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*POSTPONED*Unraveling White Nationalism: Antisemitism and Islamophobia as Central Ideologies in White Replacement Theory

Presenters: Eric Ward, Rabbi Shelly Goldman, and Imam Ahmed Alamine

 

Tuesday March 10th 7:00 PM

IUPUI Campus Theatre, 420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202

This session will explore the ways in which antisemitism and Islamophobia are central to the philosophical and practical underpinnings of the set of white nationalist ideologies.

 

Hosted by the Effects and Echoes: The Impact of White Nationalism on Religious Communities seminar

 


 

**POSTPONED**The Sacred Sector: Exploring Faith, Philanthropy, and Community in a Polarized World

Join us for the 17th Annual Thomas H. Lake Lecture with special guests David Brooks and Anne Snyder. Together they will discuss faith, philanthropy and community. 

Thursday March 12th 6:00 - 7:30

St. Luke's UMC
100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis

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David Brooks is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, a position he began in September 2003, as well as an Executive Director at the Aspen Institute. He is also currently a commentator on “The PBS Newshour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Anne Snyder is the editor-in-chief of Comment magazine. Since 2016 Anne has directed The Philanthropy Roundtable‘s Character Initiative, a program seeking to help foundations and business leaders strengthen “the middle ring” of morally formative institutions. Her path-breaking guidebook, The Fabric of Character: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Renewing our Social and Moral Landscape, was published in 2019. Anne is also a Fellow at the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, a Houston-based think tank that explores how cities can drive opportunity for the bulk of their citizens, and a Senior Fellow of The Trinity Forum. 

 


 

Kelli Morgan

Associate Curator for American Art; Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

 

Thursday March 26th 5:30-7:00 PM

Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

543 Indiana Ave.

Indianapolis, IN  46202

Morgan will introduce several big ethical questions as a way to think about contemporary public art.

 

Hosted by the Public Art and Ethics seminar

 


 

Talking Science & Religion in the Community

 

Wednesday April 1st 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Litre House, 5301 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220

TBD

 

Hosted by the seminar 'A Faith Leader and Scientist Walk into a Bar: Building Productive Conversations about Faith and Science'

 


 

Christine Bader

 

Wednesday April 1st

 

1:00 PM & 4:00 PM

Evolution of a Corporate Idealist:  Working Your Values

Speaker, Christine Bader, former advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Rapporteur on Business and Human Rights

Ms. Bader will talk about her work with the United Nations and with  human right impact assessment, both from the UN perspective and from the corporate world.  Attendance is limited.  Please contact Professor Kelly Eskew with your interest.  kreskew@iu.edu

 

7:00 PM

The Life I Want: A Future of Work That Works For All

IU Bloomington Campus, Hodge Hall, 2075

Speaker, Christine Bader. Christine Bader wants everyone to imagine a world where work enables them to live the lives they want. She is Co-Founder of The Life I Want, a storytelling project reimagining a future of work that works for all. Christine is also the author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, and has previously served as Director of Social Responsibility at Amazon, contributing writer for The Atlantic, is a former advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Rapporteur on Business and Human Rights, and more.

*Food provided*

 

Thursday April 2nd

 

10:30 - 11:30 AM

WORKSHOP: Careers in Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights

Speaker, Christine Bader wants everyone to imagine a world where work enables them to live the lives they want. She is Co-Founder of The Life I Want, a storytelling project reimagining a future of work that works for all. Christine is also the author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, and has previously served as Director of Social Responsibility at Amazon, contributing writer for The Atlantic, is a former advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Rapporteur on Business and Human Rights, and more. LOCATION TBD

 

12:00 - 1:00 PM

WORKSHOP: Own Your Story, Change the World

Speaker, Christine Bader wants everyone to imagine a world where work enables them to live the lives they want. She is Co-Founder of The Life I Want, a storytelling project reimagining a future of work that works for all. Christine is also the author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, and has previously served as Director of Social Responsibility at Amazon, contributing writer for The Atlantic, is a former advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Rapporteur on Business and Human Rights, and more. LOCATION TBD

 

Hosted by the Educated: A Common Read on Ethics, Education, and Society seminar

 


 

Confronting White Nationalism in our Scholarship, Teaching, and Service: A Working Seminar

Presenter: TBD

 

Week of April 13th, Time TBD

IUPUI Campus, Global Crossroads Classroom, ES 2132

This session will set the stage for disrupting white nationalism through our scholarship, teaching, and service through a facilitated strategy-setting session.

 

Hosted by the Effects and Echoes: The Impact of White Nationalism on Religious Communities seminar