The next meeting of the Faith and Intellectual Life Discussion Group will be Friday, March 22, 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the Clark Library Conference Room (please note the change of venue from previous meetings this year). We will be reading “Archbishop Desmond Tutu: The Essence of What It Means to be Human” by Keymanthri Moodley and the Introduction and Chapter 6 of “Ecological Education and Spirituality” from Laudato Sí by Pope Francis. Readings are available on the FILDG page of the Garaventa Center website. All faculty and staff are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
The first meeting of the Faith and Intellectual Discussion Group for the 2018-19 year will be Friday, September 28, at 3:30 p.m., in the Murphy Room of Franz Hall. The group will discuss the article “A Burnt-Out Case: Aquinas and the Way We Work Now” by Jonathan Malesic, and Chapter 1 from Mary Rose O’Reilley’s The Garden at Night: Burnout & Breakdown in the Teaching Life, “Practicing the Koans of Professional Life.” Readings can be found on the Garaventa Center website. All faculty and staff are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
For more information contact Norah Martin, philosophy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or x7138.
The first meeting of the Faith and Intellectual Life Discussion Group for the 2017-18 year will be Friday, September 29, at 3:30 p.m., in the Franz Hall Murphy Conference Room. The group will discuss the article “The Free Banquet: The Case for Universal Basic Income” by George Scialabba and the poem “To be of use” by Marge Piercy. Readings can be found on the Garaventa Center website. All faculty and staff are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Please Join College of Arts and Sciences faculty and regional representatives for an interdisciplinary conversation on the topic of “Invisible Suffering: The Air We Share,” on Monday, February 6, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Pilot House bookstore. All are welcome to attend.
Presenters include College of Arts and Sciences dean Michael F. Andrews; Ted Eckmann, environmental studies; Mary Peveto, president of Neighbors for Clean Air; Alan Sprott, vice president of Vigor Industrial; and Norah Martin, philosophy. The conversation will feature:
- Vised from the perspectives of liberal arts, ethics, and environmental justice
- Short presentations to introduce main themes
- Student-led Q&A and open discussion’
Refreshment will be served following the event. Sponsored by the McNerney-Hanson Endowed Chair in Ethics.