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)


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


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


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


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