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September 2021

Parr Center Presents: Krista Thomason

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

“Does Contempt Belong in Public Life?” Most people agree that we have an obligation to be civil in public life. The problem is that we disagree about what “being civil” means. Does being civil mean we shouldn’t express negative emotions, even when we think someone deserves it? This talk focuses on contempt and its place in public life. Are there times when we should be contemptuous of others or will it do more damage to an already fragile public forum?…

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November 2021

Parr Center Presents: Ian Leahy

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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The Parr Center and PPE Present: Alvaro Bedoya

November 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"ICE's American Dragnet" When people discuss government surveillance, they usually talk about the NSA, the FBI, or perhaps the police. They rarely mention Immigration & Customs Enforcement even though the agency has unfurled a veritable dragnet of surveillance, data collection, and information sharing since its creation after September 11th. As a result, major questions about ICE's surveillance activities and capabilities remain unanswered: How does ICE get and use its data? How often does ICE access it? How broadly does this…

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January 2022

NC Regional High School Ethics Bowl

January 29, 2022
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April 2022

National High School Ethics Bowl 2022

April 8, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - April 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
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