Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Event Archives

2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008

Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research and the Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics promotes on-going investigations into ethical questions of significance to the Texas A&M community. The fund supports annual lectures, roundtables, special events, and course activities.

Academic Year 2015-2016

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:30 p.m.)
Buttrill Ethics Lecture
“Into the Silence: Writers in the Wake of War”
Barbara Will | A. and R. Newbury Professor of English, Dartmouth College
311 Glasscock Building

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 9:30-11 a.m. • RSVP required
Know Your IX Workshop
Dana Bolger | Co-founder of Know Your IX and columnist at Feministing.com
311 Glasscock Building

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 4-5:30 p.m. (reception at 3:30 p.m.)
Buttrill Ethics Roundtable
“Title IX and Sexual Violence in Higher Education”
311 Glasscock Building

Academic Year 2014-2015

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 4-5 p.m. (reception at 3:30 p.m.)
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Investigating a National Tragedy: Seeking Justice After the Kennedy Assassination and 9/11″
Philip Shenon | Bestselling author and reporter
Glasscock Center Library, 311 Glasscock Building

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 4-5:30 p.m. (reception at 3:30 p.m.)
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
American Security Since 9/11″
PANELISTS:
Hank Lawson | Director, TEEX National Emergency Response & Rescue Training Center
Andrew S. Natsios | Director, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs and Executive Professor
Elizabeth Parker | Chief Veterinarian, Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases
Joseph Ura | Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Glasscock Center Library, 311 Glasscock Building

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Academic Year 2013-2014

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
“The Ethics of Higher Education at A&M: Re-Vision 2020”
Panelists:

  • M. Katherine Banks | Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • José Luis Bermúdez | Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Texas A&M University
  • Eddie J. Davis | President, Texas A&M Foundation
  • Karan L. Watson | Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M University

Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Marianne Hirsch 
| Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Glasscock Center Library, Room 311, Glasscock Building

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Academic Year 2012-2013

3 October 2012
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture

Michael Bess 
| Chancellor’s Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
“Scientists and their Moral Responsibility for their Inventions: The Cases of Leo Szilard and Bill Joy”

4 April 2013
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
“Ethics, Athletics, and Academics: Institutions, Coaches, and Players”

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Academic Year 2011-2012

11 October 2011
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Andrew Light | George Mason University
“International Climate Ethics in a Time of Uncertain Climate Policy”

12 April 2012
Spring 2012 Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
“The Ethics of War and Memory”

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Academic Year 2010-2011

13 April 2011
Spring 2011 Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
“Food Ethics on Campus”

9 September 2010
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Susanne Freidberg | Professor of Geography, Dartmouth College
“Moral Economies of Global Food”

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Academic Year 2009-2010

14 April 2010
Spring 2010 Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
“Unspoken Conversations: The Ethics of Talking about Difference on a University Campus”

3 March 2010
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
David Zarefsky | Owen L. Coon Professor of Argumentation and Debate and Professor of Communication Studies, Northwestern University
“What’s Civil about Civil Discourse?”

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Academic Year 2008-2009

1-2 April 2009
Spring 2009 Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Roundtable
“How Do We Teach Ethics: Teaching Ethics in Disciplinary Contexts”
PANEL ONE:
Marian Eide | Department of English
Colleen Murphy | Department of Philosophy
L. Murphy Smith | Department of Accounting
Cythia Werner | Department of Anthropology
PANEL TWO:
Ashley Currier | Department of Sociology & Women’s Studies Program
Jonathan Smith | Department of Geography
Chris Townsend | Dept. of Agricultural Leaderhip, Education, and Communications
Gary Varner | Department of Philosophy

23 October 2008
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban | Anthropology, Rhode Island College
“Ethics and Anthropology in America’s Declining Imperial Age”

22 September 2008
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Michael A. Olivas | University of Houston Law Center
“Is College Finance Ethical?”

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Academic Year 2007-2008

29 January 2008
Roundtable on ethics in intercollegiate athletics
“Ethics, Money and Intercollegiate Sport”
Arnold LeUnes | Department of Psychology
Steven B. Moore | Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President for Communications
Emily Sparvero | Department of Health and Kinesiology
John Thornton | Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student Development
Jamila Ganter | Student Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball
Justin Moore | Special Assistant to the Senior Associate Athletics Director

16 October 2007
Inaugural Lecture
“Sport as a Public Forum for Ethics”
Jan Boxill | University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

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