News and Events

News:

Jarrett Zigon's new book has just been published! A War on People: Drug User Politics and the New Ethics of Community is now available from the University of California Press (https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520297708/a-war-on-people)

 

Jarrett Zigon's new book Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding has been published with Fordham University Press (https://www.fordhampress.com/9780823278244/disappointment/)

Upcoming Events:

Bioethics Lecture Series

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 (2:00-4:30pm)
Gaymon Bennett (Arizona State University) 
Title: “The Digital Sublime: Moral Lessons from Synthetic Biology.”
Location: Brooks Hall, Commons Room

Past Events: 

Bioethics Lecture Series

Friday, April 6th, 2018 (3-5pm)
Paul Scherz, Assistant Professor of Moral Theology and Ethics, The Catholic University of America
Title: Living Indefinitely and Living Fully: Life Extension and the Value of the Present in Christian, Stoic, and Transhumanist Temporalities
Location: Gibson Room, Cocke Hall
 
Friday, February 9th, 2018
Jason Throop, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at UCLA
Title: On Singular Particulars: Some Reflections on the Excessiveness of Death, Mourning, and Loss 
Location: Brooks Hall