Philosopher Roger Ames on 'Confucian Role Ethics'

2014-03-31 by

Roger Ames, professor of philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, was the keynote speaker at the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference held at UAA March 27-29, 2014. The conference was called “Living Ethically in the Global World.” The conference also marked the UAA Ethics Center’s Inaugural Convocation.

Professor Ames argues that relationships are universal and therefore provide an accessible, cross-cultural basis for making ethical determinations. Professor Ames is introduced here by Kristin Helweg-Hanson, professor of philosophy at UAA..

This keynote address was held in conjunction with the Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium. The podcast was recorded Friday, March 28, 2014.

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Meet and Greet: James and Deborah Fallows

2012-11-13 by

Deborah Fallows discusses her new book, ‘Dreaming in Chinese.’ Joining her is James Fallows author of ‘China Airbourne’ and ‘Postcards from Tomorrow Square’ He is a distinguished journalist, serving nearly 30 years as national correspondent for ‘The Atlantic.’

Annie Ping Zeng, director of the UAA Confucius Center, also spoke.

This event was sponsored by the UAA Campus Bookstore and the UAA Confucius Institute. The podcast was recorded Nov. 12, 2012 at the UAA Campus Bookstore.

The Fallows spoke later the same day at Wendy Williamson Auditorium, delivering the Bartlett Lecture for 2012.

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Confucius Institute sponsors talk on 'Chinese and English Emotional Metaphor'

2012-05-22 by

The UAA Confucius Institute sponsored this presentation by Dr. Zaijiang Wei. His talk is titled “A Contrastive Analysis of Chinese and English Emotional Metaphor.”

This event was podcast on April 19, 2012 at the UAA Campus Bookstore.

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