2020-21 

Upcoming Events

Mar

01

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Mormonism and the Challenges of Whiteness | "The Identity Development of an American Faith" Latter-day Saints, White Supremacy, and Black Lives Matter

Date: March 01

Time: 3pm - 4:30 pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
The Center for the Study of Ethics and the Department of English & Literature are pleased to present a Virtual Speaker Series entitled “Mormonism and the Challenges of Whiteness." This year-long series features cutting-edge scholarship on Mormonism's engagement with race and its connection to the evolution of whiteness in the United States. Scholars and activists will engage these issues through a variety of academic disciplines including History, Religious Studies, Literary Criticism, and Sociology. 

Schedule and Video Link

Mar

03

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Appomattox Project Spring Lecture | The Divided States of America? Reasons for Hope in a Fractured Nation

Date: March 03

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
This lecture will explore dynamics in American history that have led to this era of Remarkable fragmentation. Based on her book, The Upswing (with Robert Putnam), Shaylyn Romney Garret will engage timely questions regarding how we can move towards a more cooperative, unified, and generous society. 

Video and Additional Resources

Apr

02

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2021 Student Ethics Symposium

Date: April 02

Time: 1am

Location: Online Livestream

Description:
The annual Student Ethics Symposium features student scholarship from a variety of disciplines. This April event includes lectures, panel discussions, and reports on related undergraduate research projects.

Submissions Due March, 10th. 

Students may submit proposals on a wide variety of ethical issues. Please include an abstract of 300-400 words, a short bio, and preferred format (presentation, panel, workshop, etc.). 

Send submissions and questions to Nichole Ortega at nichole.ortega@uvu.edu

Contact and More information

Past Events

Sep

28

Poster for 2020 Ethics Awareness Week

Ethics Awareness Week | Pluralisms: Engaging Ethical, Racial & Religious Diversity

Date: September 28 - October 02

Time: 12:25 pm - 1pm

Location: Online Livestream

Description:

Ethics Awareness Week (EAW) is our flagship event held annually during the last week of September. EAW explores a variety of topics through panel discussions, lectures, workshops, film screenings, awards, and more.  

Given the COVID-19 situation, all events will be hosted online this year. 

Oct

21

David R. Keller Sustainability Prize | Recipient: Bike Utah

Date: October 21

Time: 3pm

Location: Online

Description:

The Center for the Study of Ethics is pleased to announce that Bike Utah is the recipient of the 2020 David R. Keller Sustainability Prize.

Bike Utah is a statewide bicycle advocacy leader working to create networks of cycling lanes, paths, and trails that contribute to livable, healthy communities. The grant will support the use of GIS to evaluate bicycle infrastructure throughout the state. Data gathered will help in the policy-making process for various municipalities to help make streets more equitable and safe

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Oct

21

2020 Environmental Ethics Symposium | Environmental Ethics for U/VU

Date: October 21

Time: 3pm

Location: Online Podcasts

Description:

This year's event will focus on the contributions of UVU faculty and staff working on projects, courses, and research related to environmental ethics. These conversations have been recorded as podcasts so our audience can listen at their leisure. Because these recordings represent only a fraction of the good work at UVU, we plan to record more interviews in the coming months.


Speakers, Recordings, and Transcripts

Feb

06

High School Ethics Bowl

Date: February 06

Time: 1pm

Location: Online

Description:

Participants: Park City, Timpanogas, Waterford, Grand County West High School, and Utah Academy of Arts & Sciences

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Dec

07

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Appomattox Brownbag Discussion | Lies, Incivility, and the 2020 Election: The Politics of Rage and Misinformation

Date: December 07

Time: 1pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
How did misinformation spread during the 2020 election? Who is responsible? What are the consequences? This online panel will engage issues related to political communication and the implications for American democratic culture. 

Video and Additional Resources