Kenan Distinguished Lecture

The annual Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics is a signature series of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke that brings a distinguished speaker to campus to address moral issues of broad social and cultural significance.

2019-2020 Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics

Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics: What is Life Worth, The Ethical Challenges of Catastrophe Response

A Lecture with Special Master of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, Kenneth Feinberg, on compensation in the wake of national tragedies.

What is Life Worth? A discussion with Ken Feinberg

Previous Lectures


west and george

2018-19: Cornel West & Robert George on “Friendship and Faith Across Political Difference


Poster for Mitch Landrieu's talk "Making Straight What Has Been Crooked"

2017-18: Mitch Landrieu on “Making Straight What Has Been Crooked