“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” Magette 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

Monday, October 9: “Moonlight” (2016) Director –… more »

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.

Conference: “Overcriminalization and Indigent Legal Care”

Posted On August 15, 2016
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April 6 and 7, 2017 – Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University

Keynote speakers:

Doug Husak (Philosophy, Rutgers University), “The Politicization of Overcriminalization”. Troy Moore Library (25 Park Pl., 23rd floor), Th 4/6 @ 10:30 Jelani Jefferson Exum (Law, University of Toledo), Overcriminalized and Undervalued:… more »

NEH Collaborative Research Grant

Posted On August 10, 2016
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Cohen and Samp Receive NEH Collaborative Research Grant Grant to Study Moral Injury among US Soldiers

Prof. Andrew I. Cohen (Philosophy, Georgia State University) and Prof. Jennifer A. Samp (Communication Studies, University of Georgia) received a multi-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The project is titled “Reparative Justice and Moral Injury… more »

International Conference

Posted On February 4, 2016
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Conference: “Punishment and Other Responses to Wrongdoing” Durham University, Durham, UK June 29-30, 2017 featuring keynotes Charles Griswold (Philosophy, Boston University) and Lucia Zedner (Legal Theory, Oxford).

Call for Papers coming soon.

Part of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld International Conference Series in Social and Political Thought

Panel Discussion on Sex Trafficking

Posted On November 4, 2015
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Panel Discussion on Sex Trafficking: Should Sex Work Be Legal?

Sponsored by the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics with the contribution from the Center for Human Rights and Democracy and the Institute for Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies

Tuesday, November 17th 203 Student Center East (Capital Suite)

Open to Public

Flyer in PDF

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