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Past Events for the Florida Blue Center for Ethics

The following events were planned for Spring 2020, but were canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

For more information about any of the center's events contact Dr Sarah LaChance Adams

The Ethics of Reading & Listening

Dr. Caroline Lundquist (University of Oregon) shares strategies for practicing the art of ethical interpretation, including: finding the middle way, understanding that every word has a history, and listening with charitable curiosity.


March 25, 6-7:15 p.m., Building 15, Room 1305

Interpreter Ethics in Deaf Rights Protest

Dr. Mark Halley (University of North Florida) and Greg Hlibok (ZVRS and former FCC) consider how ASL/English interpreters challenged the code of ethics in the Deaf President Now protest at Gallaudet University in 1988.


March 30, 6-7:30 p.m., Building 39, Room 1009

The Ethics of Stand-Up Comedy

Dr. Linda Howell (University of North Florida) describes the hazardous, yet essential, art of stand-up comedy where the comedian's own persona becomes the tool of social criticism.


April 8, 6-7:50 p.m., Building 4, Room 2501

The Wrong of Rudeness

Drawing on the wisdom of early Chinese philosophers, Dr. Amy Olberding (University of Oklahoma) explores the often-overwhelming temptation to incivility and the ways that it can be resisted.


April 16, 6-7:15 p.m., Building, Room TBD