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Movie and Discussion about College Sexual Assaults

Posted On April 3, 2018
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Several GSU student groups are sponsoring a screening of “The Hunting Ground,” a recent documentary about sexual assaults on US college campuses. The movie raises important issues about crime, privacy, rape culture, consent, punishment, and due process.

The screening is free.

Please join the discussion afterwards over pizza.

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2018 Troy Moore Undergraduate Ethics Essay contest winners

Posted On March 12, 2018
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Congratulations to the 2018 winners of the Troy Moore Undergraduate Ethics Essay contest: 

1st prize: Oliver Flint, “Arthur at the End of the World: A Schopenhauerian Extinction”

2nd prize: Dana Dellapi, “Art by Harm”

3rd prize: Rachel Burke, “Can Bad People Make Good Things?: An Ethical Examination of Separating the Art from the Artist”

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 »

International Conference

Posted On November 10, 2017
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‘Injustice, Resistance, and Progress’ – June 4-5, 2018, cosponsored with London School of Economics

In conjunction with the Department of Government of the London School of Economics, the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics cosponsors an upcoming international conference, ‘Injustice, Resistance, and Progress.’ See preliminary program for schedule and registration details.

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“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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