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Restriction, Rationing and Responsibilities: The three R’s of pandemic ethics

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated numerous ethical challenges, from triage in the event of severe resource shortages, to ensuring the safety of essential workers, to saving lives while also preserving livelihoods. Dr Wynia will explore some of the most contentious issues faced and the most painful lessons learned for policymakers, the public, and frontline health […]

The Three Rs of Pandemic Ethics

Restrictions, Rationing and Responsibilities: the three R’s of pandemic ethics  The COVID-19 pandemic has generated numerous ethical challenges, from triage in the event of severe resource shortages, to ensuring the safety of essential workers, to saving lives while also preserving livelihoods. Dr Wynia will explore some of the most contentious issues faced and the most […]

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Disability Technologies: Ethical Pitfalls and Social Responsibilities

Abstract: People often talk about designing for disabled people as engineering in a humanitarian mode, and designers are lauded for their work to help people when it concerns disability technology. There is resistance to how this work is cast from the disability community. Our community often sees projects developed without rich engagement with the relevant […]

Climate Change, Disability, and Equity: An Evening with Alex Ghenis

As climate change and our understanding of it progresses, it is clear that we will need to reduce our emissions and adapt to new environments and economies. People with disabilities are affected in unique ways by climate change, but are too often left out of plans and actions by stakeholders. Ghenis will contextualize how people […]

Felon: A poetic and immersive play — A discourse on race, incarceration, justice.

R. Dwayne Betts will present an excerpt of the solo show that he is developing based on "Felon." The work engages with the contemporary moment, mass incarceration, and the challenges of having a complicated conversation about crime, punishment, and sorrow in contemporary America. This presentation essentially takes place in three parts. First, there is the […]

BLACK NATURE: An Evening with Camille T. Dungy

Virtual Event CO, United States

Camille Dungy will feature poetry and environmental writing in her discussion and reading that will focus on nature, race, and writing. Her anthology of black writers, Black Nature, was published last year and is a historical look at black writers and writing about the environment. Zoom Link: BLACK NATURE: An evening with Camille T. Dungy

Black Nature: Race and the Environment

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Join the Hennebach Program in the Humanities for a night with award-winning author and poet and professor Camille T. Dungy; her reading and book discussion will feature poetry and environmental writing devoted to questions of nature, race, and writing as a black academic in our current culture. Her anthology of black writers, Black Nature, was […]

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Nature, Race, and Writing

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Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali-Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (neh-ZOO / koo-mah / tah-TILL) is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic; Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books; At the Drive-In Volcano; and Miracle Fruit. With Ross Gay, she co-authored Lace & Pyrite, a chapbook of […]

BIPOC Nature: Race, Nature, and Writing

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil's most recent book “World of Wonders” is an exploration of race, motherhood, gender, and the natural world. Professor Nezhukumatathil's reading and discussion will feature poems and essays devoted to these topics. BIO: Aimee Nezhukumatathil is an essayist and poet Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (neh-ZOO / koo-mah […]

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Hennebach Panel on Race and Writing and Nature

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Zoom Link: Panel Discussion with Camille T. Dungy and Aimee Nezhukumatathil: Join Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Camille T. Dungy for a performance and panel oriented on their recent readings and lectures. These two internationally renowned poets and powerhouse environmental writers will join forces for a panel discussion focused on nature writing, the environment, and race. Aimee Nezhukumatathil […]

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Empathy and Forgiveness

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Empathy and Forgiveness: Seeing the heart of the enemy as a Servant Leader with Marleen Ramsey Zoom link: https://mines.zoom.us/j/96941462001

Post-Election Lecture Series: Healing Our Country Through Empathy and Forgiveness

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Empathy and forgiveness: Seeing the heart of the enemy as a Servant Leader, with Marleen Ramsey. Details: Our world, our country, is facing a time of incredible uncertainty and strife, with confrontations and violent clashes happening everywhere we turn. It is a time of intense political division, cultural change, and protests for justice. There is […]

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Post-Election Lecture Series: Healing Our Country Through Leadership and Identity

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“This Is Your Home”: Leadership, Race, and the Self with Norman Coultier Details: Author James Baldwin once wrote to his nephew, ​“For this is your home, my friend, do not be driven from it; great men have done great things here, and will again, and we can make America what America must become.” ​But what […]

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Forgiveness and Power in an Age of Atrocity: Servant-leadership as a way of life with Shann Ray Ferch

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Details: In a time of personal and political upheaval, what brings peace, what secures greater justice, and what draws us into greater individual and communal beauty? Dr. Ferch considers the essence of ultimate forgiveness, the consciousness to live well with others, and the prophetic vision of Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King Jr.’s beloved […]

