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Attend ethics related events on topics including climate change, moral development in youth, race, food, health, religion, and philosophy.
by admin Jan 22, 2019

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EVENTS

The Rock Ethics Institute frequently partners with affiliate faculty and departments as well as external organizations to host ethics-related events. To read more about our Co-Sponsorships and to apply for funding, please visit our Co-Sponsorships page.

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment"

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment"

When: Feb 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Where: 162 Willard

Eric Plemons, Assistant Professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, explores the impact that the decades-long insurance exclusion of trans-surgery, including restricted patient access, limited development and circulation of technical skills to perform the procedures, and a lack of effective administrative processes needed to integrate these services into existing clinical workflows. The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment" - Read More…

Legacies of Lynching

Legacies of Lynching

When: Feb 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Where: Flex Theatre - HUB

This panel will explore lynchings in Pennsylvania and efforts by Penn State students to investigate and seek justice in cases of lynching. Legacies of Lynching - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?"

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?"

When: Feb 21, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, Memorial Lounge

Michael Poulin, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at SUNY Buffalo, is the second speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. His lecture will discuss research that suggests that empathy and personal discomfort need not go hand in hand, and that less discomfort may translate to more prosocial action. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?" - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment"

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment"

When: Feb 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Where: Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Kurt Gray, Associate Professor of psychology at UNC Chapel Hill, is the third speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. He will discuss why the past 20 years of moral psychology research may be misguided and outlines a new theory of moral judgment grounded in mind perception. Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment" - Read More…

Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium

Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium

When: Mar 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Where: Eisenhower Auditorium

Equal Justice Initiative, Just Mercy, civil rights, National Memorial for Peace and Justice, racial violence and oppression Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium - Read More…

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation"

The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation"

When: Mar 21, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium

Susan Stryker, is an American professor, author, filmmaker, and theorist whose work focuses on gender and human sexuality. She is an Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, former director of the Institute for LGBT Studies, and founder of the Transgender Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona. The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation" - Read More…

Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry:   All In for Prison Education at Penn State

Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry: All In for Prison Education at Penn State

When: Mar 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Where: Nittany Lion Inn

This summit will bring together representatives from leading prison education and reentry programs from around the country, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, government agencies, and state and local officials to develop a vision for the expansion Penn State’s Prison Education and Reentry Project. Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry: All In for Prison Education at Penn State - Read More…