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The Ethics and Efficacy of Protests

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


October 29, 2020

5:00 – 6:00 pm via Zoom

The PPE Program and the Parr Center for Ethics are happy to be jointly hosting The Ethics and Efficacy of Protests.

This event will feature Candice Delmas (Northeastern) and William Sturkey (UNC).

Candice Delmas is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Northeastern University, and is also Associate Director of Northeastern’s PPE program. Her main research interest is citizens’ moral obligations under conditions of injustice. She is the author of The Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should be Uncivil, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2018, as well as a number of articles in moral, legal, and political philosophy. She is currently working on a book entitled Duty to Disobey: Revisiting Political Obligation.

William Sturkey, Assistant Professor of History at Carolina, is an historian of Modern America specializing in the history of race in the American South. He is the author of Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White, a biracial history of Southern Jim Crow that was published by Harvard University Press in 2019. He was one of two faculty recipients of the university-wide UNC Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2017-18, and he has just been awarded one of four $5,000 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achivement by young UNC faculty.


This event will be held via Zoom. Please contact the event organizer (listed below) to receive the link:

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October 29
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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