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Summer, 2014

Ethics Course: Civic Virtue Through Literature, Mondays at 6:00 pm, June 25—August 20, Location:  Ethics Institute.

Ethics Institute Film Series, June, July and August (see movie listing below): 

June

25 • 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41.  Antigone film with snacks provided. Complete list of films

July 

2 • 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. Henry V film with snacks provided.

9 • 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. Billy Budd film with snacks provided.

16 • 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. Citizen Kane film with snacks provided.

23 • 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. Gran Torino film with snacks provided.

30 • 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. Gattaca film with snacks provided.

August

13• 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. The Quiet American film with snacks provided.

20• 6:00 pm in Haldeman 41. To Kill a Mockingbird film with snacks provided.

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Please contact the Ethics Institute via–email or 603-646-1263 for more information about any of these events.

September

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

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 Amy.R.Allen@dartmouth.edu

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

25 • 4:30 pm Information Session - Regional Ethics Bowl team info session.  Join us for an overview of the Ethics Bowl program.  Location:  Ethics Institute Conference Room. 

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

October

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.

 

December

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: 8/5/14