State senator to present NDSU seminar November 21st

NDSU’s Northern Plains Ethics Institute is set to host State Sen. Tim Mathern at the next Science, Religion and Lunch Seminar, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21, at noon in the Memorial Union’s Arikara room.

The discussion, titled “Let’s Talk about Politics and Religion at Thanksgiving Dinner,” will focus on the juncture of politics and religion using Mathern’s personal experience as a legislator and Roman Catholic.

Controversies in Bioethics (CFP) 2018

Lehigh University, the Northern Plains Ethics Institute at NDSU, and International Academy of Medical Ethics and Public Health, invite you to submit abstracts for the Controversies in Bioethics Seminar. The seminar will focus on new or perennial controversies in bioethics that help us better understand particular subject areas and the values and principles underlying bioethics as a whole. Continue reading for submission guidelines

Anne Blankenship is to Present a Paper at the Massachusetts Historical Society Seminar

The Massachusetts Historical Society has invited Anne M. Blankenship, Associate Director of the NPEI, to present her paper “Interreligious Responses to the Settlement House Movement, 1880-1924” at their Modern American Society and Culture Seminar on April 25th, 2017.

Anne Blankenship Gives Talks on her Book

Anne M. Blankenship, Associate Director of the NPEI, delivered the talk “Faith and Injustice: Religious Responses to the WWII Japanese American Incarceration” as part of the University of North Dakota’s International Speaker Series on April 12th, 2017. She also spoke at North Dakota State University and Minnesota State, Moorhead about her new book, Christianity, Social Justice, and the WWII Japanese American Incarceration, in November 2016.

Call for Papers Northern Plains Ethics Journal 2017

The Northern Plains Ethics Journal’s (NPEJ) editorial board invites scholars, community members, and students to submit an article for the journal’s 2017 edition. For submission guidelines, visit
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Panel Discussion on Fake News

The video of this panel discussion is now available under past events.

2016 Northern Plains Ethics Journal

The fourth edition of the Northern Plains Ethics Journal is now available on-line. Please visit
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