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Professor Juliet Floyd Presides Over “A Matrix of Challenges”

Last week, Professor Juliet Floyd presided over the Emerging Media Studies Conference, “A Matrix of Challenges,” available for viewing both in-person and remotely. The conference covered “emerging social media trends in security, civic action, and monitoring at personal, community, and societal levels,” and invited scholars in Philosophy, Emerging Media, English, and many other disciplines on […]

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Professor Paul Katsafanas Gives Talk at UMass Boston on Group Fanaticism

Last week, Professor Paul Katsafanas presented a lecture titled “Group Fanaticism and Narratives of Ressentiment” at the Applied Ethics Center of the University of Massachusetts Boston. The talk was held virtually and can be watched in its entirety on the Applied Ethics Center’s Youtube page. Congratulations, Professor!

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Professor Victor Kumar co-authors Boston Globe Article

Professor Victor Kumar, along with his co-author Richmond Campbell, had an article published in the Boston Globe entitled, “Humans aren’t born selfish — just the opposite — and that’s reason for hope.” The article, appearing in the Perspectives section of the Globe’s Magazine, explores how the deep-rooted morality of humans will be a key tool […]

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