Students and faculty will come together to discuss issues relating to this year’s ethics theme, Disability and Ability, at the Annual Ethics Teach-In, Sept. 12, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Dining Hall.
The Teach-In began in 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks, as a way for students to respond to and talk about the crisis. Over the years, it has evolved into a format that fosters semi-formal engagement with the ethics theme throughout the whole curriculum.
The Ethics Teach-In is a true example of interdisciplinary learning at HIram College. This year’s teach-in involves 16 faculty members co-teaching eight separate discussions on a range of disability- and ability- related subjects including the phenomenon of genius, disability in televised sports and the challenges that new reproductive technologies will present to prospective parents.
The following topics will be discussed: