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Prof. Bucar’s Pious Fashion wins award from Costume Society of America

“It is my pleasure to inform you that Elizabeth Bucar’s “Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women Dress” has been chosen as recipient of the 2018 Millia Davenport Publication Award sponsored by the Costume Society of America. The Davenport reading committee was impressed by Bucar’s timely choice of subject and scholarly rigor communicated through engaging writing style.”…
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Published On: March 15, 2018 |
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Prof. Sandler presents on conservation biotechnology to a National Academies study…

Check out Prof. Sandler’s webinar for a National Academies Project. “Forest Biotechnology: Environmental Ethics Perspectives,” Webinar for National Academies of Science, Engineering, Medicine study, The Potential for Biotechnology to Address Forest Health, March 2018, http://nas-sites.org/dels/studies/forest-biotech/webinar-ethics/

Published On: March 14, 2018 |
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Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 1 and Summer 2 courses are available. Take a look at what summer courses the department will be offering. Go to →myneu → Services and Links → Registrar Services → Schedule of Classes → Search by Term: Summer 1 or Summer 2, Subject: Philosophy- PHIL

Published On: February 27, 2018 |
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Bioethics Team

The bioethics team is beginning to form. For more information on how to get involved or to learn what the ethics bowl is all about contact Professor Yelle at b.yelle@northeastern.edu

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Should Our Morals Determine Our Gear Purchases?

Outside Online: Say one of your favorite hydration-pack brands has a parent company that also owns a semi-automatic rifle maker. Should you stop buying the gear? Outside online asks three ethicists for their opinions. Professor Illingworth is quoted in this article.

Published On: February 22, 2018 |
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How Iranian Women Turn “Pious Fashion” Into Under-the-Radar Dissent

Check out Prof. Bucar’s recent essay in the Zócalo Public Square, ASU Knowledge Enterprise Magazine of Ideas.

Published On: February 14, 2018 |
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Prof. Hosein interviews civil rights activist Shaun King

Check out this article about the Shaun King interview on campus last Friday, Professor Hosein was the interviewer. Civil rights activist Shaun King outlines strategy for ‘making change happen’

Published On: February 13, 2018 |
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How Muslim Women Use Fashion To Exert Political Influence

Check out Prof. Bucar’s essay in The Atlantic, includes lots of photographs.

Published On: February 1, 2018 |
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Piksi Summer Logic Institute

The Ethics Institute is now accepting applications for the Piksi Summer Logic Institute. Click here for more information.

Published On: January 11, 2018 |
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Prof. Hosein: Wins First Place

Professor Hosein wins first place on “Peasoup.us”, where he explores the moral implications of President Donald Trump’s executive order for a travel ban for nationals of six Muslim-majority countries and discusses how the travel ban violates basic human rights of equality and freedom from discrimination for all people. Click here for the full article.  

Published On: December 1, 2017 |
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