Category Archives: 1998

Sex, Lies, and Secret Tapes

Daniel Schorr & OU faculty
February 10th, 1998

Panel discussion featuring Daniel Schorr of National Public Radio and Ohio University faculty


Shattering the Silences: The Case for Minority Faculty

Film: Shattering the Silences
February 19th, 1998

Public showing of the film Shatting the Silences: The Case for Minority Faculty, followed by public discussion, cosponsored

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Is Bombing Iraq Justified?

OU faculty & John Petrik (USAR)
February 26th, 1998

Introductory Remarks
Julie White, OU Department of Political Science

International Peace as Justification for War
Martino Traxler, OU Department of Philosophy

Just-War Theory
Christopher Zurn, OU Department of Philosophy

Jus in bello and Weapons of Mass Destruction
John Petrik, USAR Major, former West Point Ethicist

Stereotyping of Muslims and Middle Easterners
Sholeh Quinn, Department of History

Why the Middle East Supports Bombing in 1991 but not 1998
Abdulbaset Abdulla, OU Muslim Student Association

What is Driving U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Iraq?
Harold Molineau, OU Department of Political Science

Why Bombing is not an Option for the Administration Today
Chester Pach, OU Contemporary History Institute

Audience response

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Development, Human Rights, and US Trade Policy

Father Joseph La Mar, Mya Maung, & OU faculty
February 27th, 1998

Panel discussion featuring Father Joseph La Mar (Maryknoll Brothers, Interfaith Council on Corporate Responsibility), Mya Maung (Boston College), and OU faculty


Science as a Moral Community

H. Rom Harré (Oxford University, Georgetown University)
March 11th, 1998

Public lecture by H. Rom Harré (Oxford University, Georgetown University), cosponsored with OU Philosophy Dept.


Mentality and Mechanism

H. Rom Harré (Oxford University, Georgetown University)
March 12th, 1998

Public lecture by H. Rom Harré (Oxford University, Georgetown University), cosponsored with OU Philosophy Dept.


Persons & Pronouns

Persons & Pronouns
H. Rom Harré (Oxford University, Georgetown University)
March 13th, 1998

Public lecture by H. Rom Harré (Oxford University, Georgetown University), cosponsored with OU Philosophy Dept.


Affirmative Action in the University: Right or Wrong?

David Wilhelm & OU faculty
April 22nd, 1998

Introductory remarks
David Wilhelm, Center for Public and Environmental Affairs

History of affirmative action legislation
Patricia Gunn, Department of Management Systems

Politics of affirmative action
Robert Rhodes, Department of African American Studies

Philosophical perspective on affirmative action
Richard Manning, Department of Philosophy

Arguments against affirmative action
Richard Vedder, Department of Economics

Arguments for affirmative action
William Smith, Office of Institutional Equity

Audience response

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Injustice and Animals: A Wittgensteinian Approach

Cora Diamond, William Kenan
May 7th, 1998

Public discussion by Cora Diamond (Ohio University) and William Kenan (University of Virginia)

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Feminism, Animals, and Ethics: The Sexual Politics of Meat

Feminism, Animals, and Ethics: The Sexual Politics of Meat
Carol Adamms
October 14th, 1998

Public lecture and slide show by Carol Adams

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