Spring 2013

Professor Robert Lurz participated in a roundtable discussion on the topic of "Eagles, Pigeons, Swine and Puppies: What people think about animal thinking" that took place on Friday, March 15th at 7:00pm at Hunter College. This event is being hosted by the Thinking Animals Foundation. For more information, please check out the following site: http://thinkinganimals.org/lecture_series.html.

Assistant Professor Michael Menser and Kwabena Edusei gave a talk on "Creating Public-Public Partnerships: Utilizing Universities for Participatory Budgeting" at the Public Philosophy Network Conference at Emory University (Atlanta) on Saturday, March 16th.

Assistant Professor Michael Menser gave a talk on “Using Participatory Budgeting to Promote Political Equality and Ecological Sustainability in the NYC Region” at Hofstra University (Hempstead, N.Y.) on Friday, March 8th.

Assistant Professor Michael Menser will be giving a talk on "The Participatory Metropolis: a Solidarity Economy Framework for Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy" at Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vt.) on Thursday, February 28th.

Visiting Professor Sheldon Krimsky will participate in a debate on genetically engineered babies, as part of the Intelligence^2 debate series, taking place on Wednesday, February 13th.