Oppenheimer’s Legacy?: An Ethics Workshop
Please join us for “Oppenheimer’s Legacy,” a collaborative, interactive ethics workshop using the film Oppenheimer to explore questions of ethics in science, storytelling, history, and energy policy.
Presentations by our featured guests will be followed by discussion and a writing prompt, that will encourage the audience to reflect upon and share the various ethical difficulties they encounter in their respective fields.
This event is collaboratively hosted by Columbia’s School of the Arts, School of Professional Studies, and the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. It is organized by one of the Climate School’s Earth Networks Program, which aims to bridge scientific and artistic approaches toward addressing the climate crisis and is led by led by Profs. Anelise Chen (School of the Arts) and Lynnette Widder (School of Professional Studies).
- Ivana Nikolic Hughes, Director of Frontiers of Science and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry
- Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor Emerita of History
- Michael Gerrard, Professor and Faculty Director at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia Law School
- Heather E. Radke, Contributing Editor and Reporter at Radiolab
Moderator: Lynnette Widder teaches courses on sustainable, resilient, and equitable built environment practices
Network Co-PI: Anelise Chen, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Creative Writing at Columbia University
Network Editor: Darby Minow Smith teaches nonfiction writing, writes for science magazines, and mentors young journalists on climate stories