Reginald Dwayne Betts CSUB Kegley Ethics lecture

Kegley Institute of Ethics 17th Annual Fall Lecture will feature Reginald Dwayne Betts.

Online admission for this event is free. Simply log into https://csub.zoom.us/j/83073027891.

In addition, you may order books at 15% discount from Russo's Books using the links below. 

To learn more about the Kegley Institute of Ethics and its many events and programs, visit https://www.cs.csubak.edu/kie/

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Online Event
Bakersfield, CA 93311
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