Center for Ethics


Center for Ethics

Upcoming Events and Future Programming

Civility and Disobedience

    1. Thursday, Nov 13, 2014                     
      7:00 PM
         Miller Forum Moyer Hall

      Nancy FraserNancy Fraser
      The New School
      "Can Society Be Commodities All the Way Down?"

      Fraser is a critical theorist who studies justice and feminism. She is the author of Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis. Co-sponsored by Women’s Studies.
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      Preliminary Spring Program:

      Monday, January 19, 2015                               
      10AM-3PM   Seegers 111-112

      Training for Change

      An activism workshop for students, staff and members of the community. Training for Change will provide activist training for groups standing up for social, economic, and environmental justice through strategic nonviolence. 

      Wednesday, March 11, 2015                    
      7:30 PM  Miller Forum, Moyer Hall

      Eboo Patel

      Eboo Patel is a member of President Barack Obama's inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships and president of the Interfaith Youth Corps. His work is centered on the idea that religion is a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division, and concerns how civil discourse among different faiths can lead to substantial change. Co-sponsored by Chaplain's Office.

      ca. Tuesday March 31, 2015                     

      Amaney Jamal
      Princeton University

      Amaney Jamal is Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Her books include Barriers to Democracy, which explores the role of civic associations in promoting democratic effects in the Arab world. Jamal's talk will examine various aspects of civility and disobedience within Palestinian politics.

      Wednesday, April 15, 2015 
      7:30 PM  Seegers Event Space

      Donna Murch
      Rutgers University

      Donna Murch is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University. Her interests include the urban history of California and New York; Civil Rights, Black Power and postwar social movements; history of policing and prisons; and the political economy of drugs. 


      Civility and Disobedience is directed by Brian Mello, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Christine Sistare, Professor of Philosophy.

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