Emory to host Association for Moral Education Conference
Psychologists, educational researchers and clergy are invited to attend the 23rd annual conference of The Association for Moral Education, hosted by Emory Nov. 20-22 at the Conference Center. This year's meeting, themed "Voices of Care and Justice: Enhancing the Dialogue Among Theorists, Researchers and Practitioners," will feature sessions on the importance of care and justice in enhancing ethical relations among professionals and in schools, families and faith communities.
Contributors will present more than 200 papers on topics including educational inequality, gender discrimination, abuse of the environment and the problem of violence. Ten different pre-conference workshops are also scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. Topics include promoting character development among adolescents, use of children's literature to promote ethics and the complexity of adult moral education.
Keynote speaker for the conference will be psychologist Carol Gilligan, author of In a Different Voice and newly named Patricia Albjerg Graham Professor of Gender Studies at Harvard University, who will address her remarks to professionals in the field of moral education.
Those who wish to attend can register for the entire conference or register separately for the Thursday workshops, Friday sessions or Saturday sessions. Up-to-date information and a detailed schedule is available at <http://www.usask. ca/education/courswrk/ame/ame.html>. Complete conference information and registration materials are available by calling 727-4185 or by sending e-mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Islam Awareness Week begins Nov. 10
A series of events will be held to recognize Islamic Awareness Week, from Nov. 10 to 16.
The panel discussion, "Clash of Ideologies?: Islam and America," will be held Monday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. An interfaith panel will discuss "The End of Religion?: The Role of Religion in the 21st Century" in White Hall 206 Tuesday, Nov. 11. Islamic scholar Khalid Griggs will give a lecture titled "The Unknown History: Islam, Slavery and the History of African Americans," 8 p.m. Nov. 12 in Winship Ballroom. For more information, call 251-1825.