Past Events

“James Cone and the Gifts of Black Rage”, Xavier Pickett


Xaiver Pickett, Visiting Assistant Professor at New York University This talk explores Black rage through the life and thought of James Cone as a way to reveal the gifts that it has to offer intellectually, ethically and politically. Xavier Pickett is a Faculty Fellow in the Religious Studies Program at New York University. He is…
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“Spiritual Citizenship in Action: African Spirits & Social Justice”, Fadeke Castor


Fadeke Castor, Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department and Africana Studies Program at Texas A&M University  Drawing from her book, Spiritual Citizenship: Transnational Pathways from Black Power to Ifá in Trinidad (Duke UP, 2017), Fadeke Castor examines the role that transnational Black Liberation movements play in the development of what she coins as “spiritual citizenship.”…
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Many Paths to Privacy


Northeastern University School of Law presents Many Paths to Privacy (Exploring Privacy Across Fields). Ethics Institute member, Professor Candice Delmas will be one of the speakers at this event. ..
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Epistemic Communities, Agency, and Online Discourse


Come join Hanna Gunn while she discusses “Epistemic communities, agency, and online discourse.” Abstract: We’re in a bit of a double-bind with the Internet. From high to low risk queries, it’s a dominant source of knowledge for most of us. At the same time, we recognize that there are many risks and trade-offs with looking…
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“What Accuracy Could Not Be”


Graham Oddie is a Professor of philosophy at the university of Colorado-Boulder.  He will be presenting his paper “What Accuracy Could Not Be” (recently published in the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science). There will be a discussion after the presentation, and an informal dinner after the seminar. If you are planning to attend…
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