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PPE Speaker Series/Advancing the Human Condition Symposium: William A. Darity

William A. Darity, the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, will give a PPE Talk on the topic “Bold Policies for Social Change.” The talk will also serve as the Keynote Lecture for the Advancing the Human Condition Symposium at Virginia Tech. The talk…

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PPE Speaker Series: Dan Shahar

Dan Shahar from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will give a talk on the topic “Are We Morally Obligated to Restrict Our Carbon Footprints?” The talk will take place on November 7, 2018, from 4-5:30pm in 155 Goodwin Hall. The talk is tailored to appeal to both students and faculty, with plenty…

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Upcoming Events

Nov
28
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series: William A. D... @ Latham Ballroom (Inn at Virginia Tech)
PPE Speaker Series: William A. D... @ Latham Ballroom (Inn at Virginia Tech)
Nov 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
William A. Darity (Samuel Dubois Cook Professor of Public Policy, Duke University) will be discussing “Bold Politics for Social Change” on November 28, 2018. This keynote for Advancing the Human Condition Symposium is co-organized with...
Feb
6
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series/Center for Hu... @ TBA
PPE Speaker Series/Center for Hu... @ TBA
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Douglas Noonan (Indiana University Indianapolis), a PPE Visiting Research Scholar for the spring semester 2019, will speak about “TBA”. The event is co-organized with the Center for Humanities Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact:...
Feb
20
Wed
5:00 pm PPE Distinguished Public Lecture... @ Moss Arts Center
PPE Distinguished Public Lecture... @ Moss Arts Center
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Duke University. Public reception after the lecture. Co-organized with the Data and Decisions Destination Area at Virginia Tech (“Free Beer” is only the lecture title. No...

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