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

2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011

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 2016-2017

February 8, 2017
Buttrill Ethics Roundtable
“Freedom from Fear? Hatred, Tolerance, and Civility”

February 9, 2017
Buttrill Ethics Lecture
“Solidarity Matters: Palestine, BDS, and Academic Freedom under the Trump Era”
Jasbir K. Puar | Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University


Academic Year 2015-2016

November 11, 2015
Buttrill Ethics Lecture
“Into the Silence: Writers in the Wake of War”
Barbara Will | A. and R. Newbury Professor of English, Dartmouth College

November 12, 2015
Know Your IX Workshop
Dana Bolger | Co-founder of Know Your IX and columnist at Feministing.com

November 12, 2015
Buttrill Ethics Roundtable
“Title IX and Sexual Violence in Higher Education”


Academic Year 2014-2015

September 24, 2014
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

November 12, 2014
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

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Academic Year 2013-2014

November 13, 2013
Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture
Marianne Hirsch 
| Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

April 9, 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
Karan L. Watson | Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M University
Eddie J. Davis | President, Texas A&M Foundation

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Academic Year 2012-2013

October 3, 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”

April 4, 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

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

April 12, 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

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

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

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