Torture and Ethics US Policy and Practice in the Age of Terror Lecture

A CLA Scholarly Intersections Event

Torture and Ethics

United States Policy and Practice in the Age of Terror
A Lecture by Rebecca Gordon, PhD

Tortured person standing on a box with electrical current attached

Applying her pioneering ethical approach to current debates among ethicists, journalists, and academics, Rebecca Gordon will analyze our government’s use of torture.

About the Speaker: Lecturer in the University of San Francisco Department of Philosophy, Fellow, USF Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good, and author of Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Organized by the Department of Asian & Asian American Studies with the indispensable support of the Departments of Anthropology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Sociology, and the School of Social Work.

Torture and Ethics United States Policy and Practice in the Age of Terror downloadable PDF flyer

Contact: Sam Coleman, PhD, MSW, sam.coleman@csulb.edu