2016

“SUPPORTING EMBODIED LEARNING AT THE SONOMA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION'S LEGO ROBOTICS CHALLENGE” 

Rick Phelan, Coordinator of Staff Development for Curriculum and technology at the Sonoma County Office of Education, Faculty member of SSU School of Education and Extended Education

April 18

 

Compassion

Erika Rosenberg, Stanford University

March 24

 

2015

A PANEL OF EXPERTS: THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Susan Hollander, K&L Gates

Judge Brad Seligman, Superior Court of Alameda County

Cometria Cooper, Assistant Director of Career Development, University of San Francisco School of Law

Nov. 17

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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WHO OWNS YOUR STUFF? COPYRIGHT, EULAs, AND THE FUTURE OF USER CONTROL

Corynne McSherry, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Nov. 10

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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FOOD, OUR BIOSPHERE, AND YOU

Jeff Baldwin, SSU, Geography and Global Studies

Nov. 3

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF A GUILTY MIND

Tania Lombrozo, U.C. Berkeley, Psychology

Oct. 27

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

 

CALIFORNIA'S WATER CHALLENGES: LESSONS FROM THE CURRENT DROUGHT

Caitrin Chappelle, Public Policy Institute of California

Oct. 20

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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RACIAL BIAS IN POLICING: PSYCHOLOGICAL CAUSES AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS

Jack Glaser, U.C. Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy

October 6

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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FINDING A PATH TO BENEFICIAL A.I.

John Sullins, SSU, Philosophy

September 22

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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THE PROBLEMS WITH PRIVATIZATION

Debra Satz, Stanford University, Philosophy

September 15

This event was supported in part by St. Joseph Health--Sonoma County and SSU Instructionally Related Activities

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The Big Ethics and Law Lecture: GLOBAL POVERTY AND WHAT WE OUGHT TO BE DOING ABOUT IT

Peter Singer, A.C. Princeton University and the University of Melbourne

Green Music Center, Weill Hall, Wednesday, September 9. 6:30pm

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READING RACE: FROM FERGUSON, MISSOURI TO MORRISON'S A MERCY AND BACK AGAIN

Paula Moya, Stanford University

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2-4pm, Student Center Ballroom B

Co-sponsored with the SSU Philosophy Club, with the support of Instructionally Related Activities

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PROSTITUTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Melissa Farley, Prostitution Education and Research

Monday, Feb. 23, 10:30am-noon, Student Center Ballroom B

Co-sponsored with the Sonoma Freedom Project, with the support of Instructionally Related Activities

 

WHAT IS VEILING?

Dr. Sahar Amer, University of Sydney

Tuesday, April 14, 7:30pm, Schroeder Hall (Green Music Center)

Co-sponsored with the School of Arts & Humanities, Dept. of Modern Languages

 

2014

 

MULTIRACIAL BELONGING AND BETRAYAL

Ron Sundstrom, Ph.D., University of San Francisco

Wednesday, April 16, 2-3:30, Student Center Ballroom B

Co-hosted by CELS and the SSU Philosophy Club

 

IMAGINE YOURSELF: A DIALOGUE AND SYMPOSIUM WITH THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF CALIFORNIA

Chief Justice of California, Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

with Angelica Quirarte, Jonathan Gomez, and Doug Bosco

Friday, April 11, 9-noon, Weill Hall

Presented by 10,000 Degrees Sonoma County and CELS

 

RISKS AND LIABILITIES IN CYBERSPACE

Eric Sinrod, Duane Morris LLP

September 2

This event was supported in part by Instructionally Related Activities

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A REVERENTIAL REYDRATION REVOLUTION

Brock Dolman, Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

September 9

This event was supported in part by Instructionally Related Activities

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Andy Wallace, SSU Philosophy, "Compassion and Happiness"

September 16

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DOG WHISTLE POLITICS: HOW CODED RACIAL APPEALS HAVE REINVENTED RACISM AND WRECKED THE MIDDLE CLASS

Ian Haney- López, Boalt Hall (UC Berkeley Law) and Demos

September 23

This event was supported in part by Instructionally Related Activities

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NSA SPYING, THE CONSTITUTION, AND YOU

Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation

September 30

This event was supported in part by Instructionally Related Activities

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Philosophy of Water Use Technology

Irene Klaver, University of North Texas

October 14

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WHALE AWARE: HOW INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT, AND NGOs ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO REDUCE STRIKES TO WHALES BY LARGE BOATS

Michael Carver and Jennifer Stock, Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary (NOAA)

October 28

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THE RIGHT TO SPEAK OUR MINDS AND OUR LANGUAGES: TOWARD AN ETHICS OF MULTILINGUALISM IN SCHOOL AND SOCIETY

Robert Train, SSU Modern Languages

November 18

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Warren Court Prize Presentations

December 2

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2013

 

THE WORLD OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A Q&A WITH DR. MARY BURKE

Mary Burke, Executive Director, The Project to End Human Trafficking and Director, Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology, Carlow University

Tuesday, November 19, Noon-1pm, Carson Hall 56

 

STAKEHOLDING AND SAFETY NETS: A CRITIQUE OF LIBERTARIANISM

Teed Rockwell, SSU Philosophy Department

Wednesday, October 30, 2-3:30, Cooperage 2

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PROBLEMS WITH "BORN THAT WAY": SEXUAL ORIENTATION, SCIENCE, AND THE LAW

Ed Stein, Vice Dean, Professor of Law, and Director of the Gertrud Mainzer Program in Family Law, Policy, and Bioethics at Cardozo Law

Wednesday, September 25, 12-1pm, Darwin 103

 

NEGLIGENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY

Manuel Vargas, University of San Francisco, Philosophy and Law School

Thursday, April 11, Location: Schulz 3001, 1:30-3:00

 

Friday, April 5: Frank Wu, Chancellor and Dean, Hastings School of Law

2-3 PM: Q & A about law school with Frank Wu, the Dean and Chancellor of Hastings. Co-sponsored by CELS and the Pre-Law Society. Carson 56

Dean Wu also led a discussion of the film, Who Killed Vincent Chin?, at 7 PM. Click here for more information.

 

Wednesday, March 27: Title IX events

Gender Equity Concerns Workshop for Students and Community Members, 4:30-6 pm in the Cooperage. 

Donna Lopiano “Gender Equity and Title 9: It Isn’t Just About Sports," 7:30 pm The Cooperage

  • Dr. Lopiano has served for 18 years as the University of Texas at Austin Director of Women’s Athletics and is a past-president of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. During her tenure at Texas, she constructed what many believed to be the premiere women’s athletics program in the country; twice earning the top program in the nation award. Recognized as one of the foremost national experts on gender equity in sport, Dr. Lopiano has testified about Title IX and gender equity before three Congressional committees and served as a consultant to the U.S. Office for Civil Rights Department of Health, Education and Welfare Title IX Task Force. The Sporting News has repeatedly listed her as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in Sports.”

Gender Equity Issues Workshop for Faculty, Staff, Coaches and Administrators, 10-11:30 am in Schulz 3001

 

Wednesday, February 6, 4 PM: The Center for Ethics, Law, and Society Inaugural Lecture

Judge Brad Seligman: Big Law, Small Law: Old and New Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Come join us hear Judge Seligman, SSU alum and accomplished class action civil rights lawyer, speak about civil rights! Judge Seligman's talk will help us officially open the Center. Wine and cheese reception to follow.

Location: Ives 101 (Warren Auditorium).