UCHV Seminars and Workshops

The University Center for Human Values sponsors a limited number of seminars and workshops throughout the academic year which seek to incite thought and discussion about ethical issues in both private and public life.

Political Associations Revisited: Normative, Legal, and Historical Perspectives
Fri, Sep 30, 2022, 9:00 amSat, Oct 1, 2022, 2:30 pm

Hans Kelsen famously argued that modern democracy was unthinkable without political parties.  More recently, the 1980s and 1990s saw a great deal of enthusiasms for civil society as a crucial factor to make democracies flourish. Today, the role of associations in democracies is much more doubtful. Theorists of democracy have revived the…

Wallace Hall, Room 300
Open to Princeton University ID Holders and Other Academic Affiliates
Moral Narratives Workshop: "Point of view, narrators & audiences"
Thu, Oct 6, 2022, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Register for the Zoom link at moralnarratives.org/register.

Free and Open to the Public (registration required)
Seth Lazar (Australian National University): "Governing the Algorithmic City"
Mon, Oct 24, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016
Open to Princeton University ID Holders
Book talk with Peter Singer & Ellen Finkelpearl at Labyrinth Books: "The Golden Ass"
Wed, Oct 26, 2022, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Hybrid event: Online & at Labyrinth Books
Free and Open to the Public
Alison McQueen (Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Associate Professor for Distinguished Teaching) Pedagogy and Publishing: Writing as a Graduate Student
Thu, Nov 3, 2022, 12:00 pm2:00 pm

This workshop will explore the connections between teaching, writing, and publishing in graduate school.  How can I leverage my teaching skills to make me a better writer?  How do I prepare a paper for publication in an academic journal?  What happens in the journal review process?  How can I learn from article reviews (even…

Louis A. Simpson Building, A71
By Invitation Only
Book Launch: James Fleming, "Constructing Basic Liberties: A Defense of Substantive Due Process" (University of Chicago Press, 2022),
Thu, Mar 23, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Chaired by Stephen S. Macedo, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values