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Post-doctoral Fellowship in Practical Ethics. The Ethics in Society Project at Wesleyan University is looking to appoint a post-doctoral fellow for 2007-8. Areas of specialization: Practical ethics. The successful candidate will teach one course per semester in their area of specialization and will work with the project director, information technology services, and faculty to develop resources for teaching ethics across the curriculum. ITS training will be provided. Ph.D. must be received before July 1, 2006. Send detailed letter of application, c.v. and letters of reference by March 15, 2007 to L. Gruen, Ethics in Society Project, Philosophy Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459. Wesleyan is an Equal Opporunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Conversation: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
David Graeber and Jonathan Cutler “REVOLUTION: YOUTH ACTIVISM TODAY”
Anarchist, anthropologist, political activist David Graeber--author of Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropologyand Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams and soon to be released Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Desire, and Rebellion, and Direct Action: An Ethnography--in dynamic conversation with Wesleyan's sociologist Jonathan Cutler.

Event: February 5-11, 2007
Wesleyan’s 365 Days/365 Plays

Lecture: October 24, 2006 
Joy James, Presidential Professor of Africana Studies & College Professor in Political Science. Williams College
"Democracy and Captivity: Race and the Penal Landscape"