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2014–2015 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.


11 • An Introduction to the Ethical Issues in Graduate Education Research.

17 • Justice Sandra Day O'Connor to speak in New Hampshire on Constitution Day.  New Hampshire will celebrate "Constitution Day"in a very special way. Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will speak at 6 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, introduced by Supreme Court Justice David Souter. O'Connor will deliver the William W. Treat Lecture and her topic, The State of Democracy in America Today, will serve as the animating idea for the second year of Constitutionally Speaking, an initiative that invites the public, teachers, and students to consider and thoughtfully discuss our rights and responsibilities as citizens. While the event is free, tickets are required. Reserve your seats on the Capitol Center for the Arts website. SOLD OUT

18 • 4:30 pm Constitution Day Program, Professor Jennifer Brooke Sargent, J.D. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 brave men on September 17, 1787. Prof. Sargent is this year's Constitution Day speaker. Location:  Room 003, Rockefeller Center More information

19 • Dartmouth Philosophy Professor Amy Allen has convened the 2014 Critical Theory Roundtable for September 19-21, 2014, here at Dartmouth College. The roundtable features a keynote address by Alex Honneth (University of Frankfurt/Columbia University) - "The Idea of Social Freedom: On the Intellectual Roots of Socialism" - as well as lectures by philosophers and other scholars from around the world. This event is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Leslie Center for the Humanities, and is free and open to the public. The full schedule can be found here. For further information, to pre-register, or to attend one or both dinners, please contact Amy Allen at

20 • 1:30 pm Perspectives on Wisdom: Can Practical Wisdom Be Learned? Lessons from the Medical School (and Elsewhere).  Join Professor Kenneth Sharpe '66 and Dr. Joseph O'Donnell for talks on how practical wisdom can help us lead satisfying lives. Location: Moore Auditorium More information

22 • 4:30 pm Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition and Regional Ethics Bowl team info session. Open to any student with an interest in debate, ethics, business and argument. Location:  Ethics Institute Conference Room.

23 • 12:00 pm Ethics Minor Fall Luncheon.  Open to all students minoring in Ethics, our Fall luncheon is an opportunity to meet other students minoring in Ethics.  Please RSVP to the Ethics Institute.

24 • 5:00 pm COSO Big Fall Policy Meeting in Paganucci at 5.


8 • 4:30 pm, Inaugural Roger S. Aaron 1964 Distinguished Lecture with Ken Feinberg. Ken is an American attorney, specializing in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.  Location: Loew's Auditorium, Black Visual Arts Center.

TBD • Collegiate Ethics Case Competition –  The competition will expose students to a thought provoking business ethics case that they could face in their professional careers. Student teams will collaboratively analyze, present, and respond to questions posed by a panel of judges. Students will compete with teams from various business colleges from around the world. The experience promises to challenge students' moral reasoning, provide a wonderful networking opportunity, and in the end, raise students' awareness of the importance of corporate social responsibility.  Location: TBD.



6 • The Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl, Sacred Heart University, CT. Learn more

TBD • The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest.  The EWF Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is designed to challenge college student to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.  Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.  Contest deadline, December 2, 2014.  Learn more>>


Last Updated: 9/17/14