2012–2013 Ethics Institute Sponsored, Co-Sponsored, or Affiliate Events Calendar
Please contact the Ethics Institute via–email or 603-646-1263 for more information about any of these events.
- 30 – The Geisel-Dartmouth Bioethics Social Interest Group sessions will take place Tuesday, October 30th from 6-7pm and Sunday, November 4 from 6 to ~7pm. There will be two sessions devoted to the topic of Euthanasia/Physician Assisted Suicide. The first will be a student led discussion group and the second will be a discussion with Professor Ann Bumpus of the Philosophy Department. Please RSVP to Megan E. Bunnell (Megan.E.Bunnell.13@Dartmouth.edu) so that we have an idea about food/funding. Please feel free to spread the word!
- 10 – Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl, hosted by Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT. POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 1. Learn more>>
- 1 – Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl, hosted by Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.
- 3 – Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2013 – DEADLINE TODAY! Sponsored by the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. Learn more>>
- 10–14 University of Miami School of Law Internship – The Ethics Institute is partnering with the Center for Ethics and Public Service at the University of Miami School of Law [ http://www.law.miami.edu/ceps/ ] to provide an intensive five-day seminar in applied ethics and the law. Professor Anthony Alfieri (University of Miami Professor of Law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar) and Professor Aine Donovan (Dartmouth) will work with a select group of Dartmouth undergraduate students to explore issues of legal ethics, conflict resolution and community service. The seminar will be an intensive morning session with law students, and the afternoon session will focus on exploring community projects in the greater Miami area. Miami's Center for Ethics and Public Service has a partnership with the historically black churches in the area, and the students will meet with religious leaders and community organizers who have established programs in conflict resolution.
- 31 Carnegie Council's International Student/Teacher Essay Contest Competition deadline for submission: December 31, 2012. Learn more>>
- Ethics Across the Curriculum (EATC) Winter lunch sessions 12–1:30. Dates TBD. Please contact Aine Donovan if you are interested in participating.
- 31 – A Monstrous Octopus: The Tentacles of Poverty "Poverty in the Mind of the Artist" Artistic Conceptions of Poverty Created by Students of the Dartmouth Studio Art Department. Learn more>>
- 1 – A Monstrous Octopus: The Tentacles of Poverty: For more information about symposium events. Learn more>>
- 20 – The Ethics Institute presents, "Eve of Destruction: an Investigation into the Capacity for Nuclear Self-destruction." Robert E. Frye presents "In My Lifetime," Film and Discussion, 4:30pm, Location: Haldeman 41
- 4, 11, 18, 25 – Graduate Ethics Program for First Year Graduate Students An institution–wide program of training in the basics of professional ethics. Sessions run from 2:00–4:00pm each Monday in February and are held at the Ethics Institute.
- 1 – Ethics Bowl, National Competition – San Antonio, TX (National Competition Website)
- 2 – Mitosis, Dartmouth's first startup accelerator, is hosting an event called Impact 2013 at 12:30 this Saturday at the Hanover Inn. The event will showcase ideas and ventures from a broad cross-section of the campus community, including Tuck, Thayer, Geisel, and the College. Additionally, there will be a lunch that follows, which will feature two keynote speakers: Steve Kahl (a Tuck Professor) and Erikk Anderson (COO of Adimab).
- 18 – 22 Spring break
- 3 – Ethics and Medicine Faculty Exchange, at 4:30, Haldeman Russo.
- 5–7 National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. Since 1998, this annual conference has featured guest speakers, student paper presentations, student debates, student essay contests, art exhibits, and film screenings, ranging across themes of medical ethics, science in the media, social responsibility, and bio-terrorism. The theme of this year's conference is "Bioethics: Intersections in Global Health and Environmental Policy."
- 5–6 Dartmouth Buddhist Seminars. The Upper Valley Zen Center, the affiliated Dartmouth Zen Practice and co-sponsors at Dartmouth College present: "Buddhist Perspectives on Power, Gender and Sexual Misconduct" Time: Friday 5–7 pm (film) "Crazy Wisdom"; Saturday 10–12 am (Buddhist sitting practice); Saturday 1–4:30pm (talk and panel discussion)
- 17 2013 Dorsett Fellow Norman Daniels a Mary B. Saltonstall Professor and Professor of Ethics and Population Health at Harvard School of Public Health lecture entitled: "Should Undocumented Workers Have Access to Health Care?" Location: Haldeman 041, 4:30-6:00pm.
- 22 "Educating for Liberty: The Connection between Liberal and Civic Education", Patrick Deneen, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame. Patrick Deneen was a speechwriter and special advisor to the Director of the United States Information Agency. Monday, April 22, 2013, 4:00 pm. Location: Rockefeller 1. (co sponsored by the Ethics Institute).
- 23 Red Pine and Lankavatara Sutra: Time: 4–5:30pm, Location Haldeman 041. Red Pine will bring his flare for storytelling and his notable talent as a translator to Dartmouth. His contribution to the translation of Chinese Buddhist texts into English is considerable and includes The Diamond Sutra, The Heart Sutra, The Platform Sutra, and The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma among others.
- 25 – Dr. Cornel West, Public Talk. Class of 1943 University Professor at Princeton University. Lecture series: Seeds of Change: Gender, Scholarship, and Social Justice. Talk title to be announced. 4:15 PM, Haldeman 041.
- 30 – Public Talk: Cecile Richards, 4:15 – 5:45pm, Director of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Filene Auditorium
- 30 – Trans-Pacific Student Contest, Ethics for a Connected World: "What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S. -Asia relations or the U.S. and one of the Asian countries listed (Brunei, Cambodia, China, (including Hong Kong and Macau), East Timor, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam). Contest Deadline: April 30, 2013. Learn more>>
- 1 – 18th Annual Pediatric Ethics Conference, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 8:00 - 9:00am, Auditorium E, Organ Donation After Cardiac Death; Ari Joffe MD, 12:15 - 1:00 PM, Organ Donation After Cardiac Death: Point Counter Point, Ari Joffe MD; James Bernat MD. Learn more>>
- 9–10 Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) This competition is jointly sponsored by the Opus College of Business of the University of St. Thomas (MN), the Ethics & Compliance Officer Association and the Center for Ethics and Business at LMU. IBECC is generally recognized as the premier competition of its kind. The next competition will take place in May 2013 in San Diego, California in conjunction with the ECOA's Sponsoring Partner Forum.
- 16 – Celebrating 200 Years: Kierkegaard's Legacy in the Arts, Philosophy, and Religion In celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Soren Kierkegaard. Much of the focus of the seminar and this day's discussion will be Kierkegaard's significance for modern ethical reflection. Location: Hanover Inn, Co-sponsored by the Religion Department, Leslie Humanities Center, Ethics Institute, Dickey Center for International Understanding, Montgomery Endowment, and the Dean of Faculty's Office. To learn more>>
- 17 – Martha Nussbaum, Public Talk, The Boston Globe hailed her as "America's most prominent philosopher of public life." Part of the Seeds of Change Lecture Series, 3:30pm, Location: Filene Auditorium. For more information, contact Cristen Brooks, 646-2722.
- 22 – Ethics Minor Presentations Lunch, Haldeman, 2nd Floor, Ethics Institute Conference Room, Noon–1:30.
- 24 – Phillips Family Award in Ethics Essay Contest – Award presented annually to an undergraduate student for work in applied and professional ethics. Papers may be in specific areas, such as medical or legal ethics, or in the broader arena of ethics applied to public life. Eligible papers must be written within the calendar year (S12-S13). Deadline for Submission: May 24, 2013 – $250 Prize