Thursday, October 4, 2007

Buttrill Endowment for Ethics Lecture

Dr. Jan Boxill to Speak in Glasscock Center Inaugural
Buttrill Endowment for Ethics Lecture

The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research is pleased to announce a public lecture to inaugurate the Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowment for Ethics. Dr. Jan Boxill of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill will present a lecture entitled “Sport as a Public Forum for Ethics” at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 October, 2007 in the MSC’s Forsyth Center Gallery.

Dr. Boxill is the director of the Parr Center for Ethics at the University of North Carolina and has published on many aspects of ethics, including feminism and affirmative action, as well as sports. Her publications include Sports Ethics (2003) and Issues in Race and Gender (2000).

The Buttrill Endowment for Ethics will support an annual public lecture and a campus roundtable on a matter of current, general ethical concern, as well as support the exploration of teaching and research on ethics within specific academic disciplines

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, see our website , visit our blog at, or contact the Glasscock Center at 979-845-8328.