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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.
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
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
Stuart Ray Sarbacker presented a lecture at the Oxford University Center for Hindu Studies entitled “Tracing the Path of Yoga: Four Elements of Mind-Body Discipline.”
The lecture was based on his new book, Tracing the Path of Yoga: The History and Philosophy of Indian Mind-Body Discipline (State University of New York Press), which will be released on January 1st.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will host an academic conference devoted to the improvisational rock band Phish from May 17 to 19. Stephanie Jenkins, an assistant professor of philosophy at Oregon State, is organizing the conference. She has been … Continue reading
Listen to an interview with Dr. Nicole von Germeten about her new book “Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico”
Nicole Von Germeten, “Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico” (U California Press, 2018)
We are very pleased to announce that the 2018 Medieval Academy Publication Subvention has been awarded to Rena Lauer (Oregon State University) to support the publication of her forthcoming monograph, Colonial Justice and the Jews of Venetian Crete (Philadelphia: University of … Continue reading
“Available sources almost universally agree that meat is delicious. Perhaps more importantly, meat is often considered necessary for human health.” “Compassion, placing the needs of others before one’s own, lies at the very center of Tibetan religious rhetoric and self-conception.” … Continue reading
Community members call for increased recognition of different religions from university. Among adults in Oregon, 68 percent of people identify as participants of a major religion, according to Pewforum’s 2016 survey. Being a university that is home to both domestic … Continue reading
Check out Dr. Marisa Chappell’s contribution to this new book Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity
After World War II, states on both sides of the Atlantic enacted comprehensive social benefits to protect working people and constrain capitalism. A widely shared consensus specifically linked social welfare to democratic citizenship, upholding greater equality as the glue that … Continue reading