Calendar

Nov
21
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The PPE Reading Group will meet every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Darrell M. West’s (Brookings) book “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation” (books provided). We will enjoy free pizza and soft drinks with our discussion. Please contact Gil Hersch (hersch@nullvt.edu)if you would like to join the group (no need to be affiliated with PPE).

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu

Dec
4
Wed
PPE Speaker Series: J.P. Messina @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

J.P. Messina (University of New Orleans) will give a talk on the topic “The Ethics and Politics of Private Censorship.” All faculty and students are invited to attend.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Public Lectures

Feb
5
Wed
PPE Speaker Series: Erik Kimbrough @ Brush Mountain A/B (Squires Student Center)
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Erik Kimbrough (Chapman University) will give a talk on the topic “TBA.” All faculty and students are invited to attend.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Public Lectures

Feb
29
Sat
PPE Discussion Colloquium @ TBD
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The PPE Program will host a daylong discussion colloquium for undergraduate students.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:
https://ppe.phil.vt.edu/category/ppe-discussion-colloquium/

Apr
1
Wed
PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Esther Duflo @ Moss Arts Center
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Esther Duflo, Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT and Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, will give a lecture on her new book “Good Economics For Hard Times.” The lecture will be followed by a public reception and book signing. The event is free with no tickets required. All faculty, students, and member of the public are invited to attend.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu

PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Esther Duflo @ Moss Arts Center
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm

Esther Duflo, Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT and Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, will give a lecture on her new book “Good Economics For Hard Times.” The lecture will be followed by a public reception and book signing. The event is free with no tickets required. All faculty, students, and member of the public are invited to attend.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu