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”

Dr. Holly Blackford to Present on Oct. 10 as Part of The Big Read Lecture Series

This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts is participating for the ninth time in The Big Read, with the novel In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez.  A faculty lecture series will be part of the celebration, and the first one will take place on Wednesday, October 10, at 5:30 p.m., with guest lecturer … Continue reading Dr. Holly Blackford to Present on Oct. 10 as Part of The Big Read Lecture Series

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 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

“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

Register Now for the Consent to Sex Workshop on 4/28

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 … Continue reading Register Now for the Consent to Sex Workshop on 4/28

Philosophy and Religion Student Achievement and Research Celebration on 4/25

On Tuesday, April 25, join the Department of Philosophy and Religion as they honor the research and achievements of their undergraduate students.  The luncheon will feature mini-presentations by students, the announcement of department awards, and the celebration of graduating students. The event begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge.  Contact Dr. Melissa … Continue reading Philosophy and Religion Student Achievement and Research Celebration on 4/25