Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

The Ethics Circle Schedule

2011–2012 Academic Year

October 11, 2011 2:10 pm "Ethical Issues in Public Diplomacy: Cases from Saudi Arabia, Spain, Mexico, and Iceland," Greg Payne
November 8, 2011 2:10 pm "Staging Impunity: Human Rights and the Ethics of Performative Representation," Christina Marin
February 14, 2012 2:10 pm "A Hands-on Approach Making Ethical Decisions," Jerry Lanson
March 13, 2012 2:10 pm "Economics and the Environment: Whose Values Do You Count?," Nejem Raheem
April 10, 2012 2:10 pm "The Ethical Dynamics of Creation: The Pressure on Writers Across Disciplines to Create 'Likeable' Characters," Diane Lake (with panel including Monica Link)

Past Ethics Circle Offerings

Spring 2011

February 8, 2011 2:10 pm “141 Ways to Teach Ethics in Just 30 Minutes,” Dr. Tom Cooper
March 17, 2011 2:10 pm "Film Adaptations and Biopics: Ethical Concerns for the Writer," Diane Lake
April 12, 2011 2:10 pm "Breaking the Shackles: Kant on the Public Use of Reason," Pablo Muchnik

Fall 2010

October 12, 2010

2:10 pm "Newsroom Conundrums: An Escaped Con, A Dead Hooker, and Other Nettlesome Ethical Issues," Ted Gup, Chair, Dept. of Journalism
November 9. 2010 2:10 pm "Ethical Issues in the Communication Sciences," Julie Volkman and Amy Vashlishan Murray, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Spring 2010

February 9, 2010 2:00 pm "How Ethics Is Taught at Leading English-Speaking Universities," Tom Cooper
March 16, 2010 2:00 pm "Team Teaching Ethics," Jerry Lanson and Jeff Seglin
April 13, 2010 2:00 pm "The Ethics of Informed Consent for Human Research Subjects," Tracey Stark

Fall 2009

October 13, 2009 2:00 pm "Ethics at Emerson," Elizabeth Baeten
November 10, 2009 2:00 pm "How Ethics Is Taught at Leading Institutions," Tom Cooper
December 8, 2009 2:00 pm Greg Payne