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Joseph Orosco presented “Reimagining ‘America’ and Civic Identity Through Chicanx History” at the annual meeting of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace on Oct. 30, 2021.

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Amy Koehlinger presented 2 papers at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion this weekend: 1) “’Boyology’ and Beyond: the Boy Crisis and the Production of Catholic Masculinities,” and 2) “The Sounds of Silence: Ministry to the “Nones” at a Catholic Shrine in the Pacific Northwest.”

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Rena Lauer, gave an invited presentation at the University of Pennsylvania Legal History Workshop on the topic of “Jewish Women’s Wills before 1600: Gender, Religion, and Choice in a Global Republic of Instruments.” She also presented a “Coffee Hour” talk on her research to the fellows at UPenn’s Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies.

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Joseph Orosco published “Lessons on Police Brutality from the Chicanx Experience” in the Journal for Philosophy in the Contemporary World, as part of a special collaboration between the journal and the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures.

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Ben Mutschler is featured in a narrative episode on inoculation and vaccination in early America on the podcast, “Ben Franklin’s World”.

In support of his book, The Province of Affliction: Illness and the Making of Early New England (Chicago, 2020), Ben has given virtual public talks locally at Grass Roots Books and the Academy for Lifelong Learning and at archives that … Continue reading

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Nicole von Germeten, professor of history and director of the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, participated in a book panel sponsored by Iberian connections at Yale University and the Yale University Spanish department.

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Youjin Kong was quoted in a Wall Street Journal piece about benchmarks in AI, commenting on biased data sets and changes in the understanding of human intelligence.

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Joel Zapata, history assistant professor, had an online publication titled “Remembering Cesar Chavez’s Tactics is Key to Empowering Workers and Consumers,” in The Washington Post, March 31, 2021.

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Courtney Campbell was featured in Who goes first? Vaccine rollout forces stark moral choices (Associated Press) as well as

‘It’s just a matter of time’: Inmates detail horrid conditions amid COVID spike in Oregon prisons (Oregonian) Courtney Campbell, a professor who has taught medical ethics at Oregon State University for the past 30 years, said risk of infection is … Continue reading

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Allen Thompson delivered the keynote address at the Uehiro Graduate Student Conference at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (via zoom) on Philosophy: The Environment.

The talk was titled “A World They Don’t Deserve: Moral Failure and Deep Adaptation,” which will be published in The Oxford Handbook of Intergenerational Ethics. Thompson also led a workshop on environmental ethics and the climate crisis for the Bay … Continue reading

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