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Spring 2021

1. Laurel Steinfield (Bentley University) and Maureen Bourassa (University of Saskatchewan)
Title: The Social Impact of Stakeholder Engagements: A Community-Centric Perspective
Date/time: January 20, 2021, 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

2. Miguel Alzola (Fordham University)
Title: When Is Blame Appropriate (And When It Is Not) in the Workplace?
Date/Time: February 16, 2021, 2:00 -- 3:20 PM

3. Josh Simons (Harvard University)
Title: Regulating Informational Infrastructure: Are Facebook and Google Utilities for Democracy?
Co-hosted by the Ethics Institute at Northeastern University
Sponsored by the State Street Foundation
Date/time: March 10, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

4. John Basl (Northeastern University) Jeff Behrends (Harvard University) and David Gray Grant (University of Texas, San Antonio)
Title: What We Owe to Decision Subjects: Beyond Transparency and Explanation in Automated Decision-Making?
Time: April 6, 2021, 2:00 -- 3:20 PM

Fall 2020

1.  Sami Ghaddar (Bentley University)
Title: The Influence of Director Age on Corporate Social Performance: A Quantile Regression Approach
Date/time: October 6, 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

2.  Erica Steckler (UMass Lowell)
Title: The Elephant in the Room: Corporate Social Underachievement in Developing Economies
Date/time: November 4, 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

3.  Ellen Cobb (SAI Global)
Title: Workplace Psychosocial Risks: The Importance of Their Management for the Ethical US Employer
Date/time: December 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m

Additional information on the time, location, and options for online participation will be announced for these talks when available.

Spring 2020

1.  Aaron Ancell, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Bentley University
Topic: Who Knows What? Corporate Responsibility in the 21st-Century   Regulatory State
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 14, 2:00  -- 3:20 PM
Location: AAC 254

2.  Tobey Scharding, Visiting Assistant Professor, Rutgers Business School
Topic: Trust, Trustworthiness, and Cryptocurrencies
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 -- 3:20 PM
Location: AAC 254

3.  Gunnar Babcock, doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University at Albany and adjunct instructor of philosophy at Hartwick College and Marist College. Talk to be held in collaboration with the Health TLN
Topic: Can you own a species?
Date/Time: February 11, 2020, 2:00 -- 3:20 PM
Location: SMI 201

4.  Danny Shahar, Assistant Professor of Philosophy--Research, University of New Orleans
Topic: Living in Harm's Way: When Are Victims Responsible?
Time: Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 2:00 -- 3:20 PM
Location: Wilder Pavilion