The Applied Ethics Institute
Utica College

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The Applied Ethics Institute

Welcome to the Colloquium Series page at the Applied Ethics Institute.

The Institute hosts a public lecture series that began in February 2013.

This page provides an updated listing of the public seminars and lectures being hosted at the Institute.  All members of the college community and public are encouraged to participate.


February 26 - Yolonda Y. Wilson, Howard University

"Second-Order Discrimination and Implicit Bias"


December 4 - Gerard R. Francis

"No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka"

May 8 - Udo Schüklenk, Queen's University

"Why Legalizing Assisted Dying is a Good Idea"

March 6 - Adele Mercier, Queen's University

"Same-sex Marriage: Why it is a Requirement of Reasoning in a Secular Democracy"


December 5 - Timothy Hall, Oberlin College & Jack Weinstein, University of North Dakota

"In The Crosshairs: Private Gun Ownership"

October 17 - Jeff McMahan, Rutgers University

"Guns, Crime, and Self-Defense"

April 11
- Craig Duncan, Ithaca College

"No 'Internal Exiles': Human Dignity and Fair Equality of Opportunity"

February 28 - Randall Dipert, SUNY Buffalo

"The Ethics of War and the Ethics of Cyberwar"

Public lectures delivered at The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College can be accessed at: