55th Annual Sisterhood Interfaith Luncheon
Topic: Has Canada Become a Nation of Cheats?
Featuring Guest Speaker
PROFESSOR ARTHUR SCHAFER
Founding Director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, University of Manitoba
$27 | Reserve by Wednesday, May 10 204-452-3711
Menu: Vegetable Quiche with Strawberry, Mandarin, Dried Blueberry and Candied Pecan Salad with Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette,
Lemon Coconut Slice with Three Berry Sauce, Refreshments
Committee: Louise Raber (Chair), Susan Lipnowski and Shelley Ross
Everyone is welcome – Men and women of all faiths and backgrounds.
About Professor Schafer
Professor Schafer is Founding Director of the Centre for Professional & Applied Ethics, at the University of Manitoba. From 1985 – 2015 he was the Centre’s Director. Arthur Schafer is also a Full Professor in the Department of Philosophy & an Ethics Consultant for the Department of Child Health at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. For ten years he was Head of the Section of Bio-Medical Ethics in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Manitoba. He has served as Visiting Scholar Green College, Oxford.
Professor Schafer has received a number of awards & honours. He is a Canadian
Commonwealth Scholar, Honorary Woodrow Wilson Scholar, a Canada Council Fellow. At the University of Manitoba he has received the Stanton Teaching Excellence Award, the Campbell Award for University Outreach, & the University Teaching Service Award for Teaching Excellence.
Arthur Schafer has published widely in the fields of moral, social, & political philosophy. He is author of The Buck Stops Here: Reflections on moral responsibility, democratic accountability & military values, & co-editor of Ethics & Animal Experimentation. His curriculum vitae lists more than 80 scholarly articles & book chapters, covering a wide range of topics, with a special focus on issues in professional & bio-medical ethics, business & environmental ethics. He has made several hundred conference presentations in Canada & abroad, & has written dozens of newspaper articles for The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Star, The Medical Post, & The Sunday Times (London).
Arthur Schafer has been a frequent guest on CBC radio & television, including many appearances on CBC radio’s The Current, Morningside & This Morning, As It Happens, Sunday Morning, Ideas, & Cross Country Check Up; & CBC television’s The National, The Journal, The National Magazine, & Newsworld. He has also appeared frequently on The Discovery Network’s “@Discovery.ca”, discussing ethical & value aspects of medicine, science & technology; & on the CTV, WTN, Global & Baton television networks.