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Dr. Tracy Trothen, “Anti-Aging Technology, Ethics, and Religion”

Friday, January 12th @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Free

Faculty of Arts & Science Research in Aging Network 2017-2018 Seminar series

Dr. Tracy Trothen (Queen’s School of Religion & School of Rehabilitation Therapy) will present a talk on “Anti-Aging Technology, Ethics, and Religion.”

The Research in Aging Network brings together disciplines and research streams within the Faculty of Arts and Science, creating linkages between researchers, students, and community based organizations and institutions with an interest in aging research.

This seminar series provides an opportunity for members to introduce their research projects. All Queen’s University undergraduate & graduate students, post-docs and faculty invited to attend these seminars. Refreshments will be available.

Location: Mac-Corry D214

Biography: Tracy J. Trothen is a professor of ethics at Queen’s University, jointly appointed to the School of Religion and the School of Rehabilitation Therapy where she teaches in the graduate Aging and Health Program. She is a certified Teaching Supervisor of Clinical Spiritual Health (CASC), and Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO). Trothen’s recent publications include the coedited (with Dr. Calvin Mercer) anthology–Religion and Human Enhancement: Death, Values, and Morality (Palgrave, 2017), Winning the Race? Religion, Hope, and Reshaping the Sport Enhancement Debate (Mercer University Press, 2015), and Shattering the Illusion: Child Sexual Abuse Policies and Canadian Religious Institutions (Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2012). Currently, she co-chairs the American Academy of Religion’s Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit, and the Religion, Sport, Play and Games Unit.

 

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Date:
Friday, January 12th
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Cost:
Free
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