13 September 2016

SPEL Colloquium: Friday 16 September


Regina Rini
Assistant Professor
NYU Center for Bioethics

"Microaggression and Moral Responsibility"

3:00-5:00pm
UUW 324

12 September 2016

IASH: Anja Karnein on Wednesday

September 14, 2016 IASH Fellows' Speaker Series:
Presented by:  Anja Karnein (Philosophy.)   "Duties of Beneficence, Obligatory Aid, And What Any of This has to do with Helping the Global Poor"
Abstract: How can some aid be obligatory if there is generally latitude with regard to duties of beneficence? I offer a new reading of the duty of beneficence proposing that, counter to prevalent voices in the literature, genuine cases of obligatory aid are not instances of beneficence. Instead, they are situated in the realm of respect, the other imperfect duty Kant describes, and which permits significantly less latitude. This (more narrow) reading of beneficence solves the problem of obligatory aid and, more generally, shows that cases, such as aid to the global poor, are not best described as cases of beneficence.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 12:00pm, IASH Conference Room (LN 1106)

09 September 2016

Professional Development Workshop -- Friday


The first SPEL professional development workshop of the year is tomorrow, Friday, September 9, from 3:30 to 4:45 in the IASH conference room (LN - 1106.) The topic of the workshop will be “Making the Best of Your Graduate School Experience."  The workshop is mandatory for all first- and second-year SPEL students. It would be great if also more advanced grad students in residence would attend to share some of their experiences.

08 September 2016

from the Grad School


Funding for Travel

Funding is available for traveling graduate students. The Graduate School recognizes the importance of conference and research travel to graduate education. There are several funding sources available by application on the Travel and Research Funding page of our website. Please note that the Clark Fellowship Travel Grant application is also listed on this page and has the same deadlines as the Foundation Travel Grant.

Graduate Application for Degree
Do you have students who are graduating this fall? Please note the recommended deadline for submitting the Graduate Application for Degree form is October 31. The form will be available in late September on the Graduate School's Graduation Resources webpage.