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Faith In Fossils?

Reflections of a Penn Paleontologist

On February 5, 2014, Dr. Peter Dodson collaborated with the Collegium Institute to share his reflections on theology and science.

Dr. Peter Dodson is Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-editor of The Dinosauria, a definitive scholarly resource, and the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic papers and books, including The Horned Dinosaurs (Princeton, 1996). A research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a member of the advisory committee for the Institute for Religion and Science, Dodson has taught a broad range of course in geology, history, history and sociology of science, and religious studies for more than three decades at Penn. In 2011 he received a Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

 

Silent Music: St. Cecilia as Model of Contemplation

A Penn Year of Sound Panel
  • Date and time: Thursday February 27th, 5:00 pm
  • Location:  102 Music Building (201 S. 34th St)

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Thomas Connolly, Emeritus Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Mourning into Joy: Music, Raphael, and St. Cecilia (Yale, 1995)

DISCUSSANT:

Ann Moyer, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in the Italian Renaissance (Cornell, 1992)

Cosponsors: Department of Music, Department of History, Medievalists @ Penn, and a Penn Year of Sound (YoS) grant

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

New Events for Spring 2014!

Penn Year of Sound Panel:
“Silent Music: St. Cecilia as Model of Contemplation”
  • Date and time: Thursday February 27th, 5:00 pm
  • Location:  102 Music Building (201 S. 34th St)

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Thomas Connolly, Emeritus Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Mourning into Joy: Music, Raphael, and St. Cecilia (Yale, 1995)

DISCUSSANT:

Ann Moyer, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in the Italian Renaissance (Cornell, 1992)

Cosponsors: Department of Music, Department of History, Medievalists @ Penn, and a Penn Year of Sound (YoS) grant


CI’s Inaugural Anscombe Lecture in Ethics
“Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue”
  • Date and time: Wednesday March 19th, 5:00 pm
  • Location: TBD

FEATURED SPEAKER:

John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews, and Director of the Center for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, University of St. Andrews

 


“The Meaning of Beauty”
  • Date and time: Tuesday March 25th, 7:00 pm
  • Location: TBD

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Michael Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History, Williams College

 Copsonsored by the Our Sunday Visitor Institute


CI’s Inaugural Humanities Forum: “Learning without Irony”
  • Date and time: Thursday April 10th, 5:00 pm
  • Location: TBD

“In Praise of Seriousness”

by Dr. Christy Wampole, Assistant Professor

of French and Italian, Princeton University

“The Pedagogy of Piety”

by Dr. R.R. Reno, Editor, First Things

Prof. Peter Dodson Tonight!

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Faith in Fossils?
Theological Reflections of a Penn Paleontologist
Date: Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Terrace Room, Cohen Hall

Dr. Peter Dodson is Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is co-editor of The Dinosauria, a definitive scholarly resource, and the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic papers and books, including The Horned Dinosaurs (Princeton, 1996).  A research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a member of the advisory committee for the Institute for Religion and Science, Dodson has taught a broad range of course in geology, history, history and sociology of science, and religious studies for more than three decades at Penn.  In 2011 he received a Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.
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Cosponsored by 
Penn Jews and Muslims, Dialoguing in Abraham’s Tent, Penn InterVarsity, the Whitefield Society, the Veritas Forum, and Penn Newman Center, and the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society (PRRUCS)
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For more information, please visit: www.collegiuminstitute.org
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Please find a PDF of our event poster here.