War is Hell. Coming home can be harder

Posted On November 13, 2017
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Dr. Andrew I. Cohen introducing Nick Irving and the panelists.

Panelists (from left to right) Rich Williams (US Vietnam War Commemoration Office), Sue Verhoef (Atlanta History Center), Nick Irving (The Reaper), and Mark Eister (GSU Director of Military Outreach at Georgia State University and Perimeter College at Georgia State.

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GSU Ethics Bowl team performs well at regionals

Posted On November 13, 2017
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The 2017 Georgia State University Ethics Bowl team had a strong showing at the highly competitive Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl in Clearwater, FL. GSU faced teams from Eckerd College, the US Naval Academy, Barry University, and the Citadel, and spoke on cases involving themes such as journalism, ethics, euthanasia, curating controversial art, immigration restrictions, and… more »

“Almost Sunrise” documentary screening/discussion

Posted On October 4, 2017
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Join author and former army ranger Nick Irving, author of The Reaper (St. Martins Press, 2015), who will join other local experts to lead a screening/discussion of the documentary “Almost Sunrise.” The film discusses the challenges of reintegrating after returning home from military service. It highlights some of the costs of military service after the… more »

“Poverty, Inc.” screening/discussion

Posted On October 4, 2017
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Join “serial entrepreneur” Magatte Wade, who leads a discussion of the documentary “Poverty, Inc.,” which challenges dominant modes of addressing chronic poverty in the developing world. Other local experts will join the panel.

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 Time: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: 25 Park Place, 2nd floor conference room

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Fall 2017 Ethics in Film Series

Posted On September 11, 2017
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Fall 2017 Ethics in film series: in collaboration with GSU Housing

All films begin at 6:00 PM

Location: Lofts Learning Center

Monday, September 11: “Get Out” (2017) Director – Jordan Peele

Monday, September 25: “Never Let Me Go” (2010) Director – Mark Romanek

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Peter Balint Talk

Posted On November 29, 2016
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Peter Balint (University of New South Wales, Canberra) will visit February 10, 2017. Dr. Balint is a political theorist whose research focuses on themes in diversity and globalization. He’ll speak about some of his forthcoming work on toleration and related themes.