Events

Upcoming Events for the Department
 

  • Adventures in Ethics Lecture Series: Jay Bernstein (New School for Social Research)

    2/10/15
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Little Building
    Charles Beard Room

    "Democratic Bodies: The Abolition of Torture and the Uprising of the Rule of Law"

    Sponsored by Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies with School of Communication, School of the Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Pablo Muchnik

  • Adventures in Ethics Lecture Series: Screening of Errol Morris's Film 'Standard Operating Procedure'

    3/24/15
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Little Building
    Charles Beard Room

    A blockbuster of a documentary, Errol Morris's Standard Operating Procedure is an inquiry into the prisoner abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib.

    Sponsored by Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies with School of Communication, School of the Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Pablo Muchnik

  • Adventures in Ethics Lecture Series: Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University)

    4/14/15
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Little Building
    Charles Beard Room

    "Life of Death Row: A Critical Phenomenology of State Execution"

    Sponsored by Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies with School of Communication, School of the Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Pablo Muchnik

  • Sleepless Nights

    11/13/20
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Paramount Center
    The Bright Family Screening Room

    On behalf of the Institute and Emerson Peace and Social Justice please join us for a film screening of Sleepless Nights (Layali Bala Noom) on November 13th from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Bright Family Screening Room.

    Through the stories of Assaad Shaftari, a former high ranking intelligence officer in a Christian right wing militia, responsible for many casualties in the protracted civil war in Lebanon and Maryam Saiidi, the mother of Maher, a missing young communist fighter who disappeared in 1982, Sleepless Nights (2012) digs into the war wounds and asks if redemption and forgiveness are possible. Discussion with filmmaker Eliane Raheb to follow screening.

    Sponsored by Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies with Emerson Peace and Social Justice

    For more information please contact:
    Yasser Munif

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