Animal Ethics 2015-2016

Below is our list of dates for the academic year 2015-2016:

SEPTEMBER 17    Susan Kopp, DVM, Bioethics Center Scholar and Professor of Health Science, City University of New York

Seminar:  Blessing of the Animals: Reflecting on the Environmental Encyclical of Pope Francis

OCTOBER 29   Cheryl Rosa, D.V.M., Ph.D, Deputy Director, U.S. Arctic Research Commission

SeminarClimate Impact on Arctic marine mammals and subsistence Practices in Northern Regions

Public Lecture:   5:15 PM Institute for Social and Policy Studies, 77 Prospect St., Rm. A001  Arctic Entanglements: Welfare & Survival of Large Whales

DECEMBER 3  Lori Gruen, Ph.D, William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Environmental Studies and Chair, Philosophy Department, Wesleyan University, Faculty Fellow at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Center for Animals and Public Policy

Seminar:  Why Empathy is Useful for Animal Ethics

Public Lecture: 4:45PM- 6:00PM Institution for Social and Policy Studies, 77 Prospect St. Rm. A001  Entangled Empathy:  An Alternative Ethics for our Relationships With Animals

JANUARY 28   John F. Calvelli, JD, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, Director, 96 Elephants Campaign, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Seminar:  Anti-Poaching Initiatives: Political and Policy Challenges