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Healing Our Country Event: The Justice and Forgiveness Panel

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November 11, 2020 5pm: The REPARATION AND FORGIVENESS Panel with Norman Coultier, Shann Ray Ferch, and Marleen Ramsey: experiential event on leadership, forgiveness, charity, and race Details: Panel discussion on Forgiveness, Leadership, Equity with three experts in Forgiveness Scholarship BIO: American Book Award winner Dr. Shann Ray Ferch spent part of his childhood on the […]

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The Reparation, Empathy & Forgiveness Panel

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November 11, 2020 5pm: The REPARATION, EMPATHY &  FORGIVENESS Panel with Norman Coultier, Shann Ray Ferch, and Marleen Ramsey: experiential event on leadership, forgiveness, charity, and race. Details: Panel discussion on Forgiveness, Leadership, Equity with three experts in Forgiveness Scholarship Norman Coultier is a native of Inglewood and South (Central) Los Angeles, California and grew […]

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Water in Contemporary Literature and Film: Professor Paula Farca Faculty Book Talk

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Water is a symbol of life, wisdom, fertility, purity, and death. Water also sustains and nourishes, irrigates our crops, keeps us clean and healthy, and contributes to our energy needs. But a strain has been put on our water resources as increased energy demands combine with the effects of climate change to create a treacherous […]

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‘Water in Contemporary Literature and Film,’ Paula Farca Book Talk

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November 16th, 2020 5pm: “Water in Contemporary Literature and Film” Paula Farca Book Talk Details: Water is a symbol of life, wisdom, fertility, purity, and death. Water also sustains and nourishes, irrigates our crops, keeps us clean and healthy, and contributes to our energy needs. But a strain has been put on our water resources […]

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Water in Contemporary Literature and Film: Professor Paula Farca Faculty Book Talk

Virtual Event CO, United States

Water is a symbol of life, wisdom, fertility, purity, and death. Water also sustains and nourishes, irrigates our crops, keeps us clean and healthy, and contributes to our energy needs. But a strain has been put on our water resources as increased energy demands combine with the effects of climate change to create a treacherous […]

Daniels Fund Public Lecture: ‘CAER in Context: A Flexible Model for Integrating Anticipatory Ethics’

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In this talk, we will define and provide a rationale for Creative Anticipatory Ethical Reasoning (CAER), a flexible blend of scenario analysis, design fiction, and ethical reasoning, that we have iteratively developed in the STS Futures Lab. CAER provides a framework for engaging participants in critically imagining and interrogating plausible future trajectories.

Engineering and Capitalism: A Faculty Book Talk with Professor Carl Mitcham

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Earlier this year in Steps toward a Philosophy of Engineering I reviewed some 30 years of my effort to reflect critically on engineering. In the process it became apparent that one important missing element, in my work as well as in that of many others, was critical examination of the relationship between English speaking engineering […]

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Engineering and Capitalism: A Fraught Relationship, with Professor Carl Mitcham

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Last year in Steps toward a Philosophy of Engineering, Professor Carl Mitcham reviewed some 30 years of an effort to reflect critically on engineering. In the process it became apparent that an important missing element, in his work as well as in that of many others, was critical examination of the relationship between English-speaking engineering […]

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On Writing Ourselves: an Exploration of Latinx Identity and Representation) with the novelist and Professor Patricia Engel

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Patricia Engel will lead a reading of her work along with a discussion focused on the difficulties and existential dilemmas that Latinx writers and scholars specifically face in defining themselves and their work in relation to (and in opposition to) current and historical barriers reinforced by stereotypes, dislocation, and diaspora.

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Reimagining Engineering Through the Eyes of Black Women Educators: A Conversation with Walter Lee

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As issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion continue to surface, it’s clearly evident that something isn’t working. So, what about engineering should change? Dr. Walter Lee and members of his research group are actively working towards finding answers to this question. Please join us for a conversation. View PDF Flyer

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Modeling the Dynamics of Poverty – Rediet Abebe

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Please join the Daniels Fund and the Division of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences for a virtual talk by Dr. Rediet Abebe, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Abebe will present her current research on a model of economic welfare that incorporates dynamic experiences with shocks and pose a […]

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Remember the Flight: Writing and Re-Writing Iranian Women’s Lives

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Novelist and literary scholar Jasmin Darznik discusses how Forugh Farrokhzad, Iran's rebel poet, has been transformed and re-imagined outside of Iran, offering new possibilities for how Iranian women are seen--and see themselves--in America and beyond. Bio: Jasmin Darznik is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Bohemians (April 2021), a novel that imagines the friendship between photographer […]

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