Life after Death panel discussion
April 12, 2011:
Criminal justice reform and the repeal of Illinois’ death penalty Sponsored by the Ethics Center
Intersections: Re-imagining Gender and Human Rights in Africa
March 23, 2017:
Presentation by Prof. Obioma Nnaemeka, Chancellor’s Professor in the department of World Languages and Cultures and the Women’s Studies Program at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis.
Koyaanisqatsi: Film on environmental and cultural ethics
April 7, 2011:
Showing the film Koyaanisqatsi,on environmental and cultural ethics, followed by comments and discussion - led by Rui Zhu. Sponsored by the Ethics Center.
“Sexual Minorities and Mental Health”
October 20, 2016:
Cole Ledford, award-winning activist, speaker and consultant, became an overnight, viral sensation for good who now travels the country as an advocate for the LGBTQ+ and Mental Health communities.
Latin American Studies Lecture with Mike Wilson
March 19, 2013:
Mike Wilson, Tohono O’odham Human Rights Activist, will deliver the annual Latin American Studies Lecture titled “And Then They Came For Me.”
“The Good Food Revolution: Our Hope for a Sustainable Future”
March 27, 2014:
Agricultural economist John Ikerd discusses the “good food revolution” currently underway, arguing that it is at least as important as the Industrial Revolution and perhaps is a shift in civilization greater than we have ever experienced.
Ethics Center Film Series: The Last Seduction
April 8, 2015:
As the third in the Ethics Center film series for this year, we present The Last Seduction by John Dahl. Screening at 7 p.m. with discussion to follow.
Speaker Imani Perry -Racial Inequality: How Did We Get Here?
February 26, 2015:
Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food
September 17, 2013:
Gene Baur discusses his work as co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, the leading farm animal protection organization in the country. He has brought to light factory farming abuses and cruelty to animals and has garnered national and international publicity for his efforts.
“Shakespeare and Nietzsche on the Ethics of Love”
March 26, 2015:
This year’s Joseph Yeh Memorial Lecture presented by Clancy Martin, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Missouri - Kansas City
The Sounds of Freedom: A Tour of the World’s Banned Music
October 28, 2010:
A Multimedia Presentation by Austin Dacey and organized by Amnesty International.
Hear the sounds and stories of the Plastic Wave, Baloberos Crew, and other underground rock, hip-hop, indie, metal and pop bands from the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe as they confront authoritarian governments and cultural constraints in their struggle for freedom of music.
Portraits 4 People: Artist Presentation
February 9, 2012:
Artist, ML Frank, discusses her work using photography, not simply as a means to produce an image, but as an interaction between photographer and subject: photography as conversation.
Reflecting on Work and Career
February 25, 2014:
Ethics Center Film Series “Do The Right Thing”
November 5, 2014:
The Ethics Center along with UBA present Do The Right Thing in the Skybox. A 1989 American comedy-drama produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also plays the part of Mookie. The film tells the story of a neighborhood’s simmering racial tension, which comes to a head and culminates in tragedy on the hottest day of summer.
Ethics Center Film Series “The Road”
November 4, 2014:
Join The Ethics Center and NAWS in the Skybox for viewing and discussion of John Hillcoat’s The Road, a 2009 postapocalyptic drama about a man and his young son who struggle to survive after an unspecified cataclysm has killed most plant and animal life. Stars Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
“America’s long journey with the International Criminal Court” lecture with David Scheffer
November 29, 2011:
Join Lake Forest College for a lecture by David Scheffer, President Clinton’s Ambassador for War Crimes, titled “America’s Long Journey with the International Criminal Court.” This lecture is part of the Ethics Center Lecture Series.
Boycott! Panel Discussion
November 18, 2014:
Faculty members Daw-Nay Evans and Steve Rosswurm are joined by Jennifer Bing and Nawah Musleh of the American Friends Service Committee to discuss boycott movements as part of a current exhibit in the Sonnenschein Gallery - “Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism”. Following the discussion, participants are invited to view the exhibit and make their own posters in the gallery.
