The Department of Philosophy and Religion and Dr. Eric Chwang, Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Ethics, Health, and Society, will present a “Consent to Sex Workshop” on Friday, April 28. All are welcome, but registration is required. The schedule is as follows:
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: “Reasons for Yes: What Makes Consent Affirmative?”, Margo Kaplan, Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School
11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.: “Why Consent Does Not Matter: The Role of Rights,” Stephen Kershnar, Distinguished Teaching Professor in Philosophy at the State University of New York at Fredonia
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.: Lunch
1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.: “Coercion and Its Moral Mechanism,” Hallie Liberto, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut
2:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.: “The Meaning of Consent: Concepts, Evidence, and Reasonable Belief,” Heidi Malm, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University College
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Keynote Address, “Past and Future Sexual Consent,” Michelle J. Anderson, President of Brooklyn College
All sessions will take place in Law E110, except for the keynote address, which will take place in Law 108. A reception will follow the keynote address.