy isn’t,” and explore the implications of our country’s legal approach to privacy for freedom, democracy, and consumer protection in this information age. Dr. Richards will be in conversation with Jolynn Dellinger (Duke Law School; Kenan Institute for Ethics) and David Hoffman…

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February 2022

Reimagining Our Economy for People and Planet

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Room,, West Duke 101
Durham,
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Reimagining Our Economy for People and Planet

In the face of ecological catastrophe and extreme inequality, we need to rethink the status quo. What if our economy maximized well-being and sustainability for all instead of profit for the few? People, institutions, and governments around the world are embracing the vision of an economy that promotes human flourishing on a healthy planet. Join this conversation with Amanda Janoo, Ayo Fatunde, and Ellie Sanders from the Wellbeing Economy Alliance to learn how they are advancing the transition to an…

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March 2022

Meshroom: An Open Dancefloor for Rewilding Thought and Movement

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ark, East Campus, 14 Epworth Dorm Ln
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Meshroom

Free and open to all. Bring a friend.Meshroom is a performance environment that forms an intellectual/intentional community around an open dancefloor. It is a space for transcending narrow languages, ungrounding from fixed realities, and co-creating temporary worlds in movement. Meshroom is shaped by the movement, dreams, hopes, and queerness of everyone in the room: it is a weaving of wild minds and soft bodies. All visitors are welcome to move, rest, witness, think, melt, and dance with live music and occasional performances.Live electro-acoustic music: Michael Grigoni. Meshroom is…

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Meshroom: An Open Dancefloor for Rewilding Thought and Movement

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ark, East Campus, 14 Epworth Dorm Ln
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Meshroom

Free and open to all. Bring a friend.Meshroom is a performance environment that forms an intellectual/intentional community around an open dancefloor. It is a space for transcending narrow languages, ungrounding from fixed realities, and co-creating temporary worlds in movement. Meshroom is shaped by the movement, dreams, hopes, and queerness of everyone in the room: it is a weaving of wild minds and soft bodies. All visitors are welcome to move, rest, witness, think, melt, and dance with live music and occasional performances.Live electro-acoustic music: Michael Grigoni. Meshroom is…

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