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Yale ethicist Margaret Farley to speak on responses to AIDS

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Margaret A. Farley, Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics at Yale University, will speak on “Gender, Faith, and Responses to HIV/AIDS in Africa” at 4:30p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 1) in the University of Notre Dame Law School Courtroom.

Farley studies, teaches and writes about medical ethics, sexual ethics, social ethics, historical theological ethics, ethics and spirituality, and feminist ethics. She is the author or editor of six books, including “Personal Commitments: Beginning, Keeping, Changing” and “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics.” She has served on the Bioethics Committee of Yale-New Haven Hospital and on the Ethics Committee of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

A past president of the Society of Christian Ethics and the Catholic Theological Society of America, Farley has received 11 honorary degrees as well as the John Courtney Murray Award for Excellence in Theology.

Contact: Cathleen Kaveny, _Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at 574-631-6311, 574-631-7844 or

Originally published by Michael O. Garvey at on October 30, 2006.