Join us Friday Oct. 11 for “Digital Death: Grieving the Dead in the Contemporary World”

Presented by Dr. Candi K. Cann, Baylor University Friday, October 11  3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Law School E108 Reception to follow In this presentation, Dr. Cann examines different types of virtual memorials–funeral industry virtual memorials offered as part of burial packages, community-driven bereavement sites, and spontaneous social network memorial sites– examining how they are … Continue reading Join us Friday Oct. 11 for “Digital Death: Grieving the Dead in the Contemporary World”

Join us on Nov. 7 for “Reflections on Elections”

The Department of Philosophy and Religion will host “Reflections on Elections,” on Wednesday, November 7, as a space to reflect on questions surrounding elections, such as: On what grounds should people have the right to vote? Should we enfranchise everyone, including children? Can democracy persevere through, or flourish under, times of deep divides? Can voting … Continue reading Join us on Nov. 7 for “Reflections on Elections”

CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its fall season on Friday, October 12, with a presentation by Jamila Medley, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA).  Ms. Medley’s presentation is titled, “Reimaging cooperative development in marginalized communities through study and democratic practice.”   The event will take place on Friday, … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

Bioethics Center to Abortion Ethics Lecture on Sept. 28

The Bioethics Center of Rutgers–Camden will present “Five Perspectives on Abortion Ethics,” a lecture given by Dr. Don Marquis, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kansas at Lawrence.  Dr. Marquis has written on many areas of bioethics, including the morality of abortion, conscription for medical research, and the rule that donors must be … Continue reading Bioethics Center to Abortion Ethics Lecture on Sept. 28

Join us for a Lecture about Globalization on Sept. 26

Dr. Román de la Campa, Edwin B. and Lenore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages  at the University of Pennsylvania, will present the free lecture, “Is Globalization a Promise or a Threat?” on Wednesday, September 26.  Dr. de la Campa will attempt to periodize globalization and discuss it as an epochal concept that charts both … Continue reading Join us for a Lecture about Globalization on Sept. 26

Join us Sept. 13 for a Panel Discussion on Child Separations at the Border

On Thursday, September 13, the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Exploring Interdisciplinary Global Studies Project will host a panel discussion regarding legal, international, psychological, and historical issues raised by the recent news of refugee and migrant children being separated from their families at the southern border. The faculty panelists include: Dr. John Wall, … Continue reading Join us Sept. 13 for a Panel Discussion on Child Separations at the Border

Join us for the Ethics of Enhancement Workshop on Apr. 27

On Friday, April 27th, all are invited to attend the Ethics of Enhancement Workshop.  Sponsored by the Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Ethics, Health, and Society, this event will feature S. Matthew Liao, Arthur Zitrin Chair of Bioethics, Director of the Center for Bioethics, and Affiliated Professor in the Department of Philosophy at New York … Continue reading Join us for the Ethics of Enhancement Workshop on Apr. 27

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Tuesday, April 10th: Department of Chemistry Dr. Catherine Grgicak – Associate Professor (reappointment with tenure) Department of Economics Dr. Noha Emara – Associate Professor Department of Philosophy Dr. Eric Chwang – Associate Professor Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Watch Students Debate in the First Ethics Bowl, Concluding Apr. 13

Over the course of the Spring 2018 semester Kimberlee Moran, Associate Teaching Professor of Forensics, and Dr. John Wall, Professor of Religion, have been co-teaching a course on ethics, called “Debating Ethical Issues Across Disciplines.” The course trains students in ethical reasoning and argumentation through the study of ethics as a discipline, and through the … Continue reading Watch Students Debate in the First Ethics Bowl, Concluding Apr. 13

“Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15

The Henry Rutgers Term Chair for Ethics, Health, and Society and the Department of Philosophy and Religion will host “Designer Babies: Choosing Our Children’s Genes,” with guest lecturer Dr. Bonnie Steinbock, Professor Emerita of SUNY–Albany, on Friday, September 15th.  Dr. Steinbock will discuss how new technology gives us hope to one day cure or prevent … Continue reading “Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15