Wake Forest Year of Ethics and Honor spring calendar of events

Jan. 21
Film series: “Malcolm X,” 8 p.m., Worrell Professional Center, Room 308

Jan. 23-24
The Rev. J. Philip Wogaman, pastor to President Bill Clinton, visits the university. He will lead the weekly 11 a.m. service in Davis Chapel on Jan. 23. On Jan. 24, he will lecture on Christian ethics at 4 p.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium.

Feb. 1
Arthur Schwartz of the John Templeton Foundation will speak about character education, 7 p.m., Pugh Auditorium. Schwartz is a former professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is now the director of character development programs at the Foundation.

Feb. 2
Susan Borwick, director of the Women’s Studies department, will host “Women and Human Rights” at 3 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium.

Feb. 8
Founders’ Day Convocation with speaker Mary Ann Glendon, 11 a.m., Wait Chapel. Glendon teaches at Harvard Law School and has written more than a dozen books about American society. Her new book, to be released in March, examines the human rights work of Eleanor Roosevelt. She will also host “A Conversation on Human Rights” at 3 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium.

Feb. 11
Film series: “Husbands and Wives,” 8 p.m., Worrell Professional Center.

Feb. 14
John Feinstein speaks about ethics and college athletics, 3 p.m., Pugh Auditorium. Feinstein is a commentator for NPR and ESPN. He is also a best-selling author of several books about sports.

March 1
“Moral Outlook in the Poetry of Robert Frost,” led by President Thomas K. Hearn Jr.

March 3
Film series: “Raise the Red Lantern,” 8 p.m., Worrell Professional Center.

March 8
Mark Frankel of the American Association for the Advancement of Science lectures on scientific freedom and responsibility. This event will be held at Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine.

March 22
Thomas K. Hearn Jr. will lead a discussion on ethics and honor along with Jim Rachels, a professor of philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

April 2
“Homosexuality and Christian Ethics: Two Points of View,” led by Tony and Peggy Campolo, sponsored by the University Chaplain’s office. Location and time to be announced.

April 8
Film series: “Bicycle Thief” 8 p.m., Worrell Professional Center.

Other events will be announced later. All programs are free and open to the public .

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