Portraits 4 People: Artist Asks You to Think Before You Shoot (multiple events Feb. 1-10)
February 1, 2012:
Explore how we use cameras to look at the world. Exhibitions, workshops & events based on the work of artist ML Frank’s, Portraits 4 People.
Business Ethics Dicussion: Green Initiatives
November 19, 2010:
What is the Federal Government’s Role in Social Justice?
October 24, 2016:
Hot Topic Tuesday
October 4, 2016:
Dakota Access Pipeline Controversy
Deerpath Lobby 12:00 pm
Pizza will be provided
Reception for Social Justice Scholars
August 24, 2011:
Lou Lombardi, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Ethics Center, will host a pizza lunch and informal conversation about activities for the year. Meet other Social Justice Scholars as well as the Center staff.
Hot Topic Tuesday
September 22, 2015:
Hot Topic Tuesday is a series that seeks to provide a space for dialogue on current issues in the United States and around the world. Hot Topic Tuesday dialogues are open to all members of the Lake Forest College community. Topics will be posted to the Facebook group prior to each discussion. Join the Intercultural Relations Facebook group at www.facebook.com/LFIntercultural
to be notified of topics for discussion.
Sponsored by The Ethics Center, Office of Intercultural Relations, and Office of Residence Life
Philosophy Club Meeting
April 4, 2014:
Join the Philosophy Club to discuss “What Is Justice?” in Pierson A. Pizza and drinks will be served!
Portraits 4 People: Student Presentations & Discussion
February 6, 2012:
Lake Forest College students present their perspectives on colonial-era imagery.
Opening Doors: Wrongful Convictions of Women
April 28, 2013:
Panel discussion co-sponsored by the Ethics Center including an attorney from the Women’s Project at the Center for Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University. Senior staff attorney Karen L. Daniel, Judy Royal and Erin Tropp will discuss their work at the Center and why over half of female exonerees were wrongly convicted of crimes they did not commit.
Religion Department, Ethics Center, and Interfaith Ice Cream Social
October 21, 2010:
The Religion Department, Ethics Center, and Interfaith Center will be hosting an Ice Cream Social (with ice cream and hot cider) in the Skybox on October 21st at 4 pm. Get to know the basement of Buchanan Hall: religion classes offered, religion professors, happenings of the Ethics Center and Interfaith Center, etc.
“Wealth, Business and Tensions with Religious Values”
March 19, 2014:
Join us for a discussion of longstanding tensions between personal wealth and religious beliefs.
Thinking about Race and Racism
April 14, 2015:
Lessons from Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology
Daw-Nay Evans, Philosophy Department
Nancy Brekke, Psychology Department
Todd Beer, Sociology and Anthropology Department
Race and Law Panel Discussion
October 15, 2013:
Three faculty members join the Dean of Students to present a panel discussion about the role of race in the case of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin. Judy Dozier, Jed Stone, Desmond Odugu and Rob Flot will present their perspective on this controversial case. Moderated by Lou Lombardi, director of the Ethics Center.
Just War Theory and Drone Strikes: A Modern Conundrum
February 27, 2017:
By Thomas Sipp ’13 with Lou Lombardi, Prof. Emeritus and Director of the Ethics Center
The Lives of Muslim Women in Indian Villages: Insider and Outsider Perspectives
November 10, 2011:
The Lake Forest community is cordially invited to a panel discussion presented by Islamic World Studies Program & Department of Religion.
This event is free and open to all.
Portraits 4 People: Reception & Community Discussion
February 2, 2012:
Opening Reception where you can meet with the artist and discuss the project, photography, cultural sensitivity, & how we use cameras to see the world.
Perspectives on Social Justice in the Classroom
November 20, 2013:
This panel discussion will feature Susan Long, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Carolyn Tuttle, Professor Economics and Steve Rosswurm, Professor of History.
“AIDS in Blackface”
November 19, 2014:
Professor Kristin McCartney of DePaul examines how humanitarian campaigns become avenues for ‘eating the Other’ (bell hooks) and promoting racist stereotypes. Using the artwork of Carrie Mae Weems and others, she critiques the images used by corporations and NGOs to brand AIDS as African and consumerism as caring.
Your Voice, Your Government
February 13, 2017: