Image by Irina Mikhalevich featured in an exciting recent article on our 100th speaker! 

The Boston University Ethics Seminar is a treasured lecture series that has run since 2008, hosting more than 100 visiting speakers and creating opportunities for discussion of topics in ethics for faculty and students. The Ethics Seminar is graciously provided by the Boston University Center for the Humanities.

Click here to learn more about the Ethics Seminar and the Seminar Organizer, Professor Daniel Star. 

Fall 2023 Speakers

9/28: Lisa Tessman (Binghamton) 

10/12: Jason D’Cruz (SUNY, Albany) and Ellen Fridland (KCL)11/9, 2pm to 3.30pm (on Zoom)Irene Martínez Marín (Uppsala)

12/7, 2pm to 3.30pm (on Zoom)Anthony Cross (Texas State)

Spring 2023 Speakers

3/23 Reza Hadisi (University of Toronto)
4/20 Patrick Tomlin (University of Warwick)

Fall 2022 Speakers

10/20 Jordan MacKenzie (Virginia Tech)
11/17 Sharon Street (New York University), “On Recognizing Oneself in Others.”

Seminar Responses

Graduate students in attendance report on their experiences in the Seminars and the discussion, considerations, and academic explorations that resulted.

2021 – 2022

“On Well-Being,” by PhD Candidate Joel Van Fossen

“Theories of Well-Being And Irreplaceable Value,” by PhD Candidate Mallory Medeiros